|High School:||Fallbrook Union HS|
Maultsby had a breakout campaign in 2012, leading the Tigers with 18 points. She started five contests, while playing in all 19 games. Her first goal of the season came in the 5-3 season opening victory over Saint Louis. Maultsby went on to tally goals in Pacific victories over Siena and No. 22 Michigan State. She also recorded her third career two score game in the NorPac opener against UC Davis. Maultsby assisted on four goals during the season including during the Tigers’ victories over Siena, Michigan State and California.
Maultsby continued her offensive charge in 2011, picking up nine points and four goals. She started 11 of the 17 games in which she appeared. Maultsby collected a personal career best two scores in the season finale victory against Radford. The goal against Robert Morris helped push the game into overtime on October 2. Her outstanding season led her to be named the 2011 Offensive Player of the Year for the Tigers.
As a true freshman, Maultsby played in nine games while starting eight. She added four goals, including the game winner against Missouri State on September 26. Maultsby finished third on the team with nine points with 10 shots on goal.
Melissa Maultsby graduated from Fallbrook Union High school in Fallbrook, Calif., in 2010. She helped the Warriors to a 17-5 record in 2009. As a senior, she scored 25 goals, was named to the Serra Tournament All Tournament Team, and received a CIF Honorable Mention. Maultsby was also recognized for her sportsmanship, as the San Diego Field Hockey Officials Association awarded her with their Outstanding Sportsmanship award in 2009. She also lettered in softball.
Melissa Maultsby was born in La Jolla, Calif. She is the daughter of Jim and Judy Mautsby. She has an older brother, Jason, and a younger brother, Ryan. Maultsby is majoring in sports pedagogy with plans to become a high school physical education teacher and field hockey coach. Her hobbies include horseback riding, FFA, market goat showing, surfing, and playing or coaching field hockey.