Melissa Dobbyn 13
Melissa Dobbyn

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Livonia, Mich.

High School:
Stevenson

Height:
5-7

Position:
F


At Michigan... Owns program record for shots in a game (13, Sept. 24, 2004), aseason (95, 2006), and a career (319)... ranks sixth in career points (72) at Michigan ... ranks seventh in career goals (27) and assists(18) ... racked up highest career minutes played total for any forward in program history.

Senior (2007)... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement award ... Played in 17 games, making nine starts ...led the team with 48 shots ... netted game-winning goal vs. Wisconsin (Oct. 21) ...scored first goal of the season vs. Miami (Ohio) (Sept. 21) ... had one assist vs. Cincinnati (Sept. 7) ... made season debut as a starter against No. 2 Notre Dame (Aug. 31).

Junior (2006)... Academic All-Big Ten Conference ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement award ... started all 22 games ... finished with team-leading 14 points and six assists ... goal total of four ranked second on team ... tied for team lead in game-winning scores (3) ... registered a team-leading and program-record 95 shots ... had a team-high three shots in 0-0 (5-3 PKS) first-round loss to Wisconsin-Milwaukee in the NCAA Tournament (Nov. 10) ... ... led team with three shots -- all on goal -- at Michigan State (Oct. 27) ... notched overtime winner and added an assist in 2-1 OT win at Ohio State (Oct. 22) ... led team in shots with six in 2-1 upset win against No. 24 Illinois (Oct. 15) ... assisted on game-winning goal against Iowa (Oct. 13) ... led team in shots with four, including three on goal, at Northwestern (Oct. 8) ... tallied an assist on U-M's lone score at Wisconsin (Oct. 6); also had a team-high six shots ... scored game-winner against No. 19 Purdue (Sept. 29) on a team-high four shots ... recorded an assist against Oakland (Sept. 21); also had a team-leading five shots ... assisted on lone tally against Loyola Marymount (Sept. 15) ... earned assist on U-M's lone goal at Dayton (Sept. 8) ... garnered Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week (Sept. 4) ... tallied game-tying score on a team-high four shots at Oklahoma State (Sept. 3); also went over 200 career shots ... scored first goal of the season, the game-winner, at Oklahoma (Sept. 1) ... led the team in shots with nine against No. 17 Arizona (Aug. 27) ... posted a team-best 10 shots in season debut against Western Michigan (Aug. 25).

Sophomore (2005)... Academic All-Big Ten Conference ... started all 21 games ... finished with a team-best 12 goals, eight assists, 32 points, and 87 shots ... voted Most Valuable Player by teammates (Feb. 11) ... selected to Soccer Buzz All-Great Lakes Region first-team (Dec. 21) ... earned All-Great Lakes Region second team credentials (Dec. 15) ... named to Big Ten Conference All-Tournament team (Nov. 6) ... netted the first marker in semi-final game of Big Ten Tournament against Illinois (Nov. 4) ... scored the first goal, surpassing the 50-point mark for her career, against Penn State in quarterfinal round of Big Ten Tournament (Nov. 3) ... named to All-Big Ten Conference first team (Nov. 2) ... fired a season-high and team-high 10 shots against Michigan State (Oct. 28) ... had five-game point streak (3-5-11) (Oct. 7-21) ... recorded one assist against Penn State (Oct. 21) ... surpassed 2004 goal total (9) with goal and assist at Iowa (Oct. 16) ... scored and had a team-high seven shots at Illinois (Oct. 14) ... tallied sixth assist of the season on Michigan's loan goal against Wisconsin (Oct. 9) ... earned first career two-assist game and scored eighth goal of the season against Northwestern (Oct. 7) ... surpassed assist total from 2004 (3) with first of two assists against Northwestern (Oct. 7) ... collected a team-high six shots at Purdue (Oct. 2) ... posted a team-high five shots at Indiana (Sept. 30) ... named to Soccer Buzz Elite Team of the Week (Sept. 28) ... selected as Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week (Sept. 26) ... recorded second straight two-goal game at Oakland (Sept. 25) ... tallied first two-goal game of her career and added one assist for a career high five points against Ohio State (Sept. 23) ... earned second assist of the season against Western Michigan (Sept. 16) ... netted an unassisted goal at Ohio (Sept. 9) ... notched the program's first-ever goal in a home night game just 1:13 into the contest against Texas (Sept. 2); also had team-high nine shots to surpass 100 career shot (101) ... made season debut as a starter at Kansas (Aug. 26), tallying one goal on three shots.

Freshman (2004)... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement award ... played in all 22 games, making 21 starts ... finished tied for the team lead in points with 21 ... posted a team-high nine goals and three assists ... had three game-winning scores ... finished with a team-best 89 shots ... named Soccer Buzz Freshman All-America honorable mention and to Great Lakes Region All-Freshman team (Jan. 6) ... tallied one goal against Detroit in first round of NCAA Tournament (Nov. 12) ... named to Big Ten Conference All-Tournament team (Nov. 7) ... recorded one goal at Ohio State in Big Ten Tournament semifinals (Nov. 5) ... scored game-winning goal against Wisconsin in Big Ten Tournament quarterfinals (Nov. 4) ... named to Big Ten All-Freshman team (Nov. 3) ... tallied an assist on the game-winner at Indiana (Oct. 10) ... posted a school-record and career-high 13 shots at Minnesota (Sept. 24) ... named to Soccer Buzz National Elite Team of the Week (Sept. 22) ... scored game-winning goal against Illinois (Sept. 19) ... collected one goal against Northwestern (Sept. 17) ... posted one goal and one assist against Boston University (Sept. 12) ... recorded one goal and first career assist on the game-winner against Ohio (Sept. 5) for first multi-point game at U-M ... scored overtime-winner against Kentucky (Sept. 3) ... started in first career game and scored first career goal at Texas A&M (Aug. 27).

Prep... Stevenson High School (2004) ... honor roll student ... cum laude all four years ... scholar-athlete ... played three varsity seasons and sat out junior year due to torn ACL ... team captain and MVP with 23 goals and six assists as a senior ... led Stevenson to conference and district championships in 2004 ... two-time all-state first team ... three-time all-region, all-district, all-conference and all-area ... two-time member of Michigan High School Soccer Coaches Association Dream Team ... led team to state semifinals as a sophomore, totaling 20 goals and 12 assists ... all-state third team with 14 goals and 16 assists as a freshman.

Club/Junior Team... Member of Michigan Hawks ... helped Hawks to 2004 national championship, six state championships and regional titles in 2000 and 2004 ... three-time State Cup MVP ... four-time member of Michigan State and Region II ODP teams ... selected to U-20 National Team Pool in 2005.

Personal... Melissa Ann Dobbyn was born August 19, 1986 ... daughter of Jack and Susan Dobbyn ... sister, Bethany, played soccer at Madonna University in 2003 ... enrolled in the Division of Kinesiology ... sport management major.

Year GP/GS Shots Goals Assists Points
2004 22/21 89 9 3 21
2005 21/21 87 12 8 32
2006 22/22 95 4 6 14
2007 17/9 48 2 1 5
Career 82/73 319 27 18 72


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