Kerstin Mellbye

Kerstin Mellbye

Player Profile

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Medford, Ore.

High School:
North Medford

Height:
6-2

Position:
Forward

Experience:
HS

OREGON STATE
2003-04 Outlook:
Kerstin Mellbye comes to Oregon State after graduating from North Medford High School in Medford, OR in 2003...step-sister Ericka Brosterhous-Cook was a four-year letterwinner for the Beavers before graduating from Oregon State in 2002...will bring additional depth to the post position.

HIGH SCHOOL
NORTH MEDFORD, Medford, OR:
Kerstin was a four-year letterwinner while playing forward for head coach Tim Karrick at North Medford High School in Medford, OR...served as team captain for two seasons...earned first team All-Southern Oregon Conference honors as a senior in 2003...was an honorable mention All-State selection as a senior...a two-time team Most Valuable Player honoree...garnered second team All-Conference accolades as a junior...named North Medford's Best Offensive Player in 2002...earned three letters as a cheerleader...was a member of the track and field team for three seasons...competed in the high jump.

PERSONAL Daughter of Sue and B.G. Brosterhous...mother is a teacher and father is self-employed...has two brothers, Tate (21) and Wade (11) and one sister, Ericka (24) who played four seasons of basketball at Oregon State before graduating in 2002...her father played basketball professionally in France for 21 years and her sister played professionally in France in 2002-03...boasted a 3.8 GPA in high school...named Kiwanis Student of the Month...named Rotary Student of the Month...was a member of the Torch Honor Society and Buddy Program...enjoys waterskiing...lists Michael Jordan as her favorite athlete...biggest athletic thrill to date was shooting and hitting her first and only 3-point field goal attempt in her high school basketball career...chose Oregon State because, "I have always wanted to attend OSU and it's in the family blood!"

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