The George Washington University: Men's Soccer

Mattia Melillo
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Mattia Melillo

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Frederick, MD

High School:
Walkersville

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 160

Position:
M

Major:
Political Science



05/01/2012

Atalay, Phillips Take Home Top GW Senior Athlete Honors

24 Team MVP's, Top Athletes and Scholar-Athletes Recognized at 2012 Senior Honors Luncheon

11/15/2011

Colonials of the Week - GW Men's Soccer Team and Head Coach George Lidster

Colonials Post Eight-Match Turnaround, Reach A-10 Championship Match in Coach Lidster's Final Season

11/13/2011

GW Men's Soccer Falls to Xavier in Atlantic 10 Championship

Colonials Out-Shot by Musketeers, 4-3, in Penalty Kicks to Decide Conference Title Game

11/12/2011

GW Men's Soccer to Battle Xavier on Sunday for A-10 Title, NCAA Bid

Second-Seeded Colonials Eager to Avenge Earlier Loss to Sixth-Seeded Musketeers for Conference Crown

11/10/2011

GW Men's Soccer's Berhanu Named Disney Soccer/NSCAA Player of the Week

Berhanu, Abaie Also Collect Soccer America National Accolades in Consecutive Weeks


2010
Second on team with 1,502 minutes in 18 matches with 16 starts ... Played full 90 minutes in midfield in 13 matches ... Recorded two assists, one in victory at Longwood (9/8) and other in victory at Saint Joseph's (11/7).

2009
One of five players to appear in all 18 matches, made eight starts in central midfield ... Logged 1,035 minutes of playing time, most of any GW rookie ... Totaled five points on a goal and three assists ... Scored first collegiate goal in 7-1 rout of UDC (9/8) ... First collegiate assist against Mount St. Mary's (9/26) ... Assist in 2-0 shutout victory over Xavier (10/23) ... Assisted final goal in 3-0 season-ending victory over Massachusetts (11/8).

High School
First team all-state, first team All-Met by The Washington Post and first team All-Gazette in 2008 ... Holds Walkersville records for goals in a career (48) and single season (19) ... Paced Walkersville with 14 goals and three assists as a senior to earn Frederick News-Post Offensive Player of the Year ... 2008 ESPN Rise All-Area Greater DC selection ... 2007 NSCAA/adidas Boys High School Scholar All-America Team member ... played club soccer under former GW assistant coach Bryan Davis at Potomac Academy.

Personal
Mattia Melillo ... Born Jan. 24, 1991, in Avellino, Italy ... Son of Giovanni Melillo and Maria-Giovanna Galasso ... Has one brother, Simone, who is a member of the swimming and diving team at Harvard ... International affairs major.

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CAREER STATISTICS
Year GP-GS Shots Goals Assists Points
2009 18-8 20 1 3 5
2010 18-16 23 0 2 2
Year 36-24 43 1 5 7

CAREER HIGHS
Goals 1 vs. UDC (9/8/09)
Assists 1 at Saint Joseph's (11/7/10) (5x)
Points 2 vs. UDC (9/8/09)

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