Melissa D'Amico debuts in Greece with 16 points 18,5 rebounds 25,5 in efficiency
Few hours after landing at Ptolemaida, Melissa played her first game in the defeat against PAOK 51 to 45, despite Melissa´s good performance with 17 points 19 rebounds and 5 drawn fouls for 25 in efficiency.
One week later, Melissa D'Amico had another strong grame with 15 points (9/9 from the free throw line) 18 rebounds 6 drawn fouls and 4 blocks for 26 in efficiency in the victory of Apollon Ptolemaida against Apollon Kalamarias 65 to 52.
Melissa D'Amico is currently the best rebounder in Greek League and the fourth best in efficiency.
Melissa D´ Amico is a 1,95m american center who after shining in High School was recruited by Notre Dame. After her four years at college, Melissa started her european career,averaging 12 points and 9,9 rebounds for Caceres in the 2010-11 season.
Melissa´s career started at William Floyd High School, where she averaged 16,8 points 9,1 rebounds and 3,5 blocks as junior and 20,7 points per game as senior.
Once she finished High School, Melissa recieved a scholarship at Notre Dame University, having her best performance in the 2006-07 season as a junior player, when she averaged 8 points 4,6 rebounds and 1 block in 20 minutes per game.
Melissa d´Amico started her profesional career in the 2008-09 season, playing for Grupo Marsol Conquero, in Spanish 2nd division and averaging 12,8 points 8,2 rebounds and 14,4 in efficiency in regular season and 17,3 points 12,3 rebounds 6,3 recieved fouls and 28,3 in efficiency in the Playoffs.
Melissa signed in the same competition with Cáceres in the 2009-10 season, averaging 12,5 points 7,8 rebounds and 15,3 in efficiency in League and 18 points 9 rebounds and 27 in efficiency in the Playoffs.
After starting the 2010-11 season in China, Melissa returned to Cáceres to play the second half of the season, averaging 12 points 9,9 rebounds and 13,4 in efficiency per game.
Melissa is a center who can play in the low post but who also has a nice shooting touch from mid distance. She is also a defensive presence.
2002-03: William Floyd High School: 16.8ppg 9.1rpg 3.5bpg
2003-04: William Floyd High School: 20.7ppg
2004-05: Notre Dame (NCAA-D1): 1.9ppg 1.4rpg in 6min
2005-06: Notre Dame (NCAA-D1): 5.9ppg 3.7rpg in 18min
2006-07: Notre Dame (NCAA-D1): 8ppg 4.6rpg in 20min
2007-08: Notre Dame (NCAA-D1): 2.8ppg 2rpg in 8min
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