Honors & Awards:
2012 TopDrawerSoccer.com Top 100 Freshmen (#49)
2012 All-CAA Third Team
2012 CAA Men's Soccer All-Rookie Team
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: Named to the All-CAA Third Team and CAA Men's Soccer All-Rookie Team ... Finished the year with three goals and a team-high six assists for 12 points ... Scored one game-winning goal, the opening tally of a 3-0 win vs. Georgia Southern ... Earned his first multi-goal game against Georgia Southern ... Notched his first career point in his first game by assisting on a game-winning goal from Gimel Gordon at Jacksonville (Aug. 24) ... Led the nation in assists per game in the first statistical rankings released on Sept. 13 ... 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 game vs. Preston North End ... Enrolled in the Manchester United Academy at the age of 12 ... Stayed in the academy from age 12 to 15 ... Played for Walsall FC after attending the academy.
Personal: William Mellors-Blair was born on November 3, 1992 in Nottingham, England ... Son of Winston Blair and Karen Mellors ... Has one sister, Carley Mellors-Blair (37) ... Enjoys running and going to the gym.