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Anthony Melchionda

Braintree, Mass.

High School:
Thayer Academy

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 195




Murphy Worked Hard to Get his Bat Going Again

The rising sophomore had a monster summer at the plate


Bourdon, Melchionda Earn All- Northeast Region Accolades

Bourdon named to the first team and Melchionda to the second team


Two Eagles Drafted on Final Day MLB Draft

Three BC players go in the 2012 MLB Draft


Melchionda Drafted by St. Louis Cardinals

BC Shortstop is first off the board for the Eagles


Bourdon, Melchionda Named NEIBA All-Stars

The All-Star Game is June 4 in Lowell, Mass.

AS A SENIOR (2012)
Played and started 53 games, 49 at shortstop ... voted a tri-captain by teammates ... All-ACC Second Team ... American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) All-Northeast Region Second Team ... New England Intercollegiate Baseball Association's (NEIBA) All-Star First Team ... finished seventh in BC record books with 204 career hits and tied for ninth with 117 RBIs ... ranked 18th in the ACC with a .310 batting average ... led the Eagles with 39 runs and second on the team in batting average, slugging percentage (.476), hits (65), RBIs (35), doubles (17) and total bases (100) and tied for second with six home runs ... third with a .389 on-base percentage ... tied for the team-lead with eight multiple-RBI games and second with 21 multiple-hit games ... finished sixth in the ACC with a .339 average in league games, while ranking fourth with a .577 slugging percentage and seventh with 38 hits ... tied for first with 71 total bases, for fourth with 26 runs, fifth for 11 doubles and for seventh with five homers in ACC contests ... recorded eight assists twice (at North Carolina, 5/5; at Clemson, 3/16), which tied for the league high ... batted .330 in the No. 3 spot in the lineup (34-for-103) ... tallied a season-long, nine-game hit streak from March 21 to 31, recording 18 hits, eight RBIs, eight runs, three doubles and one home run ... successful in all four steal attempts on the year ... finished career with a 2-for-4 performance against Duke (5/19) with three RBIs, a double and a run scored ... nailed a two-run shot in the series opener against the Blue Devils (5/17) ... tallied two hits and two runs in the final two games of the Wake Forest series (4/28, 4/29), going 2-for-3 with two doubles and an RBI in the series finale ... turned in a 3-for-4 day with two runs, two doubles and a stolen base in BC's 11-10 series-opening win at NC State (4/20) ... went 3-for-4 with a career-high four runs, tying the team's season high, a two-run homer and a double in the Eagles' 17-6 upset over No. 1 Florida State (4/15) ... was 3-for-5 with two runs in the series opener against the Seminoles (4/13) ... registered three RBIs, including a two-run bomb at Virginia Tech (4/6) ... named ACC Player of the Week on March 26 for hitting .421 on the week and driving in seven runs as BC beat14th-ranked Georgia Tech twice ... went 2-for-5 with two runs and three RBIs in the opener (3/23) and 2-for-3 with a double and an RBI, sparking BC's 4-3 comeback win the next day (3/24) ... in the same week, was 3-for-5 with a double and two RBIs at Bryant (3/21), starting the nine-game hit streak ... launched a lead-off home run and tallied another hit at Clemson (3/16) ... went 3-for-4 with two runs, an RBI and two doubles at Miami (3/10) ... tallied a 3-for-4 day with a run, RBI and double at Florida Gulf Coast (3/1) ... earned ACC Player of the Week honors to start the season, leading the Eagles to a 3-0 start, tallying a .429 batting clip, which included three doubles and a home run, and six RBIs ... drove in one on a 2-for-4 day in the season-opening win against Virginia (2/17) ... went 2-for-5 at Coastal Carolina and against James Madison in a doubleheader (2/18), driving in four combined RBIs ... drafted 22nd in the 14th round, 450th overall, by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 2012 MLB Draft.

