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    13  Melea Clark
    Melea Clark

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Columbus, Ohio

    Last College:
    Trinity Valley C.C.

    Height:
    5-9

    Position:
    Guard


    2000-01: Started in 22 of the 23 games she played in as a senior?named to the All-MCC Second Team after the season?UIC?s leading scorer averaging 15.3 ppg, which also ranked third in the MCC in the category?scored in double-figures in all but one game in 2000-01?also led team in assists (67), steals (48) and three-pointers made (44) while finishing the year ranked among the top 10 in the MCC in each?tallied a career-high 29 points and seven assists while adding a career-best tying five steals at Troy State on Dec. 28?followed that up with 20 points, a season-high seven rebounds and seven assists versus Ball State on Dec. 30?those two games helped her earn MCC Player of the Week honors on Jan. 2?tabbed 25 points while chipping in with six rebounds and five steals at Morgan State on Jan. 4?dropped in a game-high 26 points (9-12 FG) on Feb. 3, versus Loyola?broke the 20-point barrier on five occasions during the season?scored five of her team-high 18 points in the final 90 seconds of UIC?s MCC quarterfinal win over Cleveland State?wrapped up her career ranked 19th on the UIC all-time scoring list with 683 points.

    1999-2000: Named to the 1999-2000 MCC All-Newcomer Team?appeared in 27 games, starting in 23?led UIC in assists (2.5 apg), steals (2.2 spg), three-point field goal percentage (.411), and minutes played (33.8 mpg)?was one of two Flames to average in double figures in scoring (12.4 ppg) while also averaging 4.1 rebounds per contest?in MCC statistics, ranked second in three-point field goal percentage, third in steals and sixth in scoring? scored 16 of her career-high 23 points in the first half, leading UIC over Ball State on Dec. 10?totaled 20 points, on 8-for-11 shooting, at Butler on Jan. 15?tallied a team-high 18 points and three assists in the Flames? MCC quarterfinal win over Butler on Mar. 9?.scored 19 points against Pepperdine, while also snaring eight rebounds and dishing out a career-high six assists on Dec. 19?matched her career-high six assists versus Cleveland State on Jan. 22?pilfered a season-best five steals versus UW-Green Bay on Feb. 24?posted her first career double-double at DePaul on Jan. 2, with 15 points and a career-best 10 boards in a season-best 53 minutes of playing time?knocked down a season-high four three-pointers in back-to-back games ? at Ball State on Dec. 10 and at St. John?s on Dec. 14.

    Prior to UIC: Played the last two seasons at Trinity Valley Community College in Athens, Texas?helped TVCC to a 36-0 record and the school's fourth national championship in the last six years, last season?earned all-conference and all-regional accolades as a freshman?one of six sophomores from TVCC to sign with a Division I school for the 1999-2000 season.