Colonials Boasted 3.40 Team GPA During 2012-13 Academic Year
Colonials Wrap Season at Conference Championship
Abbate Named to All-Conference Second Team; Keer, Ulrick Earn All-Academic Honors
Seventh-Seeded Colonials to Face Second-Seeded La Salle in Quarterfinals on Thursday Morning
GW Defense Secured Back-to-Back Shutouts This Weekend
GW vs. Loyola (9.24.2013) Photos by Mitchell Layton
GW vs. Saint Francis (9.01.2013) Photo by: Greg Fiume
GW vs. Georgetown (8.30.2013) Photos by Greg Fiume
GW vs. Butler (10.26.2012) Photos by George Kubas II
GW vs. Saint Louis (10.28.2012) Photo by: Mitchell Layton
2012: One of five players to start all 18 contests...Patrolled defensive line and helped Colonials post shutouts over Columbia (Sept. 1) and Howard (Sept. 21)...Took one shot against VCU (Sept. 30)...Named to GW Athletics Academic Dean's List and Fall 2012 and Spring 2013 Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Rolls.
2011: Started all but one game in the back field for the Colonials...Helped GW earn four shutouts throughout the season...Took a shot against San Francisco (Aug. 28)...Named to GW Department of Athletics and Recreation Academic Dean's List...Named to Fall 2011 and Spring 2012 Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Rolls.
2010: Earned 15 starts in the Colonial defense...Helped the back line hold opponents to a 1.10 goals-against average...Assisted Cara Cadigan's overtime game-winner against the Mount (Sept. 5)...Named to the Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll.
High School: At Central Bucks South, Keer helped the Titans to a 2010 district championship and a 2009 SOL League Championship...Three-year varsity letterman...Named to first team all-league in 2009 and 2010, and All-State in 2009...Played on club teams FC Bucks Fusion (2002-10) and Jersey Select U-20 Summer League (2010).
Personal: Born Melanie Alexandra Keer on July 10, 1992 in Doylestown, PA...Daughter of Ulana and Donald Keer...Has two sisters, Stephanie, and Larissa...Member of the National Honors Society...Majoring in exercise science.