7  Kristina Braxton
Kristina Braxton
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Woodbridge, Va.

High School:
C.D. Hylton HS

Height:
5-6

Position:
OF

B/T:
L/R

05/09/2014

Herd Advances to C-USA Title Game with Extra-Inning Thriller

Marshall advances to its third consecutive title game

05/08/2014

No. 7 Marshall Upsets No. 2 UAB in C-USA Tournament

The Herd holds a 3-0 tournament advantage over the Blazers

05/04/2014

Marshall Sweeps LA Tech on Senior Day

The Herd will compete in the C-USA Tournament starting Thursday

05/03/2014

Herd Punches Ticket to Boca Raton, Fla.

Marshall clinched a spot in the C-USA Tournament

04/23/2014

Herd Splits the Last Day of Non-Conference Action

Marshall leads all-time series vs. Ohio 32-19

10/03/2012

Softball vs. NPF Game Action

Marshall softball plays the National Pro Fastpitch All-Stars in Charleston.

09/25/2012

NPF FanFest

Players from the Herd and the NPF team sign autographs during FanFest.

04/12/2012

Lil Sis Day

Lil Sis Day on March 24, 2012

2014 (Junior)

Started 58 of her 59 games played in the outfield. Batted for a .261 average with 24 RBI and 20 runs scored. Collected 14 walks on the season. Hit her first 2 career home runs on April 2 against Radford and Middle Tennessee on April 5th. Reached 55 total bases and posted a .924 fielding percentage. Recorded 10 doubles on the season and 1 triple vs Lamar on February 23. Hit for a single-game high 3 RBI in 4 separate games. Reached 5 total bases against Middle Tennessee on April 5th. Ranked tied for 5th in school history for most games started in a single season with 58. Tied for 10th in school history for most games played in a single season with 59. Named to 2013-14 Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2013 (Sophomore): Started seven of 50 games in regular-season action, and appeared in five postseason contests... Braxton was a go-to for base running, but also made seven appearances in the outfield to post a .316 batting average and a 1.000 fielding percentage... Earned her first collegiate hit and RBI against Miami (Ohio) on Feb. 17... On March 27, she had a perfect 3-for-3 game against Wright State University... She recorded nine stolen bases and crossed the dish 19 times in regular-season action... Braxton earned Marshall two runs during postseason... Earned Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2012 (Freshman): Was one of the Herd's primary pinch-runners off the bench...stole seven bases...scored 13 runs, including the winning run in the team's win over UAB in the C-USA tournament semifinals...scored a run in four straight games beginning at Southern Miss and ending at home versus Ohio.

High School: Recorded a .470 career batting average while playing for C.D Hylton High School, to go alongside a .900 fielding average...recorded 53 career stolen bases and was a part of a three-time district champion team...was chosen as district player of the year, nominated as Washington Post's First Team all-area and Potomac News First Team all-area.

Personal: Kristina is the daughter of Donnie and Cheryl Braxton... Sister Shaelynn is a freshman on the softball team with her...sister Ashleigh (24) played basketball for George Mason...has two other siblings Aaron (16) and Samantha (16)... Her major is broadcast journalism.

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