Michelle Gleason
Michelle Gleason

Player Profile

Lake Forest, CA

High School:
El Toro



2005 (Jr.) -- Appeared in 22 matches, starting three ... Played in all six matches during the NCAA Tournament ... Made starts against Penn State, Colorado (Oct. 11) and Oregon ... Ended the season with eight shots.

2004 (So.) -- Appeared in eight matches, starting five ... Ended the season with two points on two assists ... Had an assist in victories over Santa Barbara (Sept. 5) and another against Oregon (Oct. 10) ... Honorable mention All-Pac-10 Academic selection.

2003 (Fr.) -- Appeared in eight matches ...Made her only start of the season in a scoreless tie against Santa Barbara on Sept. 3.

High School/Club -- Four-year letterwinner at El Toro High School in Lake Forest, Calif. ...Member of UCLA's No. 2 rated recruiting class according to Soccer America ...Three-time first-team All-South Coast League selection ...Two-time first-team All-CIF performer ...Also named to the Los Angeles Times Southern California Regional Team ...El Toro's Golden Boot Award winner in 2003 ...Also named offensive MVP her junior season ...Two-year team captain ...Member of Southern California's Olympic Development Program ...State pool player in 2002 ...Also brought into ODP Regional Camp in 2002 ...Played club soccer for the prestigious Southern California Blues.

Personal -- Full name is Michelle Rene Gleason ...Daughter of Joseph and Norma Gleason ...Has one brother, Michael and one sister, Markie ...Enjoys surfing ...Lists her biggest athletic thrill as signing to play for the Bruins ...Born February 25, 1985 in Orange, Calif.