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Prospect Profile:
Rich Melzer

Full Name: Richard Adam Melzer
Position: Forward
Height/Weight: 6-8 / 225
Birthdate: December 8, 1979 (Minneapolis)
High School: Washburn HS (Minneapolis), then River Falls HS (River Falls, Wis)
College: Wisconsin-River Falls
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Wisconsin-River Falls
Season G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT 3PM 3PA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
2000-01 24 6 139 273 .509 61 95 .642 5 19 .263 138 31 14 33 344 16.4
2001-02 26 25 232 453 .512 98 128 .750 1 6 .167 202 40 17 55 561 21.6
2002-03 26 26 284 508 .559 163 226 .721 0 3 .000 251 58 35 54 731 28.1
2003-04 27 27 280 502 .558 162 221 .733 5 15 .333 230 54 32 44 727 26.9
Totals 103 84 935 1736 .539 484 670 .722 11 43 .256 821 183 98 186 2363 22.9

Career Highlights: Named Division III Player of the Year by the NABC and the D-III News as a senior. Earned First Team All-America honors from the NABC his junior and senior seasons. Named All-WIAC his last three seasons and was named league MVP his final two years. Finished career as the school’s second all-time leading scorer with 2,363 points, the third all-time leading rebounder with 821 boards, and the all-time leading shot-blocker with 186 rejections. Sat out the 1999-2000 season at Wisconsin-River Falls as a redshirt.

Senior (2003-04): Ranked fourth in the nation in scoring (26.9 ppg) and led the team in rebounding (8.5 rpg). Ranked second in the WIAC in rebounding and fourth in field goal percentage and set a single-season conference record for total points in league games. Set season highs with 37 points and 14 rebounds at Puget Sound. Recorded 34 points and 14 rebounds against North Central. Registered 36 points at Wisconsin-Whitewater. Scored 29 points and grabbed 12 rebounds against Wisconsin-Superior. Tallied 25 points, eight rebounds, and a season-high five assists against Wisconsin-Stevens Point. Led team to its first WIAC Championship since 1950.

Junior (2002-03): Ranked second in the nation in scoring (28.1 ppg). Exploded for career-high 54 points while also grabbing a season-high 16 rebounds against Wisconsin-LaCrosse. Scored 34 points and grabbed 14 rebounds against Wisconsin-Stout. Tallied 39 points and 13 rebounds at Wisconsin-Eau Claire. Recorded 35 points and 10 rebounds against Marian. Scored 33 points against Wisconsin-Eau Claire in the WIAC Tournament.

Sophomore (2001-02): Averaged a team-leading 21.6 points (second in the conference) and 7.8 rebounds (third). Led the WIAC in blocked shots. Scored season-high 39 points against Wisconsin-Superior. Posted six double-doubles, including a 38-point, career-high 19-rebound performance against Wisconsin-Whitewater. Named the team’s co-MVP.

Freshman (2000-01): Averaged 16.4 points and 5.8 rebounds. Named Honorable Mention All-WIAC.

Strengths: Polished offensive player with the ability to step back and shoot or take it strong and draw fouls.

Personal: Majoring in health and human performance and business.

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