Posted: 5:28 pm Wednesday, December 16th, 2009

Soccer: American Heritage D Melissa Bergstein an All-American 

By Jason Lieser

Melissa Bergstein, a junior defender on American Heritage’s soccer team, was named the first All-American player in program history.

The National Soccer Coaches Association of America honored Bergstein and will host her at a luncheon in Philadelphia on Jan. 16, the school announced in a press release today.

“Melissa is a fantastic player and an exceptional teammate as well as a gifted student,” Stallions coach Steve Burgess said in a statement. “This is a tremendous honor for Melissa and American Heritage.”