| Melanie Foncham
Video: Moving headshot -- Melanie Foncham
· Was a Region III ODP team member (2008-09).
· Member of the North Texas 91 USYS ODP National Championship team (2008).
· Played for the Dallas Sting club team under coach Kenneth Medina.
· Captained the Dallas Stings (2007-09).
· Helped lead the Sting win the 2006 State Cup Championship
· Named Defensive MVP (2007).
· District Newcomer of the Year (2007).
· Dallas Morning News Newcomer of the Year (2007).
· Helped the squad win state championship (2007).
· Was captain of the varsity team (2008).
· Played on the varsity tennis team (2005-06).
Born Melanie Arimond Foncham on May 5, 1991 to Samuel and Stella Foncham...mother Stella played professional volleyball in Cameroon, West Africa....member of Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Junior Historians and the Knight Reader Program at Plano West...also participated in Habitat for Humanity, Give Kids the World, Ronald McDonald's House, Lubbock Interfaith Hospitality Network and You can Share Food Drive.
OFF-FIELD WITH MELANIE FONCHAM
What artist gets the most play on your iPod: Vanessa Carlton
Coolest thing about UT: The colors, everyone knows burnt orange is Texas
Movie you know every line to: Love and Basketball
I can't live without...Spearmint bubble gum
Sports Hero: Serena Williams
If tomorrow's headline was about you, what would it say? "Oh no, what did she do now?"
What is one new thing you'd like to learn or do this year? Drive a stick shift
What sport would you compete in other than soccer? Dance and tennis