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23 Delany DeMello

At Rider:
Business Administration major with a Biology minor…appeared in 10 games, making four starts as a junior and led the team in earned run average before her season was cut short by injury, one month into the 2016 campaign…enters her senior season as a veteran with 50 pitching appearances…threw five innings of no-hit relief as Rider defeated Bucknell 1-0 at the Rebel Spring Games in Florida on March 14, 2016…threw a seven-inning complete game, allowing only four hits in a 1-0 loss to the Bison on March 15, 2016…threw five innings of relief at Fairleigh Dickinson on March 23, 2016 and was credited with the win, recording a season-high five strikeouts…appeared in 20 games, making 16 starts and had a team-high 12 complete games as a sophomore…led the team in wins (5) and innings pitched (98.1)…second on the squad with 43 strikeouts… threw a complete game, five-hitter, recording four strikeouts as Rider defeated Norfolk State 8-1 on March 15, 2015 and she was named MAAC Pitcher of the Week…complete-game four-hitter against Monmouth as Rider posted a Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference win on March 29, 2015…threw a complete game three-hitter, allowing no earned runs in a 3-1 MAAC win against Niagara on May 2, 2015…also beat MAAC-rival Iona on April 4, 2015 with a complete game…also batted .286 in 25 games, fourth best on the team and had a .976 fielding percentage…went three for three with a home run at Saint Peter’s in a MAAC game on April 19, 2015…played in 38 games, making 33 starts as a Rider rookie…(.962) fielding percentage…had eight hits in 15 MAAC games…had three hits including two doubles at North Carolina A&T on February 23, 2014 and went three for three in game one of a doubleheader at Norfolk State on March 20, 2014…three hits and an RBI against MAAC rival Manhattan on April 19, 2014 in game one of a doubleheader…had five multiple hit games...led the pitching staff in innings pitched and was second in wins and strikeouts.

At Roseville High School:
Four-year letterwinner for softball…named All-League and All-Metro honoree…team Most Valuable Player…was named to the Optimist All-Star game and pitched a perfect game her junior year…also a three-year letterwinner in water polo, earning All-League and team MVP honors…scored the game-winning goal against Roseville’s rival…three-year recipient of the Academic Merit Award…hobbies include volleyball, Ultimate Frisbee, skiing and shopping…personal: daughter of Hank and Michelle DeMello…her brother, Toby, was named All-WCC and was drafted by the Seattle Mariners…her dad, Hank, was an All-District player and was drafted in the 32nd round by the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Position: Pitcher/Utility
Height: 5'4"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Roseville, CA
High School: Roseville
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