Indiana University Women's Soccer head coach Mick Lyon talks about last week's games and looks ahead to the games this week. He is joined by Monica Melink.
2012 (Redshirt Sophomore)
Played in 19 games, making 15 starts ... finished the year with one goal and one assist for three points ... recorded seven shots, four of which were on goal ... had an assist in season opening win against Arkansas State while playing 57 minutes off the bench ... got her first start of the year and played 79 minutes against Missouri State ... scored her first goal of the season on a blast from 16 yards out on the right side against Xavier ... registered one shot in a win against Indiana State ... was in the starting lineup and helped the Hoosiers to a 2-1 win at Michigan State ... played all 90 minutes against Wisconsin ... recorded a goal in a victory at Xavier ... named Academic All - Big Ten.
2011 (Redshirt Freshman)
Saw action in all 19 games, and broke into the starting lineup three times ... collected one goal and two assists for a total of four points ... scored her first collegiate goal against Western Michigan ... has assists against Butler and Northwestern ... named Academic All-Big Ten.
Melink was a varsity starter for three seasons at Ursuline Academy for head coach Colleen Dehring ... scored 36 goals in her career ... named Second Team All-Star GGCL twice ... led Ursuline to GGCL league titles in 2006 and 2007 ... and advanced all the way to the regional finals in 2007 ... played club soccer for Cincinnati United Premier, where she won the State Cup ... also part of the Ohio South State team with the Olympic Development Program (ODP) in 2007 and 2008, advancing to the regional camp as a junior ... attended the IU Soccer Camp in 2008 and was named camp MVP ... also an accomplished student-athlete off the field, Melink has received a number of scholastic honors including the Southern Ohio and Northern Kentucky Art and Writing Scholastic Award on two occasions ... the daughter of Steve and Mary Frances Melink ... has one brother, Matt, and two sisters, Katie and Laura.