Melissa Youngblut

#14 Melissa Youngblut

POSITION G/F
HEIGHT 6-1
YEAR Jr.
HOMETOWN Davenport, Iowa (Iowa State)

2012-13 (Sophomore): Played in all 27 games with six starts… Recorded 2.9 points and 2.2 rebounds per game… Added 17 steals and 13 assists with five blocks… Scored a season-high 10 points and pulled down five rebounds in her debut with the green and white against Lakehead (Nov. 2)… Posted a 3-for-5 performance, including 1-for-2 from 3-point range, for seven points and recorded a season-high seven rebounds with a block and a steal against St. Cloud State (Feb. 23)… Hit the game-winning shot with a second left on the clock at U-Mary (Feb. 16)… Totaled nine points in that game with four rebounds and a season-high three assists… Made her first start for the Beavers at Northern State (Jan. 4).

Bemidji State (2012-13): Will enter as a sophomore on the women’s basketball team and also compete on the women’s outdoor track and field team, primarily in sprinting events.

Iowa State (2011-12): Played in six games and averaged 2.8 minutes per game for Iowa State... Saw the floor for the first time against Houston Baptist (Nov. 11) and posted two steals... Grabbed two rebounds against Northern Arizona (Nov. 20).

Assumption High School: Four-year letterwinner... Helped lead the Knights to the class 3A state championship as a senior... Averaged 11.2 points, including 13 against Mount Vernon in the state title game and was named captain of the all-tournament team... 2011 first-team all-state recipient from the Des Moines Register and Iowa Girls Coaches Association... Second-team all-state from Iowa Newspaper Association... Earned First-Team All-Mississippi River Conference honors as a senior... Drake Relays champion in the 4x400 relay... School-record holder in the 4x100, 4x200 and 4x400... Helped high school win the state soccer championship.

Personal:
Daughter of Roger Youngblut and Monica Youngblut... Born March 1, 1993... Intends to major in elementary education... Father, Roger, (1983-84) played football at Iowa State and mother, Monica (Missel), (1983-86) played women’s basketball at Iowa State... Sister Mallory played basketball at University of North Dakota (2007-11) with current BSU women’s basketball assistant coach Mark Bagaason’s daughter Kayla.

Season Highs    
Points: 11 vs Northern State (1/18/14)
FG made: 4 vs Northern State (1/18/14)
FG attempts: 9, 2x last vs Minnesota State (2/14/14)
3Pt FG made: 3 vs Northern State (1/18/14)
3Pt FG attempts: 6 vs Northern State (1/18/14)
FT made: 4 at Sioux Falls (1/10/14)
FT attempts: 4 at Sioux Falls (1/10/14)
Rebounds: 9 vs MSU Moorhead (1/17/14)
Assists: 3 vs MSU Moorhead (1/17/14)
Steals: 2 vs Minnesota State (2/14/14)
Blocked Shots: 1, 4x last vs Minnesota State (2/14/14)
Minutes: 26 vs Northern State (1/18/14)
Career Highs
Points: 11 vs Northern State (1/18/14)
FG made: 4, 2x last vs Northern State (1/18/14)
FG attempts: 9, 2x last vs Minnesota State (2/14/14)
3Pt FG made: 3 vs Northern State (1/18/14)
3Pt FG attempts: 6 vs Northern State (1/18/14)
FT made: 4 at Sioux Falls (1/10/14)
FT attempts: 4 at U-Mary (2/16/13)
Rebounds: 9 vs MSU Moorhead (1/17/14)
Assists: 3, 2x last vs MSU Moorhead (1/17/14)
Steals: 3, 2x last vs Wayne State (1/12/13)
Blocked Shots: 1, 7x last vs Minnesota State (2/14/14)
Minutes: 26 vs Northern State (1/18/14)

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