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#2 Melinda Dulkowski
Position: Outfielder
Bats: S
Throws: R
Height: 5'2"
Year: Redshirt Senior
City/State: Port St. Lucie, Fla.
High School: St. Lucie West Centennial H.S.
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Melinda Dulkowski Biography
Courtesy: Gardner-Webb
Release: 07/02/2009

2013: Played in and started all 44 games in center field for GWU on the season … Was fourth on the team with 13 RBI … Fifth on the team with four doubles on the season …  Hit .200 on the year overall … Posted 24 hits on the season … Totaled three sacrifice bunts and two sacrifice flies on the year … Scored 12 runs and amassed 28 total bases on the season … Recorded a fielding percentage of .987 on the season, which included six outfield assists on the year … Her .987 fielding percentage ranks 16th all-time in GWU’s Division I single-season history … Recorded a season-high four game hitting streak on the season … Registered five multi-hit games and three multi-RBI games overall … Went 1-4 with two walks and a run scored in the season opening doubleheader versus Furman … Was 2-4 with an RBI and two runs scored in the win over Morehead State at the Seahawk Classic … Was also 2-3 with two RBI in GWU’s win over Southern University at the War Eagle Classic … Went 1-3 with a run scored against Minnesota at the War Eagle Classic … Was 1-2 with a double and a run scored in the 11-3 game two loss at Campbell … Had two RBI in the twin tilt at Western Carolina … Was 2-7 with a double, a walk, an RBI and a run scored in the doubleheader sweep at Presbyterian … Went 1-4 with two RBI and a run scored in the 11-1 five-inning win at North Carolina A&T … Hit a stellar 7-12 with a double, two RBI and two runs scored in the three-game series at Charleston Southern … Was 1-3 with an RBI in the Runnin’ Bulldogs’ 5-0 win over Radford on Senior Day … Posted a single and went 1-3 in the loss to No. 3 Longwood at the 2013 Big South Softball Championship Tournament … Finished her career ranked 11th in GWU’s Division I career record books with 18 steals, tied for 12th in career RBI with 55, 14th in both career hits with 128 and in runs scored at 64, as well as in a tie for 14th in triples with three … Also ranks 15th in GWU’s Division I career record books with 150 total bases for her career … Ranks 13th overall in GWU’s Division I career record books with 187 games played and 183 games started ... Earned a spot on the 2012-13 Big South Presidential Honor Roll ... Named a 2012-13 NFCA All-America Scholar-Athlete.

2012: Played in 54 games for GWU, starting 53 in center field for the Runnin' Bulldogs ... Was tied for the team lead and was second in the Big South with 16 sacrifice bunts on the season ... Was also tied for the team lead with seven stolen bases on the year ... Was fourth on the team with a .284 batting average and in runs scored with 16 ... Fifth on the team with 38 hits and 19 RBI on the year ... Posted a .358 slugging percentage and a .341 on-base percentage for the year ... Totaled two triples and two home runs on the season ... Had seven multi-hit games and six multi-RBI games on the season ... Recorded a season-high six-game hitting streak on the year ... Went 1-2 with her first career home run and two RBI in the season opening 6-4 win over Morgan State ... Was also 1-2 with two RBI in the 8-0 game two win over Morgan State ... Was a combined 3-7 with an RBI and a stolen base in the doubleheader sweep of North Carolina A&T ... Went 1-1 with a sacrifice and an RBI in GWU's 3-1 win over UNC Wilmington at the Seahawk Classic ... Was 2-3 with a triple and an RBI in the 8-6 win over Tennessee State at the UF Lipton Invitational ... Also went 2-2 in the 9-0 loss to #3 Florida at the UF Lipton Invitational ... Was a combined 3-4 at the plate with two RBI, one run and two stolen bases in the sweep of South Carolina State ... Went a combined 5-11 with an RBI and three runs scored in the three-game series at home against Liberty ... Was 1-2 with a run scored in the 6-4 road win over Presbyterian ... Went 2-3 with a triple, two RBI and a run scored in GWU's 7-1 win over PC at home ... Posted a game-winning two-run home run in the top of the seventh to defeat No. 4 Campbell 4-2 in the first round of the Big South Championship Tournament ... Also had a two-run single in GWU's 11-9 win over No. 7 PC in the Big South Tournament ... Was a combined 5-15 at the plate with a home run, four RBI and three runs scored in the 2012 Big South Softball Championship Tournament ... Was a College Sports Madness Big South Second-Team Preseason All-Conference selection ... Earned a spot on the 2011-12 Big South Presidential Honor Roll.

