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#2 Andrew Melton
Position: Infielder
Bats: R
Throws: R
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 165
Year: Senior
Hometown: Littleton, Colo.
High School: Dakota Ridge H.S.
Major: Entrepreneurial Studies
Experience: 3 Letters
Andrew gave the Jackrabbits flexibility in their lineup by playing a variety of positions a season ago ... three-year letterman

2012
Played in 46 games with 44 starts ... started games at first base, second base, third base and designated hitter, while also seeing limited action in the outfield ... notched eight multi-hit games ... hit first home run of season in series opener at Arkansas State (3/2) ... hit safely in 10 of 11 games during stretch in March, starting with 4-for-6 game at the plate at Arkansas-Little Rock (3/6) ... posted back-to-back two-hit games in first two games of series at Arkansas-Pine Bluff (3/9-3/10) ... homered in opener of four-game series at Northern Colorado (3/23), followed by 3-for-4 effort with a double in second game (3/24) ... was 3-for-4 with a double and run scored in series opener versus Oral Roberts (4/28) ... went 3-for-4 with two runs scored in series finale at Southern Utah (5/12)

2011
Saw action in 41 games with 27 starts ... turned in four multi-hit games ... homered and scored twice in series finale at Western Illinois (4/10) ... was 2-for-3 with double and three runs batted in as Jacks defeated Dakota Wesleyan in home finale (4/11) ... went 2-for-3 with double, RBI and three runs scored in final game of series against Southern Utah (4/24) ... recorded seven assists and four putouts in marathon game versus North Dakota State, adding a 3-for-6 effort at the plate with two runs scored (5/8) ... hit safely in all three games in which he played at Summit League Baseball Championship, including hitting a home run in semifinal matchup versus Oral Roberts (5/28)

2010
Started 29 games at second base, playing in 44 total games ... recorded eight multi-hit games, including career-best 5-for-6 with home run, five runs batted in and four runs scored in series opener at IPFW (4/9) ... was 2-for-3 with RBI in series finale at Murray State (2/28) ... went 3-for-5 and scored twice in mid-week victory over Mount Marty (4/7) ... homered in lone official at-bat in second game of doubleheader at North Dakota (5/18) ... went 3-for-6 with two doubles, two RBI and three runs scored in elimination game at Summit League Championship against Oakland (5/28) ... recorded .982 fielding percentage, committing only three errors in 171 total chances

BEFORE SDSU
Excelled both on the diamond and in the classroom at Dakota Ridge High School ... earned all-state honors in both his junior and senior seasons ... first-team all-conference selection in both football and baseball ... academic all-state honoree