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Michelle Kleckner
2012-13 Women's Golf
YR.
Jr.
HOMETOWN
New Brighton, Minn.
HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL)
Irondale
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.
W Golf IPFW Spring Invitational Fort Wayne, Ind. (Chestnut Hills G.C.)
Apr 6 4th/12 (311)
W Tennis Valpo 0 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 6 Milwaukee 7
Softball Detroit 0 VU Softball Field
Apr 6 Valpo 8
Baseball Wright State 4 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 6 Valpo 2
W Golf IPFW Spring Invitational Fort Wayne, Ind. (Chestnut Hills G.C.)
Apr 7 9th/12 (642)
Softball Northern Illinois 6 VU Softball Field
Apr 8 Valpo 8
Baseball Valpo 5 Evanston, Ill.
Apr 8 Northwestern 12
Softball Northern Illinois 3 8 inn.
Apr 8 Valpo 4
M Track Chicagoland Championships Romeoville, Ill.
Apr 11 5th/17 (20)
W Track Chicagoland Championships Romeoville, Ill.
Apr 11 9th/18 (12)
M Tennis Valpo 5 Detroit, Mich.
Apr 11 Detroit 2
Baseball Youngstown State 7 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 11 Valpo 10
W Track Chicagoland Championships Romeoville, Ill.
Apr 12 6th/20 (60.50)
M Track Chicagoland Championships Romeoville, Ill.
Apr 12 6th/20 (48)
M Golf Bluegrass Invitational Lexington, Ky. (University Club Big Blue Course)
Apr 12 t-7th/13 (588)
W Golf Crusader/Jaguar Challenge Valparaiso, Ind. (The Course at Aberdeen)
Apr 12 3rd/6 (335); 4th/6 (350)
M Soccer St. Joseph's College Eastgate Field
Apr 12, 10:00 a.m. Valpo
Baseball Youngstown State 1 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 12, 10:00 a.m. Valpo 13
Softball Cleveland State 3 VU Softball Field
Apr 12, 10:00 a.m. Valpo 2
Volleyball Western Michigan/Butler/Eastern Michigan ARC
Apr 12, 1:45 p.m. Valpo
Softball Cleveland State 4 VU Softball Field
Apr 12, 1:45 p.m. Valpo 6
Baseball Youngstown State 12 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 12, 1:45 p.m. Valpo 4
W Tennis Valpo 1 Detroit, Mich.
Apr 12, 1:45 p.m. Detroit 6
M Soccer Benedictine Brown Field
Apr 12, 4:00 p.m. Valpo
W Soccer Haitian National Team Brown Field
Apr 12, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
W Golf Crusader/Jaguar Challenge Valparaiso, Ind. (The Course at Aberdeen)
Apr 13 2nd/6 (657); 5th/6 (692)
M Golf Bluegrass Invitational Lexington, Ky. (University Club Big Blue Course)
Apr 13 t-6th/13 (895)
Softball Cleveland State 6 8 inn.
Apr 13 Valpo 7
W Tennis Valpo 1 Rochester, Mich.
Apr 13 Oakland 6
M Tennis Valpo 1 Notre Dame, Ind.
Apr 13 #12 Notre Dame 6
W Tennis Valpo 0 Chicago, Ill.
Apr 14 Chicago State 7
M Tennis Valpo 7 Homewood, Ill.
Apr 15 Chicago State 0
Baseball Valpo CCD
Apr 15 Toledo
Baseball Valpo Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 17, 3:00 p.m. Milwaukee
M Tennis Youngstown State Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 18, 11:00 a.m. Valpo
Baseball Valpo Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 18, 3:00 p.m. Milwaukee
Softball Oakland VU Softball Field
Apr 18, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
W Tennis Youngstown State Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 18, 4:00 p.m. Valpo
M Golf Wolfpack Spring Open Raleigh, N.C. (Lonnie Poole Golf Course)
Apr 19
W Tennis Cleveland State Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 19 Valpo
M Track DePaul Invitational Chicago, Ill.
Apr 19
W Track DePaul Invitational Chicago, Ill.
Apr 19
Softball Oakland VU Softball Field
Apr 19, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Baseball Valpo Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 19, 1:00 p.m. Milwaukee
Softball Oakland VU Softball Field
Apr 19, 2:00 p.m. Valpo
M Tennis Cleveland State Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 19, 2:00 p.m. Valpo
M Golf Wolfpack Spring Open Raleigh, N.C. (Lonnie Poole Golf Course)
Apr 20
Baseball Kalamazoo Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 21, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Baseball Ohio Northern Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 22, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Macomb, Ill.
Apr 22, 3:00 p.m. Western Illinois
Softball Valpo Macomb, Ill.
Apr 22, 5:00 p.m. Western Illinois
Softball Valpo Notre Dame, Ind.
Apr 24, 5:00 p.m. Notre Dame
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 25, 5:00 p.m. Horizon League Tournament
W Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 25
M Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 25
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 25
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 25
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 25, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
M Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 26
W Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 26
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 26 Horizon League Tournament
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 26
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 26
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 26, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 26, 12:00 p.m. Wright State
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 26, 2:00 p.m. Wright State