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Soccer Player Earns Academic All-American Honors

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By Ian Marks


Last Modified 10:23 AM, December 4, 2012

Senior defender Melanie Hoffman.

December 3, 2012—

Michigan Tech senior defender Melanie Hoffman recently earned 2012 Capital One CoSIDA NCAA Div. II Women's Soccer Academic All-American honors.

An exercise science and biological sciences major with a perfect 4.00 G.P.A., Hoffman led the Huskies to a 14-3-2 record with 11 of the wins by shutout. While setting a school record for wins, the Huskies shared the conference regular season title. The Green Bay, Wis., native was an honorable mention All-Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) selection.

In 2011-12, she also earned All-GLIAC academic honors. In 2010-11, she was name co-offensive most valuable player and was one of six women to early the 2010 Meijer Commissioner's Award.  

Hoffman used to be a competitive figure skater.  She has also competed in cross-country and Nordic skiing and in track and field.


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