35 - Melissa King
Melissa King
Height: 5-10
Year: Senior
Hometown: Pepper Pike, OH
High School: Hathaway Brown
Position: G
King is a fierce competitor who brings leadership and athleticism to the cage and the entire team. She is excited to be a senior and finish her college career on a high note. She currently ranks sixth all-time at Brown with 307 career saves. 2007: Played nearly every minute of every game, finishing the year with a 12.59 GAA and a .403 save percentage in 15 games ... Missed the first game of the season against #1 North Carolina ... Posted 127 saves on the season, including 10 or more in seven games ... Recorded a season-high 15 against #3 Maryland ... Had 28 ground balls, including five against Yale ... Also had eight caused turnovers ... 2006: Played in 13 games, earning 12 starts ... Led the Bears with an 11.18 GAA and a .520 save percentage ... Finished the season with 158 saves, which ranks eighth all-time at Brown ... Recorded at least 10 saves nine times during the season, including a career-high 21 at Harvard ... Stopped 18 shots at Princeton ... Posted 16 saves against Dartmouth ... Suffered an injury against the Big Green, which forced her to miss three games, before coming back and playing with a torn ACL for the remainder of the season ... 2005: Spent most of her rookie season, serving as a back-up to Julia Southard '05 ... Played in two games, earning two starts, while posting a 17.50 GAA and a .386 save percentage ... Stopped 22 shots in the two games, including 15 against #7 Maryland, her first career game ... Before Brown: A three-sport athlete at Hathaway Brown, King played lacrosse and field hockey for four years and basketball for two ... Helped to lead lacrosse team to three straight (2002-2004) Private School League Championships, earning PSL MVP honors as a senior ... Named First Team PSL as a sophomore, junior, and a senior, earning Second Team honors as a freshman ... Named Team MVP as a freshman and a sophomore ... Earned All-Midwest First Team Honors in 2003 ... Named MVP of the MSLA Tournament, leading her team to a Championship as a junior ... Captained the team as a senior ... Earned All-American, First Team All-Ohio North, and Sticks Up/Midwest Lacrosse Ohio North Goalie of the Year as a senior ... Helped to lead field hockey team to a State Championship ...Also played club lacrosse for X-Team ... Personal: The daughter of Griffin and Nancy King, Melissa has one brother, Griffin ... Concentrating in Economics and Public Policy.