99 Melanie Escobar
99 Melanie Escobar
Height: 5'3
Year: Senior
Hometown: Torrington, Conn.
High School: Chesire Academy
Position: Goalkeeper
Major: Journalism
Club Team: Academica Futbol Club
Parents: Chris and Chon
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ON THE FIELD

2016: Appeared in the net for 17 games and started in 10…had an overall record of 8-9 with four shutouts…made 75 saves with goals against average of 1.52 and .765 save percentage…ranked seventh in NEWMAC in saves and ninth in goals against average…named NEWMAC Defensive Player of the Week twice (9/26 and 10/20)…earned Lion of the Week honor. 

2015: Appeared in the net for 18 games with 16 starts…held 7-6-3 overall record with four shutouts…had 74 saves with 1.26 goals against average and .763 save percentage…ranked sixth among NEWMAC goalies in saves, ninth in save percentage and 10th in goals against average…racked up season high 10 saves in 2-2 tie against University of New England (11/15). 

2014: Appeared in 11 games with nine starts in net…overall record of 4-5 with two shutouts…recorded 54 saves with 2.09 goals against average and .740 save percentage…had season high 12 saves against WPI (10/4)…named to NEWMAC Women’s Soccer Academic All-Conference team. 

2013: Appeared in nine games with five starts for a total of 582:57 in net…held 1-2 overall record with one shutout…recorded 31 saves with 1.24 goals against average and .795 save percentage. 

 

OFF THE FIELD

Questions with Mel:
Favorite class: Sports Reporting 
Place I'd most like to visit: Switzerland 
Favorite TV show: Gilmore Girls
Greatest influence on my life: My mom 
Favorite song: Heaven by The Fire Theft
Favorite musician: Justin Timberlake 
Favorite movie: The Fox and The Hound
Hobbies: Guitar, poetry, writing
Prized possession: a necklace my grandpa gave to my grandma 
Reality show I belong on: Wipe Out
Favorite teams: Barcelona FC
Favorite athlete: Luis Suarez, Edison Cavani, Carli Lloyd 
If I won a million dollars I would: pay off tuition loans lol 
Best part about going to school in Boston: so much to do 
Hidden talents: Rapping under the stage name of Young Money Mel 
Favorite part about coach Suvak: his selfie game
What I like most about Emerson is: small class size, unique class offerings 
Favorite classes: Sports Reporting, Intercultural Communication 
With the game on the line I would: "I'd make a showboat save and be in the newspaper"
Greatest personal achievement: Continuing to make my parents proud
I'd like to be on the cover of: Rolling Stones Magazine 

Recent Games
Oct 15 Springfield W, 1-0
Oct 18 Babson L, 3-1
Oct 22 at Coast Guard L, 1-0
Oct 25 at MIT L, 4-0
Oct 29 Clark University W, 5-1
Nov 1 at Springfield L, 1-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 17 9
Games started 15 8
Goals 0 0
Assists 0 0
Points 0 0
Shots 0 0
Shot Pct - -
Penalty kicks 0-0 0-0
Game-winning goals 0 0
Date Opponent Score gs g a pts sh pct pk gw
Sep 1 at Newbury College W, 9-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 3 Gordon L, 2-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 7 at Tufts L, 3-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 10 Me.-Farmington W, 6-1 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 13 Mass.-Boston L, 3-2 - 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 17 at Wellesley L, 3-1 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 20 at Lesley W, 1-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 22 at Trinity (Conn.) L, 3-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 24 at Mount Holyoke W, 2-1 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 28 Pine Manor W, 8-0 - - - - - - - -
Oct 1 WPI L, 2-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 4 Regis (Mass.) W, 5-0 - - - - - - - -
Oct 8 at Smith W, 1-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 11 Wheaton (Mass.) W, 1-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 15 Springfield W, 1-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 18 Babson L, 3-1 - 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 22 at Coast Guard L, 1-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 25 at MIT L, 4-0 - - - - - - - -
Oct 29 Clark University W, 5-1 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Nov 1 at Springfield L, 1-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
2013-14 9 5 .00 .00 .00 .00 - .00 -
2014-15 11 9 .00 .00 .00 .00 - .00 -
2015-16 18 18 .00 .00 .00 .00 - .00 -
2016-17 17 15 .00 .00 .00 .00 - .00 -
Total 55 47 .00 .00 .00 .00 - .00 -
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
2013-14 9 5 0 0 0 0 - 0 - 0 0 0-0 0
2014-15 11 9 0 0 0 0 - 0 - 0 0 0-0 0
2015-16 18 18 0 0 0 0 - 0 - 0 0 0-0 0
2016-17 17 15 0 0 0 0 - 0 - 0 0 0-0 0
Total 55 47 0 0 0 0 - 0 - 0 0 0-0 0
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
Total 17 15 .00 .00 .00 .00 - .00 -
Conference 9 8 .00 .00 .00 .00 - .00 -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 8 6 .00 .00 .00 .00 - .00 -
Away 9 9 .00 .00 .00 .00 - .00 -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 8 8 .00 .00 .00 .00 - .00 -
Losses 9 7 .00 .00 .00 .00 - .00 -
-
September 9 8 .00 .00 .00 .00 - .00 -
October 7 6 .00 .00 .00 .00 - .00 -
November 1 1 .00 .00 .00 .00 - .00 -
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
Total 17 15 0 0 0 0 - 0 - 0 0 0-0 0
Conference 9 8 0 0 0 0 - 0 - 0 0 0-0 0
Exhibition - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0 -
-
Home 8 6 0 0 0 0 - 0 - 0 0 0-0 0
Away 9 9 0 0 0 0 - 0 - 0 0 0-0 0
Neutral - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0 -
-
Wins 8 8 0 0 0 0 - 0 - 0 0 0-0 0
Losses 9 7 0 0 0 0 - 0 - 0 0 0-0 0
-
September 9 8 0 0 0 0 - 0 - 0 0 0-0 0
October 7 6 0 0 0 0 - 0 - 0 0 0-0 0
November 1 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 - 0 0 0-0 0