Girls Athlete of the Week: Melissa Rudy

Girls Athlete of the Week: Melissa Rudy

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Girls Athlete of the Week: Melissa Rudy

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Name: Melissa Rudy

School: Hilton.

Sport: Volleyball.

Age: 17.

Class: Senior.

Position: Outside hitter.

Family: Parents, Cherri and Mike; brother, Mike Jr., 14.

Last week: The 5-foot-9 Rudy, an explosive leaper, posted 22 kills — the most this fall by a Monroe County player in a four-set match — in a victory over Batavia, adding 6 digs and 4 aces. She added 11 kills, 7 digs and 4 aces in a three-set sweep of Brockport.

Academics: 97 average.

About me: A fourth-year varsity player and a team captain this season, she picked up the sport in seventh grade … Earned second-team All-Monroe County honors as a sophomore and was a first-team pick last fall for the Cadets, who are 8-7 headed into Thursday’s regular-season finale at Honeoye Falls-Lima … Two-year member of Hilton’s “Varsity Athletes Leadership Council” … Wants to focus on research and major in biomedical engineering. She may apply to Northeastern, Boston University and RIT … Nickname is Rudy.

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Rudy posted 22 kills recently in a victory over Batavia.

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