Glessner Named the Spartan Athlete of the Week for October 7, 2012
Oct 08, 2012
YORK, PA – York College is proud to announce that
sophomore women’s soccer goal keeper Melanie Glessner
(Waldorf, Md./Thomas Stone) has been named the Spartan
Athlete of the Week for the week ending on October 7, 2012.
Glessner was again outstanding for the Spartans as she pitched a
pair of shutouts for the week. Glessner, who is the top ranked
goalie in Division III with a 0.08 goals against average, recorded
11 saves in 220 minutes for the week as York played to a pair of
In the tie with Goucher, Glessner made three saves in earning
the shutout. In the key CAC contest against Mary Washington on
Saturday, Glessner made eight saves including a big stop in the
first overtime as she increased her school record for single-season
shutouts to nine.
Glessner ranks second in Division III in save percentage as she
extended her personal scoreless streak to 675:45. She has not
allowed a goal since the September 12 match against Dickinson.
Glessner is a Criminal Justice/Sociology major and is the
daughter of Gaynor Robben and William Glessner.