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Melanie Gladden

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Asher, Okla.

High School:
Konawa

Height:
5-9

Position:
Infield/Pitcher

Bats/Throws:
R/R

05/09/2012

Iowa Closes Out Regular Season at Minnesota

Hawkeyes look for 5th straight Big Ten series win

05/05/2012

Iowa Keeps Pace in Big Ten Race

Hawkeyes sweep doubleheader at Ohio State; win 2-0 and 13-5

05/03/2012

Hawkeyes Head to Columbus

Iowa faces Ohio State on Saturday and Sunday at Buckeye Field

04/29/2012

Iowa Wins 3rd Straight Big Ten Series

Hawkeyes run-rule Indiana, 10-0, on Senior Day

04/28/2012

Iowa Splits Doubleheader Against Indiana

4-run 5th inning lifts Hawkeyes to a 4-0 victory in game 2

04/26/2012

Iowa hosts UNI at Pearl Field

Iowa vs. Northern Iowa Pearl Field Iowa City, IA 04-26-12

04/01/2012

Iowa 1, Illinois 0 (10 innings)

Iowa 1, Illinois 0 (10 innings) Sunday, April 1, 2012

03/31/2012

Illinois at Iowa

Illinois at Iowa Saturday, March 31, 2012

03/24/2012

Wisconsin at Iowa

Wisconsin at Iowa Saturday, March 24, 2012 (Game 2)

03/06/2012

Iowa 5, #23 Oklahoma State 3

The Preview ASA Hall of Fame Stadium Oklahoma City

2012 as a Freshman... Played in 52-of-53 games with 51 starts... made 50 starts at third base and one at first... batted .167 (24-of-144) with 16 runs and 14 RBIs... had two home runs, two doubles and a triple... had two multi-hit and two multi-RBI games... made her first career start and had her first career hit and RBI against Arkansas (2/11)... went 2-for-3 with two RBIs and a run scored in the 7-0 win over LIU Brooklyn (2/26)... hit the game-winning two-run double in the top of the seventh inning in a 2-0 victory over Virginia (3/16)... went 1-for-3 with a triple against Wisconsin (3/25)... hit a two-run long ball in a 9-1 win over Illinois (3/31)... drew a bases loaded walk to drive in a run in the bottom of the 10th inning to lift Iowa to a 1-0 win and series sweep over Illinois (4/1)... went 1-for-4 with a home run at Northwestern (4/7)... went 2-for-4 with a run vs. Nebraska (4/14)... had the game-winning RBI single in the 7-6 come-from-behind win over Nebraska (4/14)... scored a pair of runs and went 1-for-3 in the 13-5 win at Ohio State (5/6).

High School... Four-time all-conference selection... earned all-state and conference Most Valuable Player honors as a senior after posting a 28-8 record with nine shutouts and three no-hitters... had a 1.24 ERA with 200 strikeouts... posted a 70-25 career record with 449 strikeouts as a prep... tallied 28 shutouts and tossed eight no-hitters... batted above .350 in each of her final three seasons, which included a .442 average with 39 RBI as a senior... led Konawa High School to a pair of state titles (2007, 2010) and a regional runner-up finish as a sophomore and a state semifinal appearance as a junior... played for the Oklahoma Dynamites Badside ASA squad... also played on the slow pitch class 4A state championship team, was a quarterfinalist on the girls' basketball team and was a state finalist in the two-mile relay (2010) and a state qualifier in the high jump in 2009.

Personal... Born Dec. 23, 1992... daughter of Billy and Carol Gladden... has a brother, Billy Jr... open major.

CAREER HIGHS
Runs Scored: 2 at Ohio State, 5/5/12
Hits: 2, 2X, last vs. Nebraska, 4/14/12
Doubles: 1, 2X, last vs. Virginia, 3/16/12
Triples: 1 vs. Wisconsin, 3/25/12
Home Runs: 1, 2X, last at Northwestern, 4/7/12
RBI: 3 vs. Illinois, 3/31/12
Stolen Bases: --

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