AS A JUNIOR (2011)
Started 49 of the 50 games with nearly all of them coming at third base ... led the team with 55 hits, 17 doubles, three triples, 81 total bases and 34 RBIs ... second on the team with a .304 batting average, a .385 on-base percentage and 24 walks ... recorded 15 multiple-hit games ... had a hit in four of the last five games of the season ... hit a walk-off double in the 11th inning against top-ranked Virginia (4/30) ... went 2-for-4 with an RBI double at St. John's (4/25) ... had a pair of hits and stole a base at Georgia Tech (4/24) ... recorded two hits in consecutive games at Georgia Tech (4/22) and against Northeastern (4/20) in the Beanpot ... had an RBI double and walked three times against Clemson (4/15) ... went 4-for-5 with a double, two runs and four RBIs at Dartmouth (4/12) ... was 3-for-6 with two doubles and two RBIs at Duke (4/10) ... had two hits, a double and an RBI in the second game of the series against the Blue Devils (4/9) ... went 3-for-5 with two runs and an RBI against Bryant (4/6) ... was 2-for-3 with a double and three RBIs versus Miami (4/3) ... doubled and tripled at Rhode Island (3/30) ... went 3-for-4 with a two-run homer and three RBIs against Virginia Tech (3/25) ... had a 3-for-5 performance with a double at Maryland (3/18) ... doubled and drove in two runs at Bethune-Cookman (3/8) ... went 4-for-5 with two triples, a double, three runs and four RBIs against SIU Edwardsville (3/5) ... drove in three runs and walked three times at Bethune-Cookman (3/4) ... had a pair of hits and an RBI at Florida (2/27) ... drove in two runs against Indiana (2/19).

Stepped into a starting role and started all 58 games, mostly at third base ... led the team in batting (.358) and hits (78) ... hit total was the fifth-most in a single season at BC ... was also third on the team in on-base percentage (.404), RBIs (41) and home runs (7) ... fourth in slugging (.518), doubles (12) and total bases (113) ... had 24 multiple-hit games and nine games with three hits ... had a pair of 11-game hit streaks during the season ... had six three-hit games in the last 11 contests of the year ... went 3-for-4 with a pair of doubles and runs against Virginia (5/26) in the ACC Championship ... also went 3-for-4 in two games against Georgia Tech ... had a double and a run in the second game of the series against the Yellow Jackets (5/21) and doubled, homered and drove in three runs in the opener (5/20) ... hit a two-run double against Dartmouth (5/16) ... went 3-for-4 with a double and two runs versus Connecticut (5/10) ... had a huge series against Florida State, going 8-for-11 with two doubles, a homer, five RBI and five runs ... had a 3-for-3 day with a double, RBI and a run in the finale against the Seminoles (5/9) and went 3-for-4 with a two-run homer in the first game that day ... went 2-for-4 with a double, two RBIs and two runs in the series opener (5/7) ... went 2-for-4 with a homer and two RBIs at NC State (4/25) ... had three hits the previous day against the Wolfpack (4/24) ... blasted a three-run homer against Northeastern (4/21) in the Beanpot Championship ... went 3-for-4 with four RBIs and two runs against Wake Forest (4/16) ... went 2-for-3 with a solo home run against Massachusetts (4/13) ... tripled and went 2-for-2 against Maryland (4/10) ... had a pair of hits against Bryant (4/7) and Duke (3/28) ... went 2-for-4 with a solo shot at Bryant (3/17) ... went 2-for-4 and drove in a pair at Miami (3/14) ... had two hits, including an RBI double, at FIU (3/9) ... went 2-for-4 with a double and a run at Florida Atlantic (3/5) ... had a 3-for-5 day with two RBIs and two runs against Missouri (2/28) ... went 2-for-5 with a pair of RBIs at Tulane (2/21) ... also had two hits and an RBI in the second game against the Green Wave (2/20) ... in the season opener at Tulane (2/19), went 2-for-5 with a homer and four RBIs.

Appeared in 21 games and earned three starts, two at second and one at shortstop ... went 2-for-4 with a double, RBI and a run against North Carolina (5/15) ... doubled and drove in two runs vs. Le Moyne (5/10) ... had an RBI single and stole a base against Miami (5/3) ... had a pinch-hit, two-RBI single against Virginia (4/18) ... singled and scored a run versus Northeastern (3/31)... recipient of the Athletics Director's Award for Academic Achievement.

Earned Independent School League (ISL) MVP honors as a senior shortstop at Thayer Academy ... gained 2008 Boston Globe All-Scholastic honors ... was a two-time Patriot-Ledger All-Scholastic selection ... hit .500 with five home runs and 16 RBIs as a senior; scored 22 runs ... captured All-ISL honors as a junior after hitting .450 with eight home runs ... played for head coach Matt McGuirk ... split time during summer 2008 between Braintree Legion and Braintree White Sox (Cranberry League) ... played for East Cobb Cubs 17U (Marietta, Ga.) during summer 2007 ... also starred on Thayer's football team; gained All-New England and All-ISL honors as senior quarterback.

Graduated with a communications degree from the College of Arts & Sciences ... Anthony is the middle of Laurie and Bob Melchionda's three children ... born on February 17, 1990.



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