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MELANIE PUND #11

5'10"...Junior...Setter
Ferdinand, Indiana (Heritage Hills/Jacksonville State)
MAJOR: Chemistry

2007: Excelled at every position she was put at during her sophomore year, which included setter, defensive specialist, libero, and right side hitter...played the last six matches of the season as USI's starting setter...averaged 11.76 assists per game in 29 games as USI's starting setter...she finished the season with a 4.11 assist-per-game average as well as a 1.16 kills-per-game average...recorded 60 or more assists twice and 40 or more assists four times...had a season-best 64 assists against St. Cloud State...reached double-digit kill totals in three matches including a season-best 15 twice...had nine double-doubles...recorded 10 or more digs in 21 matches and recorded 20 or more digs in three matches...had a season-best 24 digs and was just two assists shy of a triple double against Rockhurst...also averaged 0.65 blocks and 0.29 service aces per game...had five or more blocks in three matches including a season-high 7.0 blocks against Winona State...recorded a season-high six service aces and 22.5 points against Midwestern State...also averaged 3.45 digs and 1.80 points per game.

TRANSFER: Transferred from Jacksonville State University where she saw action in 25 matches as a freshman...was a member of the Gamecocks' 2006 Ohio Valley Conference championship team and NCAA Division I Tournament qualifying squad...helped JSU to a 24-5 overall record and a 16-0 mark in the OVC in 2006.

HIGH SCHOOL: Earned six varsity letters in basketball and volleyball at Heritage Hills High School in Lincoln City, Indiana...enjoyed a tremendous senior season that saw her garner second-team All-State honors, as well as academic All-State and first-team All-Conference accolades…was a 3A South All-Star Team invitee…received the HHHS Hustle Award following both her junior and senior seasons…as a senior, was named the Pocket Athletic Conference Player of the Week for the week of October 8…also a first-team All-Conference player as a junior…led her team to the 2003 regional title as a sophomore.

CLUB: Played club volleyball for Evansville River City from 2001-06.

PERSONAL: Born September 11, 1987...daughter of Ralph and Cindy Pund...was valedictorian of her class at HHHS and a member of the National Honor Society.

Career Statistics
Year   MP/ GP    Att  Kills  Errors   PCT    AST   SA   Digs  BS  BA

2007   29/109    438    126      53  .167    448   32    376   5  66


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