29 Graduate, 24 Post 4.0's and 100 Earn Dean's List
2011 (Freshman): Saw action in three games totaling 35 minutes ... Played a season-high 17 minutes in Coastal's narrow 1-nil defeat to Gardner-Webb ... Was on the field for seven minutes in the Chanticleers' 3-0 win over VMI.
At Rockford HS: Tallied seven goals and nine assists her junior season... Led team to a district championship as a sophomore and an Oak Red Conference championship as a junior... Club Team, Western Michigan Fire, finished as runners-up at the 2009 President's Cup finals... Also played for the Western Michigan Fire Super-Y who placed fifth at Super-Y finals in 2009... Member of the principle's honor roll all four years at Rockford.
Personal: Full name: Melanie Marie Esch... Daughter of Terese and Richard Esch... Father pitched for Grand Rapids Community College... Majoring in marine biology.