Hometown: Redding, CA
Previous School: Foothill High School
College: Melloni is entering her first season running for the Red Hawks. She played three seasons on the women's soccer team.
High School: Melloni ran four seasons of cross country at the varsity level. for Foothill High School. She also played soccer. She played club soccer for the Redding Misfits.
Personal: Melissa is the daughter of Flory and Nelson Quinaz and Ugo Melloni. Her hobbies include running, soccer, tennis, reading, movies. Her career goal is to teach ESL overseas.
Reason for coming to Simpson: "I chose Simpson for the community."