Melissa Barall
Melissa Barall
Height: 5-5
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Columbia, Md.
High School: Wilde Lake
Major: Economics, Political Science, and Public Policy Studies
Minor: Mathematics

2017-18: Team captain.

2016-17: CoSIDA Academic All-District Women's At-Large First Team ... ITA Division III Scholar-Athlete ... CAC All-Academic Team ... Team captain ... Registered a 7-7 record at No. 1 singles ... Collected a 6-8 record at No. 1 doubles with Marissa Romanek.

2015-16: SAAC President's Award ... CAC All-Academic Team ... Finished season ranked No. 24 in Atlantic South region ... Team leader with 11 singles wins ... Put up an 11-5 overall record, including a 10-4 mark at No. 1 singles ... Picked up six straight wins between Mar. 5 and Apr. 2 ... Posted a 9-9 doubles log, including a 4-4 record with both Anna Passaniti and Marissa Romanek at No. 1 doubles.

2014-15: CAC Rookie of the Year ... Second team All-CAC (singles) ... CAC Player of the Week (Mar. 26) ... ITA Division III Scholar-Athlete ... CAC All-Academic Team ... Tallied a team-best 17 singles wins to finish with a 17-3 overall record, including a 13-2 mark at No. 2 singles ... Won 10 straight matches between Feb. 15 and Apr. 3 ... Notched an 8-11 doubles log, including going 7-6 at No. 2 doubles with Mollie Johnson ... The duo earned six wins in a row between Mar. 16 and Mar. 29.

Personal: Melissa Mary Barall ... Dean's List (Fall '14, '15, '16; Spring '15, '16, '17) ... 2016 St. Mary's Scholar ... Omicron Delta Kappa (leadership) ... Pi Sigma Alpha (political science) ... Omicron Delta Epsilon (economics) ... Chi Alpha Sigma (college athlete, inducted Spring '17) ... SMCM 3.0 Club (2014-17) ... VP of Outreach (2017-18), SAAC ... SAAC representative ... Co-President, St. Mary's Votes Club (2016-17) ... Vice President (2016-17) and Treasurer (2015-16), Economics Club ... Chief Risk Officer (2016-17), Student Investment Club ... Editor, Open Water (political science journal) ... Works for Sports Information and Admissions ... Worked at McAllister & Quinn, a D.C. lobbying firm (Summer '15) ... Daughter of Fred and Mary Barall.

Future Aspirations: To work in finance after school.

Best SMCM Sports Moments: Making it to the semis of my draw at ITAs ... Beating regionally-ranked players last season and playing with the team at ITAs.