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Melissa Gonzalez
Mohegan Lake, N.Y.
Lakeland H.S.


Career Highlights
- 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

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).

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.

Melissa Ann Gonzalez...daughter of Felix and Yolanda Gonzalez...anticipates a career in medicine...exploratory major...born Jan. 24, 1989 in Cortlandt, N.Y.


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