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Kevin Melillo
Kevin Melillo

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Longwood, Fla.

High School:
Lake Brantley

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 188

Position:
INF

Bats/Throws:
L-R

Kevin Melillo Career Stats

2004 - - 2004 MLB Draft Selection (5th round/Oakland A's) ... SEC Tournament Co-MVP with Steven Tolleson ... Played 55 games, hit .300 (54-for-180) with 45 runs scored, seven doubles, a triple, nine homers and 36 RBI.

2003 - Second baseman who played in 65 of 67 games in 2003 and started 64 ...Batted .317 (72-227), drove in 43, and his 12 homers ranked second on the team ... Named to Atlanta NCAA Regional All-Tournament team ... Homered in College World Series win over LSU ... Had .968 fielding percentage and turned 34 double plays ... Won the Tom Price Award for dedication and work ethic ... A starter for 1+seasons ... Eighth home run of the season broke a 1-1 tie in 2-1 win at Alabama, also homered twice in three-game series at Florida ... Dean's List student Spring semester 2003.

2002 - Batted .280 (44-157) in 2002 with three homers, 15 RBI ... Hit .280 (14-50) in fall intrasquad games with two homers, seven RBI.

2001 - Appeared briefly in nine games in 2001 with two hits in six at bats before being sidelined by injury...Received a medical redshirt.

HIGH SCHOOL - Played four seasons at Lake Brantley High School under Coach Mike Smith...In 1995 played on 13 year old Babe Ruth League World Series championship team...In 1998 played on USA Baseball 16 and under Gold Medal team.

PERSONAL - Born Kevin Michael Melillo 5/14/82 in Longwood ... Parents are John and Joanne Melillo...Father is self employed...Father attended William Patterson College...Mother attended Monmouth College...Older sister, Shana, attended Carolina and was a cheerleader...Chose Carolina because of the baseball program, coaches and "southern atmosphere"...Favorite food is Buffalo wings...Favorite actress is Angelina Jolie...Favorite actor is Will Ferrell.

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