8 - Melissa McManaman
Melissa McManaman
Year: Senior
Hometown: St. James, NY
High School: St. Anthony's
Position: IF
SHU: Has played in 73 games during her collegiate career, including 45 starts. She has a .231 career batting average with two extra base hits and 10 RBI. She received the Softball Coaches Award after the 2002 season.

Before Sacred Heart: Attended St. Anthony's High School and lettered in soccer, track and softball. She was a three-time softball All-League selection and was team MVP her senior season. She was also softball Rookie of the Year as a sophomore. She was also named All-League twice in track.

Personal: She is the daughter of Dennis McManaman. She has one brother, Dennis, and one sister, Joanna. Her favorite sports team is the New York Yankees and her favorite athlete is Kim Perrot. Her favorite book is A Tree Grows in Brooklyn and her favorite movie is Shrek.