Fresno State faces three NCAA Tournament returnees among its five opening weekend tilts.
Head Coach Trisha Ford and the 'Dogs return a bulk of the talent from last year's MW runner-up squad.
Last updated on June 5, 2014
2014 (FRESHMAN): One of five freshman outfielders that were part of the Bulldog roster in 2014, but redshirted campaign with Alanna Layton.
High School: The four-year player claimed letters her final two seasons for Merced High School. Helped team to CCC Championships in 2011, '12 and '13.
Personal: Intended Kinesiology major. Parents are Robert and Lisa, and has an older brother Robert and older sister Jessica.
Nicknames: Mel or Gilbert
Favorite Colors: Turquoise and purple
Pets Growing Up: A cat Gizmo
Favorite Saying/Motto: "Do the little things right, and big things will happen." -Tim Blackston
Favorite Hobbies: Spending time with family and traveling
Greatest Accomplishment: Getting to play college softball
Something Most People Would be Surprised to Know About Me: I'm left-handed but play sports with my right hand.
Personal Hero: My uncle Bryan because if it weren't for him I wouldn't be where I am now
When I was a Little Kid I Wanted to be an: FBI agent
Intended Career Physical Therapist
Favorite Place I'd Like to Travel to: Italy and Paris
I Chose Fresno State because: Always wanted to be a Bulldog
Special Item I Have to Travel With: Headphones
First Athletic Award When You Were a Little Kid: Coaches Award in middle school
Your Biggest Fans: My parents
Favorite Pro Team: San Francisco Giants
Favorite Bulldog Athlete (that doesn't play softball): Haley Gilleland
Favorite softball player growing up: Caitlin Lowe
If I didn't play softball, I would play: Soccer
Melissa Gilbert's Career Stats
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