Career Notes: Has played in 67 games, making 17 starts... Averaged 4.6 points per game, 4.9 in BIG EAST Conference games.
2010-11 Notes: Sat out the entire season with a career-ending knee injury suffered during preseason practice.
2009-10 Notes: Played in 27 games, made three starts ... Averaged 3.4 points, 4.0 points in BIG EAST-only games and 3.0 rebounds per game in 11.9 minutes of action ... Made her season debut against St. Francis (11/14) contributing 10 points on perfect (5-of-5) shooting from the field, seven rebounds and two assists in 23 minutes...In only 18 minutes of action against Illinois (12/9), Mellen grabbed 11 rebounds to lead MU to a 65-55 victory on the road...Scored nine points in 12 minutes of action against Seton Hall (1/10)...Pulled down seven rebounds against No. 1 UConn (1/13)...Scored seven points in 16 minutes at DePaul (1/31)...Was a perfect 3-of-3 from the floor at No. 7 Notre Dame (2/23)... Scored seven points in 13 minutes of action against Eastern Illinois in the first round of the WNIT ... Played 21 minutes at Illinois in the second round of the WNIT.
2008-09 Notes:Started and played in the first five games of the season before suffering a season-ending knee injury against Gonzaga...Hit first career three-point basket against Oral Roberts in the season opener...Scored seven points in 26 minutes at Indiana State (11/19).
2007-08 Notes: Played in 35 games making nine starts, including the last seven of the season...Averaged 18.5 mpg, 5.6 ppg and the second best rebounding average on the team (4.8 rpg)...Totaled four points on 2-of-4 shooting from the field and pulled down four boards in victory over Loyola (Ill.)...Shot 2-of-4 from the field for four points, grabbed two rebounds against Wisconsin...Tallied a career-best five points, grabbed three rebounds and posted a career-high four blocks at Oregon...Tallied a career-high six points, shooting two-of-three from the field, pulled down two boards at Gonzaga...Poted two points, grabbed two rebounds and dished out a career-best two assists against William & Mary in her first career start...Grabbed two rebounds in four minutes of action at Green Bay...Connected on 2-of-4 from the free throw line for two points and pulled down one rebound at Kansas...In 17 minutes, pulled down a career-best eight boards and notched five points against Indiana State...Tallied a career-high-tying six points shooting 2-of-4 from the field, grabbed five boards and had two blocks in a career-best 21 minutes vs. Northwestern...Posted a career-best eight points, connecting on 4-of-7 field goals, took down four rebounds and gave out one assist in 20 minutes vs. Ark.-Pine Bluff...In a career-high 25 minutes shot 2-of-4 from the field, took down two rebounds and collected one assist at Dartmouth...Connected on 3-of-4 field goals, pulled down six boards and collected a career-high three steals vs. Arkansas...Grabbed four rebounds in 10 minutes of action against Western Michigan...Notched four points in 22 minutes, pulled down three rebounds and collected one steal vs. Providence...Tallied six points and pulled down five rebounds in 17 minutes versus Rutgers...Was a perfect 2-of-2 from the field, for four points, and swatted one block at West Virginia...In 14 minutes took down four rebounds and collected one steal against DePaul...Was 1-of-2 from the free throw line for one point, and gave out one assist at Louisville...Posted four points, grabbed a career-high 10 rebounds and collected two steals at USF...Pulled down eight rebounds and totaled five points against Georgetown...Tallied a career-best 13 points, on a career-high 5-of-8 field goals, grabbed eight rebounds and collected three steals at St. John's...Notched four points, hitting 2-of-2 free throws, took down three rebounds and swatted one block versus Cincinnati...Notched six points, grabbed two rebounds and gave out one assist at Syracuse...Connected for four points, took down two rebounds and collected two steals at Notre Dame...Posted four points, grabbed five rebounds and collected one steal in 18 minutes vs. Seton Hall...Pulled down a career-best 11 rebounds, posted six points and gave out one assist at Connecticut...In 21 minutes posted a career-best 15 points, took down six boards and gave out one assist against Pittsburgh...Totaled nine points, pulled down seven rebounds and gave out one assist at Villanova...In a career-high 31 minutes notched six points, pulled down a career-best 16 rebounds, was a perfect 4-of-4 from the charity stripe and picked up one steal versus USF...Pulled down double-digit rebounds (10) for the second straight game against DePaul in the BIG EAST Conference Tournament in a season high 32 minutes...Added seven points...Played a career-high 38 minutes against Creighton in the WNIT Second Round...Recorded career highs with 17 points on 6-of-9 shooting from the floor and 5-of-8 shooting from the charity stripe...Added a career-high four steals to go along with seven rebounds...Scored 15 of her 17 points in the first half...Scored in double-figures for the second consecutive game, contributing 10 points to Marquette's victory over Illinois in the WNIT Third Round...Added four rebounds, an assist and a steal...Played 19 minutes at Kentucky in the WNIT Quarterfinals...Saw 13 minutes of action at Colorado in the WNIT Semifinals...One of four players to score in double figures at Michigan State in the WNIT Championship game with 12 points...Added eight rebounds.
2006-07 Notes: Earned a redshirt for the 2006-07 season.
Prior to Marquette:Earned three letters as Newman Central Catholic ... Led the Lady Comets with 19.2 points per game and 11.9 rebounds her senior season in 2005-06 and averaged 18.2 ppg., and 12.4 rpg for her career ... was named a McDonald's High School All-American Finalist, a 2005-06 Street & Smith Honorable Mention All-American, an Associated Press Class 'A' All-State First Team selection and two-time IBCA Class 'A' All-State First Team selection ... was a three-time Three Rivers Conference Most Valuable Player ... helped Newman Central Catholic to a fourth-place finish at the state tournament in 2004-05 along with sectional and super-sectional titles, and three consecutive regional titles from 2003-06.
Personal: Born on January 1, 1988 ...Daughter of Deb and Paul Mellen...Dad played basketball at Drake...Is majoring in speech pathology.