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28  Lori Melchi
Lori Melchi

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Ft. Wayne, Ind.

High School:
Northrup

Height:
5-9

Position:
OF

Experience:
1L

Bats/Throws:
R/R


2003 - Played in 41 games, starting 36 ... Led the team with 12 sacrifice bunts, which is also the second highest single season total in the UK record books ... Went 2-4 in two appearances at the Stanford Invitational including first career hit against Missouri on Feb. 15 ... First career extra-base hit (triple) against Tennessee 4/9 ... First career two-hit game on March 16 against Indiana - also had season highs in at bats (5) and runs (2) ... Went 1-3 with a run in season-ending win against #23 Iowa on May 3.

High School - Named First-Team All-State as a junior and senior ... Named First-Team All-Conference four consecutive years ... Earned 2002 Blanket Award with 13 Varsity Letters in Softball, Basketball, Soccer, and Swimming.

Personal - Born on January 31, 1984 ... Parents are Rex and Lisa Melchi ... Has two brothers, Dan (24) and Mike (20), and one sister, Amy (22) ... Hobbies include wakeboarding, snowmobiling and playing sports ... Chose UK to get away from home and to play with high school teammate Amy Kendall.

Melchi's Career Stats
Year AVG GP/GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG% BB HBP SO GDP OB% SF SH SB-SBA
2003 .135 41/36 89 11 12 0 1 0 3 14 .157 3 0 14 0 .163 0 12 0-0

The Melchi File
Favorite Movie: "Never Been Kissed"
Favorite TV Show: "The Anna Nicole Show"
Most memorable softball moment: Going to the state tournament twice and setting state record from most doubles in a single season as a freshman.
If I won the lottery the first thing I would buy would be: A Hummer
If I were to go on vacation for a month I would most want to go to: Jamaica
If I could trade places with one person in the world for one week it would be: Bill Gates

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