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Melissa Martinez
Melissa  Martinez

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Miami, Fla.

High School:
Felix Varela HS

Height:
5-7

Position:
IF


03/21/2015

Softball Sweeps Doubleheader With Middle Tennessee

Melissa Martinez Has Seven RBI on the Night

03/06/2015

Owls Split Day One of Parents' Weekend Tournament

Rickey Goes 5-for-6 on the Day

02/28/2015

Softball Loses 12-4 at the Hands of No. 7 LSU

The Owls move to 15-3 on the season and will face Ball State tomorrow at 10 a.m. ET

02/27/2015

Softball's 15-1 Record is Best Start in FAU History

The previous record was set during the 1998-99 season when the team went 13-1

02/23/2015

Martinez and Santiago Received FAU Player of the Week Honors

Junior Melissa Martinez totaled 10 hits in 12 at bats during the FAU Invitational

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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