2011: Was a Big South First-Team All-Conference selection ... Played and started all 46 games in center field for GWU ... Was second on the team with a .313 batting average ... Led the team with 12 sacrifices ... Was tied for second on the team with nine stolen bases and with 19 runs scored ... Was fourth on the team with 12 RBIs on the year ... Had nine multi-hit games and two multi-RBI games on the season ... Recorded a season-high six-game hitting streak ... Went 2-2 with two RBIs, a run scored and a stolen base in GWU's home opening 6-5 win over Furman ... Was 2-3 with a triple and a run scored in a 3-2 loss to Dayton at the Seahawk Classic ... Went 2-2 with a sacrifice bunt in the 3-2 win over Towson at the Winthrop/Adidas Invitational ... Was 2-3 with an RBI, a run scored and two stolen bases in GWU's 4-0 win over George Washington ... Went 1-4 with an RBI in game two of a twin bill at Charlotte and went 1-4 with a double and two RBIs in a 9-5 win at North Carolina A&T ... Was a perfect 2-2 with a base-on-balls and a run scored in a 3-2 win at Presbyterian ... Was 2-4 with an RBI and a run scored in an extra inning 11-8 loss at home to Liberty ... Went 3-5 with an RBI, two runs scored and three stolen bases in a double-header sweep of South Carolina State ... Was a combined 5-6 at the plate with two-runs scored and a stolen base in the three-game conference series at Coastal Carolina ... Went 2-3 with a game-winning walk-off RBI single in GWU's 2-1 win over Winthrop at the 2011 Big South Softball Championship Tournament ... Earned a spot on the 2010-11 Big South Presidential Honor Roll.

2010: Took a Medical Redshirt ... Earned a spot on the 2009-10 Big South Presidential Honor Roll.

2009: Played in 43 games, starting 40 of them as a true freshman ... Tied for fifth on the team with five doubles ... Led the team with 10 sacrifices ... Was perfect in the stolen base department ... Recorded five multi-hit games, including posting two games with three hits ... Totaled three games with multiple RBIs ... Had 30 hits and 11 RBIs on the year ... Picked up a season long seven-game hitting streak ... Picked up her first career RBI in the fourth game of the season, a win over Austin Peay ... Knocked her first career base hit in the home opener versus Howard ... Went 2-4 with three RBIs and two runs scored in the win over Howard ... Was 2-2 with a double, two RBIs and a run scored in the extra inning win over Manhattan ... Had the game-winning RBI single in the seventh to give the Runnin' Bulldogs the 3-2 win over Georgetown ... Went 3-4 with an RBI and a run scored in the second game against Towson ... Was 3-7 with a double in the three-game series with Coastal Carolina ... Went 5-for-11 with two doubles, two RBIs and three runs scored in the three-game series at Charleston Southern ... Was huge in the Runnin' Bulldogs' win over Coastal Carolina in the conference tournament, as she was 2-4 with a double, an RBI, two runs scored and a stolen base ... Went 2-5 with a run scored in the extra inning loss to Charleston Southern at the Big South Conference Tournament ... Was voted as the Rookie of the Year by the team ... Earned a spot on the 2008-09 Big South Presidential Honor Roll.

High School: Three-year letterwinner at St. Lucie West Centennial H.S. ... Batted .385 as a sophomore when she earned All-Area honorable mention honors ... Two-time Defensive Player of the Year ... Two-time All-Area honorable mention ... Member of the National Honor Society ... 2008 Scholar-Athlete award winner.
 
Personal: Melinda Ann Dulkowski was born July 31, 1990 in Fort Myers, Fla. ... Daughter of Buddy and Shirley Dulkowski ... Has two older siblings, Olivia and Eric ... Graduated in May 2012 with a degree in Political Science ... Currently working towards her Master's Degree in Business in the MBA Program at Gardner-Webb.


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