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