- ACC Community Service Award (2012)
As a Junior (2012): Competed on beam in all 13 meets...named to the All-EAGL beam second team...earned EAGL All-Tournament second team honors on beam after a top 15 finish at the EAGL Championships...recorded a personal-best 9.825 at North Carolina (2/10)...named to the EAGL All-Academic team.
As a Sophomore (2011): Did not compete...named to EAGL All-Academic team.
As a Freshman (2010): Competed on beam in all 13 meets...earned a career high 9.800 at North Carolina (Feb. 14)...had five scored over 9.700 on the year...earned the team's Positive Mental Attitude award at team banquet...named to ACC's Academic Honor Roll.
Before Maryland: Competed at LeFleurs Gymnastic Club in Largo, Fla., for 14 years...four-time Junior Olympic national qualifier...in 2008, earned 10th place in the all around at nationals...member of National Honor Society, Math Honor Society, and French Honor Society...graduated in the top three percent of her graduating class.
Personal: Daughter of Darryl and Carol Melander...has two brothers, Eric and Ryan...nickname is Bri...volunteer at Ronald McDonald House for three years in high school...listens to music before every meet...lists receiving a scholarship as her biggest sports thrill...also recruited by NC State...chose Maryland because of the coaches and the team...plans on going into the medical field...kinesiology major.
MELANDER'S CAREER HIGHS
Beam: 9.825 (at North Carolina, 2/10/12)