Melanie Kalesse   23
Melanie Kalesse


Philadelphia, Pa

High School:
Nazareth Academy




AS A FRESHMAN (2013) - Appeared in 47 games while starting in 44 for the Saints...Hit .244 with 31 hits in 127 at-bats...Recorded two doubles, one triple (tied team lead)...Tallied 10 RBI's... Stole six bags in eight attempts...Recorded 44 put outs and four assists in the field for a .980 fielding percentage.

BEFORE SIENA-Starting shortstop at Nazareth Academy...Led the Pandas to a 58-3 overall record including three consecutive Athletic Association of Catholic Academies championships and two District 12 titles...Smacked the game-winning hit to give the Pandas their first district title in school history, in her freshman season...Competed on with the Philadelphia Spirit, Philly Flash, and New Jersey Breakers fast-pitch clubs.

PERSONAL- Daughter of Brian and Monica Kalesse...Plans to major in accounting.


Major: Accounting

Twitter Handle:MELephant_k

What I like most about Siena College:The safe and friendly environment.

Where do you see yourself in another five years?Law School.

My favorite spot on campus is:Dining Hall.

Other sports I like to follow at Siena include: Baseball, Basketball.

What I like most about Siena softball:My teammates.

My best Siena softball moment has been:Starting my first game.

The player on the team who I relate to best is: Jordan Sandrini, my best friend.

The funniest player on the team is: Meg Volz, she has the best jokes.

My most embarrassing sport moment: First time batting left handed, and I caught a change-up coming at me with my hand...and I was out.

My most overused phrase in text messages is:"haha".

What is one thing you can't do without?My cell phone.

If I could travel anywhere in the world, I would go to: Italy, for the beautiful scenery.

My Favorites:

Professional Athlete: Chase Utley

Pro Sports Team: Phillies

Food: Pizza

Flavor Ice Cream: Cookie Dough

Pizza Topping: Buffalo Chicken

Color: Purple

Season: Fall

Holiday: Christmas

Day of the week: Friday

Animal: Puppy

TV Show: Grey's Anatomy

Song: "Get Outta Your Mind"

Artist: Demi Lovato

Actor/Actress: Channing Tatum

Book: Dear John

Lucky Number: 23

Radio Station: Wired 96.5

Person to follow on Twitter: Helen Keller

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