First pitch with the former Mid-American Conference foe set for 3 p.m. from Dot Hicks Field
Will Play Alumni Game Friday at 5 p.m.
This story was also featured in the Marshall vs. UAB football program, Nov. 8.
Game times have been changed for Wednesday's doubleheader.
Marshall will not see conference action for a week, returning to it at UAB April 27-28.
2013 (Senior): Was one of two players who started all 58 games of the season, as well as six postseason contests...First base was her home all season recording 362 putouts and ending with a .974 fielding percentage.. Hively hit .250 with a slugging percentage of .454, leading the teamwith ninehome runs... She had two multiple home run games, going 2-for-3 with two homers against Robert Morris in the Marshall Invitational on March 1 and 2-for-3 with two home runs and five RBI against Stetson March 20... Tied for No. 5 in Conference USA rankings for home runs and held No. 5 in putouts... In Marshall's record books she holds the No. 7 slot for career home runs with 23 and No. 5 in putouts with 722... Hively earned a spot on the C-USA All- Academic Team and received a C-USA Academic Medal and C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.
2012 (Junior): Started 51 games, all at first base...hit .282 at the plate while driving in 28 runs, fourth best on the team...had .451 slugging percentage, fourth highest on the squad...drew a team high 26 walks to achieve an on-base percentage of .401, second highest on the team...committed just four errors to post a .989 fielding percentage, best among Herd starters...set the Marshall single-game record for RBI with seven against Ohio (April 11) as she went 3-for-3 with three runs scored on two home runs...had another three hit game on the road at UTEP March 31 and at home versus Bucknell (March 4)...hit the game-winning, 10th inning home run against UCF to end the regular season and finish off a sweep of the Knights to send MU to the tournament as the three seed...drove in two runs against ECU during the first round of the C-USA tournament...was given the C-USA Academic Medal as well as named to the Commissioner's Honor Roll for her performance in the classroom.
2011 (Sophomore): Was a part of 42 games, starting 30 at second base, shortstop, and designated player...posted a team high slugging percentage (.607)...smacked seven home runs (tied for second on the squad)...tied for second most RBI's at 25...was hit by a pitch a team high 11 times...posted seven multi-hit games....seven multi-RBI games, including two games driving in three runs... went 3-for-4 with a .750 batting average, 2.500 slugging, .857 on-base, two runs, a double, two home runs and four RBI's at the Auburn Classic... homered in four of five games from Feb. 26 to March 5...posted career highs in nearly every category...second in C-USA in HBP... her HBP season total was the 45th most in the NCAA...named NFCA Scholar Athlete...named to C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll ...honored with a C-USA Commissioner's Academic Medal....honored as MU Athlete of the Week March 1.
2010 (Redshirt Freshman): Appeared in 39 games...recorded three hits and eight RBI on the year...came off the bench against ECU to help lead the Herd to a 10-6 victory on March 27 with a bases-clearing double to tally three RBI... hit a three-run homer against Dayton on April 18...made her second appearance on the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and earned Academic Medal accolades...named a 2010 NFCA Scholar Athlete.
2009 (Freshman): Did not play
High School: Attended high school at Clay County where she lettered in volleyball, basketball and softball...earned all-conference accolades her freshman, sophomore and senior year...named to the all-state team after freshman and sophomore seasons...guided team to a sectional championship in 2008.
Personal: Born Alysia Hively on Dec. 2, 1989 to parents Bill and Lisa Hively...has one sister, Kelsey (21)...double-major in exercise physiology and psychology and plans to pursue a career as an exercise physiologist for the military.