Aly Harrell drives in three runs, has 30 for the year
Sunday series finale now scheduled for 9 a.m.
Marshall earned 57 medals
Saturday doubleheader now set to begin at 10 a.m.
The series is the start of a five-game homestand for the Herd
2017 Conference USA Academic Medalist
2017 Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll
GP/GS: 54/52 … Stepped up offensively and in left field with 52 starts and career-highs across the board … Made 49 more starts then freshman year … Career-highs established in batting average (.238), at-bats (147), runs (15), hits (35), doubles (six), home runs (four), RBI (20), total bases (53) and slugging percentage (.361) … Led Herd with five hit-by-pitches … Switched from lefty-slapper to lefty-hitter … Had two streaks of seven games reaching base safely … First hit of the season came at No. 3 Florida State (Feb. 11) … Threw out a runner at home plate in the second inning from centerfield at No. 3 Florida State (Feb. 11) … Was 2-for-3 with two runs and first extra base hit (double) against Delaware (Feb. 17) … Had 7 multi-hit games … Went 2-for-3 with two RBI and first career home run versus Presbyterian (March 3) … Stole two bases against Delaware State (March 5) in Herd’s record-setting 16 steal day that set the program and conference single-game mark … Hit second homer at home in first Conference USA series of the season against UTSA (March 11) … Helped seal the win defensively in the first game of the series at Charlotte (March 18) recording all three putouts in left field in the seventh inning, including crashing into the fence to record the first out of the inning … Crushed first career grand slam at Charlotte (March 19) to help Marshall sweep the 49ers … 2-for-4 with three RBI versus WKU (March 25), two-run single in the fifth gave the Herd the lead … Finished off WKU series (March 26) with 2-for-2 performance, one RBI, double, walk and a stolen base … Went 3-for-3 with two RBI and fourth home run of the season in 4-2 home win over Florida Atlantic (April 8) … Combined for four hits in final home doubleheader of the year against UAB (May 6) with two RBI and two runs … Hit a double against WKU at the Conference USA Tournament (May 11) … Hit walk-off single in the eighth inning versus DePaul (May 20) at the NCAA Regional in Lexington … Defensively had 58 putouts and three assists.
2016 NFCA All-America Scholar Athlete
2016 Conference USA Academic Medalist
2016 Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll
GP/GS: 38/3 ... Appeared in 38 games mainly as a pinch runner ... Took to the outfield in six games including three starts ... Scored 10 runs and swiped 10 bases ... First career run scored vs. Alabama State (Feb. 14) in the bottom of the eighth to tie the game at 2-2 ... Collected one hit in five at-bats ... Lone hit came vs. Hofstra Feb. 20 ... Stole season high two bases vs. UMES March 5 ... Scored vs. Louisiana Tech (May 11) in the second round of the Conference USA Tournament.
High School: Attended West Torrance High School … Played for Coach Jason Belcher … Played for years for travel ball team USA Athletics … Participated in the Colorado Louisville Slugger tournament and Premier Girls Fast pitch Tournament in Huntington Beach, Ca. … Named to the fall and spring Honor Roll as well as the Principals’ Honor Roll … Lists favorite moment in Athletics as the day she committed to Marshall because, “it showed me that you can achieve in anything that you do when you put in hard work.”
Personal: Born Feb. 11, 1997 … Daughter of Grace Baldoz and Alvin Estrada … Has one sibling Annabelle Estrada … Chose Marshall because, “I love that the community is closely tied with Marshall.” … Plans to major in Physical Therapy.