For immediate release – 12/2/2013 - #146
Melanie Tenney Earns Third-Team NFHCA All-American Honors
CHANDLER, AZ – Lynchburg College senior defender Melanie Tenney earned third-team National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) All-American honors Monday.
Tenney earned first-team All-Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) and All-South Region honors in November. She was named All-ODAC in each of the last three seasons and earned a spot on the All-ODAC Tournament team the last two years. Tenney is a two-time All-Region and All-State honoree as well.
Tenney led the team with six defensive saves and was fifth in the conference. She helped Lynchburg to a 1.18 goals against average - the best in the league.
Lynchburg finished the season 16-5, captured its eighth-straight ODAC title, and advanced into the NCAA Tournament for the ninth-consecutive season.