2009 (Sophomore): Fourth NCAA Division I pitcher to throw back-to-back 400 strikeout seasons in first two seasons as a collegian - joining Monica Abbott (Tennessee), Cat Osterman (Texas) and Angelica Selden (UCLA) ... was listed among the nation's best in five pitching categories, including four top 12 rankings ... in the final national statistics was No. 2 in strikeouts (450), No. 5 in shutouts (17), No. 7 in victories (30) and No. 9 in strikeouts per 7/IP (9.9) ... she also ranked No. 54 in ERA (1.71) and No. 74 in saves (2) ... in the NCAA career list for strikeouts per 7/IP, was the only active underclassman listed and ranked No. 34 (9.3) ... in the 11 weeks of the NCAA stats during the season, ranked every week in strikeouts per 7/IP and wins while ranking all 10 weeks in which the NCAA tracked shutouts and strikeouts .... led the nation in strikeouts for three weeks and did not rank lower than No. 5 all season ... on year threw four one-hitters, seven two-hitters and nine three-hitters ... allowed three hits or less in a game 20 times during the season ... of the 30 wins on year, 17 were shutouts ... opponents batted just .176 against her ... of the 16 losses, five were by one run ... had Top 25 wins against No. 9 Cal, No. 12 Northwestern, No. 24 Florida State and No. 25 Nevada ... collected 500th career strikeout against No. 12 Northwestern ... posted 600th career strikeout versus No. 24 Florida State ... posted 800th career strikeout after fanning 14 vs. No. 25 Nevada, making her the third Bulldog and fourth WAC pitcher to reach this plateau; she was the first sophomore to reach 800 mark ... notched 900th career strikeout versus Long Beach State in NCAA Regional action ... posted back-to-back 30 or more win seasons ... seventh Bulldog to record 30 or more complete games in back-to-back years and ninth to start 30-plus games and post double-digit shutout victories in consecutive years ... had season-best streak of 27.0 scoreless innings and 27.1 innings without an earned run ... also had a streak 17.1 scoreless innings pitched without an earned run ... opened year with a streak of 16.0 scoreless innings and without an earned run ... had 25 10-strikeout games (45 in career) after posting 20 her freshman season ... recorded more strikeouts (450) in less innings (319.1) her sophomore year after setting single-season school records in both categories in 2008 (454 in 360.1 innings) ... notched season-best streak of seven straight starts with double-digit strikeouts and averaged 12.5 strikeouts per 7/IP (91 in 51.0 IP) ... outside of this streak, had back-to-back 10-strikeout games four different times ... closed out last 24 games with 222 strikeouts in 154.1 innings for an average of 10.1 strikeouts per 7/IP ... first Bulldog to record back-to-back 400-strikeout seasons ... in the WAC career record book, is No. 1 in strikeouts per 7/IP (9.3), No. 2 in strikeouts (904), No. 5 in wins (72) and No. 9 in innings pitched (679.2) and saves (5) ... second WAC hurler to reach 900-K milestone ...won 20th career WAC game and posted her 10th league shutout victory against Nevada in 4-0 win ... after winning the WAC's triple crown in pitching in 2008, again led the league in wins (30) and strikeouts (450) as a sophomore ... three-time WAC Pitcher of the Week (eight in career) ...selected WAC Tournament Championship MVP after going 3-0 with 2 shutouts, 27 strikeouts (8.6 strikeouts per 7/IP) and a 0.64 ERA while opponents batted .122 against ... in just two years, ranks in 11 top 10 school career records: No. 1 strikeouts per 7/IP (9.3), No. 2 strikeouts (904), No. T3 saves (5), No. 6 consecutive wins (12), No. 8 in appearances (112), No. 9 in wins (72) and consecutive innings pitched (31.1), No, T9 in shutouts (37) and complete games (81) and No. 10 innings pitched (679.2) and games started (90) .... etching her name in numerous Fresno State single-season marks in 2008, established herself in eight single-season top 10 school records her sophomore year: No. 2 strikeouts per 7/IP (9.9) and strikeouts (450), No. 3 appearances (53) and games started (44), No. 6 innings pitched (319.1), No. 7 in complete games (37), No. 8 in wins (30) and No. T9 in saves (2) ... in career, has allowed three hits or less in a game 38 times while notching 72 wins with 37 shutouts and 45 10-strikeout games ... in NCAA stats for career, has ranked all 23 weeks in wins and strikeouts per 7/IP, 18 weeks in ERA and 13 weeks in saves ... ASA Preseason Top 50 Watch List ... 2009 WAC All-Tournament team ... WAC Preseason Pitcher of the Year ... first-team All-West Region ... First-Team All-WAC ... four-time Toyota/gobulldogs.com Student-Athlete of the Week.
