Melissa Flynders

#2 Melissa Flynders

Pos. OH/DS
Ht. 5-8
Yr. So.
Hometown Mokena, Ill.
High School Providence Catholic

2017: Saw action in 54 sets over 20 matches as a freshman for the Crusaders ... earned start Oct. 20 at Drake ... averaged 1.13 digs/set, totaling 61 digs on the year ... picked up five digs against Northern Arizona Sept. 1 ... had strong stretch of matches Oct. 14-21, registering 43 digs over four matches ... kicked off stretch by reaching double figures in digs for the first time, tallying 10 digs to go with a pair of assists and two service aces in Oct. 14 win over Evansville ... registered nine digs in victory over Fort Wayne Oct. 17 and then recorded eight digs and first career kill in sweep of Drake Oct. 20 ... set season best with 16 digs at #25 UNI Oct. 21.

Prep: A three-year letterwinner for the Celtics ... a First Team All-Area and All-Conference honoree as a senior ... earned Honorable Mention All-Conference accolades as a junior ... named to four All-Tournament teams over her final two years ... helped the Celtics capture back-to-back regional titles in her last two seasons, leading the team in kills both years ... played club volleyball most recently for Michio Volleyball Academy.

Personal: Melissa is the daughter of John and Shannon Flynders ... major is business.