10 - Melissa Pivonka
Melissa Pivonka
Height: 5-10
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Tolland, Conn.
High School: Tolland
Position: P

2009:  Made six starts on the mound, pitching in 16.1 innings ... struck out nine batters ... had a 1.000 fielding percentage ... named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

2008: Did not participate due to injury.

2007: Played and started in four games ... had first career start against Maine (March 6) ... had one run and two hits ... pitched 16 games ... went 1-15 on the mound ... pitched 71.1 innings striking out 44 and allowing 120 hits ... recorded frist career win and struck out six against Sacred Heart (March 25).

Before Holy Cross: Played four seasons at Tolland H.S. ... pitched 12 career no-hitters ... Most Valuable Player in 2005 and 2006 ... three-time North Central Connecticut Conference All-Conference Player ... class M State Finalist Team in 2004 ... also played four years of basketball and was on the swimming team ... four-Time North Central Connecticut Conference Scholar-Athlete ... member of National Honor Society.

Personal: Daughter of Thomas and Maryann Pivonka ... has one brother (B.J.) ... majoring in History.

 

Pivonka's Career Batting Statistics
Year   AVG GP-GS AB  R  H  2B  3B HR RBI TB SLG% BB HBP SO GDP OB%   SF SH SB-ATT PO A   E  FLD%
2007  .222 4-4   9   1  2  0   0  0  0    2 .222 0  0   3   0  .222  0  0  0-0    1  14  3  .833
2009  .000 8-6   1   0   0 0   0  0  0    0 .000 0  0   1   0  .000  0  0  0-0    3  6   0  1.000
Total .200 29-19 10  1   2 0   0  0  0    2 .200 0  0   4   0  .200  0  0  0-0    4  20  3  .889
Pivonka's Career Pitching Statistics
Year  ERA   W-L  APP GS  CG SHO/CBO SV  IP   H    R   ER  BB SO  2B  3B HR BF  B/Avg WP HBP SFA SHA
2007  7.35  1-15 21  13  8   0/0     0  74.1 120  93  78  48 44  18  2  7  405 .360  16 8   1   15
2009  9.43  1-6  8   6   0   0/0     0  16.1 23   27  22  23 9   2   0  2  101 .333  4  4   0   5
Total 7.72  2-21 29  19  8   0/0     0  90.2 143  120 100 71 53  20  2  9  506 .356  20 12  1   20