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 Melanie Cimino 13
Melanie Cimino
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Irvine, Calif.

High School:
Woodbridge HS

Height:
6-2

Position:
Middle Hitter

Birthdate:
01/19/1989

Club Team:
Laguna Beach

Concluded career ranked eighth on the Eagles all-time total blocks(218), ninth in block assists (183) and eighth in blocks per set (0.65).

AS A SENIOR (2010)
Played in 61 sets over 24 matches ... third on the team in blocks per set (0.61) ... credited with four blocks and 13 kills on a season-high .571 hitting percentage in regular season finale versus Maryland (11/24) ... registered six kills on a .385 hitting percentage to go with one block at Florida State (11/21) ... recorded three kills at Miami (11/19) ... led BC with six kills on .500 hitting percentage and three blocks against Wake Forest (11/14) ... tallied two kills, a dig and a block at Virginia (11/6) ... had one block at Virginia Tech (11/5) ... led BC with four blocks (2 solo, 2 assist) and had four kills against Virginia Tech (10/10) ... charted a team-high four blocks and added a pair of kills against Virginia (10/8) ... posted five kills on .231 attack percentage against Wake Foreset (10/1) ... had a block, dig and assist versus North Carolina (9/25) ... made a team-high three blocks against N. C. State (9/24) ... had a block and two kills on three attempts versus Maryland (9/21) ... recorded one block assist and a dig versus Bryant (9/11) ... charted three total blocks and one kill versus Harvard (9/4) ... tallied four block assists, two kills and a dig against Eastern Illinois (9/4) ... had two kills and two block assists versus New Hampshire (9/3) ... made one kill versus Quinnipiac (8/28) ... had two kills and one block assist against Northeastern (8/28) ... had four kills (.375) two block assists and two kills against Fordham (8/27) ... recorded five kills (.571 attack percentage), two digs and a block assist versus Holy Cross (8/27)...received the Athletics Director's Award for Academic Achievement.

AS A JUNIOR (2009)
Team captain ... member of the ACC Academic Honor Roll ... one of only four individuals to play in all 31 matches on the year, starting in 30 ... saw action in 113 sets ... recorded a career-high 207 kills ... led the team in total blocks with 93 and blocks per set (0.82) ... second on team in solo blocks (16) ... third on the team in attack percentage (.285) ... tallied double-digit kills in five matches, including a career high 21 in the 3-2 loss to Virginia (10/24)...registered a career-high, three solo blocks in the 3-1 win over Fordham (9/5)...topped her previous high of 21 attempts in a match nine times, including 41 against Virginia (10/24) ... Athletic Director's Award for Academic Achievement honoree.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2008)
Saw action in 102 sets as a middle blocker, playing in all 32 matches ... tallied 154 kills and a team high 60 blocks ... top returner in attacking percentage (.248) ... recorded four matches with 10 kills or more ... registered a season high 13 kills against Stony Brook (9/5) ... recorded season high seven total blocks against North Carolina (10/31) ... matched season high with 13 kills against Maryland (11/26) ... member of the ACC Academic Honor Roll.

AS A FRESHMAN (2007)

Participated in 60 games as a freshman ... tallied 45 kills and 28 blocks ... top returner in attacking percentage (.271) ... committed only 16 attack errors in 107 total attempts ... collected first collegiate kill and block against Binghamton (8/25) ... registered a career-high six kills at North Carolina (11/2) ... tied a career-high with four blocks against Miami (10/21/07).

BEFORE BC
Four year player on the Woodbridge High School volleyball team...coached by Donnie Rafter...named team MVP senior year...two-time selection to the All-League and All-City teams...member of Sea View League Champions as a sophomore and senior... member of the Laguna Beach club team, which won the Arizona Classic in 2007...also finished in third place at Nationals...member of the Saddleback club team in 2003 & 2004...club team won the Reno Festival in 2003...placed second in 2004...four year scholar athlete award winner...four year honor roll student.

PERSONAL
Born on January 19, 1989...oldest daughter of Kevin and Karen Cimino...enrolled in the Carroll School of Management.

SINGLE-MATCH HIGHS
KILLS: 21 (vs. Virginia, 10/24/09)
ATTEMPTS: 41 (vs. Virginia, 10/24/09)
ASSISTS: 3 (x5, last vs. N. Carolina, 10/2/09)
DIGS: 4 (vs. Virginia, 10/24/09)
SERVICE ACES: 1 (x3, last vs. Sacred Heart, 9/31/07)
BLOCK SOLOS: 3 (vs. Fordham, 9/5/09)
BLOCK ASSISTS: 6 (x2, last vs. Fordham, 8/29/09)
TOTAL BLOCKS: 7 (x2, last vs. Fordham, 8/29/09)

Career Statistics (Offense)
Season Matches Sets Kills K/S Err. TA Pct. Asst. A/S TA Pct. Aces SA/S Err. TA Pct.
2010 24 61 61 1.00 19 163 .258 2 0.03 19 .105 0 0.00 0 5 1.000
2009 32 113 207 1.83 59 519 .285 22 0.19 70 .220 2 0.02 10 129 .922
2008 31 102 154 1.51 63 367 .248 19 0.19 100 .271 0 0.00 7 81 .914
2007 27 60 45 0.75 16 107 .271 10 0.17 19 .227 1 0.02 2 21 .905
Total 114 336 467 1.39 157 1156 .268 53 0.16 233 .227 3 0.01 19 236 .919
Career Statistics (Defense)
Season Matches Sets Digs D/S RE TA Pct. BS BA TB B/S BE BHE
2010 24 61 9 0.15 0 7 1.000 7 30 37 0.61 1 0
2009 32 113 23 0.20 1 43 .977 16 77 93 0.82 9 2
2008 31 102 17 0.17 1 25 .960 7 53 60 0.59 7 0
2007 27 60 7 0.12 0 8 1.000 5 23 28 0.47 4 2
Total 114 336 56 0.17 2 83 .976 35 183 218 0.65 21 4

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