2 Melissa Patterson
2 Melissa Patterson
Height: 6-2
Year: So.
Hometown: Edgewater, Md.
High School: South River
Position: MH
Major: Accounting

2010: Enters her second year in the Spartan program as a valuable middle hitter for York . . . is a hard worker that has made great strides in her strength and speed . . . has very good length and continues to make improvement to her technique allowing her to be more effective at the net . . . she will be a key part of the Spartans’ middle rotation.

2009: Finished the season playing in all 32 Spartan matches, drawing starts in 30 of those matches . . . notched an attack percentage of .210 as she had 144 kills in 396 attempts . . . was good at the net as she averaged 0.41 blocks per set with 11 solo blocks and 34 block assists . . . accumulated 172 points, good for an average of 1.55 points per set.

Personal: Is an accounting major and is the daughter of Pete and Karen Patterson . . . had a very strong freshman year in the classroom as she finished last year with a GPA of 3.42 . . . earned a spot on both the York College Athletic Honor Roll and the Capital Athletic Conference All-Academic team . . . played her club ball for BAVA.