22  Melissa Loesing
Melissa Loesing
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Grapevine, Texas

High School:
Sunrise Mountain HS

Height:
5-8

Position:
OF

Birthdate:
02/14/1990

Experience:
3L

Bats/Throws:
L/L

05/12/2012

Herd Falls 3-2 to Tulsa in C-USA Championship Final

Gue, Spurlock, Thompson, and Williamson named to all-tournament team

05/05/2012

Behind Williamson, Herd Shuts Down UCF Twice

Marshall and UCF will play for the three seed Sunday at noon

04/29/2012

East Carolina Downs Softball, 3-0

Marshall wraps up the regular season next weekend with UCF at home

04/28/2012

The Herd and Pirates Split Saturday Action

Rubber match scheduled for Sunday at noon

04/20/2012

Softball Hosts Longwood for a Pair on Sunday

Doubleheader moved to Sunday due to anticipated weather on Saturday

04/12/2012

Lil Sis Day

Lil Sis Day on March 24, 2012

2011 (Junior):
Appeared in 40 games for the Herd, starting in 19 of them, all of them in center field...recorded eight stolen bases, including two against Ohio March 8...collected a multi-hit game against Ball State March 26.

2010 (Sophomore):
Started in 52 contests at centerfield...tied for third on the team in stolen bases with 18 (ninth in C-USA)...tied for team lead in stolen bases in conference play with six (T-8 in C-USA)...tallied multiple hit games against Seton Hall on Feb. 27and again versus Valparaiso on March 9...notched a five game hitting streak in conference play from April 24 to May 1.

2009 (Freshman):
Started in 22 games in right field and played in 48 contests...led the team with 27 stolen bases on the season on 33 attempts...picked up her first hit as a member of the Thundering Herd against IUPUI going 2-for-3...continued to improve as a player starting the last five games of the season in right field...ranked 25th nationally in stolen bases per game at .56.

Prior to Marshall:
Played her first two years of high school in Arizona at Sunrise Mountain...2005 and 2006 Desert West Region champions...member of the 2006 5A Division II State Champions...named a first team regional selection with 20 stolen bases as a sophomore...played her final two years of high school in Texas at Grapevine...batted .428 as a senior.

Personal:
Born Melissa Loesing on Feb. 14, 1990...daugther of Tom and Karen Loesing... has two siblings Amanda (24) and Kevin (16)....majoring in healthcare management.

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