Bear, Del./Red Lion Christian Academy (West Chester)
At Delaware: First year as a Blue Hen after transferring from West Chester University • will challenge for playing time atop the offense for head coach Carol Miller.
At West Chester: Played in 17 games as a true freshman, starting 15 of them for the Golden Rams • led the team in scoring with 10 goals, three assists for 23 points • had a team high three game-winning goals and posted 49 shots • named a 2009 Longstreth/NFHCA Division I Mid-Atlantic Region second team pick • also named first team All-Atlantic 10 as well as being selected to the A-10 All-Rookie team • placed ninth in the A-10 in points • ranked seventh in the conference in goals scored • named the A-10 Player of the Week the first week of the season and grabbed four Rookie of the Week honors throughout the season • team finished 8-10 overall, 3-3 in the conference, tied for fourth place, missing the playoffs by the tie-breaker.
High School: Four year letterwinner and starter under head coach Cathy Swalm • led team to first postseason victory in school history, a 2-0 win over Sanford in the first round of the 2008 DIAA State Tournament • helped team to 13-1-2 record as a senior • record holder at Red Lion Christian for most goals scored • as a sophomore she was a first team All-DSAC and honorable mention All-State member • first team All-DSAC and first team All-State as a junior • second highest point scored in Delaware in 2007 • named to the first team All-DSAC and first team All-State as a senior • highest goal scorer in Delaware in 2008 • club teams include: Strikers Field Hockey Club, United States Field Hockey Futures and AAU Junior Olympics 2007 • Honor Roll • Student Senate Representative.
Personal: Melissa Kathleen LeNoir • daughter of Thomas and Maria LeNoir • majoring in Exercise Science at Delaware • Larry LeNoir (uncle) played football at Duke, Linda LeNoir (aunt) played volleyball at Winthrop, Bobby LeNoir (cousin) played baseball at Richmond, Mary LeNoir (cousin) played lacrosse at Penn State University, Jessica LeNoir (sister) played field hockey at Drexel • Pike Creek Bible Church Youth Group • Volunteer at AI DuPont Children's Hospital • has two older sisters ad two younger brothers.