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2006 Softball Roster

Melissa Weiland

Class: r-JR
Position: IF
Height: 5-10
Previous School: Riverdale
Hometown: Murfreesboro, Tenn.

2006: Voted Sun Belt Second Team All-Conference ... Weiland's .412 batting average in conference only games led the Sun Belt ... Overall, she ended the year with a .294 batting average, which was third-best on the team ... She played in all 62 games and started 59 ... She blasted seven homeruns which ranked her second on the team and was also a season-high ... She now has 16 homeruns in her career, ranking her third in the Blue Raider record books ... Weiland's 20 RBI ranked her second on the team ... Her 11 doubles was also second-best on the team ... Weiland's solo homerun over the left field wall secured Middle Tennessee a key 1-0 victory over Troy in two teams first Sun Belt Conference game of the year.

2005: Played in 47 games and started 44 ... Led the team in homeruns with four, which ties for sixth place in the Blue Raider record books ...Her eight homeruns for a career ties her for fourth place in the record books ... Tied for first in doubles with 12 ... Second on the team in RBI with 13 ... Drew eight walks, ranking her second on the team.

2004 Voted to the Sun Belt All-Tournament Team ... Had an explosive performance in the Sun Belt Tournament with a .316 batting average and four RBI ... Saw action in 49 of the Blue Raiders 58 games at third base ... Had a .246 batting average with 21 RBI and five homeruns ... Had a career-high four RBI against North Texas where she also went 3-for-4 with runs scored.

2003: Began career with Middle Tennessee on the women's basketball squad ... Played in one exhibition game before having season-ending surgery and redshirted her freshman year ... In the spring of 2003 decided to switch to the Lady Raider softball team.

High School: Named All-District, All-State and All-Region in 2002 ... 2002 Daily News Journal Female Athlete of the Year ... Named Offensive Softball Player of the Year ... Recorded the longest hitting streak in Riverdale High School history with 33 consecutive games ... In 2002 had a .482 batting average with 24 RBI and two homeruns ... While playing basketball she was named All-District in 2001 and 2002 and All-Region in 2002 ... While playing volleyball she was named All-District in 2000 and 2001.

Personal: Melissa Anne Weiland ... Born January 13, 1984 ... Daugher of Mark Mark and Pat Weiland ... Has one brother, Mark ... Majoring in psychology.

2004 Game-by-Game Stats
2005 Game-by-Game Stats
2006 Game-by-Game Stats
2007 Game-by-Game Stats