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.
The Melchi File