22 - Melissa Cross|
|Previous School:||Ohlone JC|
Appeared in 26 games, including 19 starts at first base and once at designated player...hit .209 overall with four doubles, a home run and nine RBIs...committed just two errors at first base in 120 total chances (.983 fielding percentage)...hit .256 against PCSC competition...started 11 of the final 18 games of the regular season at first base...had a career-high four-game hitting streak from April 5-12, in which she batted 7-for-14 with three runs, three doubles and six RBIs.
Appeared in 35 games, including 29 starts at first base...batted .213 (17-for-80) with five doubles, one triple, two home runs and 11 RBIs...committed just one error in 182 total chances (.995 fielding percentage) at first base...was 3-for-5 with the bases loaded, including a grand slam against Santa Clara on April 22...her 11 RBIs were seventh most on the team...eight of her 17 hits during the season went for extra bases.
Spent her freshman and sophomore years (2005-06) playing softball at Ohlone Junior College in Fremont, Calif...a two-time Coast Conference selection, she was named the league’s Northern Division MVP and all-state as a sophomore...also named to the all-region team as a freshman...led the Renegades to a pair of conference championships (2005-06) and a combined 60-11 record over that span...hit eight home runs as a freshman.
A 2004 graduate of Livermore High School in California...played four years on the varsity team for both the softball and basketball squads...a three-time all-East Bay Athletic League selection (2002-04), she won the league batting title and was named the conference MVP in 2003 and 2004.
Born Feb. 27, 1986...parents are Don and Mary Ann Cross...a criminal justice major who is on pace to graduate in the fall of 2008.