Midfielder who played in 13 matches, all off the bench, providing depth for head coach Aston Rhoden ... Took pair of shots versus both Belmont and Louisiana-Monroe ... Played entire second half at Southern Miss ... Tallied one shot at Austin Peay and at Arkansas-Little Rock ... Played in second half versus Denver ... Entered to play final three minutes of first half and almost entire second half at Louisiana-Lafayette ... Saw second-half action against Arkansas-Little Rock at SBC Championships.
Started four matches and played in 15 as a defensive midfielder ... Named to Sun Belt Commissioner's List ... Did not play in season-opener at Southwest Missouri State but started next two matches at Eastern Illinois and at Lipscomb ... Had two shots at LU ... Started again versus Alabama A&M and at Murray State ... Tallied assist in win at Stetson ... Took one shot versus Arkansas-Little Rock.
Four-year starter for coach David Barrow at Guntersville HS ... Served as team captain as a senior ... Led squad to state Final Four as sophomore and junior ... Named Defensive MVP twice, her sophomore and junior seasons ... Voted Honorable Mention All-State as a junior ... Led team in assists as freshman and sophomore ... Recorded 12 goals and 13 assists as freshman, nine goals and 10 assists as sophomore ... Played defender as junior, scoring six goals with seven assists ... Named Team MVP as senior ... Voted Senior Class Vice President, Who's Who - Best Leadership, Miss Senior Class, and nominated for Miss Guntersville High School ... Editor of school newsletter ... Member of National Honor Society, National Art Honor Society and Fellowship of Christian Athletes ... Club team, the Rocket City Kicks, won state championships from 1999-2002 ... Served as team captain for Kicks four straight seasons ... Member of Alabama ODP for four years.
Melissa Kay Wellman ... Daughter of Steve and Bonnie Wellman ... Born July 12, 1984 ... Majoring in Interior Design.