7 Melissa Peterson
    Melissa Peterson

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Huntington Beach, Calif.

    High School:
    Mater Dei

    Height:
    5-6

    Position:
    RHP

    Birthdate:
    11/30/1981


    At Providence: As a junior, she appeared in 27 games (18 starts) and had a 3.27 ERA ... Offensively, she had 12 hits and recorded three RBI ... In her sophomore season, she recorded a 1.59 ERA ... Struck out 97 batters in 2001 ... Made 25 appearances and pitched 127.2 innings as a sophomore ... Led the team in wins with an 11-10 record in 2001 ... Allowed 117 hits in 2001 ... As a freshman, led team with a 1.75 earned-run-average ... Made 30 appearances with 27 starts ... Her 30 appearances ranks tied for second on PC's single-season pitching list ... Her 27 starts ranks third on that same list ... Led team with a school-single-season record 127 strikeouts ... Held opponents to a .232 average ... Had three shutouts ... Mater Dei HS: Played four years on varsity team at Mater Dei ... Helped lead team to win CIF, state and league championships ... Personal: Daughter of Marvin and Karin Peterson ... Born November 30, 1981 ... Majoring in management.