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Michelle Kleckner
2012-13 Women's Golf
New Brighton, Minn.
Michelle Kleckner

2012-2013: Competed in 10 events for the Crusaders as a junior ... an All-Horizon League honoree ... posted an 80.0 scoring average, second-best single-season average in program history ... earned her first career victory at the Crusader Spring Invitational, shooting rounds of 80 and 76 ... shot a career-best round of 70 (-1) to open the Dayton Fall Invitational, the third-best round in Crusader history ... finished fifth at Dayton with a 36-hole total of 144, tied for the second-lowest score in a 36-hole tournament in program history ... shot the third and fourth lowest 54-hole scores in program history, posting a 236 at the MSU/Payne Stewart Memorial and a 238 at the Horizon League Championship ... finished tenth at the league tournament ... member of the Academic All-Horizon League team ... named to the Horizon League Academic Honor Roll ... honored as an All-American Scholar by the WGCA.

2011-2012: Participated in all 11 events in her sophomore season ... tallied an 82.8 scoring average, third best among Crusaders ... posted 36-hole scores in the 150s three times ... carded a 164 and placed third at the Loyola Invitational April 21-22 ... Played in all five fall events for the Crusaders ... won the Tennessee State Fall Classic where she posted a career best 18 (75) and 36-hole scores (152) ... her 152 is the best  36-hole score in progam history ... tied for 10th at the U of Dayton Fall Invitational posting a 36-hole total of 156 (78-78) which led the Crusaders ... shot five rounds in the 70s ... posted a team low 79.5 fall scoring average ... named to the Horizon League’s All-Academic Team

2010-2011: Played in all 10 events for the Crusaders ... made collegiate debut at the Green Bay Invitational ... finished ninth at the Chicago State Cougar Classic with a 36-hole total of 156, a season’s best ... carded rounds of 77 to open both the Green Bay Invitational and the Chicago State tournament ... led Valpo in the Chicago State event ... posted a 85.7 stroke average.

Prep: A four-year letterwinner for the Knights ... an All-State selection as a senior ... participated in the Minnesota State Championships as a freshman, sophomore, and senior, placing 31st as a senior ... North Suburban Conference champion as a senior ... won a sectional title as a senior ... led team to three section titles ... team won NSC championship as a freshman, junior, and senior ... team’s Most Valuable Player as a senior ... also lettered in volleyball.

Personal:  Michelle is the daughter of Kirk and Karen Kleckner ... major is meteorology ... born April 21, 1992.

2012-13 Women's Golf
Alyssa CameronJr.Warsaw, Ind.
Kathleen CooperSr./Jr.Hobart, Ind.
Brianna DavyJr.Schererville, Ind.
Annie GaugertFr.Lake Geneva, Wis.
Sibil GillFr.Kokomo, Ind.
Michelle KlecknerJr.New Brighton, Minn.
Olivia McCormickFr.Grant Park, Ill.
Annie NolanSr./Jr.Valparaiso, Ind.
Jessica O'BrienSr.Chesterton, Ind.
Erika PfaenderJr.Pewaukee, Wis.
A.J. SeligSo.Hortonville, Wis.
Kelly VoigtJr.Palatine, Ill.
M Soccer Lake Forest Brown Field
Aug 23, 11:00 a.m. Valpo
M Soccer Lewis Brown Field
Aug 25, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
Football Valpo Macomb, Ill.
Aug 28, 6:00 p.m. Western Illinois
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 29, 3:00 p.m. Wofford
M Soccer Valpo Raleigh, N.C.
Aug 29, 6:00 p.m. North Carolina State
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 30, 2:00 p.m. Campbell
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 30, 6:00 p.m. North Carolina Central
M Soccer Valpo Davidson, N.C.
Aug 31, 3:00 p.m. Davidson
Volleyball IUPUI ARC
Sep 3, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 5, 10:00 a.m. UMKC
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 5, 5:00 p.m. Stephen F. Austin
W CC Crusader Open Sunset Hills Farm
Sep 5, 5:00 p.m.
M CC Crusader Open Sunset Hills Farm
Sep 5, 5:45 p.m.
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 6, 2:00 p.m. South Dakota State
Football Saint Joseph's (Ind.) Brown Field
Sep 6, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
M Soccer Valpo Indianapolis, Ind.
Sep 9, 6:00 p.m. Butler