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13   Melanie Kreusch
Melanie Kreusch

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Brussels, Belgium

High School:
Institut des Soeurs de Notre Dame

Height:
5-9

Position:
D/M


09/16/2014

UMass Prepares For Regional Rivals UConn, Northeastern

Minutewomen have faced both programs a combined 90 times

09/14/2014

Balanced Approach Earns UMass 3-1 Kennedy Cup Win

Allymohamed, Hawkshaw and Brooke Sabia score one apiece to defeat UMass-Lowell

09/10/2014

UMass Awaits Visiting-California, Heads To UMass-Lowell

Rare meeting with Golden Bears, second game in series with River Hawks up next for field hockey

09/08/2014

Kreusch Tabbed Atlantic 10 Rookie Of The Week

Freshman earns first career award following overtime game-winning goal vs. Maine

09/05/2014

Kreusch's Overtime Strike Puts UMass By Maine, 3-2

Freshman from Brussels, Belgium, tallies the winning goal in her first collegiate game at Garber Field

09/12/2014

FH vs. California

FH vs. California Photos by Thom Kendall '93

09/05/2014

FH vs. MAINE

FH vs. MAINE Photos by Thom Kendall '93

Photo Gallery: Melanie Kreusch

PRONUNCIATION: kursch

2014 - Freshman: Game-by-Game Statistics ... Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week (9/8) ... Started in her first collegiate game when UMass opened its 2014 slate against No. 1 Maryland (8/29) at the Nook in Lancaster, Pa ... Scored the game-winning goal in overtime on Sept. 5 when UMass defeated Maine, 3-2.

Before UMass: Started competing in field hockey at age five at Baudouin as part of a boys team ... Won the Lille International Tournament as part of Baudouin Mixed Team in 2007 ... Member of the Flanders Provincial Team from 2008-10 as the squad placed second in 2009 and earned the league championship in 2010 ... Member of the U15 Belgium National Team from 2010-11 and the U18 squad in 2012-13 ... Took second at the European U16 Tournament in Valencia in 2012 ... Played midfield for La Rasante in Belgium's Lady's Honors Division.

Personal: Daughter of Jean Kreusch and Teresa Nehra ... Has one brother, Mathieu.

Career Highs & Miscellaneous Statistics
Goals: 1, vs. Maine (Sept. 5, 2014)
Points: 2, vs. Maine (Sept. 5, 2014)
Multi-Point Games: 1, vs. Maine (Sept. 5, 2014)

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    Event Calendar

    Sunday, Sept 21
    vs Northeastern L, 2-1 gametracker
    Friday, Sept 26
    at Richmond 4:00 PM
    Sunday, Sept 28
    at VCU 12:00 PM
    Friday, Oct 3
    vs Lock Haven 4:00 PM gametracker
    Sunday, Oct 5
    vs Saint Francis (Pa.) 1:00 PM gametracker
    Friday, Oct 10
    at Saint Joseph's 3:30 PM
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