33 - Melissa Mezzanotte
Melissa Mezzanotte
Year: Senior
Hometown: North Haven, CT
High School: North Haven
Position: INF
2007: Made 41 starts at shortstop for the red and white...Had 23 hits and 13 runs scored...Knocked out six extra base hits and posted eight RBI....Had four multi-hit and one multi-RBI games on the year. 2006: Started at shortstop in 47 games for the Pioneers...Finished the season with two home runs and nine RBI...Had two multi-hit games and a pair of multi-RBI games as well. 2005: Started all 38 games for the Pioneers as a freshman...Batted .200 with 14 RBIs, tied for second most on the team...Hit two home runs and stole three bases. Before Sacred Heart: Attended North Haven High School where she lettered in softball and swimming. A four year honor roll student, she was a member of the National honor society and Spanish honor society her junior and senior years. She earned team most valuable player honors all four years in softball while also being an all-league selection. She was named team captain for both softball and swimming her senior year. As a swimmer she was a two-time all state selection in 2003 and 2004 as well as earning All-American honors those same years. Personal: Daughter of Stephen and Joan, she has three sisters, Lauren, Kristen and Stephanie, and one brother, Nicholas. Her favorite sports team is the New York Yankees and her favorite athlete is Derek Jeter. Her favorite movie is The Notebook. Her favorite food is penne alla vodka. She considers her father as her role model.