As a junior (2006) - Played in 19 games with four starts... Scored six goals with three assists for 15 points... Named to the NFHCA National Academic Squad in the fall and spring... Selected to the Athletic Director's Honor Roll... Dean's Scholar in the fall and spring.
As a sophomore (2005) - Played in 15 games... Posted one assist... Named to the Athletic Director's Honor Roll in the spring and fall... Achieved Dean's List in fall and was a Dean's Scholar in the spring... Named to NFHCA National Academic Squad.
As a freshman (2004) -- Played in 20 games... Scored four goals and added two assists for 10 points... Named to the NFHCA National Academic Squad, the Athletic Director's Honor Roll and the Dean's List.
California Interscholastic Federation -- Lettered four years in field hockey under coach Kari Labeta-DiGiulio... Named first team All CIF... Earned Union Tribune first team honors... Team captain and MVP her senior year... Named to the 2003 Serra Tournament all-tournament team... Member of the 2002 CIF champion team... Received the CIF Sportsmanship award (2002)... Member of the 2002 Palomar League champion team... Earned Most Valuable Offensive Player honors at the San Marcos Tournament... Received Most Inspirational Award (2001)... Also lettered in basketball and track.
Personal -- Full name is Melissa Ann Briery... Nickname is Missy.. Daughter of John and Kathy Briery... Birthdate is October 25, 1985... Majors are sport administration and interpreter training... Her father played football for Fort Hays University, her mother is a martial arts instructor... Post college ambition is to go to graduate school in the education department and to become a certified sign language interpreter... The greatest challenge she has had to overcome has been moving so far away from home to go to school... Athletic goal at U of L is to help the team win the NCAA championship... Favorite athletes are Justin Armour and Diana Taurasi... Hobbies include surfing, beach volleyball, intramural basketball and playing cards... Her parents are her role models... Her greatest accomplishment so far has been achieving the rank of black belt in martial arts... Before every game she has a moment of silence with Beth before stepping over the sideline, and she always wears the same sweatband as Allison.
Year GP/GS Shots G A TP DS
2004 20/0 9 4 2 10 0
2005 15/0 5 0 1 1 0
2006 19/4 13 6 3 15 0
Career 54/4 27 10 6 26 0