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Melissa Busque
Melissa  Busque


St. Bruno, Quebec

High School:
College Francais




#20 Melissa Busque

#20 Melissa Busque

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2010 (Junior Season): Appeared in 22 games, starting 19... Led the team with five assists while adding four goals for 13 points... Scored the game-winning goal and added an assist against DePaul (Oct. 17)... Named to the BIG EAST Honor Roll (Sept. 13)... Scored two goals, including the game winner, in UConn's 5-0 victory over Central Connecticut (Sept. 12)... Tallied the game-winning goal against Yale (Sept. 9)... Tallied a pair of assists in UConn's 2-1 overtime victory against Illinois (Sept. 3).

2009 (Sophomore Season): Second on the team in points (18) and goals (6) ... Played in 21 games starting in 20 on the season ... recorded the gamewinning goal against Harvard (Sep. 5) and Boston University (Sep. 11) in overtime ... has added assists on three of Linda Ruutu's four goals ... scored the game-winner against Yale (Sept. 20) ... scored the first penalty kick goal of her career against Syracuse (Sept. 27) to give the Huskies a three-goal lead ... was a part of both game-winning goals in the weekend against Villanova (Oct. 2) and Georgetown (Oct. 4) ... assisted on the game-winner against Nova while recording the game winning goal against Georgetown ... knocked in the second goal of the game at Marquette (Oct. 9) also tallying an assist on the weekend at South Florida (Oct. 11) ... took seven shots at Villanova (Oct. 29) in the First Round of the BIG EAST Tournament, four on goal helping to spur the Nova own goal that tied the game up for the Huskies ... was the only Husky to notch a PK in that game.

2008 (Freshman Season): Played in all 22 games during the season starting in 15 of them ... took 27 shots, 15 of them on goal ... recorded three assists on the season which led the team ... tallied her first career point on an assist in a 1-0 victory against Providence (Sept. 19) on the only Husky goal of the game ... got an assist on one of the three goals UConn scored against DePaul (Oct. 17) in a 3-0 victory ... recorded an assist against Syracuse (Oct. 24).

BEFORE UCONN: Trained at the Canadian National Training Center since 2004 ... participated in the International Games with the Under-15 and Under-17 Canadian National teams and played on team Quebec from 2004-06 ... won the Under 16 Canadian National Championship with her club team, FC Select Rive-SU in 2005 ... was named Quebec's Elite Soccer Conference MVP that same year.

PERSONAL: Melissa is the daughter of Rejean Busque and Ginette Blouin ... a sport management major ... born February 18, 1990.

Busque's Career Statistics

Year GP/GS Shots G A Pts. GW
2008 22/15 27 0 3 3 0
2009 21/20 65 6 6 18 4
2010 22/19 37 4 5 13 3
Total 65/54 129 10 14 34 7