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40  Melissa Wittmayer
Melissa Wittmayer

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Longview, Texas

High School:
Longview HS

Height:
6-3

Position:
Center

Birthdate:
08/05/1988

Experience:
2L


2007-08 Season (Freshman)
Recorded 26 appearances en route to 1.4 points and 1.9 rebounds per game ... second on the squad with 17 blocked shots ... member of four player freshman class that logged 26.6 percent (1717-of-6450) of Rice's minutes ... tallied a rejection in 12 of her first 16 collegiate games ... seven of her 10 double digit minute performances came in non-conference action ... scored five points and added a career-best three blocks over 17 minutes in season-debut against Navy (Nov. 9) ... recorded career-highs with seven points and seven rebounds against Clemson (Nov. 23) ... added five-point efforts on 2-of-3 shooting against Tulane (Jan. 4) and at Houston (Jan. 13).

High School
2007 graduate of Longview High School ... played for head coach Tommy Aldridge and the Wolf Pack ... earned All-District 12-5A First-Team and All-East Texas First-Team honors in 2007 .... two-time District 12-5A Defensive MVP in 2006 and 2007 ... recorded six triple-doubles and eight double-doubles ... ranked 73rd on TexasHoops.com Texas Top 100 ... broke national record with 234 blocks for a season, according to the National HIgh School Sports Record Book ... strong in the classroom as a three-time All-District 12-5A Academic selection from 2005-07 ... member of the National Honor Society and is a Texas Globe Scholar with Merit.

Personal
Daughter of Kevin and Pamela Wittmayer ... born on August 5, 1988 ... has one sister, Kristel ... major is undeclared ... member of Jones College.

Career Highs
Points - 7 (vs. Clemson, 11-23-07)
Minutes - 19 (at Cal State Northridge, 11-16-07)
Rebounds - 7 (vs. Clemson, 11-23-07)
Assists - 1 (three times) (Last: at UAB, 02-01-08)
Blocks - 3 (vs. Navy, 11-09-07)
Steals - 2 (at Cal State Northridge, 11-16-07)

Minutes Total 3-Point F-Throws Rebounds
Year gp-gs min avg fg fga pct fg fga pct ft fta pct off def tot avg pf fo ast t/o blk stl pts avg
2007-08 26-0 240 9.2 15 48 .313 3 12 .250 4 12 .333 12 38 50 1.9 40 2 3 10 17 3 37 1.4
TOTAL 26-0 240 9.2 15 48 .313 3 12 .250 4 12 .333 12 38 50 1.9 40 2 3 10 17 3 37 1.4

 Member of Jones College
Jones College

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