16 - Melissa Sechrest
Melissa Sechrest
Height: 5-8
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Peoria, Ariz.
High School: Sunrise Mountain HS
Position: UT
B/T: L/L
Experience: HS

Career Stats
2013 Game-by-Game Stats

CAL STATE FULLERTON
FRESHMAN (2013):
Started all 56 games during the 2012-13 season at first base for the Titans...hit .188 with six home runs, 24 RBI's, and 11 runs scored...led the Titans with four game-winning RBI's this season...had five multiple-hit games this season and six multiple RBI-games this season...broke a 2-2 tie against Southern Miss on February 7, with an eventual game-winning two-run home run (2-for-3, two RBI's)...also hit a game-tying two-run single in the sixth inning against UC Santa Barbara to help the Titans comeback to defeat the Gauchos 6-3 on March 23...had a .987 fielding percentage (369 putouts, 15 assists, five errors)...finished tied for second in the Big West in chances (393) and second in putouts.

SUNRISE MOUNTAIN HIGH SCHOOL

Played the last three seasons at Sunrise Mountain HS after competing her freshman season at Liberty HS...three-time Arizona 4A First-Team All-Region selection...two-time Arizona 4A All-State Honorable Mention selection as a freshman and sophomore and an All-State Second-Team choice as a junior...helped the Mustangs to a pair of 4A regional titles over the last two years and a 4A state runner-up finish as a sophomore...hit .560 as a junior while helping the Mustangs to a 26-3 overall record...also finished with 17 doubles, 45 runs scored, five home runs, and 51 RBI last year...hit .466 as a sophomore with 14 doubles, six home runs, 34 runs scored and 41 runs batted in...hit .455 with a pair of home runs and 17 RBI as a senior, appearing in just 13 of 35 games due to injury.

PERSONAL
Parents are Todd and Dawn...has an older brother, Todd...played travel ball for the Arizona Storm (Brun).

FAVORITES
Nickname: Mel, Melifer
Color: Blue and Pink
Pets: Dogs
Favorite Quote/Motto: "The only barrier to success is the fear of failure".
Favorite Hobbies: Watch Netflix and long boarding
Greatest Accomplishment: Playing softball at a Division One school.
Something most people would be surprised to know about me: I HATE scary movies.
Favorite place I've visited: New York
Favorite place I'd like to travel to: Bahamas
Favorite place to take visitors to in Fullerton: The Arboretum
Favorite Food: Italian
Favorite Snack: Hot Cheetos
Favorite Drink: Blue and Orange Gatorade
Athlete: Kaitlin Cochran
Movies: The Proposal, Pitch Perfect, The Goonies, Blind Side, Twilight Trilogy
TV Show: The O.C. and Pretty Little Liars
Musical Artist: Drake
Books: Hunger Games
I chose Fullerton because: The coaching staff, location, and beautiful campus.
If I didn't play softball, I would play: Dodgeball