Glessner Named Spartan Athlete of the Week for September 1, 2014

Glessner Named Spartan Athlete of the Week for September 1, 2014

YORK, PA – York College is proud to announce that women’s soccer senior goalkeeper Melanie Glessner (Waldorf, Md./Thomas Stone) has been named the Spartan Athlete of the Week for the week ending on August 31.

Glessner powered the Spartans to the championship of the Albright College Lions Classic in Reading over the weekend. Glessner and the Spartan defense tallied a pair of shutouts to earn the tournament title.

In the opening win over #23 Rowan, Glessner recorded seven saves to blank the Profs. The shutout was the 21st of her career.

In the championship game win over the College of Wooster, Glessner celebrated her 22nd birthday with four saves and her 22nd career shutout.

The pair of wins improves Glessner’s Spartan career mark of 23-7-10. She was one of four Spartans to earn All-Tournament team honors for the weekend.

Glessner, a two time Capital One Academic All-America, is a sociology and criminal justice double major with a minor in mathematics. She is the daughter of Gaynor Robben and William Glessner.

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