Devin Mellon
Devin Mellon

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Lawson, Mo.

High School:
Lawson

Weight:
HWT

Birthdate:
03/30/1992

Major:
Hospitality Management


10/09/2014

Mizzou Wrestling Ranked Preseason No. 1 By MAC Coaches

Tigers earn 27 points, claiming top honors over second-place Old Dominion (18 points)

10/08/2014

Wrestling Tabbed No. 6 In FloWrestling Preseason Rankings

Seven individual Tigers also make Top-20 weight class rankings

09/03/2014

Eight Tigers Named To WIN's Preseason Rankings

Team comes in at No. 7 overall, while Cox, Houdashelt, and Waters receive highest individual recognition

06/05/2014

Tigers Take Summer Workouts to a New Level

Mizzou Wrestling Summer Update

03/22/2014

Mizzou's Houdashelt Takes Fifth at Nationals

Drake Houdashelt is a two-time All-American in his three trips to the NCAAs

02/07/2014

Beauty and The Beast Wrestling/Gymnastics - February 7, 2014

Beauty and The Beast

02/01/2013

Missouri Wrestling vs OSU (Beauty and the Beast) - February 1, 2013

Missouri vs OSU

03/03/2012

Big 12 Wrestling Championships - Semifinals

Big 12 Wrestling Championships - Semifinals - March 3, 2012

02/04/2012

Missouri vs. Oklahoma State

Missouri vs. Oklahoma State - February 4, 2012

CAREER HONORS

• 2014 NCAA Nationals Qualifier (HWT)
• 2012 NCAA Nationals Qualifier (HWT)
REDSHIRT JUNIOR (2013-14)

Mellon RS JR
• Held the heavyweight spot on the starting lineup, going 24-12 overall and making his second appearance at the NCAA National Championships.
• Finished in second, third and fifth place at the Warren Williams/Daktronics, Joe Parisi and UNI Opens, respectively, picking up 11 wins between the three tournaments.
• Went 9-3 in dual competition, including a ranked win over No. 15 Ross Larson (Oklahoma).
• Represented Missouri at the 2014 MAC Championships, taking second place overall after falling to No. 11 Jeremy Johnson (Ohio) in the finals. The second-place finish gave him an automatic bid to the 2014 NCAA National Championships.
• Finished with three major decision wins and two wins by fall.
REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE (2012-13)

Mellon RS SO
• Competed in five tournaments for the Tigers, as well as competing in one dual in place of Dom Bradley.
• Finished in first place at both the UCM and Kaufman-Brand Opens, picking up 10 wins between the two including one technical fall, one pin and one major decision.
• Took a third-place finish at the Joe Parisi Open, his only loss coming against Austin Marsden (Oklahoma St.) in the first tie-breaker period.
• Recorded another first-place finish for Mellon came at the Roger Denker Open.
• Mellon finished the season with a record of 21-4.
REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2011-12)

Mellon RS FR
• Took a place on the starting lineup for the Tigers while Dom Bradley took his Olympic redshirt.
• Picked up his first dual win over Oklahoma's Elijah Madison in sudden victory (2), 6-4.
• Finished in fourth place at the Kaufman-Brand Open after defeating five other wrestlers.
• His first ranked win came over No. 15 Brendan Barlow (Kent State). Had another ranked win on the season against No. 10 Ben Apland (Michigan).
• Represented Missouri at the 2012 Big 12 Championships, where he finished in fourth place.
• A wildcard bid landed him his first appearance at the NCAA Nationals.
• Mellon finished the season with 19 wins, including three major decisions, one pin and one technical fall.
FRESHMAN (2010-11)

• In his redshirt season as a heavyweight, Mellon competed in five open tournaments as an unattached wrestler, claiming titles in two.
• Picked up his first collegiate win at the UCM Open against Mo. Valley's Michael Johnson.
• Won all five of his matches at the Kaufman/Brand Open for his first collegiate title.
• Finished in second place at the Roger Denker Open, losing a 2-1 decision in the finals to Missouri's Jake Glore.
• Took first place at the MVC Open, drawing his season to a close with an overall record of 14-5.
LAWSON HIGH SCHOOL (LAWSON, MO)

• Finished in second place at state his freshman season, but took the state title his remaining three seasons as a Cardinal.
• Had a perfect 43-0 season his senior year.
• Was named District Wrestler of the Year in 2010.
• Was a four-sport athlete and was awarded a total of 10 letters throughout his four years of high school: four for wrestling, three for football, two for baseball, and one for track.
• Graduated as a member of the Honor Roll.
PERSONAL

• Devin Mellon was born in Lawson, Mo., to parents Danny and Susan Mellon on March 30, 1992.
• Has an older sister, Sheena Sullard, and an older brother, Dustin Sullard.
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