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Charlie Mellies
Charlie  Mellies

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Clifton, Va.

High School:
Centreville HS

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 210

Position:
RHP

Bats / Throws:
R / R

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About Mellies... Veteran pitcher who is in his third year as team captain... missed most of last season while recovering from elbow surgery... was the Deacons' most consistent starter prior to his injury early in the 2006 season... is back at 100 percent now and is expected to be a weekend starter... relies on command and changing speeds... is a pitcher in the true sense of the word... staff loves his makeup... has a twin brother, Dan, who was a catcher at Maryland in 2006 and 2007... majoring in political science and sociology... born Nov. 30, 1984... son of Charlie and Karen Mellies.

In 2007... Appeared in five games with four starts... made his season debut on April 8 at Maryland... earned the win in his first appearance on the mound in 386 days... finished the season 1-2 with a 5.06 ERA in 16.0 innings pitched... started the ACC Championship title game on May 27 against North Carolina... received a no-decision, allowing one unearned run on four hits in five innings of work... made one relief appearance on the year, pitching two scoreless innings on May 18 at Virginia Tech.

In 2006... Named MVP of the Pepsi Baseball Classic... selected as ACC Picher of the Week (Feb. 27) after tossing a five-hit complete game shutout of then-No. 1 Florida... became the first Deacon to toss a complete game shutout since Kyle Sleeth in 2002... was also named to the College Baseball Foundation Honor Roll for his efforts against the Gators... season ended after undergoing Tommy John surgery on April 14... ended the year with a 4-1 record and a 3.50 ERA in six starts... struck out eight in a winning effort against Wright State on March 5 in 5.2 innings of work... nearly averaged one strikeout per inning... struck out six batters in 5.2 innings in his final outing of the year, a win against Boston College on March 18... named to All-ACC Academic Team.

In 2005... Pitched in 18 games and made 10 starts... 3-5 record with a 4.17 ERA... led the staff with two complete games... ranked second on the staff in innings pitched (82.0), second in earned run average (4.17), second in starts (10), third in strikeouts (43) and fourth in wins (3)... worked into the sixth inning in eight of his 10 starts and into the seventh inning five times... closed the season with back-to-back complete games against Clemson (May 15) and Duke (May 24)... in the complete game ACC Tournament victory over the Devils, allowed just four hits and one earned run while striking out five... picked up victories against Appalachian State (Feb. 22) and Virginia (March 4)... allowed just one earned run in 7.0 innings against the Mountaineers and no earned runs in 5.2 innings against the Cavaliers.

In 2004... Pitched in 23 games, all in relief... 3-3 record with a 5.89 ERA, second-best out of eligible pitchers... recorded one save on the season... struck out 28 in 36.2 innings pitched... pitched 1.2 innings of one-hit relief at Cal State Northridge... recorded a win in relief against High Point after pitching two innings of no-hit ball and striking out one... recorded a win against Tennessee-Martin with an inning pitched but allowed one run on three hits... threw three hitless innings against North Carolina and struck out two Tar Heels... pitched a season-long four innings against UNC Asheville allowing just one hit and striking out three... recorded a save after pitching two innings in an 8-4 win over Georgia Tech...allowed just one run and recorded one strikeout.

Prior to Wake Forest... A three-time first team all-district selection... named Most Valuable Player of his high school squad three times... a two-time first team selection of the Community Times... named second team all-region... a three-year member of the Harris Rangers, the 2001 CABA World Series Champions... Centreville's all-time wins leader.

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