UCLA — Walk-on athlete who caught the eye of the coaches because of her intensity and attitude … Good all-around athlete.
2002 — Appeared in six games off the bench …?Played in a career-best 14 minutes at Oregon State, scoring two points with two steals and one rebound … Also saw action at USC, at Stanford, versus Washington State and in the Pac-10 Tournament vs. Stanford.
2001 — Saw action in six games off the bench … Saw five minutes of action in the second game of the season vs. New Mexico … Also played against Utah, San Diego and Pepperdine … Had a season-high six minutes and two rebounds in the game at California … Scored her first points in the win over Washington State … Went three-for-four from the field vs. the Cougars for six points in just three minutes of action.
HIGH SCHOOL — Four-year letterwinner in basketball at Don Lugo High School in Chino, CA for coach Larry Webster … Baseline league champions in 98-99 and 97-98 … First-team all-league as a junior and sophomore … Second-team all-league as a senior … Team captain in her sophomore through senior seasons … Winner of the Inland Valley All-Star Coaches award … Also lettered three seasons in soccer for coach Alberto Becceril … Named all-league in soccer in junior and senior years … Team captain in her sophomore through senior years … Played softball for coach Ray Sheffield … Earned all-league honors as a junior and honorable mention as a freshman.
PERSONAL — Full Name: Melissa Sue Maurin … Born: January 8, 1981 in Westminster, CA … Parents: Marcelo and Susan Maurin … Has two brothers (Ty and Cory) and two sisters (Misty and Chantel) … Lists Magic Johnson as the player she admires the most … Enjoys playing basketball and volleyball and hanging out with friends and family … Brother, Ty, is a starter on the UCLA soccer team …?Sociology major.
UCLA Career Statistics
Points: 6, vs. Washington State (3/8/01)
Rebounds: 2, at California (3/1/01)
Assists: 1, at Oregon State (1/24/02)
Steals: 2, at Oregon State (1/24/02)
FG Made: 3, vs. Washington State (3/8/01)
3-pt. FG Made: None
FT Made: None
Minutes: 14, at Oregon State (1/24/02)