Melissa Lowder

#1 - Goalkeeper

Height: 5’8"

Hometown: San Diego, California

Country: United States

Date of Birth: January 29, 1997

College: Santa Clara University

Previous Club: Thor/KA (Iceland)

Jersey Number: 1

ACQUIRED: Signed, 01/29/24 


2023: Played in Iceland for Thor/KA, appearing in 21 matches…Helped the team finish runners-up in the league. 2022: On the roster with San Diego Wave FC. 2021: Appeared on the roster with the Chicago Red Stars and Utah Royals FC. 2020: Made one appearance – her professional debut – with Utah Royals FC in the Fall Series (9/26). 

COLLEGE (Santa Clara) 
2018: Started all 22 games…Had a 1.01 goals-against average…Made 73 saves for a .785 save percentage…Picked up six shutouts. 2017: Started 18 games…Had a 1.43 goals-against average…Made 69 saves for a .734 save percentage…Picked up four shutouts. 2016: All-WCC honorable mention…Started 20 games…Allowed 14 goals for a 0.68 goals-against average…Made 74 saves for a .841 save percentage…Had eight solo shutouts and shared two on the year…Made first career start vs. No. 11 USC…Set a career-high with 14 saves at No. 2 Stanford in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. 2015: Appeared in three games…Made collegiate debut vs. CSUN and made one save. 

Melissa Lowder

Get to know Melissa Lowder

Full Name: Melissa Anne Lowder

Best Soccer Memory: Scored first goal in international beach soccer game

Favorite Soccer Player: Alex Loera

Fun fact about you?: I love naked cats

If you were an emoji?: 🙈

Accolades: Icelandic League Cup runner up 2023, U.S. Women’s Beach Soccer National Team 2019, 18 collegiate shutouts

Favorite Food in the Bay Area: Ice cream (Rocko’s Ice Cream Tacos)

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