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2011-2012 Women's Soccer Roster


Melisa Erturk

Class: FR-HS
Position: M
Height: 5-7
Previous School: Colonel by Secondary School
Hometown: Ottawa, Ontario

FRESHMAN (2011)
Garnered a start in 11 of 20 matches, including the first two contests against Dayton (8/19) and Jacksonville State (8/21), plus a stretch of eight straight in Sun Belt action from against UALR (10/2) through the regular-season finale at Western Kentucky (10/28) … Other start came at Vanderbilt (9/9) … Featured in a Soccer365.com article … Registered both of her goals in conference play … Tallied first collegiate score and added an assist for three points against Arkansas State (9/30) … Netted game-winning goal at ULM (10/16) … Led true freshmen with 16 shots, including a career-high six against UALR … Had multi-shot performances against Alabama A&M (9/11), Arkansas State, Florida Atlantic (10/7) and South Alabama (10/20).

PREP NOTES
Member of the U19 and U17 Turkish National Teams ... Has played with the Senior squad since March 2010 ... Participated in three World Cup qualifying games and a pair of UEFA Tournament rounds ... Selected for the National Training Camp ... Nominate for the ODP Provincial program ... Member of the 2010 USL North American champions ... School won the city championship in 2007-08 and 2010-11 and was runner-up in 2008-09 competing in the Ontario Federation of School Athletic Associations ... Garnered a spot on the 2007-08 Honor Roll ... Also played varsity volleyball ... Led club team to the Super-Y North American title and 2010 Award of Excellence ... Squad was runner-up at the 2009 Provincial All-Star Championship ... Recipient of the 2007 Queen Elizabeth School Athletic and Sportsmanship Award ... Winner of the 2005 and 2006 Gloucester Hornets Soccer Club Leadership Award ... Presented with the 2003 and 2004 Gloucester Hornets Soccer Club Teamwork Award ... Served as a team captain in 2009 ... Member of the Honor Roll since 2003 ... Received a bilingual secondary school diploma (French immersion diploma).

PERSONAL
Born August 9, 1993 ... Daughter of Mehmet Erturk and Lise Naud ... Hobbies include soccer, volleyball, shopping, listening to music and hanging with friends ... Majoring in athletic training.