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Melissa Robinson

Class:
Graduated

Hometown:
Philadelphia, Pa.

High School:
St. Hubert

Last College:
Civil Engineering

Height:
5-4

Position:
P/INF

B/T:
R/R

Melissa Robinson

Currently ranks in the top 10 all-time in these categories:
Lowest ERA (min. 50 IP): 3.03 (7th)
Lowest Opp. batting avg. (min. 50 IP): .275 (1st)
Most wins: 28 (4th)
Most appearances: 95 (3rd)
Most games started: 86 (2nd)
Most complete games: 77 (1st)
Most shutouts: 7 (T-1st)
Innings Pitched: 580.1 (2nd)
Strikeouts: 246 (5th)


2013:
Appeared in 46 games, making 28 starts within the circle...claimed decisions in nine of Lafayette's 11 wins, registering a 9-21 record...struck out more than 100 batters for the second stright season...recorded a 3.64 ERA...struck out three or more batters in 15 games...pitched two-hit shutout in 5-0 win over Mount St. Mary's (3/27)...recorded 10 strikeouts in loss against Holy Cross (3/31)...hurled another two-hit shutout later in the season at Colgate (4/21)...batted .224 with a team-best 21 runs scored and 15 RBI...third on the team with a .312 slugging percentage.

2012:
All-Patriot League Second Team Second-Team selection at pitcher...also named to the All-Patriot League Tournament squad...started in 39 games and appeared in 41...made four starts at third base... claimed decisions in 13 of Lafayette's 14 wins, registering a 13-24 record...the 13 wins are the second most in a season at Lafayette...averaged three strikeouts per game and a 2.68 ERA...struck out 102 batters while walking 49...fanned two or more hitters in 21 games...posted a 7-11 record in Patriot League play when she was the pitcher of record in 16 of 18 games... batted .205 with three runs scored and three RBI...whiffed a season-high nine in a 2-1 win over Bucknell (4/28)...went 2-for-3 and scored two runs Marist (4/26)...struck out six in eight innings a 2-1 win over Colgate in the Patriot League Tournament second round (5/11). 2011: Named All-Patriot League Second Team at pitcher...selected Patriot League Pitcher of the Week (4/26) over her one-hitter against Bucknell...made 25 appearances in the circle with 21 starts...posted a 6-14 record with a 2.82 ERA...hit for a .313 average with an on base percentage of .353 and a .312 slugging percentage...tossed her first collegiate shutout in a 2-0 win over Army (4/18)...hurled a one hitter in a 3-0 win over Bucknell (4/25). High School: 2010 All-Catholic League MVP who helped lead her squad to the Catholic League championship...managed a 0.5 ERA as a senior, giving up just 40 hits and 11 walks the entire season while striking out 211...named Catholic League MVP as a junior (2009) while garnering All-Southeastern Pennsylvania and All-State Honorable Mention status in second of three straight Catholic League titles...member of 2009 AAAA District 12 City champs...named All-Catholic League Second-Team as a sophomore and All-Catholic League honorable mention as a freshman... member of the National Honor Society...member of the Community Service Corps. Favorite Quote: "Life's tough. Get a helmet." Why I Chose Lafayette:I came to Lafayette because I was looking for a smaller school that was not too far from home. I knew Lafayette had a great engineering program and that's what I was thinking of doing. Also, I wanted to play softball and I knew if I went here I would get that opportunity.

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