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Michelle Kleckner
2013-14 Women's Golf
YR.
Sr.
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.

2013-14 Women's Golf
Alyssa CameronSr.Warsaw, Ind.
Brianna DavySr.Schererville, Ind.
Annie GaugertSo.Lake Geneva, Wis.
Sibil GillSo.Kokomo, Ind.
Angie KimFr.Schaumburg, Ill.
Michelle KlecknerSr.New Brighton, Minn.
Olivia McCormickSo.Grant Park, Ill.
Erika PfaenderSr.Pewaukee, Wis.
A.J. SeligJr.Hortonville, Wis.
Sydney ShrumFr.Cloverdale, Ind.
Kelly VoigtSr.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