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 Jamie Melas 27
Jamie Melas
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Pacific Palisades, Calif.

High School:
Windward

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 175

Position:
Back

Birthdate:
10/06/1986

NOTES
Born October 6, 1986 ... started 50 games as a defender over the last three seasons ... earned a bachelor's degree in communications in May 2009.

AS A SENIOR (2008)
Played in 20 games, including all eight ACC contests ... recorded 16 starts at fullback, including six starts against conference opponents ... was a valuable part of a Boston College defense that recorded a 0.90 goals against average, which ranked third among Atlantic Coast Conference schools (behind Maryland and Wake Forest) and No. 38 in the nation ... registered one assist and three shots ... notched the primary assist on Conor Fitzpatrick's goal in the 63rd minute of BC's 1-1 draw against Iona (10/11).

AS A JUNIOR (2007)
Played in and started 17 games, including all eight ACC regular-season contests ... ... was a valuable component of a Boston College defense that recorded a 0.75 goals against average, which ranked second (behind Wake Forest) among Atlantic Coast Conference opponents and No. 26 in the nation ... scored one goal ... attempted five shots ... netted the game's only goal in BC's quarterfinal-round victory over Virginia (11/14) in the ACC Tournament in Cary, N.C.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2006)
Played in and started all 17 games ... registered one assist ... assisted on Stephen Hepburn's first-half goal in the team's 1-0 home win over St. Francis (9/19) ... recorded his first collegiate start in the team's season-opening game against Boston University (8/25).

AS A FRESHMAN (2005)
Played in one game ... saw his first collegiate action in the team's 5-0 win over St. Peter's (9/21) ... earned the program's Most Improved Player award at the team's annual awards banquet.

BEFORE BC
Was a three-time All-CIF Southern Section Division VI first-team selection at the Windward School in Los Angeles ... gained CIF Southern Section Defensive Player of the Year accolades in 2003-04 ... was a three-time Liberty League all-star; gained league MVP honors as a senior ... served as team captain as a senior ... was a two-time team MVP ... played for head coach Nick Webster ... also earned letters in football, lacrosse and baseball ... played club soccer for Valley United under the direction of head coach Bogdan Dragichi.

PERSONAL
Enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences ... Jamie and his older sister Nicole are the children of Denise and Anthony Melas ... born October 6, 1986.

MELAS' CAREER STATS
Year	GP	GS	G	A	Pts.	Shots
2005	1	0	0	0	0	0
2006	17	17	0	1	1	1
2007	17	17	1	0	2	5
2008	20	16	0	1	1	3
Totals	55	50	2	2	4	9

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