12 - Melanie Thompson
Melanie Thompson
Height: 5-9
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Snellville, GA
High School: Brookwood HS
Position: Defender

2011 (Junior): Started and appeared in all 20 games at centerback anchoring the league's best defense...scored one goal and added three assists...picked up the game-winner against Georgia Southwestern in the annual Breast Cancer Awareness Game.

2010 (Sophomore): Appeared in all 20 games, starting in five, for the Lady Saints as a defender…Logged a total of 1157 minutes while anchoring one of the best defensives in the Peach Belt that held #7 Armstrong Atlantic to seven shots…Tallied one assist and recording 13 shots on the season. 

2009 (Freshman): Played in all 17 games for the Lady Saints, starting in 16…While logging 1,436 minutes, Thompson anchored a defense that allowed 1.28 goals per game…Received Peach Belt Conference Silver Scholar Athlete honors.

High School: Played at Brookwood High School under head coach Anita McClane…participant in the 2008 State 5A Sweet 16…member of the 2007 State 5A semi-finalist team…winner of the scholar athlete award.

Personal: Born on November 19, 1990 in Snellville, GA…Daughter of Barbara and Gary Thompson…Has two brothers, Nick and Dan…Majoring in Nursing.