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Melissa Appelstein

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Needham, Mass.

High School:
Needham

Position:
Midfielder

Melissa Appelstein

2010: Saw action in 16 matches, including two starts... selected to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

2009: Appeared in four games off the bench... Patriot League Academic Honor Roll selection.

2008: Played in 14 games, making four starts in the midfield... made her collegiate debut in a 2-2 draw at Rider (8/26)... earned the starting nod for the first time against Monmouth (9/5)... had two shots in a 2-0 shutout of Saint Peter's (9/21)... named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

At Needham: Named captain during her senior season... Bay State League All-Star in 2006 and 2007... 2007 Joan Swartz Award Recipient, which is awarded to individual who exemplifies leadership, sportsmanship and dedication to the team... Captain of her club team for six years... Maple Division I champions in 2008... 2004 State Finalist... member of the Honor Roll, Spanish National Honor Society and of Anti-Defamation league... also was a peer mediator.

Why Lafayette? "I chose Lafayette because of the beautiful and small campus that encompasses a strong academic reputation, dedication to the students and the chance to play competitive Division I soccer."

Season 	GP  Goals  Assts  Points Shots Shot% GW  PK-Att
2008    14    0	     0	    0	  3    .000   0   0-0
2009	 4    0	     0	    0	  0    .000   0   0-0
2010	16    0	     0	    0     3    .000   0   0-0
TOTAL   34    0	     0	    0	  6    .000   0   0-0

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