Melissa Kellan
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Melissa  Kellan

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Vienna, Va.

High School:
James Madison HS '13

Height:
6-2

Position:
Attacker

Major:
Sociology


02/12/2017

UC Davis explodes to 19-7 win over Blackbirds

Kellan, Cuenin, Outcalt perform hat tricks in Aggies' first win of 2017

02/10/2017

Aggies battle early with No. 12 Stanford

Kellan scores five in lacrosse season opener

02/07/2017

UC Davis opens lacrosse season Friday

Aggies take on No. 12 Stanford, LIU Brooklyn in opening weekend

04/20/2016

Aggies head south for final MPSF action

UC Davis heads to San Diego State (Friday) and No. 5 USC (Sunday)

04/19/2016

Seniors leads Aggies past Bulldogs in home finale

Axenroth, Neff, Delich each score hat tricks

2016: Played in all 15 games, making starts vs. Bryan (2/19), Temple (2/21) and Drexel (3/26)... Scored 7 goals with 12 assists, adding 3 ground balls and 2 caused turnovers... Amassed career-high 4 assists in 10-9 win over Vermont (3/8)... Had 2 goals and 2 assists vs. Fresno State (4/19) for season’s lone multi-goal game... Recorded a goal, 2 assists and 1 CT at Stanford (4/17).


2015: Started all 17 games... Broke 16-year-old school record for season shooting percentage at .627, hitting 32 of 51... Added 10 assists for 42 total points... Tallied five hat tricks but oddly never had exactly three goals: netted 5 vs. Lafayette (2/22), 4 each vs. Detroit (3/2), Colorado (4/3), Cal (4/10) and Saint Mary’s (4/25)... Credited for 2 assist each vs. Old Dominion (3/10), Bryant (3/14) and Oregon (4/12).


2014: Started all 10 games played... Shot 22-for-48 (.458) with 4 assists... Won MPSF Player of the Week and Rookie of the Week honors for Feb. 24... Opened year with 3 goals and 2 assists at George Mason (3/21), then followed with season-high 7 goals at Old Dominion (2/23)...  Also enjoyed back-to-back hat tricks at Detroit (3/27) and Michigan (3/30).


JAMES MADISON HS ’13: Made All-Liberty District squads all four years, including first-team acclaim as a senior... Added All-Northern Region honors in 2013... Scored 57 goals with 32 assists for 89 points that year, improving from a 32-26-58 line as a junior... Also had 83 ground balls and 153 draw controls in four seasons... Helped team win three league titles, two region championships and two state crowns (2011 and 2013)... Played club ball for Capital Lacrosse (Arlington, Va.) from 2010-12.


PERSONAL: Born in Fairfax, Va.... Majoring in sociology... Parents are Victor and Leslie-Ann Kellan... Leslie-Ann played lacrosse at James Madison... Tallest player on UC Davis team at 6-2... One of three sisters, along with twin Laura and Audrey... Chose UC Davis because it is “different from any schools in Virginia.”


Career Statistics

Year GP-GS Gls Ast Pts Shots Pct. GB DC TO CT
2014 10-10 22 4 26 48 .458 4 1 6 2
2015 17-17 32 10 42 51 .627 7 0 23 1
2016 15-3 7 12 19 19 .368 3 0 11 2
Totals 42-30 61 26 87 118 .517 14 1 40 5