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25 Melanie Hay

Fourth year outfielder from Fogelsville, PA....Majoring in Marketing.

AS A JUNIOR (2011):
Earned a spot on the MAAC All-Academic Team... Made 14 appearances off the bench, with four runs scored and one at-bat.


2010 MAAC All-Academic Team Selection... Appeared in 49 games for Iona, starting 46... Had a hit in two at-bats at Florida State (Feb. 13)... Had a hit and drove in a run vs. Fairleigh Dickinson (Feb. 28)... Had a hit and an RBI vs. Utah State (Mar. 19)... Had three hits in three at-bats and scored a run at Drexel (Mar. 25)... Scored a run in each contest of double header and had two steals in game two at Lafayette (Apr. 1)... Had two hits and scored a run at Army (Apr. 7)... Reached base twice and drove in a run at Manhattan-1 (Apr. 10)... Stole a base and scored a run at Manhattan-2 (Apr. 10)... Had a hit and drove in a run vs. Siena (Apr. 17)... Had a hit and scored a run at Fairfield (Apr. 24)... Stole a base as a pinch runner vs. Niagara in MAAC Championship (May 13)... Scored a run as a pinch runner vs. Canisius in MAAC Championship (May 14).

Started all 40 games for the Gaels...Picked up first collegiate hit at Longwood (Feb. 28)...Collected a hit and scored a run vs. Florida A&M (Mar. 15)...Picked up two hits, stole a bast and scored a run vs. Cornell (Mar. 17)...Hit a double and scored a run vs. Green Bay (Mar. 19)...Scored a run at Marist (Mar.28)...Reached base three time and scored two runs in first game vs. Seton Hall (Apr. 7)...Hit a double and scored two runs in second game vs. Seton Hall (Apr. 7)...Drove in and scored a run vs. Canisius (Apr. 19)...Reached base twice and drove in a run vs. Columbia (Apr. 21)...Scored two runs in first game at Rider (Apr. 26)...Had a double and a run scored in second game at Rider (Apr. 26)...Drove in a run vs. Fairfield (Apr. 29).

Played club softball for the East Norriton Heartbreakers, the 2006 Pennsylvania ASA "A" State Champions (2nd in 2007)....The Heartbreakers also recorded two Top-10 finishes in as many years at the ASA "A" Nationals....Four year starter for Parkland High School where she received numerous honors including selections to the Lehigh Valley Conference All-Star and First Team Lehigh Division All-Star teams....Received the Scholar Athlete award and was named the PHS Outstanding Softball Player of the Year....Served as team captain during her senior season and helped lead her team to two Division, one All-Conference, and one PIAA "AAAA" District Championship.

2009 | 2010 | 2011

Position: Outfielder
Height: 5'3"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Fogelsville, PA
High School: Parkland
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