3  Melanie Stoehr
Melanie Stoehr
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Tacoma, Wash.

High School:
Rogers HS

Height:
5-8

Position:
C/1B

Experience:
3L

B/T:
L/R

2010 (Junior):
Started in all 55 games of the season, 42 at first base and 13 behind the plate...was walked a team-high 18 times...second on the team in put outs with 315...stole six bases on seven attempts...tied for 52nd in the nation in sacrifice flys with 3.0 (T-2nd in C-USA)...seventh in C-USA in hit-by-pitch with seven...recorded a career game-high three runs scored against Seton Hall on Feb. 27, going 3-for3 in the performance...finished the season with nine multiple hit games and three multiple RBI games...had four home runs during the season...moved up in MU career records for most walks with 63...named to the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and received Academic Medal accolades...earned first appearance on the C-USA All-Academic Team...named to the ESPN/CoSIDA Academic All-District team...named a 2010 NFCA Scholar Athlete.

2009 (Sophomore):
Started and played in 47 games in her second year...led the team in several categories as a sophomore with a .370 batting average, .593 slugging percentage, .418 on-base percentage, 35 RBI and 80 total bases...tied for the team lead with 10 doubles and fourth in home runs at six...tied for the team lead in sacrifice flies at four, ranking her 14th nationally...started the season against Seton Hall going 2-for-3 with a home run, two RBI and one run...had 16 multi-hit games and 10 multi-RBI contests...went 3-for-4 against UIC with a triple and two RBI...had a four RBI game against Miami (Ohio) going 2-for-3 with a home run and two runs...had two doubles in game one against Ohio...named to the NFCA All-Regional First Team in the non-pitcher/utility position.

2008 (Freshman):
Honored as a member of the C-USA All-Freshman team...batted .252 in her first season with 20 RBI, four home runs and nine doubles...best game came at Memphis going 2-for-4 with a home run and two RBI...hit her first career home run against Evansville, Feb. 17...earned a walkoff base-on-balls to defeat No. 8 DePaul, the highest ranked opponent in the program's history in the season opener...hit a walkoff home run to end a 10-inning marathon against UAB, April 12...had three multi-RBI games and four multi-hit performances...started the final series against Georgetown at the catcher position...finished second on the team with 31 walks...primarily hit in the fifth spot in the Herd lineup.

High School:
Attended Rogers High School and played for coach Jacy Ramsey...lettered one year in basketball...had a .456 batting average...team were league champs in 2006...named first-team all-state catcher in 2007...all-area selectee and first-team all-league during her senior season...played in the ASA Senior All-Star Challenge and went 1-for-2 with an RBI...played for the Washington Ladyhawks in the summer and finished 9th at the Gold Nationals.

Personal:
Born Melanie Anne Stoehr on April 11, 1989...parents Paul and Sue Stoehr...father is a cabinet maker and mother is a secretary for the Washinton state senate...three siblings: brothers Lucas (30) and Robbie (28), sister Kristin (26)...senior scholar-athlete award and garnered the Presidential and Govenor's Award...held a 3.95 GPA in high school...her role model is her brother Robbie...graduating in December with a degree in sports management and marketing with a minor in recreation...will start her MBA in the Spring.