2007: Named to the United Soccer Conference third team. ... Mele played every minute in goal, chalking up a 1.90 goals against average, with a .769 save percentage. In 19 games, she had three shutouts, seven one-goal games and two two-goal games. She was named USC Goalie of the Week three times.
Prior to NJIT: The goalkeeper was District I Player of the Year and second team all-state after ranking third in New Mexico Class AAAAA (largest schools) with a 0.55 goals against average as a senior in 2006 ... Mele made 104 saves and allowed 8 goals ... played club soccer for Rio Vista Futbol Club, coached by Chris Brennan ... in addition to soccer, she was a record-setting high school swimmer and she finished in the top 25 in the New Mexico state high school golf championships.
Personal: Sadie Josephine Mele ... daughter of David and Debbie Mele ... engineering major ... born 4/26/89 in Tennessee.