17 - Meleana Shim
Meleana Shim
Height: 5-4
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Honolulu, Hawaii
High School: Kamehameha Kapalama
Position: Midfielder

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2009: Key part of Santa Clara's team as a true freshman, playing in 20 of SCU's 23 matches and starting in four ... made her collegiate debut in the Broncos' season-opener against San Jose State (Aug. 21) ... registered a season-high five shots in an early-season match at Utah (Aug. 28) ... finished the year with 21 shots, including seven in SCU's three NCAA Tournament matches ... scored first collegiate goal against No. 2 Stanford (Oct. 1) ... had a terrific match, helping SCU rout Gonzaga (Nov. 7) 6-1, scoring and distributing two assists ... started back-to-back WCC games, at St. Mary's (Oct. 18) and vs. Pepperdine (Oct. 23) ... played in all three NCAA Tournament matches, inlcuding starting in the Broncos' second round victory over Oklahoma State (Nov. 15).

CLUB TEAM: Four-time Ho'okalakupua State champions ... 2003 and '05 Region IV Finalists ... 2004, '06 and '07 Region IV semifinalists ... 2008 Surf Cup U19 Gold Champions.

AT KAMEHAMEHA KAPALAMA: A 2009 graduate of Kamehameha Kapalama in Honolulu, Hawaii ... coached by Jason Goodson and Michele Nagamine (soccer), Gail Murakami and Jason Lyau (track) ... three-time ILH champions ... 2007 state champions ... treasurer of the Healthy Cooking Club.

PERSONAL: Born in Honolulu, Hawaii ... daughter of Sri and Laurel Shim ... dad graduated from University of Hawaii and mom graduated from University of Oklahoma ... has two sisters Lauren and Alyson ... majoring in communication.