Selected in the 30th round of the 2003 MLB amateur draft by the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Graduated from Golden High School where he earned four letters in baseball for coach Brad Madden ... Three-time team captain ... Was named all-state in baseball twice ... Also earned three letters football and four in basketball ... Named all-state in football twice and once in basketball ... Member of the honor roll and of the National Honors Society.
Played Connie Mack baseball for Cherry Creek.
Full name: Mark David Melancon ... Born: 3/28/85 in Wheat Ridge, Colo. ... Son of David and Cherry Melancon ... Has one sister, Michelle ... Undecided in area of academic pursuit.