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Melissa Martinez
Melissa  Martinez

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Miami, Fla.

High School:
Felix Varela HS

Height:
5-7

Position:
IF


06/03/2015

Return to Regionals: 2015 Softball Season Recap

Owls Return to Regionals for First Time Since 2006

05/17/2015

Owls Sweep Their Way to Final Day of Gainesville Regional

Miller's Double Puts FAU Through to Sunday

05/08/2015

Owls Rally to Defeat UTSA 6-4, Advance to C-USA Championship Game

Messer Throws Four No-Hit Innings in Relief

05/07/2015

Owls Defeat North Texas 5-0 in C-USA Quarterfinals

Hanson Throws a One-Hitter in Victory

05/06/2015

Three FAU Softball Players Earn All-Conference Recognition

Softball Team is No. 2 Seed in Conference USA Championship

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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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