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#22 Melissa Palmer
Position: Outfield/Infield
Bats: L
Throws: R
Height: 5'6"
Year: Senior
City/State: Troy, Mich.
High School: Athens
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2015: Started all 51 games at second base … selected Second Team All-MAC and to MAC All-Tournament team … named MAC West Player of the Week on April 21 … batted .353 with 10 doubles, three triples, one home run and 29 RBIs … had a team-best eight stolen bases (8-for-9) … had a .311 average during conference play … batted .467 with two triples, a double and five RBIs in the MAC Tournament … had 12 multi-hit games and was only Bronco to total four hits in a contest … had a seven-game hitting streak and a team-best 16 game on-base streak … went 4-for-5 with two doubles, a triple, four RBIs and two runs scored vs. Detroit (4/14) … went 3-for-3 with a home run at Ball State (4/17) during the regular season and 3-for-3 against Miami during the MAC Tournament (5/8).

2014: Started all 50 games played … only Bronco to have five at bats in three games this season … led the team in average (.345), at bats (168), runs scored (33), hits (58), total bases (73) and stolen bases (6) … led team with three runs scored in a game twice, matching a career high … runs scored total tied herself and four others for the fourth most in a season in program history … led the team with 16 multi-hit games … shared team lead with eight-game hit streak … shared team lead by hitting safely in 12-straight games.

2013: Appeared and started in all 49 games … named to MAC All-Freshman Team ... made collegiate debut with first career hit against No. 5/6 Oregon (2/7) … led the team with 16 multi-hit games … led team in batting average (.333), on-base percentage (.395), runs scored (33), hits (56), triples (2), total bases (68) and slugging percentage (.464) … broke freshman records for hits (56) and runs scored (33) … had a season high three hits in a game a team best seven times … recorded doubles in back-to-back games against Massachusetts (3/10) and St. Louis (3/15) ... earned first letter.

High School: Three-sport scholastic athlete captured an OAA championship as a sohomore in 2010 in basketball ... served as a second baseman and shortstop in softball ... named All-OAA in softball each of the past three seasons ... earned all-region, all-district and all-area throughout her career ... set single season records for batting average (.527), runs scored (52) and stolen bases (37) as a junior.

Personal: Biomedical sciences major, carrying a 3.76 GPA ... daughter of Doug and Denise Palmer ... both parents graduated from Western Michigan University ... born June 16, 1994 in Royal Oak, Mich.

 

YEAR GP-GS AB R AVG H 2B 3B RBI HR SB-ATT FLD%
2013 49-49 168 33 .333 56 8 2 6 0 1-2 .950
2014

50-50

168 33 .345 58 3 0 15 4 6-6 .967
2015 51-51 153 24 .353 54 10 3 29 1 8-9 .974
Totals 150-150 489 90 .344 168 21 5 50 5 15-17 .968
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