22 - Melissa Zornig
Melissa Zornig
Born: 06/19/1992
Height: 5-8
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Coto de Caza, Calif.
High School: Santa Margarita HS
Position: Guard

UC Santa Barbara
2010-11
As a freshman, was one of only five players to see action in all 31 games, with 2 starts ... Played 540 minutes (17.4 per game average) ... Shot 33 percent from the floor, and 74 percent from the free-throw line on the season ... 88 of her 180 shots came from beyond the 3-point line ... Hit on 33.0 percent of her 3-pointers ... Scored 179 points (5.8 per game average), with 48 assists and 17 steals ... Scored career-high 17 points on Jan. 13 against UC Irvine, a game in which she went 7-for-9 from the floor and 2-for-4 from the free-throw line, and continued to see double-digits in 4 out of the 5 following games played ... Played career-high 35 minutes on Nov. 20 against University of Idaho, where she had 10 points, 5 rebounds, and 1 assist ... In Big West play, Zornig saw 257 minutes of playing time (16.1 per game average) ... She had 96 points (6.0 per game average), 3 blocks, 6 steals, 12 assists, and 24 rebounds.  

High School

A graduate of Santa Margarita High School, Zornig earned four varsity letters under Coach Matt Houser ... From 2006-2009, was recognized with All-State, All-County, All-CIF, and All-League honors ... Was a McDonalds All-American her Senior year ...T wo-time league MVP and CIF Player of the Year ... Walked away with the CIF All-Star Game MVP honors all four years in which she played ... Zornig played in nine high school All-Tournament games, earning Tournament MVP twice ... Recognized as the "O.C. 'Athlete of the Year'" from 2007-09 ... Led her team to the state semi-finals in 2007-08, the CIF Semi-Finals in 2008-09, and the CIF Championships in 2009-10 ... Averaged 13.5 points, 1.4 assists, 2.8 rebounds, as a freshman ... As a sophomore she averaged 19.9 points, 2.4 assists, 4.4 rebounds, and 2.3 steals, as well as completing 84.1% of her free throws and 45.7% of her 3-pointers ... Her junior year, she averaged 23.8 points, 3.8 assists, 6.0 rebounds, 2.8 steals ... She capped off a great high school career with senior year averages of 23.7 points, 3.2 assists. 2.7 steals, while nailing 82.5% of her free throws and 35.4% of her 3-pointers ... Also a great student, Zornig found herself on the Santa Margarita Dean's List five times, as well as receiving a Community Award for her studies in Earth Science and Chemistry.

Personal

Melissa Nicole Zornig was born on June 19, 1992 to Scott and Wendy Zornig ... Has an older brother, Jeff, who plays volleyball at Rutgers ... She answers to her nickname of "Mel" ... Melissa majors in Global Studies while also minoring in Spanish ... Aspires to have a career in international business ... Favorite movies are "Grease" and "The Hangover" ... Favorite team is the Lakers ... Favorite athlete is Kobe Bryant ... Favorite writer is Nicholas Sparks ... Her hobbies include going to the beach, shopping, and hanging out with friends and family ... Her favorite TV shows are "Friends", "Family Guy", "C.S.I", and "Jersey Shore" ... Most memorable sports moment is winning the CIF Championship her senior year (2010) ... Was also recruited by Oregon State, Oregon, Pepperdine, San Diego and Gonzaga.

Year

G/GS

Min

FG/FGA

FG%

3FG/FGA

3FG%

FT/FTA

FT%

Off. Reb

Def. Reb

Tot

Avg

PF

DQ

Ast

TO

Blk

Stl

Pt.

Avg.

10-11

31-2

540

61-180

.339

29-88

.330

28-38

.737

20

30

50

1.6

18

0

48

49

4

17

179

5.8

Totals

31-2

540

61-180

.339

29-88

.330

28-38

.737

20

30

50

1.6

18

0

48

49

4

17

179

5.8

 

 


 Career Highs 
Points17vs. UC Irvine1/13/11
Rebounds6vs. Cal State Northridge   1/29/11
Assists7vs. Cal State Northridge1/29/11
Steals3vs. Pepperdine11/12/10
Blocks1Four times Four Times
FG Made7vs. UC Irvine1/13/11
FG Attempted11Twice Twice
FT Made4TwiceTwice
FT Attempted6vs. UC Irvine2/10/11

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