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Branndi Melero
Branndi Melero

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Canyon County, Calif.

High School:
Golden Valley

Height:
5-4

Position:
OF

Bats-Throws:
L-R

2013 ... All-SEC Second Team ... Appeared in 51 games, all starts ... Hit .366 with 10 doubles, two triples, 10 home runs and 46 RBI ... Appeared in 23 games, all starts ... Hit .301 with five doubles, one triple, three home runs and 38 RBI in league play ... Set eighth-best Auburn single-season batting average (.366) and second-best RBI total (46) ... Tied for 10th in Auburn single-season records with 10 home runs ... Led AU with 17 multi-hit and tied for lead with 13 multi-RBI games ... Seven of 10 home runs came with runners on base ... Set career-best with eight game hitting streak from March 9 to March 19 ... Hit .352 (19-for-52) with runners in scoring position and led AU with 21 two-out RBI ... Set career single-game best with four RBI vs. Middle Tennessee and tied mark against Ole Miss ... Went 3-for-3 with two home runs and three RBI in win vs. Kansas.

2012 ... SEC All-Freshman ... Appeared in 56 games with 55 starts ... Hit .274 with five doubles, two triples, four home runs, 20 RBI and 25 runs scored ... Went 6-for-6 in stolen bases ... Second on team with eight sacrifice bunts ... In SEC play, started all 28 games in center field ... Hit .260 with one double, one triple, four RBI and 10 runs scored in league play ... Went 3-for-3 in stolen bases in SEC play ... Fourth on team with .382 batting average in month of February ... Doubled twice and drove in season-high three runs in win vs. Wright State ... Tripled and tied season-best of three RBI in win vs. Bowling Green ... Delivered sacrifice fly for RBI in win vs. No. 15 Oklahoma State ... Hit first career home run and scored season-high three runs in victory vs. No. 23 Georgia Tech ... Matched season-best of three RBI with a three-run homer vs. Loyola Marymount ... Singled and scored vs. No. 14 UCLA ... Singled twice, walked and scored in game two vs. No. 8 Georgia ... Notched walk-off win with two-out, bases-loaded HBP in bottom of seventh inning of game three vs. Kentucky ... Singled and scored in game two vs. No. 2 Alabama ... Had RBI single in game three at No. 3 Florida ... Tripled, doubled and drove in a run in game three win at South Carolina ... Led AU with .600 (3-for-5) batting average, two home runs and two RBI in NCAA Austin Regional ... Hit solo home runs against Houston and No. 8 Texas in Regional play.

High School ... Played for coach Hugo Castillo and coach Courtney Carr ... Lettered four years and voted team captain ... Earned Military Honor Award in 2011.

Personal ... Born Aug. 17, 1993 ... Daughter of Gina and Greg Lattimore and Rito Melero ... Has one sister, Bree Melero, and two brothers, Tiger Melero, and Landon Lattimore ... Major: Business.

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