Series begins with a doubleheader on Saturday at 2 p.m. eastern
Senior Morgan Zerkle named CoSIDA Academic All-District
Marshall makes third trip to Alabama of 2016 to take on the Blazers
@HerdSB with program high 10 players with 3.50 GPA or better
Herd Takes Series Against UAB
Photos from Marshall Softball Senior Day 2015.
Marshall softball plays the National Pro Fastpitch All-Stars in Charleston.
Players from the Herd and the NPF team sign autographs during FanFest.
Lil Sis Day on March 24, 2012
GP/GS 27-11…Appeared as designated player and right fielder…Batted .303 on the season, with 10 hits, 4 RBI and 7 runs in 33 at bats…Walked six times…One stolen base…Hit four doubles…Struck out 11 times…Went 3-for-3 with 2 runs and 2 RBI on Feb. 27 against Tennessee State. Named to 2015 Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll.
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 junior on the softball team with her...sister Ashleigh (26) played basketball for George Mason...has two other siblings Aarron (18) and Samantha (18)...Aarron attends George Mason Univrsity, while Samantha attends Radford University. Her major is Health Sciences.