Six Colonials Earn ITA Scholar-Athlete Status
Colonials to Participate in Four Tournaments to Prepare for 2014 Spring Season
Annual GW Commencement on National Mall Punctuates Collegiate Experience
The Top Student-Athletes, Teams and Moments for 2012-13 Recognized at Annual Awards Show
Colonials Wrap 2013 Season With 11-8 Overall Record
2011-12: Posted an overall mark of 12-11 in singles, including a 7-2 record at the No. 4 position...Went 3-3 against Atlantic 10 opponents in singles competition...Earned an 18-7 No. 1 doubles record with teammate Zoe Krohn...Won five of last six singles matches...Opened season with six straight doubles victories...Won final six doubles matches of season...Named to GW's Athletics Department Academic Dean's List...Named to Fall 2011 and Spring 2012 Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Rolls.
2010-11: Posted a 12-5 record at No. 4 singles and a 10-7 record at No. 1 doubles with teammate Zoe Krohn...Had six-match win streak in singles from Feb. 4- Mar. 5...Wrapped up the season with five singles and four doubles victories, picking up wins over Saint Joseph's, Towson, Rhode Island and Xavier...Named team Most Valuable Player.
2009-10: Finished 11-10 at No. 2 singles and 13-7 at No. 1 doubles for the Colonials in her first season...Named to the Atlantic 10 All-Conference First Team...Won three weekly A-10 Rookie Performer awards, including back-to-back weeks on April 5 and April 12...Named to the A-10 Commissioner's Honor Roll in Spring 2010.
High School: At Torrey Pines, Hamling helped continue the tradition of winning CIF Team Championships, increasing the total to 19 consecutive years...Named CIF Individual Champion in 2007...Earned the Sportsmanship Award in 2007...Named the Union Tribune Athlete of the Week and Scholar Athlete in 2007.
Personal: Melissa Hamling was born August 3, 1991, in San Jose, CA...Daughter of Elizabeth and Dan Hamling...Has three siblings Brandon, Arianna and Jennifer...Majoring in chemistry and aspires to become a doctor, specifically a cardiovascular radiologist.