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  Melissa Leonetti

Melissa Leonetti

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Erdenheim, PA.

High School:
Springfield Township HS

Height:
5-7

Position:
Back

Birthdate:
06/28/1982

2002 (Junior): Second Team All-America honors… First Team All-South Region…First Team All-CAA… Started all 25 games as a back in her junior season… Honored as a NFHCA Academic All-American honoree for second consecutive year…Ranked ninth in the country in assists per game…Served as the stick stop in all Lady Monarchs’ 302 penalty corners… Recorded two goals and two assists in win over #18 UVA… Helped the team to record eight shutouts…Played for the Tidewater Tempest in the US Field Hockey Summer League…

2001 (Sophomore): Second Team All-CAA honoree... Joined the starting line-up as a sophomore with 23 starts…Tallied five goals and seven assists in her second season with the team… Awarded National Field Hockey Coaches Association Academic All-America honors…Was a starting member of her Final Four USFHA Summer League Team in 2002…

2000 (Freshman): Played in 16 games as a true freshman and scored her first career goal...

Prior to Old Dominion: A four-year member of the Springfield Township field hockey team, she led the squad and the area in scoring...Was a two-time all-league and all-area selection...Named the Springfield Sun Best Female High School Athlete her senior year...Scored 1,444 points for the basketball team for second all-time...An all-league hoopster...Led team in scoring her final season...A three-time all-league and all-area lacrosse player...Led team in scoring as a senior...A Scholar-Athlete.

Personal: Born June 28, 1982...Daughter of Marie and Craig Leonetti...Has two brothers Eric (24) and Cole (19)...Majoring in health and physical education.

Career Stats:
	GP/GS	Shots:	Goals:	Assists:    Points:
2000:	16/0	8	1	0        2
2001:	23/23	24	5	7        17
2002:	25/25	12	5	19        29
Totals:	64/48	44	11	26        48
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