On Sweeney: Redshirt sophomore who will again attempt to overcome injury and join the Terp defensive unit … enters the season rehabilitating a broken right foot suffered after fall camp after missing all of 2001 with a knee injury … good stick skills … was coming along in the fall and progressing toward being in “game shape” before injury occurred.
2001 (Sophomore): Awarded a medical redshirt after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in her right knee prior to the season.
2000 (Freshman): Played in three games … did not record any statistics in her time on the field.
Prep: A three-year letterwinner at Henderson High School … a two-time All-American … a first team all-area pick in lacrosse … was also a three-year letterwinner in field hockey and one-year letterwinner in soccer … was an all-area selection in field hockey.
Personal: Melissa Lynn Sweeney was born on May 14, 1980, in Chester, Pa. … is the daughter of Joe and Deborah Sweeney … majoring in physical education.
Year GP G A Pts. 2000 3 0 0 0 2001 0 0 0 0 Career 3 0 0 0