18 Melissa Cox
18 Melissa Cox
Height: 5-7
Year: So.
Hometown: Bel Air, Md.
High School: John Carroll High School
Position: D

2013 SEASON: Started 17 games during sophomore season for the Mount… Tied for the team lead with 17 caused turnovers, while finishing second among Mount players with 30 ground balls and 23 draw controls… In season opener at La Salle, caused three turnovers and had two draw controls and two ground balls (2-16-13)… Picked up four ground balls and one draw control at Columbia (2-20-13)… Registered four ground balls and three caused turnovers versus George Washington (3-13-13)… Caused six turnovers against Wagner, which was the most by any Mount player this season (3-22-13)… Secured three draw controls and two ground balls against LIU Brooklyn (3-24-13)… Put together a solid game at Saint Francis U with three caused turnovers, three ground balls and two draw controls (4-5-13)… Corralled three draws in a win over Quinnipiac (4-14-13)… Member of the NEC Academic Honor Roll... 

2012 SEASON: Started all 19 games as a freshman... Registered 25 ground balls, six draw controls and 10 caused turnovers in 2012... Made collegiate debut in starting lineup with one ground ball in an 18-8 loss against Johns Hopkins (2-22-12)... Recorded two ground balls, one draw control and one caused turnover in a 13-10 victory against Longwood (3-12-12)... Registered four ground balls, a caused turnover and a draw control in a 12-8 win against Robert Morris (3-23-12)... Recorded four ground balls and a caused turnover in a 12-10 loss against Quinnipiac (3-30-12)... Posted two caused turnovers, a ground ball and a draw control in a 19-9 victory against LIU Brooklyn (4-13-12)... Tallied two ground balls and two caused turnovers in an 8-6 win against Wagner (4-15-12)... Recorded two ground balls and two caused turnovers in an 11-6 loss against Monmouth (4-20-12)...

HIGH SCHOOL: A three-year letterwinner on the girl's lacrosse team at John Carroll... Named to the All-Harford County first team in 2010... Helped her squad to the semifinals in 2008 and 2009.

PERSONAL: Majoring in Biology... The daughter of Marilyn Ebert and Jerry Cox... Cousin is senior Jen Semler on the Mount women's lacrosse team... Melissa Lauren Cox was born on June 28, 1993 in Baltimore, Md.