Melissa Chin
Melissa  Chin

RS Senior

Flushing, N.Y.

High School:




BIG EAST Names 169 St. John's Student-Athletes To 2013-14 All-Academic Team

13 Red Storm teams represented on all-conference list.


Santiago Posts Third Double-Double In 3-1 Loss To Seton Hall

Sophomore outside hitter records third 12 kills, 16 digs.


Mutlugil Collects Double-Double In Three Set Loss To Marquette On Senior Day

Sophomore setter picks up eighth double-double with 35 assists, 11 digs.


Palgutova, Wachowicz Record Double-Doubles As St. John's Tops DePaul, 3-1

Palgutova collected 14th double-double, while Wachowicz picked up fifth double-double.


Wachowicz Records 22 Kills In 3-1 Loss To Creighton

Junior outside hitter led match in kills on a .288 hitting percentage.


2014 Intro Video

Check out the 2014 St. John's volleyball intro video, which debuted in Carnesecca Arena during the Kaiser Classic on Friday, Sept. 12!


2014 Season Preview

The 2014 St. John's volleyball season begins on Friday, Aug. 29, with the Bryant Invitational in Smithfield, R.I. The home opener is on Monday, Sept. 1 against St. Peter's in Taffner Field House (Rec side). The Carnesecca Arena opener is on Friday, Sept. 12 against Dartmouth.


2013 Intro Video

2013 Intro Video


2012 Season Preview With Head Coach Joanne Persico

Head Coach Joanne Persico Previews The 2012 Season


Season in Review: Volleyball

The Red Storm finished 20-12 (7-8)


DePaul vs. St. John's - November 9, 2012

St. John's takes on DePaul on "Senior Night" from Carnesecca Arena on Nov. 9, 2012.


Georgetown vs. St. John's - Sept. 21, 2012

St. John's defeats Georgetown in three sets at Carnesecca Arena on Sept. 21, 2012.

As A Redshirt Senior (2016)Played in 90 sets across 27 matches, making six starts … recorded 14 service aces and 171 digs on the year … recorded 10 or more digs in six matches during  her senior campaign … picked up a career-high 20 digs against Albany (Sept. 16) … dished out a career-high five assists in the matchup with UC Santa Barbara (Sept. 10) … In her last home match in a Red Storm uniform, she registered a career-high three service aces on Senior Night in a five set victory over Georgetown (Nov. 5).

As A Redshirt Junior (2015): Played in 68 sets across 27 matches, making two starts … had a total of six service aces … collected 85 digs on the season with 1.25 digs per set … matched a career-high for the third time with one kill at Saint Mary’s (Sept. 5).

As A Junior (2014):
A redshirt season.

As A Sophomore (2013): Played in 80 sets across 25 matches ... collected 11 service aces and 33 digs on the season and only one return error in 12 attempts ... notched a season-high two service aces in a win against Fordham (Sept. 17) ... earned two assists in four sets played in a win at Northeastern (Sept. 22).

As A Freshman (2012): Played in 56 sets across 18 matches, making one start ... collected the fifth-highest digs per set average (1.18) on the squad ... notched a dig vs. then-No. 10 Louisville in the BIG EAST quarterfinals (Nov. 16) ... picked up a pair of service aces and four digs in a road win at Rutgers (Nov. 7) ... had seven digs on the road at Marquette (Nov. 4) ... racked up a season-high four service aces and 12 digs in four-set win vs. Seton Hall (Oct. 26) ... collected six kills vs. then-No. 15 Louisville (Oct. 12) ... contributed her second kill of the season, while adding a pair of service aces and four digs in a road win at DePaul (Oct. 6) ... had three service aces and eight digs in a five-set win vs. Villanova (Sept. 23) ... picked up her first-career kill and added a pair of digs vs. NJIT (Sept. 15).

At Stuyvesant: A member of the Vixens volleyball team from 2008-11, captaining the squad in 2011 ... led the Vixens to four straight perfect 12-0 regular seasons ... guided the Vixens to the PSAL semifinals in 2010 and 2011 ... played outside hitter despite being 5-foot-4.

Off the Court: Chose St. John's for its volleyball team and pharmacy program ... majoring in pharmacy with an expected graduation date of 2018 ... a Sunday School teacher's aide at the First Baptist Church of Flushing ... her parents, Donald and Tiffany, both played volleyball at Baruch College ... has one brother, Nathaniel.


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