|20 Melissa Lay
2011: Did not play
High School: Has had a stellar playing career at both the high school and club level ... Been a varsity starter for three years at Peachtree Ridge where she has been a scholar athlete for those years along with defensive team MVP in 2009. ... Club team accomplishments include Atlanta Cup semi-finalist 2009, Norcross Nike Cup Finalist 2008, NASA Classic Champions 2009 & 2010, GSA Adidas Invitational Champion 2010 ... Was team captain in 2009 & 2010 and was awarded "Outstanding Attitude Award" at Ralph Lundy Camp in 2008 & 2009 and "Outstanding Player of the Week" at WCU Camp 2010 ... Academically she was in the top 15% of her class and has received the Scholar Athlete Award every year of her career at Peachtree Ridge ... Also received the Governor's Honors Award Nomination for Spanish and also National Spanish Honor Society where she is a senior cabinet represenative ... Plans on pursuing a degree in Exercise Science / Physical Therapy at WCU.
Personal: Daughter of Ken and Lisa Lay ... Has a brother Mark 26, that graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Georgia ... In her spare time she enjoys running, hiking, kayaking, playing guitar, cycling, and water skiing.