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21 - Melanie Iacoangeli
Melanie Iacoangeli
Height: 5-3
Year: So.
Hometown: Monroe, MI
High School: Ida
Position: OF
Bats/Throws: L/R

2013: Iacoangeli finished her sophomore campaign as the program's all-time stolen base leader. After swiping 66 as a freshman, she added 49 more to finish with 114 in her career.

As a sophomore, she had a .433 batting average, along with 48 runs, 58 hits, seven doubles, five triples, 24 RBIs and 12 walks. She finished second on the team in hitting.

During the season, she was named OCCAC Player of the Week on April 7 and April 21. After the season, she was named First Team All-OCCAC, OCCAC Player of the Year and First Team All-Region XII.

Academically, Iacoangeli was awarded Superior Academic Achievement honors by the NJCAA after earning a 3.86 GPA. That also earned her All-OCCAC Academic Team honors.

2012: Iacoangeli led the team and finished 11th in the nation in hitting as a freshman. She went 71-for-132 with 49 runs, four doubles, 15 RBIs and 20 walks. She stole a team-high 66 of 73 bases, as well, while starting 44 games. She just missed setting the single season batting average record, while earning First Team All-OCCAC and First Team All-Region honors. Iacoangeli was named the team's Offensive Player of the Year and finished second in the nation in stolen bases. She was a member of the All-OCCAC Academic Team, as well.

Prior to Owens: Iacoangeli participated in softball and cross country at Ida. In cross country, she was a three-time First-Team All-Lenawee County Athletic Association player (freshman, junior and senior year) and a state qualifier. In softball, she was twice named a First Team All-Lenawee County Athletic Association, First Team All-District, First Team All-Region, and Honorable Mention All-Michigan under head coach Dawn Forter. Her greatest personal sports thrill was when Ida made the state quarterfinals in softball in 2009. Academically, she finished in the top five of her class and was an honor roll student.

Personal: Melanie is the daughter of Dominic and Michelle Iacoangeli and has one sister, Stephanie. She is a pre-business administration major at Owens.