York College has announced that women's soccer senior goalkeeper Melanie Glessner has been named the Spartan Athlete of the Week.

Glessner powered the Spartans to the championship of the Albright College Lions Classic in Reading over the weekend. Glessner and the Spartan defense tallied a pair of shutouts to earn the tournament title.

In the opening win over No. 23 Rowan, Glessner recorded seven saves. The shutout was the 21st of her career. In the championship game win over the College of Wooster, Glessner celebrated her 22nd birthday with four saves and her 22nd career shutout.

The pair of wins improves Glessner's Spartan career mark to 23-7-10. She was one of four Spartans to earn all-tournament team honors for the weekend.

Glessner is a two time Capital One Academic All-American and is a sociology and criminal justice double major with a minor in mathematics.



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