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16   Melanie Fox
Melanie  Fox

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Valencia, Calif.

High School:
West Ranch HS

Height:
5-11

Event:
D

Experience:
2L


01/15/2015

Twelve LBSU Student-Athletes Honored As 2014 Big West Academic All-Conference

All fall sports placed multiple student athletes in the Academic All-Conference.

01/16/2014

Long Beach State Places 18 Student-Athletes On All-Academic Team

In all, the Big West honored 190 student-athletes on it 2013 Fall All-Academic team.

2014 (Junior): Continued to be a staple on the 49er back line where she started 20 of 21 games, and ranked second on the team in minutes played (1,882) ... Streak of 23 consecutive starts came to an end against Bakersfield on Sept. 7 due to an injury ... Anchored the defense to a Big West-leading nine shutouts and 0.80 goals against average ... Recorded her first career assist in a 3-2 win over SEC member Georgia on Aug. 29 ... Also played a crucial role in a 2-1 victory against Denver (Aug. 31), as the Beach held the Pioneers to just six shots and no corner kicks ... Named the Big West Defensive Player of the Week and was selected to the Top Drawer Soccer National Team of the Week for her effort ... Finished the year with three shots, including one on goal.

2013 (Sophomore): Started every match at center back ... Led the team with 1,681 minutes played ... Helped the defense to a 1.07 goals against average, which ranked third in the Big West ... Scored her first career goal late in the season ... Notched the equalizer in a 1-1 tie vs. Cal State Fullerton on Oct. 31 ... Also finished with a career-high three shots against the Titans.

2012 (Freshman): Appeared in nine games ... Stepped into the starting lineup and played the entire 90 minutes in a 1-0 win over San Diego on Sept. 21 ... Finished with one shot against the Toreros ... Also had an attempt at UC Davis (Oct. 12) ... Earned the start vs. UC Santa Barbara on Oct. 5.

High School: Lettered at West Ranch High School in Santa Clarita.

Club: Played nine years for CZ Elite in Pasadena ... Two-time team captain ... Led her squad to the U15 National Cup championship ... Team also won the Copa Catalunya Cup in Spain ... Picked for ODP players' pool five times.

Personal: Majoring in communication studies.

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