1 Michele Relton
1 Michele Relton
Height: 5-10
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Beaconsfield, Quebec, Canada
High School: St. Thomas HS
Position: Goalkeeper

2013 (Junior):
Relton cemented her status as the best goalkeeper in Pacific history behind a fantastic junior season that saw her set new program records for career saves and single-season saves. She finished the year with a program-record 371 blocks, shattering the record of 334 that she herself set as a freshman, en route to earning All-Big West Honorable Mention honors. She became Pacific's all-time saves leader at the Pacific Invitational on Feb. 3 and now has 1,013 career blocks. Relton earned Big West Player of the Week honors after recording 45 saves at the UC Santa Barbara Winter Invite Jan. 26-27, helping the Tigers defeat then-No. 8 Loyola Marymount for the program's first win over a team ranked eighth or better. She notched 25 double-digit save outings on the year while playing every single minute in the cage. Her season-high 17 blocks came against CSU Bakersfield (Feb. 24) and Harvard (Mar. 19). 

2012 (Sophomore):
Relton proved she is one of the best goalkeepers in the Big West Conference with a stellar sophomore campaign that saw her block more than 300 shots for the second straight year. Manning the cage in all 29 of the Tigers’ matches, Relton saved 308 shots, an average of 10.62 per game. Her 308 saves ranked second in the league while her per-game average was good for third. Relton had double-figure save outings in 21 games including a 19-save performance that broke the school record for single-game saves. She also led Pacific with 50 steals and added 11 assists. Relton receieved the Tiger Award at the team’s postseason banquet for excellence both in the pool and in the classroom.

2011 (Freshman):
Relton manned the cage in 30 games in her first year at Pacific. She tallied 315 blocks, averaging 10.5 blocks per game. Relton allowed 187 goals for an average of 6.23 goals allowed per game. She also recorded 40 steals. She earned All-Big West Honorable Mention honors and was an Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches All-Academic selection.

Relton was a member of the Canadian Junior Women's National Team during the summer of 2010. She won a gold medal at the 2010 Pan-American Junior Water Polo Championships held in Pinecrest, Fla. Relton also had success as a member of Canada's senior national team, competing at the Holiday Cup in January of 2010 and the Canada Cup in December of 2009.

High School: 
Relton graduated from St. Thomas High School in Pointe-Claire, Quebec, Canada.

Relton was born in Pointe-Claire, Quebec, Canada, and is the daughter of Chris Relton and Lorraine Laviolette. She has one sibling, Jackie. Relton lists her hobbies as traveling, doing yoga, cooking, and running. She is majoring in biochemistry and hopes to do something in the medical field.