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  Melissa Wayman
Melissa Wayman

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
West Valley City, Utah

High School:
Hunter HS

Height:
5-10

Position:
Defender/Midfielder

Experience:
3L

Club:
Firebirds

Summer 2006: Played for the U.S. Women's National Select Team that faced Mexico's U-20 Team and National Team in July.

2005: Mountain West Conference Defensive Player of the Year ... first team all-MWC ... started all 22 games ... three goals and three assists ... eight shots on goal ... scored the game-winning goal in 2-1 win over Purdue ... also had goals in Utah's wins over Idaho and Air Force ... academic all-MWC.

2004: Started all 11 games before suffering a season-ending injury on Oct. 3 ... ranked 10th in the MWC in points per game (0.55) and tied for fifth in goals per game (0.27) ... Soccer America Team of the Week member and MWC Defensive Player of the Week (Sept. 27-Oct. 3) after leading Utah to 2-1 win at No. 7 UCLA ... scored a goal against the Bruins ... also scored goals against Boise State and Washington State ... academic all-MWC.

2003: Started all 18 games she played ... scored the game-winning goal in 4-1 win over No. 17 Michigan ... also got a goal against Weber State ... academic all-Mountain West Conference.

High School/Club: Competed on the West Region Pool Olympic Development team from 1997-02 ... all-state and all-region honors from 1999-2002 ... team captain from 2000-2002 ... high school team coached by Thom Olsen ... finished high school career with 80 goals and 40 assists ... captained Firebirds club team in 2002 to the Utah State Cup ... coached in club by Rick Lien and Mandy Brettingen ... academic all-state in '02 ... named valedictorian, maintaining a 4.0 GPA.

Personal: Born on Dec. 24, 1984 ... daughter of Blaine and Janice Wayman ... exercise and sport science major.

Year	GP	GS	G	A	PT	SH	SH%	GWG
2003	18	18	2	0	4	13	.154	1
2004	11	11	3	0	6	9	.333	0
2005	22	22	3	3	9	19	.158	1
Totals	51	51	8	3	19	41	.186	2

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