Melissa Mancuso
Melissa Mancuso

Player Profile

Hazlet, N.J.

High School:




Terps Take Series, Win Two vs. Hokies

Maryland clinches a top-three finish in the ACC with pair of wins Saturday


Terps Cruise Past Hornets in Doubleheader

Maryland outscores Delaware State, 23-3, in two games Wednesday


Terps Split Doubleheader with Eagles

Maryland won game one, 6-0, and lost in game two, 8-6


Terps Pound Jackets 14-5 to Take Series

Maryland run rules Georgia Tech in 5 innings


Maryland Picks Up Win at Georgia Tech

Terps beat defending ACC champs 8-6 game one, lose late lead in game two


022212 Softball

Maryland v Oakland

As a senior (2013): Started in 54 games and saw action in 55 of 57, either at second or third base...hit .201 on the season with 28 hits and 17 RBI...knocked in an RBI in the season opener vs. LIU Brooklyn (Feb. 15)...brought in three RBI vs. UMass (Feb. 16)...scored a run vs. #14 Michigan (Feb. 16)...had a hit vs. #8 California (Feb. 23)...had an RBI hit vs. Fordham and a hit vs. Mississippi State the same day (March 1)...hit a two-run homer vs. Fairfield (March 2)...went 2-for-3 vs. Binghamton (March 10)...went 2-for-4 with an RBI vs. Hampton (March 12)...went had two hits with an RBI in final two games of series vs. Virginia to seal the win (March 24)...went 2-for-3 in two games in the series vs. Florida State (March 30)...had a hit an RBI to help the Terps take a win in game one at Georgia Tech (April 13)...went 2-for-3 in series finale vs. North Carolina (April 28).

As a junior (2012): Started in 28 games and saw action in 34...missed part of the season with a broken arm...played third base through most of the season...ended last two months of the season without an error...hit .246 on the year with 14 hits, five RBI and six doubles...hit three doubles with three RBI vs. Delaware State (April 25)...doubled against No. 19 Florida State to tie the game in the fourth inning with an RBI (May 5).

As a sophomore (2011): Saw action in eight games...hit .200 on the year with a hit vs. Longwood (March 5)...also had an RBI in that game.

As a freshman (2010): Saw action in 15 games with two starts on the year...was 4-for-4 in stolen bases...hit .333, going 9-for-6 at the plate...scored six runs and an RBI on the year...was 2-for-2 against Howard on March 10.

Before Maryland: Started at second base for her high school from compiled a record of 22-7...named second team All-Shore, second team All-State, All-Monmouth Area team...led team in hits and RB... four-year varsity player.

Personal: Daughter of Vincent and Laurie Mancuso...has one sister, Stacie, and one brother, Adam...honor roll student in high school...worked as a volunteer coach...lists biggest sports thrill is playing in five ASA national championships..came to Maryland because of the academics and the athletics...also recruited by Virginia Tech...intends to study criminal justice and work in law enforcement.

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Interview with Coach Wright
Interview with Coach Wright
Fall Recap