Melissa Martinez Homers Twice on Saturday
Bell Goes 3-for-4 with Three RBI in Sweep
Junior (2010): Singled vs. UCLA...walked and singled vs. Kentucky...drew a walk, singled and threw eight innings without allowing an earned run vs. Kentucky...walked and scored against Maryland...went 2-for-3 with an RBI and threw two scoreless innings in relief in rematch against Kentucky...threw complete game three-hitter in 1-0 win over Loyola-Chicago...threw nine-inning, two-hit shutout in 1-0 vs. South Carolina...went 2-for-2 with two RBI in 9-5 win over Eastern Michigan...smacked RBI double vs. Miami (OH)...tossed complete game four-hitter in 2-1 win over Connecticut...went 2-for-3 in second half of doubleheader vs. Western Kentucky...had two hits and drove in FAU's only run vs. Syracuse....went 5-for-7 in doubleheader vs. Iowa....singled, scored and drove in a run in win over North Texas..slapped two hits, scored a run and picked up her first save of the season vs. South Alabama...had three RBI in 6-5 win over Troy...walked and doubled vs. Louisiana-Lafayette...picked up complete game win vs. ULM...threw scoreless seventh inning to pick up second win of the season vs. Middle Tennessee...smacked a double and hit first career homerun in win over FIU in home finale...had a two run double in only at bat vs. FIU the following night...efforts won her Sun Belt Player of the Week Award...hit .429 with bases loaded.
Sophomore (2009): Pitched 2.2 innings to pick up win against Maryland...threw complete game shutout in 5-0 win against Long Island...laced singles in consecutive games against Florida and Texas Tech...had three-RBI game against Providence...snapped personal four-game losing streak with 5-4 win over UNLV at Eller Media Stadium Classic...also hit .667 in last three games of the tournament...gave up just two hits and one run in tough luck 1-0 loss to Central Michigan...suffered another difficult loss to Harvard, surrendering just one earned run in 8.2 innings in 3-2 loss...tossed six innings against Liberty to take the win...hit .500 with three RBI at the FAU Miken Classic...had game-winning RBI in pinch hit appearance vs. North Texas...snapped personal three-game losing streak with complete game three-hitter vs. Troy...went 2-for-3 at the plate and gave up unearned run in 1-0 loss to Louisiana-Lafayette...went 3-for-3 with 2 RBI and surrendered no earned runs in 4-2 win over ULM to clinch first conference series win of the season...had 2-for-4 game with 2 RBI and scored a run against Western Kentucky...missed time due to injury...had RBI base hit before coming around to score against Troy in the conference tournament in second game back...hit .289 with runners in scoring position...led pitching staff with 19 complete games...had 1.49 ERA in conference play.
Freshman (2008): Tossed complete game five-hit shutout, had her first career hit and drove in two runs in season opener against North Florida...drove in a run, scored a run and pitched complete game four hitter in 3-0 win over no. 6 LSU at Palm Spring Classic...surrendered just one hit against Stetson, narrowly missing throwing the 20th no-hitter in FAU history...struck a career high seven batters in back-to-back shutout wins over Stetson and Central Michigan...named Sun Belt Pitcher of the Week for throwing complete game shutouts against Stetson, Central Michigan and Bethune-Cookman....twirled complete game two-hitter against Western Kentucky... went 3-for-3 with two runs scored and two RBI and threw five-inning complete game in 10-2 win over Saint Louis...slapped two hits and scored a run while throwing complete game against South Alabama...scored winning run and was winning pitcher against Louisiana-Monroe...scattered nine hits in 4-0 win over Middle Tennessee...picked up her first career save working two innings against Middle Tennessee...went 2-for-3 against North Texas in Sun Belt Tourament...hit .286 with runners in scoring position and .346 with 2 outs...went 7-2 in the circle in Sun Belt play.
High School: Attended Green Run High School...played softball for Dale DeSarro...three-sport athlete (softball, swimming, volleyball)...posted an 0.81 ERA as a junior, striking out 226 in 119 innings...batted .544 at the plate...named First-Team All-Beach District, Pitcher of the Year, First-Team All-Tidewater and First-Team All-Eastern Region her junior season...posted an 0.29 ERA as a freshman, striking out 138 batters and winning 12 games...named Second-Team All-Beach District during her freshman year.
Travel Ball: Played for the Virginia Legends 18U team...coached by Barry Paul...posted a 1.40 ERA and 84 strikeouts in 60 innings during her 2005 season.
Personal: Elementary education major...daughter of Teresa and David Gressley...born Aug. 27, 1989, in Virginia Beach, VA.