Name: Melissa Brizzi
Hometown: Largo, Florida
High School: Admiral Farragut Academy
Major: Marine Environmental Science
Freshman Year: Brizzi saw action in the latter half of the season and shot a career high 548 in air rifle and 522 in smallbore rifle in her first season of varsity competition. She ended the year as a member of the Mid Atlantic Rifle Conference All Rookie Team.
Prior to Coast Guard: Shot 3 Position Sporter Air Rifle in Junior and senior high school ending her secondary career as team captain at Admiral Farragut Academy.
Personal: Brizzi is one of the 2016-17 Rifle Team’s representative on the Academy Student Athlete Advisory Council. She also carries the Coast Guard flag in the Academy Color Guard. She was the Salutatorian Admiral Farragut Academy Class of 2015 and enjoys target shooting and hunting with family.