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John Meloan
John Meloan


Houston, Texas

High School:
Taylor HS

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 225



Summer 2003
Pitched in the Cape Cod League for the Yarmouth-Dennis Red Sox ... Went 1-0 with a 1.93 ERA, two saves and 25 strikeouts against just six walks in 23 1/3 innings pitched.

Arizona 2003
Fullerton Regional (May 30-31): Tossed 1 2/3 innings of scoreless relief in UA's 5-2 loss to San Diego. Struck out one and walked one ... at #4 Arizona State (May 23-25): Tossed one inning of scoreless relief in Sunday's 15-2 loss. Did not earn a decision ... Oregon State (May 17-19): Gave up two runs on two hits in 2/3 inning in Monday's 13-12 loss ... Cal (May 2-4): Worked a perfect ninth inning in Arizona's 9-5 win in the series opener ... Was the hard-luck loser in Sunday's 12-7 loss, giving up six unearned runs in the top of the 10th ... at #4 Stanford (April 25-27): Recorded his second save of the season with two-thirds of an inning of work in the ninth of Friday's 4-3 win ... at Washington State (April 17-19): Picked up his fourth win of the year with 2 1/3 innings of work in Arizona's 11-9 win on Thursday ... Also worked an inning in the 12-8 loss on Saturday ... Washington (April 11-13): Picked up his third win of the season with 5 1/3 scoreless innings of relief in Sunday's 9-4 win. Struck out a career-high seven Huskies with out giving up a run ... Miami (OH) (April 4-6): Gave up six runs in two innings of work in Friday's 11-10 win ... Walked three and struck out three ... at UCLA (Mar 28-30): Worked 3 2/3 innings in Saturday's 7-5 loss ... Struck out two, walked one and hit four batters ... New Mexico (Mar. 18-19): Won his second game of the season with six innings of one-hit, shut out ball against the Lobos in the series finale ... Struck out four and walked two ... Portland (Mar. 11-12): Worked 1 2/3 innings against the Pilots. Gave up three runs (only one earned) while striking out three ... at #9 Texas (Mar. 7-9): Worked the final inning of Arizona's 4-1 loss to the Longhorns. Struck out one and walked none ... #24 Texas A&M (Feb. 28- Mar. 2): Worked 2 2/3 innings of relief of Joe Little in Sunday's 11-8 ninth-inning loss ... Oklahoma State (Feb. 24): Made first career start and went 3 1/3 innings. Was on a pitch count and did not factor in the decision. Gave up three runs, two earned, while striking out three and walking three ... Minnesota (Feb. 21-23): Worked a hitless ninth inning of relief to close out the series opener on Friday ... at UC Irvine (Feb. 14-16): Earned his first career save with two innings of perfect relief of starter Joe Little in Arizona's 3-0 shutout win the series opener ... BYU (Jan. 30-Feb. 1): Made his first career appearance with 3 1/3 innings out of the bullpen in relief of starter Sean Rierson. Recorded his first career victory after Arizona rallied to win 17-13. Struck out five hitters.

High School
Graduated from Taylor High School in Katy, Texas, where he earned three varsity letters for coach Melvin Cerny ... Was named to the 2002 all-state team ... Led the Houston area in strikeouts per inning in 2002 ... Tossed a school record three no-hitters during his career, including a 20-strikeout no-no against Mayde Creek HS his senior year .. Also earned a pair of varsity letters in football for coach Bill Law ... Was named to the all-district football team after leading Taylor in receptions and touchdown catches ... Was on Taylor's Honor Roll ... Was an academic all-district honoree ... Is a member of the National Honor Society ... Was nominated for acceptance into the US Air Force Academy by US Representative from John Culberson.

Full name: Jonathan Michael Meloan ... Born: 7/11/84 in Houston, Texas ... Majoring in business with an emphasis on finance ... Son of Mike and Janice Meloan ... Has a sister, Mindy, who attends Stephen F. Austin ... Lists hunting and fishing among his hobbies.

Career Stats

Year       ERA   W-L   App  GS  CG SHO/CBO  SV    IP    H    R   ER   BB   SO
2003....  4.15   4-1    20   2   0   0/1     2  43.1   37   30   20   28   40
TOTAL...  4.15   4-1    20   2   0   0/1     2  43.1   37   30   20   28   40