Please join me in welcoming the newest member of the Athletics Advancement team, Melissa Lechlitner. Melissa is 2010 graduate of Notre Dame and former standout point guard for Coach McGraw. She brought her basketball skills across Angela Boulevard from Saint Joe HS where she led her team to a state championship in 2005 (more recently, she helped the Indians bring home another state championship in 2017 as an assistant coach). Following a three-year professional basketball career that took her to Germany, Iceland, Puerto Rico and Finland, Melissa spent the past five years at Anthony Travel. She played an integral role in their overall business development strategies and growth, while also managing and servicing her own portfolio of 85 universities. She also assisted with alumni and international team tours, as well as post season events. Melissa is excited to return to Notre Dame on Monday, May 14th as a regional Athletics Advancement fundraiser and a member of my staff’s Bookstore Basketball team.