19  Melissa Penney
Melissa Penney

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Gaithersburg, Md.

High School:
Damascus

Height:
5-7

Position:
Forward


As A Junior: One of seven players to play all 19 games ... Recorded first assist of the season on an equalizing goal against Campbell (Sept. 17) ... Second assist came against Memphis on Oct. 10 ... Recorded a season best two shots on goal against Tulane (Oct. 15) ... Tied for fifth on the team in assists (2) and shots (8)

As A Sophomore: Recorded four goals and four assists ... First goal of the season came against No. 9 Texas (Aug. 29) ... Ranked second on the team in points (12), tied for second in goals (4), tied for third in assists (4) and third in shots (25) and shot percentage (.160)

As A Freshman: Played in all 21 games as a freshman ... Recorded 15 shots on goal and one assist ... Scored first collegiate goal against Memphis on Sept. 22

Damascus High School: Set Damascus records in career goals (75) and assists (33) during her four-year career ... Earned second-team all-state honors ... Led the Hornets to a 4A Division Championship ... Member of the ODP Maryland State team from 1999-2001 ... Team was the 2000 national runner-up ... Member of the Bethesda Sting club team that won the 2000 Maryland State Cup championship

Personal: Majoring in communications (broadcast journalism) ... Named to the ECU's Director of Athletics Honor Roll in Spring of 2004 ... Daughter of Charles and Dorann Penney ... Has one brother (Mitchell)

ECU Statistics

YEAR
GP/GS
SH
G
A
PTS
GWG
2002
21/1
15
1
1
3
0
2003
19/11
25
4
4
12
0
2004
19/0
8
0
2
2
0
Career
59/12 48 5 7 17 0