Cheerleaders

Melissa

Spalon Montage Location and Stylist: Woodbury - Sammy

Years on team: Rookie

Hometown: Coon Rapids, MN

Education: BA in Child Psychology, University of Minnesota

Occupation: Sourcing Specialist

First Job: My first job was a hostess at the Chili's in Blaine.

Dance Background: I was in studio dance for 11 years, high school dance team for four years, and my college dance team for two years.

Favorite type of music: I like any type of music!

Favorite phone app: My favorite app is Twitter.

Celebrity crush: My celebrity crush is Alexander Skaarsgard from True Blood, oofta!

Junk Food weakness: My junk food weakness is definitely Sourpatch Kids because you get the sour and sweet taste all in one :)

I've always wanted to: I've always wanted to learn how to skateboard because it looks like it would be relaxing, but it would get you where you to want to be faster than watching.

One place I would love to travel to: I would love to travel to Greece, to experience the culture and beautiful landscape.

Off the field, I spend my free time: Off the field I like to spend my time doing yoga, bike riding, rollerblading, reading and spending time with my friends and family.

Best beauty secret: My beauty secret is swishing hydrogen peroxide for a minute to whiten my teeth...just don't swallow it!

Favorite thing to do in Mpls: My favorite thing to do in Minneapolis is spend time by or in the lakes, whether it be rollerblading on the sidewalks around them or being on a boat.

Favorite restaurant in Mpls: My favorite Minneapolis restaurant is Sally's Saloon and Eatery :)

My hidden talent is: My hidden talent…I can lick my elbow, for real.

One thing I wish I was great at:  One thing I wish I was great at is golf because I feel like I would really enjoy it, but I'm terrible.

Dream job: My dream job is being a clinical psychologist and working with severely impaired patients.

Greatest achievement: My greatest achievement was winning a national title with my college dance team. There is no greater feeling than achieving the one goal you have been working on the entire year and competing against the top teams in the nation.

Best thing about being an MVC: The best thing about being on the MVC is meeting all of the girls on your team and creating friendships and memories that will last a lifetime.