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#13 Melinda Curran
Position: Goalkeeper
Year: Senior
Hometown: Cincinnati, Ohio
High School: Summit Country Day
Melinda Curran
Courtesy: CMU Athletic Communications
Release: 12/14/2009

2009: First-team All-MAC selection … MAC All-Tournament team pick … named to the Academic All-MAC team … appeared in all 21 matches in net, starting all but one … posted two shutouts; at Colgate (9/4) and versus Michigan (10/28) … turned away 130 shots for a save percentage of .769 … won eight matches with a 1.92 goals against average in 1420:58 in net … earned MAC Defensive Player of the Week (10/20) after stopping 11 of 12 shots in a pair of contests at Ball State (10/16) and versus Longwood (10/17) ... NFHCA All-Academic choice.

2008: Started 14 of the 17 contests she played in ... MAC All-Tournament team selection after going 1-1 with a shutout in the postseason ... went 7-7 with a 2.08 goals-against average in 1041:06 in the cage ... made 69 saves for a .690 save percentage ... recorded shutouts against Ohio (10/19), at Missouri State (10/26) and in the MAC Tournament against Ball State (11/6) ... numbers improved to a 1.82 goals-against average and .735 save percentage in her last 12 starts ... named MAC Defensive Player of the Week after allowing only one goal in a pair of wins over Missouri State ... NFHCA All-Academic team selection ... honorable mention Academic All-MAC selection.

2007:
Appeared in five matches, starting one ... allowed eight goals in 128:16 of action for a 4.37 goals-against average ... made 11 stops for a .579 save percentage ... NFHCA All-Academic choice.

2006:
Named to the NFHCA All-Academic squad ... did not see game action.

High School:
2005 SWOFHL Co-Defensive Player of the Year and named to the 2005 Ohio senior all-star team ... named to the All-Ohio team, SWOFHL first team and team MVP in both 2004 and 2005 ... as a midfielder in 2002 and 2003, was a SWOFHL honorable mention recipient.

Personal:
Born Melinda Ann Curran on Dec. 24, 1987 in Cincinnati, Ohio ... daughter of Andy and Chris Curran ... graduated with a degree in psychology and statistics ... minored in math ... posted a 3.83 grade-point average as an undergrad ... favorite movie is “Miracle” ... her dream vacation spot is Alaska ... her favorite part about road trips is taking a lot of pictures.

Season GP Minutes GA GAAvg Saves Save% W L T Sho
2007 5 128:16 8 4.37 11 .579 0 1 0 0
2008 17 1041:06 31 2.08 69 .690 7 7 0 3
2009 21 1420:58 39 1.92 130 .769 8 13 0 2
TOTAL 43 2590:20 78 2.11 210 .729 15 21 0 5