|High School:||Saint Raphael Academy|
|Previous Team:||Saint Raphael Academy|
Joined the team as a walk-on in the fall of 2012 ... Played club hockey at Brown for two years.
Before Brown: A three-sport athlete at St. Raphael Academy in Pawtucket, Mello played hockey for four years, baseball for three, and tennis for one ... Captain of the hockey team as both a junior and a senior ... Started every game in goal from 2006-2010, helping to lead St. Raphael to two State Runner-Up finishes ... Recipient of Hobey Baker Character Award in 2010 ... Named to RI Senior All-Star Game in 2010.
Personal: The son of Joseph and Karen Mello of Pawtucket, Rhode Island ... Has two older sisters, Alyssa and Brittany, and one younger brother, Ben ... Class President and President of National Honors Society while at St. Raphael ... Class Valedictorian and Harvard Book Award recipient ... Interests: Golf, Sportscasting, History ... Concentration: Economics and Archaeology.