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#24 Jessica Melendez
Position: Outfield
Bats: R
Throws: R
Year: Senior
Hometown: Miami, Fla.
High School: Florida Christian
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2013: First-team All-Ivy … Played in 48 games, starting 45 in centerfield … Tied for the team lead with eight doubles, tied for third with five stolen bases and four home runs, third with 59 total bases, and fourth with a .295 batting average … Went 4-for-6 with three runs and two RBI in a doubleheader against Holy Cross and Sacred Heart (3/4) … Went 1-for-3 with a run and a walk against South Dakota (3/8) … Went 3-for-7 with two runs, two doubles, and a stolen base in a doubleheader against Lehigh (3/20) … Went 1-for-3 with three RBI and a double in Game 2 against Holy Cross (3/23) … Went 2-for-3 with two runs and a double in Game 1 at Yale (4/5) … Went 2-for-4 with a run in Game 2 at Brown (4/6) … Went 1-for-3 with two runs and an RBI in Game 1 against Princeton (4/13) … Went 2-for-3 with two RBI, a run, a double, a walk, and a stolen base in Game 1 at Cornell (4/20) … Went 2-for-4 with three RBI, a run, a stolen base, and a home run in Game 4 at Cornell (4/21) … Went 2-for-3 with two RBI, two runs, and a home run against Temple (4/24) … Went 2-for-3 with walk and a solo home run in Game 1 at Columbia (4/26) … Went 1-for-4 with three runs and two RBI in Game 4 against Columbia (4/27) … Went 1-for-3 with a two-run home run in Game 2 of the ILCS against Dartmouth (5/4) … Completed a nine-game hitting streak by going 2-for-3 with two doubles and a run in the clinching Game 3 of the ILCS against Dartmouth (5/5) … Had a .950 fielding percentage in 60 chances.

2012: Honorable mention All-Ivy ... Played in 48 games, making 46 starts in center field ... Led the team with eight home runs and was second on the team with 27 RBI, both of which were fourth-best in the Ivy League ... Recorded the second-highest slugging percentage on the team (.576) during the Ivy schedule with a league-best six home runs ... Drove in two or more runs in five different games ... Went 2-for-3 with a double and run vs. Holy Cross (3/8) ... Hit first two home runs in consecutive games, against Villanova (3/23) and Rider (3/24) ... Homered in each of her first two at-bats in game one against Brown and finished the game with four RBI and followed that up with another home run in the second game (3/30) ... Collected seven hits in the series with Princeton, including two home runs and five RBI (4/14-15) ... Went 2-for-4 with two RBI against Drexel (4/18) ... Hit game-winning three-run home run in the bottom of the sixth in game one vs. Cornell (4/20) ... Did not make an error in 44 chances and recorded one outfield assist ... Played with Puerto Rico in summer 2012 at the World Cup of Softball in Oklahoma City in June, the Canadian Open in early July, and the World Championship in late July.

2011: Appeared in 26 games, starting 25 in the outfield, primarily center field ... Tied for third on team in home runs (3) and slugging percentage (.471), while finishing with the sixth-best batting average (.294) ... Had five multi-hit games ... Went 2-3 against Sacred Heart with two RBI ... Went 3-4 with three home runs, scoring four times and driving in four runs at Cornell ... Recorded hits in seven of last nine games ... Drove in 10 runs during final 11 games of season.

2010: Played in 32 games, 30 as a starter in left field ... Went 3-for-3 with a run scored in Penn's 5-1 win over Princeton (4/24) ... Belted her first collegiate home run and stole a base against Princeton (4/24) ... Tallied two hits and scored two runs, including the tying run, in the Quakers' 8-7 victory over Columbia (4/30).

High School: Five-year letterwinner in softball ... Member of team that won five district championships (2005-2009) ... South Florida Senior All-Star in 2009 ... Received back-to-back MVP and first-team All-Dade awards in 2007 and 2008 ... Second-team All-Dade and Patriot Award recipient in 2006 ... Received the Guts and Glory award in 2005 ... also competed in volleyball ... Wendy's High School Heisman nominee ... Participated in Key Club ... National Honor Society member ... Principle's Honor Roll student.

Personal: Daughter of Marisol and Ramon Melendez ... Enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences.


Year avggp-gsabrh2b3bhrrbitbslg%bbhbpsogdpob%sfshsb-attpoaefld%
2010.... .212 32-30 66 7 14 3 0 1 3 20 .303 4 2 19 0 .278 0 1 2-3 32 3 1 .972
2011.... .294 26-25 68 12 20 3 0 3 12 32 .471 8 2 13 0 .385 0 6 2-2 28 0 2 .933
2012.... .246 48-46 130 18 32 5 0 8 27 61 .469 11 2 20 0 .315 0 5 2-2 43 1 0 1.000
2013.... .295 48-45 132 25 39 8 0 4 22 59 .447 10 1 25 0 .347 1 1 5-6 56 1 3 .950
TOTAL... .265 154-146 396 62 105 19 0 16 64 172 .434 33 7 77 0 .332 1 13 11-13 159 5 6 .965
 

SINGLE-GAME HIGHS:
Hits: 3, at Princeton, Apr 15, 2012; at Princeton, Apr 24, 2010
Doubles: 2, Dartmouth, May 05, 2013
Home runs: 2, vs Cornell, Apr 22, 2011; Brown, Mar 30, 2012
Total bases: 8, vs Cornell, Apr 22, 2011; Brown, Mar 30, 2012
RBI: 4, Brown, Mar 30, 2012
Runs scored: 3, Columbia, Apr 27, 2013
Walks: 2, 4 times
Hit by pitch: 1, 7 times
Struck out: 3, vs Villanova, Mar 02, 2013; Yale, Mar 31, 2012
Sac flies: 1, Harvard, Mar 29, 2013
Sac bunts: 2, vs Holy Cross, Mar 08, 2011
At bats: 4, 18 times
Stolen bases: 1, 10 times
Caught stealing: 1, at Cornell, Apr 20, 2013; Brown University, Apr 02, 2010
Field chances: 5, at Temple University, Mar 17, 2012
Putouts: 5, at Temple University, Mar 17, 2012
Assists: 1, 5 times

 

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