Courtesy: UGA Sports Communications Release: 08.23.10
◊ Participated on Georgia's "B" team for the Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic and finished third in that squad's lineup.
◊ Joined the Bulldogs as a walk-on after the holiday break.
◊ Competed as an individual for the Liz Murphey and then moved into the playing five for the Bryan National.
◊ A Phi Beta Kappa student who, in essence, completed requirements to receive her degree in Biology last spring but delayed graduation to earn a second degree in Ecology and be a member of the Bulldogs for a complete season.
◊ Has been named a Presidential Scholar (4.0) or to the Dean's List (3.5-3.99) every semester at Georgia.
◊ Four-year captain of the girls' golf team at Riverwood High School.
◊ Was a finalist for Georgia's Female High School Student-Athlete of the Year as a senior in 2005.
◊ Tied for medalist honors at the Region 5AAA Championship as a senior before losing in a sudden-death playoff.
◊ Named to the All-Fulton County team as a senior.
◊ Placed second individually at the Region 5AAA Championship as a sophomore and junior.
◊ Served as captain of Riverwood's golf, soccer and basketball teams as a senior.
◊ Also a four-year letterwinner in soccer and a two-year letterwinner in basketball.
◊ Named Riverwood's Gatorade Player of the Year for soccer as a junior and a senior and also tabbed MVP of the basketball team as a senior.
◊ Helped lead Riverwood's soccer team to the semifinals of the Class AAA State Tournament as a senior.
◊ Born February 9, 1987, Melissa is the daughter of Janet and Richard Brody.
◊ Majors: Biology & Ecology.
◊ Her sister, Sarah, played soccer from 2002-04 at Emory University in Atlanta.