Melanie Russell
Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
San Diego, Calif.

High School:
Scripps Ranch HS

Height:
5-7

Position:
RHP

B/T:
R/R

SCRIPPS RANCH HS '11: Helped lead her team to three consecutive first-place league finishes from 2009-11 in the San Diego Section... Part of a 2011 squad that went on to the semifinals in the CIF Division II Section playoffs... Named to the San Diego Union-Tribune All-Academic Team in both 2010 and 2011 after finishing with a 3.53 GPA... Played travel ball with the SoCal Hurricanes in 2009 and 2010 at the 16U Premier Nationals and 16U ASA Nationals... Also had the Best ERA in the 18U Gold ASA Nationals.

PERSONAL: Born in San Diego, Calif.... Majoring in design... Parents are Robert and Patricia Russell... Has three younger siblings: Michael, Austin and Allison... Career goal is to become a graphic design artist.