#22 Mellisa Borstner
|HOMETOWN||East Bethel, Minn. (St. Francis HS)|
2010-11 (Freshman): Played in 25 of 26 games as a freshman, which included 17 starts...Missed final game of the season after suffering knee injury in waning seconds against Upper Iowa Feb. 25...Averaged six points a game in nearly 21 minutes per contest...Ranked second on the team behind Anna Hebrink for assists with 44...Tallied 15 points in collegiate debut against Mayville State Nov. 16...Followed up performance with season-high 18 points versus California (Pa.) Nov. 19...Posted season-high six boards on two occasions against Minnesota State Feb. 19 and MSU Moorhead Dec. 3...Tallied double-figure scoring on four occasions...Connected on season-high 3-of-5 3-pointers versus California (Pa.)...Logged season-high four assists on four occasions...Hit 7-of-9 from charity stripe against California (Pa.)
East Bethel High School: A 1,000-plus point scorer at St. Francis High School, Borstner was a four-time all-conference selection...She guided the Fighting Saints to the state tournament in her sophomore and senior seasons...She surpassed the 1,000 point plateau during her junior year, in which the team went 24-4, winning the North Suburban Conference Championship...The team also won the conference championship her senior season, posting a 25-5 mark...She racked-up 20.4 points per game her senior season, which finished 11th in the state of Minnesota...During her four-year career, the Fighting Saints totalled a 92-20 record...A captain in her final two seasons, she finished her career second on the SFHS points list (1,868) and seventh on the career rebounding chart (486)...She also holds the record for most free throws in one game (17-of-23), is second on the single-season scoring list (612) and ranks fourth in scoring average in a season (20.4 ppg)...Borstner succeeded off the court as well, appearing on the Dean’s List and the honor roll...The National Honor Society member was named academic all-conference and academic all-state.Personal: A native of East Bethel, Minn...she was born to Jeff and Jackie Borstner on January 3, 1992...Borstner is currently undecided on her major at BSU.