Sarah Melhorn

#12 Sarah Melhorn

POS. D
HT. 5-6
YR. Sr.
HOMETOWN White Bear Lake, Minn.
HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL) White Bear Lake
Team captain in 2010.

2009: Started all 21 matches on defense for Valpo during junior campaign ... recorded first collegiate assist in the win against Detroit on Oct. 11 ... added a helper on Oct. 16 in the victory at Youngstown State ... finished the season with a career-high 11 shot attempts ... had a season-high two shots against Ball State (Sept. 3), Indiana State (Oct. 9), as well as versus Green Bay (Nov. 1) in the Horizon League Tournament ... three shot attempts were on goal.

2008: Started 17 matches for the Brown and Gold as a sophomore ... helped anchor a Crusader defense that notched 10 shutouts and set a school record with a 0.71 goals against average ... had eight shot attempts on the season ... tallied two shots against both South Dakota (Sept. 21) and Youngstown State (Oct. 3).

2007: Saw action in all 19 matches for the Crusaders as a rookie ... made collegiate debut against Murray State on Aug. 31 ... started seven straight contests in September on defense ... fired seven shot attempts on the year.

Prep:  A three-year letterwinner for the Bears ... an All-State Honorable Mention Team selection as a senior ... named to the All-Suburban East Conference Team as a junior and senior ... a varsity co-captain during senior campaign ... led White Bear Lake to a fourth place finish in the state championship as a sophomore ... also lettered in gymnastics and track and field.

Personal: Sarah is the daughter of Thomas and Janell Melhorn ... majors are marketing and sports management ... born June 16, 1989.