10 Melan White
10 Melan White
Height: 5'2
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Cincinnati, OH
High School: Walnut Hill HS
Previous College: Gardner-Webb University
Position: Goalie
Major: Civil Engineering

Season: 1st

@ Gardner-Webb: Appeared in 16 games and started in nine at goalie...played a total of 503:55 in goal and allowed 179 goals while making 78 saves.

High School: Standout lacrosse goalie at Walnut Hills HS under Mike Shea and Joe Kruze...four-year letter-winner, White earned Second Team All-District in 2014 and Honorable Mention in 2015 and 2016...she was also an Honor Roll and AP scholar.

Personal: Daughter of Larry and Wendy White...has one older sister, Mekai, and one younger brother, Lawrence...Civil Engineering major with a career goal of owning an engineering consulting business...hobbies and interests include: interior design, photo blogs, swimming, volleyball, art history and poetry...she also enjoys watching basketball...favorite athletes are Muhammad Ali and Devon Wills...favorite foods are smoothies, pancakes and cheesecake...favorite movies are Breakfast Club and Dead Poets Society...favorite TV shows are: Criminal MindsRidiculousness, and Orange is the New Black...favorite music artists are Daniel Caesar, Miguel and Sabrina Claudio...chose UDC for the opportunity to play lacrosse and in a city that she loves...favorite thing about UDC is its location in the city...greatest athletic experience was advancing past the first round in the her high school's conference playoffs...greatest athletic influence is her club lacrosse coach, Pat Thatcher...most impressive person she's ever met is President Barack Obama...strangest gameday superstition is to put a wristband in her cleats for good luck.