4 - Trish Melvin
Trish Melvin
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Wexford, PA
High School: Vincentian Academy
Position: P/OF
Bats/Throws: R/R

In 2010:  Made 15 appearances on the mound for the Bears and received six starts to go 0-3 on the year … Earned a 3.95 ERA and in 49.2 innings pitched she allowed 61 hits, 28 earns runs and struck out 26 batters …  Pitched one complete game against CCSU (3/14) where she struck out a season-high nine batters … Also saw some action as a pinch hitter … In 21 at bats she had 4 hits, two runs scored and one RBI.  

In 2009: Saw action at second base and at the mound for the Bears starting in 27 of 32 contests … Combined for 14 hits, which included three doubles and a homerun, and also scored eight runs and tallied 11 RBI … At the mound, Melvin went 2-4 on the year with a 5.75 ERA … Starting in seven of 12 contests, she pitched 35 innings and allowed 38 hits, gave up 30 runs, walked 33 and struck out 30 batters … Had a season-high four hits against North Florida, which included two doubles, and her homerun came against Holy Cross.

Before Brown: A four-year letter winner and two-year captain from Vincentian Academy ... Was a Class 'A' All-State Player of the Year in 2008 and was also named the Post-Gazette North Softball Player of the Year ... Helped lead her team to a 2008 Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association State championship, as well as a Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic League Championship... A two-time WPIAL and State Strikeout Leader (313 k's in 2007 and 306 k's in 2008) ... Was a Pittsburgh North Softball All-Star (2007, 2008), And was an All-Section catcher (2005, 2006) and an All-Section pitcher (2007, 2008).

Personal: Daughter of Greg Melvin and Joan Orie Melvin ... Has four sisters, Casey, Nina, Bridget and Danielle, and one brother, John ... Concentration is Biology