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Melissa Hough Athlete Profile

Melissa Hough

Melissa Hough
Position: All Around Height: 5-3 Roster Years: 2007-2009 Hometown: Edmonton Last School: Jasper Place High School


  • Daughter of Garth and Sharon Hough
  • Favorite foods are chicken, pizza and tacos
  • Hobbies include arts and crafts, camping, snowboarding, watersports and watching movies
  • Enjoys all types of music

Before BYU

  • Trained at Ortona Gymnastics Club
  • Member of Canadian National Team as a novice and junior
  • Four year senior-high performer
  • Competed in various international competitions around the world
  • Finished second in the all-around at a meet in Belgium in 2005
  • Finished 13th in the all-around at the 2005 Canadian National Championships


Career High:

Year: Bars: Dates:
2008: 9.775 2/8, 2/22, 2/27, 3/10, 3/21
2009: 9.775 3/9

2007 | Freshman Year

  • Competed in ten meets on bars and exhibitioned on vault and floor
  • Posted a career-high 9.700 on bars on three different occasions

2008 | Sophomore Year

  • Competed in every meet on uneven bars
  • Earned career-best score of 9.775 five times throughout the season
  • Led the squad on bars at Oregon State (2/22)
  • Exhibitioned on floor exercises
  • Competed on bars at Regionals

2009 | Junior Year

  • Tied career-high score of 9.775 on bars against Denver
  • Competed in five meets on floor
  • Did not compete in the final meet of the season against Utah due to an injury