Honors & Awards:
2012 TopDrawerSoccer.com Top 100 Freshmen (#49)
2012 All-CAA Third Team
2012 CAA Men’s Soccer All-Rookie Team
2012 CAA Rookie of the Week (Aug. 27)
Career: William Mellors-Blair has three goals and six assists for 12 career points at GSU. He has one game-winning goal with 39 shots (20 SOG).
2012 (Freshman): Named the No. 49 freshmen in the country by TopDrawerSoccer.com ... Selected to the All-CAA Third Team and CAA All-Rookie Team ... Finished the year with three goals and a team-high six assists for 12 points ... Scored two goals against Georgia Southern on Sept. 14, including the game-winner ... In his first game he notched his first career point by assisting on the game-winning goal at Jacksonville Aug. 24... Recorded four assists in his first three matches ... Finished the season with 39 shots (20 SOG) and 1,263 minutes played ... Alternated between playing on the wing and in the attacking midfield.
Prep: Attended the Nottingham Bluecoat School and Technology College in Nottingham, England ... Played on the wing and at forward ... Member of the Walsall Football Club from 2003-11 ... Scored five goals in one gmes vs. Preston North End ... Trained with Manchester United Academy from the ages of 12 to 15 before signing with Walsall FC.
Personal: William Mellors-Blair was born on Nov. 3, 1992 in Nottingham, England ... Son of Winston Blair and Karen Mellors ... Has one sister, Carley Mellors-Blair ... Enjoys running and going to the gym ... A business major.