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Melissa Martinez
Melissa  Martinez


Miami, Fla.

High School:
Felix Varela HS




Record 227 FAU Student-Athletes Placed on C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll

This is a new program record and a more than 10 percent increase from 2016


Softball Ranked in Final National Polls

Owls Finished Season with 51-9 Record


FAU Softball Ends Season at NCAA Regional

Owls End Season With 51-9 Record


No. 22 Softball Shuts Out UAB 6-0 to Take C-USA Tournament Title

Owls Clinch Bid to 11th NCAA Tournament


Softball Trio Wins Conference USA Superlative Awards

Hanson, Palmer, Joyce Indivdually Recognized by the League

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Junior (2015):
• Began the season with seven hits, 10 RBI and five runs scored in FAU Kick-Off Classic
• Posted a seven game hitting streak early in the year
• Drove in game-winning run vs. Tulsa (2/13)
• Missed time due to injury, but returned to the lineup with seven RBI in a doubleheader sweep of Middle Tennessee (3/21)
• RBI base hit drove in only run in 1-0 win over Charlotte (4/12)
• Went 4-for-8 with four RBI and three runs scored in DH sweep of Southern Miss (5/2)
• Roped a two-run double in 6-4 comeback win over UTSA in C-USA Tournament (5/8)
• Scored game winning run in 3-2 win over Hofstra in NCAA Regional (5/16)
• Hit .324 in C-USA play and was named second team All-conference

Sophomore (2014): Started all 55 games on the season...went 2-for-2 vs. Louisville...drove in a run vs. St. John's...hit a solo homerun vs. Mississippi State...roped an RBI double and scored vs. LIU Brooklyn...doubled and scored vs. Maryland...scored game winning run vs. Penn State...drove in only run of the game vs. Temple...doubled and tripled as part of five RBI game vs. Quinnipiac...walked, singled and scoredtwice vs. Marshall...had multiple hit games vs. Michigan State, Yale and UAB...went 3-for-3 in win over Louisiana Tech...had five RBI in series vs. Middle Tennessee.

Freshman (2013):Started all 53 games in which she appeared...went 2-for-2 with 4 RBI in an 8-0 win over UMass...doubled and scored two runs in win over LIU-Brooklyn...went 2-for-3 with an RBI vs. UConn...went 2-for-4 vs. Jacksonville which began nine game hitting streak...had another nine-game hitting streak later in the season...hit .500 at the Sun Belt Tournament, including game winning RBI in 4-3 victory over ULM.

High School: Won gold glove as a sophomore, team's leading hitter as a junior.Named to Class 8A all-state team by Florida Athletic Coaches Association (FACA), also named second team all-state by the Miracle Sports Committee. Also a 1st team all-Dade County selection. Was an all-county selection in volleyball and won rookie of the year in cross country.

Personal: Daughter of Rosa and Ricardo Martinez...twin sister Christina, is also a member of the softball team.

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