Melanie Ara

Melanie AraYear: Sophomore
Position: D/MF
Hometown: Las Vegas, NV
Jersey #: 9
Major: Criminal Justice
Favorite Movie: Monsters, Inc.
Favorite Food: Tacos
Role Model: U/A
Super Power: Invisible

Redshirt in 2018; was a first-team all-Golden Valley Conference selection in 2017 for the nationally ranked Coyotes; earned All-Northern California honors after registering 27 points on nine goals and nine assists; in high school, rated a two-star national recruit by Top Drawer Soccer and was a Top Drawer Soccer All-America Watch list nominee; four varsity letterwinner and three-year starter at national power Arbor View High School; helped lead team to four consecutive Nevada Division 1 state titles and an average of 20 wins per season; team was nationally-ranked by NSCAA; Las Vegas Review-Journal all-state selection (all classifications) as a junior and senior; named all-Southern Nevada and first-team all-state her final two years; three-time first-team all-league and all-region selection.