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hardcorehusky

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Melley had some great years and gave us some awesome memories.
 
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Have to think LJ Mazzilli will be in the top spot on this list, which starts in 2012 with Jeff Hourigan's arrival as a coach at UConn. George Springer will no doubt make another list.
 
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Good to see Anthony Aceto remembered by UConn baseball, even though he was gone from the team after his sophomore year. He was with the team just at the time when I was really starting to get into UConn baseball, when I was starting to do silly things like study the team roster.
 
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>4. Bobby Melley, DH, BC High (2009-2012)

Despite being relegated to a wood bat for a large share of his career from playing in the Catholic Conference, Melley still managed to put up explosive numbers throughout his career.

Over 59 games, Melley slashed .435/.569/.924 with 21 doubles, nine triples, nine home runs and 57 RBI. Melley led the Catholic Conference in batting average on a pair of occasions including at a .619 clip in league play in 2011. The Barnstable native was a two-time Boston Herald All-Scholastic.

Where Are They Now: Melley continued his playing career at UConn where he helped the Huskies reach a pair of NCAA Regionals over his four-year career. Melley was drafted in the 34th round by the Tampa Bay Rays in 2016 before finishing his professional career after the 2017 season. He is now an assistant coach at Manhattan College.<
 

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