4 - Melissa Lemrick
Melissa Lemrick
Birth Date: 06/19/1982
Height: 5-5
Year: Senior
Hometown: Indianapolis, Ind.
High School: Southport
Position: 3B
Bats/Throws: R/R
AS A SENIOR (2005): Batted .299 on the season in 43 games...her 35 hits included nine doubles...knocked in 10 runs...drew 20 walks against just five strikeouts in 117 at-bats...her 44 total bases led to .376 slugging percentage...posted a team-high .403 on-base percentage...successful in seven of her eight stolen base attempts...committed just four errors in the field...earned second-team "All-Horizon League" honors following the season.

AS A JUNIOR (2004): Led the team in batting with a .356 average...started 45 contests...knocked 12 doubles and two triples...had 15 RBIs...posted an on-base percentage of .409 and .466 slugging percentage...successful in all six of her stolen base attempts...had 13 walks against 10 strikeouts...named to the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) "All-Region" first team for the Mideast region after earning first-team "All-Horizon League" accolades.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2003): Led the team during the fall season with a .482 batting average...played in 48 of the 49 games...batted .272 on the year...knocked in 26 runs...scored 18 runs and added seven doubles and a home run...drew 10 walks and struck out only nine times.

Did not appear in any games during the 2002 season due to a knee injury.

AS A FRESHMAN (2001): Was hampered by a wrist injury, which limited her time on the field...played in five games, earning a starting role in four outings...recorded four hits in twelve trips to the plate.

AT SOUTHPORT HIGH: Earned four varsity letters in softball and three varsity letters in volleyball...three-time all-conference pick...named team's MVP her senior year...two-time team captain...earned all-state honors her senior year...batted .416 her senior year...high school coach: Steve Montgomery.

PERSONAL: Born June 19, 1982...daughter of Mark Lemrick and Caren Tucker...exercise science major.