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Melissa Martinez
Melissa Martinez

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Miami, Fla.

High School:
Felix Varela HS

Height:
5-7

Position:
IF


10/28/2014

FAU Student-Athletes Look to Tackle Illiteracy Through 2nd & 7 Program

Student-athletes from multiple sports read to more than 150 first and second grade students on Monday

05/08/2014

Softball Nipped 5-4 By North Texas in 10 Innings

Bell Hits First Homerun of Season in Loss

05/04/2014

Softball Completes Series Sweep of Middle Tennessee 5-0

Melissa Martinez, Kathryn Spack Both Hit Homeruns in Win

05/03/2014

Owls Sweep Doubleheader From Middle Tennessee

Knox Goes 4-for-6 on the Day

04/19/2014

Softball Outlasts UTEP 4-3 in 11 to Sweep Series

Herb's Single Scores Thompson

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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