2008 (Freshman): Posted the most dominating performance in the circle as a freshman in school history ... only Bulldog pitcher to have a 40-win season ... just the third Bulldog to tally a 400-strikeout season ... the fourth Bulldog to appear in 50 or more games in a year ... fifth pitcher in school history to post 20 shutouts in a season ... only fifth `Dog to collect 40-plus complete games in a season ... notched 21 10-strikeout games on the season ... captured the WAC's triple crown in pitching (ERA, wins and strikeouts) ... won 13 of first 14 games to open the year ... closed out the season by going 21-6 in the circle ... had winning streaks of 12-, 10-, and eight-consecutive wins during the season ... went 11-6 against the Top 25 ... posted Top 10 wins over Michigan and Oklahoma ... finished the year with a 42-9 mark while completing 44 of 46 starts and appearing in 59 games ... collected 20 shutouts and three saves while striking out 454 in 360.1 innings for an 8.82 strikeout per 7/IP as opponents batted just .181 ... of the nine losses, five were by one run ... posted a season-best mark of 31.0 scoreless innings pitched (April 11-19) while also posting a streak of 29.1 scoreless innings earlier in the year (Feb. 15-22) ... tallied a season-high streak of 31.1 innings without an unearned run, twice (April 11-19: Feb. 15-22) ... set five Fresno State single-season pitching records: games pitched (59), consecutive games pitched (30), innings pitched (360.1), wins (42) and strikeouts (454) ... in the school's single-season pitching list, ranks in 11 categories, including five single-season school and three Western Athletic Conference records that were set: No. 1 appearances (59) --- school record; No. 1 wins (42) -- school & WAC record; No. 1 innings pitched (360.1) --- school and WAC record; No. 1 strikeouts (454) --- school & WAC record; No. 1 consecutive games pitched (30); No. 2 complete games (44); No. 2 games started (46), No. 4 strikeouts per 7/IP (8.82), No. T4 shutouts (20), No. T4 saves (3) and No. 9 consecutive wins (12) ... in the school's career annals, ranks in three categories: No. 6 consecutive wins (12); No. 6 saves (3); and No. 9 consecutive scoreless innings (31.1) ... is sixth Bulldog pitcher to be an All-American in her freshman season ... became the third Bulldog hurler to be named pitcher and freshman of the year in the same season ... ninth Bulldog who has been honored as WAC Freshman of the Year ... is the seventh Bulldog hurler to garner conference pitcher of the year accolades (12 times overall a Bulldog has been honored as league pitcher of the year since 1988) ... in the final WAC stats, led the league in ERA (1.28), strikeouts (454), batters struck out looking (82), appearances (59), innings pitched (360.2), wins (42) and games started (46) while third in saves (3) ... in the 12 weeks of the NCAA statistics, ranked every week in wins, saves, ERA and strikeouts per 7/IP ... never ranked lower than second in the nation in victories all year long ... in the final NCAA stats, ranked No. 2 in victories (42), No. 23 in strikeouts per 7/IP (8.8), No. 28 in ERA (1.28) and No. 75 in saves (3) ... second-team All-American ... selected to the 2008 NCAA Fresno Region II Team and was named co-MVP ... first-team All-West Region ... WAC Pitcher and Freshman of the Year ... First-Team All-WAC ... five-time WAC Pitcher of the Week ... three-time Toyota/gobulldogs.com Student-Athlete of the Week ... WAC All-Academic ... WAC Scholar-Athlete ... Fresno State Scholar-Athlete ... Fresno State Female Athlete of the Year (second freshman to be honored by school regardless of sport).
Hamilton Southeastern High School: Was a four-year letterwinner in softball ... led her team to a 31-0 record in '07 and a state championship ... was Indiana Miss Softball ... was a EA Sports First-Team All-American ... was an All-North Player of the Year three times ... set a strikeout record in a championship high school game by sitting down 26 batters in 10 innings ... played in a 25-inning game as a sophomore, recording 37 strikeouts with a 0.19 ERA ... during senior season, fanned 426 batters in 167 innings while hitting .378 with six home runs, 11 doubles and 33 RBI.
Personal: Born Aug. 21, 1988 ... parents are Kathleen and Jeffrey Melloh ... younger brother is Jacob and younger sister is Kristin ... lists favorite athlete as Peyton Manning because of his modesty and his never-quit attitude ... her biggest athletic thrill came when she drove in the winning run during the state title game ... admires her parents, family, friends and coaches for their support and lessons taught ... chose to attend Fresno State due to the great softball program and coaching staff, as well as a strong academic program ... enjoys drawing, ultimate Frisbee, dodgeball, swimming and roller blading.