FRESHMAN SEASON (2019)
Picked up her first collegiate victory on Court 4 against No. 1 UCLA ... Went 1-1 on the season, competing in both matches with Megan Davenport.
PRIOR TO LSU
Was a two-sport athlete at Choctawatchee High School in Florida, competing in Volleyball and Soccer... Was a 4-year letter-winner for the Choctawatchee Volleyball program… Named team captain in 2017; Helped lead the Indians to district championships and Elite Eight appearances is in 2015, 2016 and 2017… Was Choctawatchee High School’s MVP in 2017 on, leading the Indians to a Class 7A Florida State Champion…Was named a 2014 All-Area Honorable Mention, 2015 All-Area Second Team and 2016 and 2017 All-Area First Team… NWF Daily News Athlete of the Week (2017)… Named the 2017 NWF Daily News Large Schools Volleyball Player of the Year. Competed with the High Performance USA Junior Continental Team at the HP Championship (2016)… Received 2017 FCA Influence Award… Placed 2nd at the 2017 ROXVB Beach National Championship… Placed 7th at the 2018 AAU Junior Olympics in Beach Volleyball… Graduated Summa Cum Laude from Choctawhatchee Senior High School… Recipient of the International Baccalaureate Diploma.
Full name is Melia Renee Lindner ... Born September 11, 1999 in Fort Walton Beach, Florida ... Parents are Phil and Tracey Lindner ... Father, Phil, played volleyball at Ohio State ... Has three siblings, Ariel, Adrien and Jaden ... Plans to major in pre-veterinary medicine.