Mohegan Lake, N.Y.
- Member of U-21 U.S. National Team
- 2008 U.S. Junior National Camp
- 2007 NFHCA All-Mideast Second Team
- 2007 NCAA All-Final Four Team
- 2007 All-BIG EAST Second Team
- 2007 BIG EAST All-Tournament Team
2007: Enjoyed a tremendous freshman season as she established
herself as one of the top offensive players in the BIG EAST...named
second team All-BIG EAST and second team All-Mideast Region...also
selected to the 2007 BIG EAST All-Tournament Team... tallied nine goals
and four assists over 25 starts...was the only freshman and one of only
eight players on the squad to open each of the teamís 25 games as a
starter... ranked fourth on the squad with 22 points... tallied three
game-winning goals...ranked 10th among BIG EAST Conference leaders in
goals (10)...tallied a goal in NCAA first round win over UMass
(11/10)...registered back-to-back game-winning goals against Boston
College (10/24) and Providence (10/27)...handed out two assists in win
at Syracuse (10/21)...tallied a goal and an assist in win over Michigan
State (9/14)... recorded first multi-goal game of her career with two
scores, including the game-winner at Michigan (9/9).
HIGH SCHOOL: Guided Lakeland (N.Y) High School to a four-year record
of 82-5-2, including two state championships...during her senior
campaign, Gonzalez guided the Hornets to a perfect 24-0 mark and the
state championship while breaking the schoolís career marks for most
goals, assists and points in a career...was a national All-America
choice following both her junior and senior seasons...was a member of
four consecutive league championship squads...was named a regional
All-America selection as a sophomore...four-time All-State choice...also
lettered in soccer and lacrosse during her prep career.
PERSONAL: Melissa Ann Gonzalez...daughter of Felix and Yolanda
Gonzalez...anticipates a career in medicine...exploratory major...born Jan. 24, 1989 in Cortlandt, N.Y.