Melissa VanCak


Rowlett, Texas

High School:


Outside Hitter/Defensive Specialist

Melissa  VanCak

2006: Played in 13 matches during her rookie campaign...averaged 1.45 kills per game and had 12 digs on the season...saw first collegiate game action in 3-0 defeat of St. Peter's (9/9)...had four kills and two digs against Delaware State (9/14)...recorded eight digs against Wagner (9/19)...finished with six digs in shutout of St. Francis (N.Y.) (9/27)...played in one game of the Leopard's Patriot League Tournament match against American (11/17).

High School: Played for District Champion Rockwall and earned First Team All-District 12-5A laurels...Academic All-District for two straight seasons...at the club level, spent four years with the Texas Assault before joining Dallas Summit Volleyball Club in 2005-06...she earned the top hitter award for the Texas Assault in 2004...with the Dallas Summit, team nabbed ninth at the Lonestar Classic National Qualifier after finishing ninth at the Far Western Qualifier in 2004..was also a track and field District Champion in the 400m and runner-up in the 800m event...AP Scholar Award recipient and National Honor Society member...2006 UIL Scholar Award recipient.