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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.
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
M Track Cougar Invitational River Forest, Ill.
Apr 17 No Team Score
W Track Cougar Invitational River Forest, Ill.
Apr 17 No Team Score
Baseball Valpo 4 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 17 Milwaukee 0
M Tennis Youngstown State 1 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 18 Valpo 6
Baseball Valpo 0 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 18 Milwaukee 3
Softball Oakland 3 VU Softball Field
Apr 18 Valpo 11
W Tennis Youngstown State 7 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 18 Valpo 0
M Golf Wolfpack Spring Open Raleigh, N.C. (Lonnie Poole Golf Course)
Apr 19 CCD
M Track DePaul Invitational Chicago, Ill.
Apr 19 2nd/3 (191)
W Track DePaul Invitational Chicago, Ill.
Apr 19 3rd/5 (82)
W Tennis Cleveland State 7 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 19 Valpo 0
Softball Oakland 1 VU Softball Field
Apr 19 Valpo 2
Baseball Valpo 0 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 19 Milwaukee 5
Softball Oakland 4 8 inn.
Apr 19 Valpo 2
M Tennis Cleveland State 5 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 19 Valpo 2
M Golf Wolfpack Spring Open Raleigh, N.C. (Lonnie Poole Golf Course)
Apr 20 12th/15 (314)
Baseball Kalamazoo 3 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 21 Valpo 10
Baseball Ohio Northern 2 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 22 Valpo 1
Softball Valpo 3 Macomb, Ill.
Apr 22 Western Illinois 1
Softball Valpo 5 Macomb, Ill.
Apr 22 Western Illinois 4
Softball Valpo Notre Dame, Ind.
Apr 24, 5:00 p.m. #21/21 Notre Dame
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 25
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 25
W Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 25
M Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 25
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 25, 2:00 p.m. UIC
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 25, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 26, 3:00 p.m. Horizon League Tournament
M Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 26
W Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 26
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 26
W 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
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 27, 2:00 p.m. Horizon League Tournament
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 27
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 27
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 27, 12:00 p.m. Wright State
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 27, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Baseball Western Michigan Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 29, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball IUPUI VU Softball Field
Apr 29, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball IUPUI VU Softball Field
Apr 29, 5:00 p.m. Valpo
Baseball Chicago State Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 30, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Bloomington, Ind.
Apr 30, 3:00 p.m. Indiana (resumption of suspended game)
Softball Valpo Bloomington, Ind.
Apr 30, 4:00 p.m. Indiana
W Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 2
M Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 2
Baseball Oakland Emory G. Bauer Field
May 2, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
M Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 3
W Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 3
Baseball Oakland Emory G. Bauer Field
May 3, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Green Bay, Wis.
May 3, 1:00 p.m. Green Bay
Softball Valpo Green Bay, Wis.
May 3, 3:00 p.m. Green Bay