Morgan Melloh Named GoBulldogs.com Athlete of the Week

    May 11, 2009



    Morgan Melloh

    Sophomore
    Softball, LHP
    Fishers, Ind./Hamilton Southeastern HS

    Sophomore Morgan Melloh led the 'Dogs to a perfect 3-0 record in the WAC Tournament as the 'Dogs won their third WAC Tournament title and first since 2007. Melloh was named the WAC Tournament MVP after she earned First-Team All-WAC honors for the second-straight year. Melloh pitched two complete game shutouts in the tournament, a 4-0 victory over Boise State in game one and a 5-0 victory over the defending WAC Tournament Champion Louisiana Tech. Melloh then allowed just two runs in a 3-2 eight inning victory over No. 23 Nevada in the championship game. Melloh had 27 strikeouts in the three games while posting a 0.64 ERA as opponents batted just .122.

    She picked up her 400th strikeout on the year, becoming the first Bulldog pitcher just the fourth pitcher in NCAA history along with Cat Osterman, Monica Abbott and Angelica Selden to do so in their freshmen and sophomore campaigns. She also passed former Bulldog All-American Amanda Scott for second in the Fresno State career record books in strikeouts with 868 in her young two-year career.

    Melloh had 10 strikeouts vs. Boise State and 11 vs. LA Tech, as she now has 23 10-K games on the season and 43 in her career. Her current career strikeout per 7/IP mark of 9.2 ranks her first in Fresno State history. She also picked up her 70th win of her career in the championship game against Nevada, moving into ninth all-time in school history. She also moved up to ninth in career shutouts (37) and appearances (108) and tenth in games started (86). Melloh also moved up in the Fresno State single-season record book in strikeouts to No. 2 (414), games started (No. 6, 40), innings pitched (No. 7, 297.2) and appearances (No. 5, 49). She three a two-hitter vs. Boise State, her seventh of the season and 13th of her career, and her three-hitter against LA Tech was the ninth of the season and 17th in her career.

    She has allowed three hits or less in 20 games this season and 38 in her career. She has 17 shutouts on the season, 37 in her career in 70 wins, which means 52.8 percent of her wins have been shutouts.

    Other student-athletes nominated were:

    Dusty Robinson - Baseball
    Renata Kucerkova - Women's Tennis

    2008-09 Athletes of the Week:

  • May 4 - Grant Doverspike
  • April 27 - Brooke Phipps, Jr.
  • April 20 - Sharon Ayala
  • April 13 - Morgan Melloh
  • April 6 - Morgan Melloh
  • Mar. 30 - Derek Benny
  • Mar. 23 - Latrisha Jordan
  • Mar. 16 - Sharon Ayala
  • Mar. 9 - Jaleesa Ross
  • Mar. 2 - Heidi Gjoen
  • Feb. 23 - Michelle Moses
  • Feb. 17 - Sharon Ayala
  • Feb. 9 - Morgan Melloh
  • Feb. 2 - Anastasia Petukhova
  • Jan. 26 - Jennifer Jory
  • Jan. 20 - Grace Wiesmann
  • Jan. 12 - Blair Hopkins
  • Jan. 5 - Bailey Amundsen
  • Dec. 8 - Heidi Gjoen
  • Dec. 2 - Marnique Arnold
  • Nov. 24 - Bailey Amundsen
  • Nov. 17 - Erick Garcia
  • Nov. 10 - Anastasia Petukhova and Renata Kucerkova
  • Nov. 3 - Ali Sill
  • Oct. 27 - Kevin Goessling
  • Oct 20 - Melanie Gloria
  • Oct 13 - Lonyae Miller
  • Oct 6 - Rikus de Villiers
  • Sept 29 - Ryan Mathews
  • Sept 22 - Lauren Berger
  • Sept 15 - Ben Jacobs
  • Sept 10 - Erick Garcia
  • Sept 22 - Lauren Berger
  • Sept 15 - Ben Jacobs
  • Sept 10 - Erick Garcia
  • May 12 - Ryan Mathews

    2007-08 Athletes of the Week:

  • May 12 - Tinesta Rowe
  • May 5 - Morgan Melloh
  • April 28 - Laura Luethke
  • April 21 - Frank Sanders
  • April 15 - Justin Miller
  • April 7 - Melanie Gloria
  • March 31 - Alan Ahmady
  • March 24 - Sharon Ayala
  • March 11 - Tierre Wilson
  • March 6 - Hayley Munro
  • February 22 - Morgan Melloh
  • February 22 - Cambria Kissell
  • February 11 - Morgan Melloh
  • February 6 - Jaleesa Ross
  • January 28 - Sharon Ayala
  • January 8 - Erica Henry
  • January 2 - Tom Brandstater
  • December 19 - Jaleesa Ross
  • November 27 - Tom Brandstater
  • November 20 - Lexi Watson
  • November 13 - Grant Doverspike
  • November 6 - Kaity Revel
  • October 30 - Katie Nenneker
  • October 23 - Tinesta Rowe
  • October 16 - Todd Angel
  • October 8 - Ryan Mathews
  • October 1 - Nicole Gutierrez
  • Sept. 24 - Erik Garcia
  • Sept. 17 - Marissa McPhail
  • Sept. 10 - Bear Pascoe
  • Sept. 3 - Marcus Riley
  • Aug. 26 - Lauren Berger

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