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Melissa Martin
Melissa Martin

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lancaster, Pa.

High School:
Manheim Township

Height:
5-5

Position:
Midfield

About Martin: A solid, reliable playmaker ... Strong distribution skills ... Very consistent.

2008: Started in all 26 games ... All-Region ... NCAA All-Tournament Team ... Nine goals including two game-winners ... 15 assists including a career-high four assists vs. American (Nov. 15) ... Women's Field Hockey.com Honor Roll for Oct. 27 for two-goal performance at Virginia (Oct. 25) ... Women's Field Hockey.com Player of the Week for performance in ACC/Big Ten Challenge ... Scored the tying goal against Iowa in the season opener (Aug. 30), also had an assist on the first goal.

2007: ACC Player of the Week (Sept. 11) ... Womensfieldhockey.com Honor Roll (Sept. 10) ... Second team Regional All-America ... Played and started in all 22 games ... A team leader in goals with eight ... Led sophomore class in scoring ... Six assists ... A team leader in shots on goal percentage (.727) ... Had one goal and two assists against Duke (Sept. 8) ... Netted two goals against Stanford (Oct. 15) ... Assisted in two goals in the ACC Championship game against UNC (Nov. 4).

2006: Played in 20 games ... Had one goal and two assists for four points ... Took five shots, including two shots on goal ... Scored first career goal on Sept. 3 against Pacific ... Represented the USA on a trip to China in March of 2006 as part of the U-21 U.S. national team ... A Dean's List member.

Background: Selected for the U21 National Team ... Played with them against Canada ... Played internationally in Holland and Australia ... A two-time NFHCA All-American, two-time MidEast All-Region team, three-time Pennsylvania All-State team, three-time Lancaster/Lebanon League first team All-Star ... Played four years with Mystx and in 2005 led team to U19 Pool B National Festival Champions and National Indoor Tournament Pool A ... Named to the USA National Development Squad and EPTC team.

Personal: Born October 20, 1987 ... Parents are Dale and Wendy Martin ... Has one younger sister, Diana (19), who is a member of the ski team at Syracuse ... Father played soccer and wrestled at James Madison ... Mother was a cheerleader at Shippensburg ... Major is history, minor is international studies.


Martin's Career Statistics
Through 2008 Season

YearGP/GSGoalsAssistsPointsShots
200620/31245
200722/22862222
200826/269153324
Career68/5118235962
 

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