Rachel Rousseau delivers a walk-off, two-run double in the bottom of the seventh of game two
Marshall travels to Louisville for single game at 3 p.m.
Marshall’s next game Wednesday May 2 at Louisville
First meeting between the two programs since 2004
D’Orazio sets Marshall and Conference USA career mark for stolen bases
2017 Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll
GP/GS: 51/41 … Made 30 starts as the designated player and 11 starts at first base … Had six multi-RBI games … Finished the season with 33 hits, 15 runs, eight doubles, five home runs, 27 RBI and slugged .421 … Was 3-for-3 against South Carolina State (March 3) with one run and one RBI … Hit first home run of the season versus Presbyterian (March 3) … Drove in the game-tying run in the top of the seventh at Georgia Southern (March 4) and then scored on a two-run home run by Ali Burdette to take the lead and the eventual win … Drove in six runs on seven hits at the Eagle Classic (March 3-5) hosted by Georgia Southern … Belted a three-run homer at home against UTSA (March 11) … Drove in three runs including a two-run home run at Charlotte (March 18) off ace Haley Wiseman in the Herd’s game two win … Scored two runs in series sweeping win at Charlotte (March 19) … Had two RBI in game one win at Southern Miss (April 1) … 2-for-3 at the plate with one run scored in game one win versus Florida Atlantic (April 8) … Combined to go 3-for-6 in final home doubleheader against UAB (May 6) with two runs, three RBI, one double and one home run … Crushed a two-out, pinch hit, two-run home run in the fifth inning versus Illinois (May 20) at the NCAA Regionals in Lexington.
2016 NFCA All-America Scholar Athlete
2016 Conference USA All-Freshman Team
2016 Conference USA Player of the Week February 15th
2016 Conference USA Academic Medalist
2016 Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll
GP/GS: 56/55 ... Began career with a bang ... Became the first player in program history to begin career with a walk-off home run in their very first collegiate at-bat ... Pinch hit in the bottom of the eighth vs. Alabama State (Feb. 14) with the score tied and a runner at first and belted the walk-off home run to right field ... Made first start the following game at Troy (Feb. 14) and followed up going 3-for-4 with two runs scored, five RBI, a double and her second home run as the go-ahead score in the top of the eighth ... Was named Conference USA Player of the Week for the Sunday performance ... Tied the Marshall freshman record with 10 home runs (Jazmine Valle - 2013) ... 10 Multi-RBI games including six games of 4 or more ... Drove in five runs three times ... Had five RBI vs. Hofstra (Feb. 20) and vs. UTEP (March 12) ... Walked three times in game two of the doubleheader vs. UTEP after recording five RBI in game one March 12 ... Led the Herd with 44 RBI (third best by a freshman in program history), three triples (tied for most by a freshman) and tied with nine doubles (tied for sixth best by a freshman) ... Blasted a grand slam vs. #15 Arizona at the BAMA Bash Feb. 26 ... Belted final home run of the season vs. Louisiana Tech in the second round of the Conference USA Tournament May 11 ... Ended no-hitter vs. #14 Tennessee with a triple to right field Feb. 27 ... Finished the season with 94 total bases good for third highest by a freshman in team history ... 10 Multi-hit games with season best three hits four times ... Recorded 253 putouts as the primary first baseman for the Herd including double digit putouts in four games.
High School: Attended East Ridge High School … Played travel ball for the Windermere Wildfire … Team won the 2015 18u ASA National Championship … Also lettered in Weight Lifting.
Personal: Born July 30, 1997 … Daughter of Christy and Shane Daiss … Younger brother Casey (15) attends Windermere Prep … Chose Marshall because, “I love the campus, coaching staff and teammates.” … Plans to major in Biology with the goal of becoming a Veterinarian.