Brizard on Meloff: “We’re
looking for Andrea to score some goals this year and rebound from
some bad luck of last year. She is the type of player that can
score goals from nothing or create goals from her crafty play and
we expect her to find the back of the net a little more this
In 2011 (Junior): Andrea played in all 19 games
and started in 15, scoring two goals and distributing two assists
to accumulate six points on the season, a number that ranked her
second on the team. She took 24 shots and put 14 on goal,
accumulating a shot-on-goal percentage of .583. Andrea scored the
game-winning goal in a 2-1 victory over Lipscomb on Sept. 18 when
she booted in the rebound off a goalkeeper deflection. She also
scored against Eastern Kentucky on Sept. 30. Going into her senior
season, Andrea is tied for fifth on Tech’s all-time goals
scored list and ranks eighth in career points. She was named to the
Athletic Director’s Honor Roll.
In 2010 (Sophomore): Andrea was named the
Offensive MVP of Tech’s 2010 season, playing in all 17 games
in her sophomore year and starting in six of those matches. She
racked up five goals, two of which were game winners, as well as
one assist, and was an important player for the offense. Andrea
ranked first on the team in points with 11 and was 10th overall in
the OVC in goals per game, averaging 0.29. She was named to the
Athletic Director’s Honor Roll as well as the OVC
Commissioner’s Honor Roll.
In 2009 (Freshman): Andrea was one of Tech’s
primary scorers, as she netted eight goals as a freshman. She also
scored the Golden Eagles only PK goal of the season versus Murray
State (9/27). Ranked second among the Eagles in points with 17,
which also tied for second in the OVC. Scored two goals in two
separate games: at Alabama State (9/4) and at Lipscomb (10/27).
Named OVC Offensive Player of the Week.
HIGH SCHOOL: Through three seasons at Rochester
Adams High School in Rochester Hills, Michigan, Andrea is a
three-time all-conference, all-district, and all-area selection.
She has led her team in scoring all three seasons, and has 37
goals, 30 assists and 104 points in her career. Andrea has helped
her high school team to a regional championship and state
final-four in 2006, and a district finals appearance in 2008.
CLUB/ODP EXPERIENCE: On the club level, she has
won one state championship and gone to three state finals. A member
of the state Olympic Development Program team since 2004, Andrea
helped her team to the 2007 regional finals.
PERSONAL: The daughter of Marc and Sherry
Meloff…born April 30, 1991…full name is Andrea Ivy
Meloff…majoring in marketing.