2014 (SOPHOMORE): Played in 33 games as a sophomore with 29 starts, including 21 at designated hitter, five at first base and three at third base... hit .245 with 12 runs, four doubles and 12 RBI... played in 11 SEC games with nine starts, posting a .133 batting average with five runs and three RBI... hit 2-for-4 with one walk, two runs, one double and three RBI against Northeastern (2/15)... batted 2-for-3 with one walk and one RBI versus Houston Baptist (2/25)... went 2-for-4 with one double and one RBI in second game of doubleheader at Fresno State (3/1)... hit 5-for-12 with one walk, one double and two RBI in series vs. Louisiana Tech (3/7-9)... batted 2-for-3 with two walks, one double, two runs and two RBI against UTPA (3/12)... hit 2-for-5 against Houston (4/1)... played for the Sanford River Rats of the Florida Collegiate Summer League... paced the Florida League with 33 RBI and ranked third with 10 doubles... appeared in 29 games for Sanford, batting .330 with 22 runs, two triples and three home runs... ranked No. 16 on the FCSL list of Top 20 prospects... led the River Rats to a first-place finish in the regular-season.
2013 (FRESHMAN): Named to the NCAA Corvallis Region All-Regional Team… tabbed the SEC Freshman of the Week on May 6... played in 33 games with 31 starts, including 25 at third base and six at first base... hit .280 (33-for-118) with 12 runs, four doubles, one triple, six home runs and 21 RBI... led squad with six home runs and ranked second with a .483 slugging percentage... played in 18 SEC games, with 17 starts, hitting .215 (14-for-65) with five runs, two doubles, two home runs and eight RBI… hit .323 (10-for-31) in the post-season with three runs, two home runs and eight RBI in eight games... batted .313 (5-for-16) with two runs, two home runs and six RBI in four games at the SEC Tournament... slugged .293 (12-for-41) with runners in scoring position with one double, one triple, one home run and 16 RBI... hit .333 (5-for-15) with one run and two RBI at the NCAA Corvallis Regional... made first career appearance off the bench against Pepperdine (2/22)... made first career start against North Carolina (3/3) at the Houston College Classic... first career hit came in first at-bat in second game against Mississippi State (4/13) and hit first career home run later in the game, going 2-for-4 with one run and one RBI in the game... went 3-for-5 with one double, one home run, one run and two RBI at Sam Houston State (4/16)... hit 1-for-3 with one walk, one double and two RBI in first game against Alabama (4/26)... batted 3-for-4 with one home run, one run and one RBI against Grambling State (4/30)… slugged 5-for-12 with two runs, one home run and one RBI in series against Missouri (5/3-5)... hit 3-for-4 with one walk, one double, one triple, two runs and two RBI against UT Pan American (5/14)… batted 2-for-5 with one double and one RBI in series opener at Tennessee (5/16)… hit 2-for-4 with one run, one home run and four RBI in SEC Tournament game win against Florida (5/21)... went 1-for-4 with a solo home run in a win against Vanderbilt (5/22) at SEC Tournament… batted 2-for-4 with one RBI in SEC Tournament game against Mississippi State… hit 2-for-4 in NCAA Corvallis Regional opener against UC Santa Barbara (5/31)… slugged 2-for-5 with one run and one RBI in NCAA Corvallis Regional win against UTSA (6/1)... appeared in 44 games for the Brazos Valley Bombers of the Texas Collegiate League, hitting .243 (35-for-144) with 26 runs, seven doubles, five home runs and 28 RBI.
At Corsicana High School: Played for Heath Autry at Corsicana High School... received Freshman of the Year his freshman year, 15-4A All-District third base, 15-4A Newcomer of the Year and All-Golden Circle third base honors his sophomore year... garnered 15-4A Offensive Player of the Year, 15-4A All-State third base, first team All-Area third base and Golden Circle Offensive Player of the Year honors his junior year and 15-4A MVP, 15-4A All-District third base, first team All-State third base, first team All-Area third base and All-Golden Circle MVP honors his senior year... recorded a batting average of .457, seven home runs, 35 RBI and 44 runs his freshman year, a .436 average and five home runs his sophomore year, a .576 average, 13 home runs, 46 RBI, 52 runs and 32 walks his junior year and a .505 average, nine home runs, 33 RBI, 43 runs and 52 walks his senior year... set the Corsicana career home run record with 34... team advanced to the third round of the playoffs in 2012... played summer baseball for the Centex Buzz and the DBAT Mustangs.
Personal: Hunter Keith Melton was born on March 11, 1994 in Waco, Texas to Keith and Kristie Melton... has a younger sister, Logan... aspiring to major in sports management with a business minor... hopes to work for the Texas Rangers baseball organization... enjoys fishing, hunting and playing golf.