The Herd picked second in preseason poll
Olympic Gold Medalist Pitcher Lori Harrigan-Mack is the Keynote Speaker
Herd to play seven teams from 2015 NCAA Tournament
Marshall sweeps double header over Ohio Valley
Double header begins 1 p.m. Saturday Oct. 10
2014 (Freshman): Started a total 41 of 54 games in 2014. Earned a record of 20-21 for the season. Finished the season with a 3.77 Earned Run Average (ERA). Pitched 245.1 innings and struck out 254 batters. Pitched 19 complete games and recorded 2 saves. In first Herd appearance, struck out 5 batters vs Western Illinois on February 14th. Reached a season high 14 strikeouts vs Albany on February 21st. Also pitched a season high 9.1 innings vs Albany on February 21st. Ranked 4th in single season school history for strikeouts with 254. Ranked 10th in average strikeouts through a 7 inning game for a total season with 6.99. Ranked 8th in school history for most wins in a total season with 20. Ranked 1st in most total appearances for a pitcher in a single season with 54. Ranked 2nd for total starts in a season with 41. Ranked tied for 7th for most games finished in a single season with 11. Ranked 5th for total inning pitched in a single Marshall season with 245.1. Ranks 2nd in a single season for total batters faced with 1172. Earned Conference USA All-Tournament team honors. Named to 2013-14 Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.
High School: Dixon was a member of the Oklahoma 6A state championship team in 2012 at Edmond North HS...her team won the 6A regional championship each of her four years...named First Team All-Edmond in 2009,10,11,12...named Player of the Year in 2012...member of the Oklahoma All-State first team ... Played travel ball for the Oklahoma Exclusive under Head Coach Donnie Hughes for four years and qualified for ASA Gold Nationals all four years.
Personal: Dixon is the daughter of Linda and Thomas Dixon...she has five siblings ... Has two sisters who both played softball for the University of Arkansas ... Has three brothers who all currently wrestle at the University of Oklahoma ... Majoring in political science.