Four-year letterwinner for coach Julie Johnson at Nederland HS ... Three-time first-team all-district selection ... Named offensive MVP for the 2003-04 season ... Academic all-district selection from 2002-05 ... Helped Nederland advance to the Regional III area finals in 2002, semifinals in 2003 and area finals in 2004 and 2005 ... Played for the Gulf Coast Youth Soccer League 10 years and Spindletop Select club team for two years.
Kari Jean Melancon was born 12/14/86 in Port Arthur, Texas ... Daughter of Renee Placette ... Major is Nursing ... Hobbies are playing soccer and scrapbooking.