|Hometown:||North Portsmouth, VA|
|High School:||Cape Henry|
A man of many talents, Nik has focused on the lacrosse field for his final year at Brown. He has enjoyed studying abroad in Sweden, concentrating on his English degree, and the entire Brown experience. After playing a smaller role in 2008, Nik has placed himself in great position to start at a defensive midfield position in 2009. He has exceptional quickness and strength, and he is actually one of the better offensive threats on the team, making him a dangerous threat in transition...2008: Speedy middy who saw action in 10 games for the Bears...Scored a goal vs. Delaware and had assists vs. Denver and Air Force...Picked-up five ground balls...Secondary School Background: A graduate of Cape Henry Collegiate School where he lettered in lacrosse (3), soccer (2) and wrestling (2)...Player of the Year in the TCIS Conference...First team All-State as a junior and senior...Cape Henry captured the State Championship in his junior year...Three-time All-TCIS Conference selection...Personal: The son of Kenneth and Sylvia Melvin of Portsmouth...Has a brother, Derek...Enjoys music, chess, badminton, reading and writing...Business Economics concentrator.