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26   Lester Melendez
Lester Melendez

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Miami, Fla.

High School:
Miami Coral Park

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 165

Position:
Goalkeeper

Birthdate:
05/18/1983


2002: Melendez did not see any game action... Will participate in the Olympic qualifier on the Nicaraguan National Team in early September.

BEFORE UMASS: Transfer from Florida International... A four-year letterwinner at Miami Coral Park High School, where he played for coach Manny Rodriguez... Posted a 13-4-2 record his senior season with a GAA of 0.53 and 13 shutouts... Earned Miami Herald all-county, FSCA Tri-County All-Star and Louis Mozam Cup All-Tournament team recognition... All-Florida Elite 22 starter as well as FACA All-South Florida starter... Played on the Under-23 Nicaraguan National Team, where he posted a 4-1 record in the U.S. Open Cup.

PERSONAL: Son of Lester Melendez... Born May 18, 1981, in Chinandega, Nicaragua... Majoring in computer systems engineering.

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    Saturday, Aug 15
    vs Army TBA
    Saturday, Aug 22
    at Marist 7:00 PM
    Friday, Aug 28
    vs Utah Valley 4:00 PM gametracker
    Monday, Aug 31
    at Saint Peter's 4:00 PM
    Friday, Sept 4
    at Columbia 5:00 PM
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