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  Melissa Kuhar

Melissa Kuhar

Player Profile


Erie, Pa.

High School:
McDowell HS



Elementary Education

Will battle for a starting position at forward... has proven goal-scoring ability... fought through nagging injuries a year ago which caused her to miss five games... has worked on her fitness... can beat people one-on-one.

2006: Played in and started 13 games during freshman season... finished freshman season with three goals, two assists and eight points... was second on team with .086 shot percentage and 18 shots on goal... had a goal and an assist in each of her first two career games on August 26 against Georgia Southwestern and September 1 against Lincoln Memorial.

High School: Lettered in soccer, basketball and track & field at McDowell... a two-time All-State selection... a First Team All-Metro selection in 2002 and 2003... earned First Team All-Region honors in 2003 and 2004... named the Erie Times Player of the Year in 2004... earned high school All-American honors in 2004... also earned All-District honors as a junior in 2004... a Second Team All-Region pick as a senior... earned First Team All-Metro honors in basketball in 2003 and 2004 as well as taking the team's Most Valuable Player honors... a Second Team All-Metro selection and Rookie of the Year honoree in 2002... a member of the 2003-04 state championship track team.

Major: Elementary Education.

Personal: Born on Oct. 10, 1987 in Erie, Pa... her parents are Mike and Anne Kuhar.

Hobbies: Playing soccer and basketball, shopping, listening to music and hanging out with friends.

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