First game Friday at 7 p.m., doubleheader Saturday at 12 p.m.
Zerkle goes 3-for-3 and moves to second all-time in career hits
Softball's first Senior CLASS Award Finalist since Rachel Folden (2008)
Single game Saturday, April 8 at 5 p.m., and doubleheader on Sunday, April 9 at 10 a.m.
Marshall softball 36th in first RPI rankings
2016 NFCA Mideast All-Region First Team
2016 All-Conference USA First Team
2016 Top 10 NCAA Batting Average (3rd - .486)
2016 Top 10 NCAA Hits (T3rd - 86)
2016 Top 10 Stolen Bases Per Game (5th - .91)
2016 Top 10 Stolen Bases (5th - 51)
GP/GS: 56/56 ... One of the most accomplished athletes to ever play for MUSB ... Ended senior season among the nation’s leaders in batting average (3rd), hits (3rd), stolen bases per game (5th) and total stolen bases (5th) ... Set the Marshall single season record with 51 stolen bases ... Set the program and Conference USA single game record with 5 steals vs. Toledo March 15th and stole eight bases in the doubleheader ... Hit .486 with 86 hits, both second highest for a single season in program history ... Fourth highest single season on-base percentage (.521) ... Became Marshall’s career leader in hits (299), stolen bases (141), sacrifice hits (38) and stolen base attempts (169) ... First player in Herd history to have three seasons of 70 or more hits, three seasons of 30 or more stolen bases and two seasons of 80 or more hits ... Finished second all-time in career at-bats (729) and career batting average (.410) ... Had a six-game streak of two stolen bases in each game (March 4 - March 12) ... Recorded two 11-game hitting streaks (March 19 - April 2 & April 23 - May 11) ... 26 mulit-hit games in 2016 and 92 career ... 15 multi-SB games in 2016 and 34 career ... 11 multi-runs scored games in 2016 and 34 career ... Recorded three or more hits 13 times including four consecutive games (April 24 - May 1) ... Recorded a hit in 44 of 56 games and stole at least one base in 29 games ... Hit first career home run with an inside-the-park homer vs. Radford March 23rd ... Drove in the go-ahead run in the eighth inning at UAB April 2nd while going 4-for-4 and breaking the career hits record in the same game ... Broke the 12-year old career mark for stolen bases at Liberty April 12 and scored five runs during the doubleheader ... Was 9-for-12 including one intentional walk during series win at North Texas (March 19-20) ... Finished 9-for-10 in senior weekend series win over FIU (April 30 - May 1) ... Went 3-for-3 vs. #14 Tennessee Feb. 26th ... Held a batting average over .400 in 45 of 56 games ... Recorded a base hit in her final at-bat vs. Louisiana Tech in the Conference USA Tournament May 11th ... Named NFCA Mideast All-Region three times ... Graduated with a degree in Health Sciences with a minor in Psychology.
2015 NFCA Mideast All-Region Second Team
GP/GS: 50/50 ... Primarily appeared in left field ... Hit .429 (third best in Marshall single season history) ... Collected 70 hits (fifth most in a season), 31 runs and 19 RBI in 163 at bats ... Stole 27 bases ... Walked seven times ... Hit two doubles ... Had a .453 on-base percentage (ninth highest in a Marshall season) and .442 slugging percentage ... Had 24 multi-hit games ... Had seven 3 hit games ... Tied the single game record with four stolen bases against Bucknell Feb. 14th, the second four SB performance of her career ... Now fifth in Marshall hits (213) ... Now 10th in most runs scored (101) ... Moved up to fifth in stolen bases (90) ... First player in school history to record 70 or more hits in two seasons ... Recorded her 200th career hit in just her 159th game played, fastest in program history ... Finished the year on a 16-game hitting streak, collected 31 hits and increased her average from .375 at the start to .429 by the end.
2014 NFCA Mideast All-Region Second Team
2014 Conference USA All-Tournament Team
GP/GS: 59/59 ... Set the single season record with 81 hits and finished with the fifth highest batting average of .397 ... She became the sixth player in team history with at least 40 runs (40) in a season ... Finished the season with a .422 slugging percentage and .417 on-base percentage ... Had 7 walks and 31 stolen bases, with 86 total bases ... Posted a .947 fielding percentage ... Had a season high 4 hits against Mercer on February 23rd ... Season high 3 stolen bases against Albany on February 23rd ... Tied for ninth in school history for most games played in a single season with 59 and tied for 8th in games started with 59 ... Ranks 3rd in program history for most at bats in a single season with 214 and is only the second player in Marshall history to record 200 at-bats in a season ... Ranks 6th in program history for most triples in a single season with 2 in 2014 ... Ranks 9th in school history for most stolen bases in a single season with 31 stolen bases in 2014 ... Finished with 28 multi-hit games and scored two or more runs 10 times.
2013 All-Conference USA First Team
2013 Conference USA All-Freshman Team
GP/GS: 57/55 ... Made the most appearances and starts of any other freshman ... Greene held second place in season statistics in batting average with a .335 average, 32 runs and 32 stolen bases ... She led the team in hits with 62 the third highest total by a freshman in team history ... She had her first career hit on Feb. 9 against FAU in the USF-Demarini Tournament and on March 1, she went 2-for-3 with two doubles and two RBI ... She had a high of three hits against Southern Miss in game one and two on March 16, going 3-for-3 in game one ... Greene ended the season having six, three-hit games and two perfect-hit (both 3 for 3) games ... She tied the Marshall single-game record with four stolen bases against UTEP on May 5 ... Greene led the team in conference action in batting average, hits and stolen bases ... In Conference USA she ranked No. 2 in stolen bases, No. 7 in hits and No. 9 in batting average.
High School: Played for club ball in California where she held a batting average of .418 and on-base percentage of .475, with 18 stolen bases for the Scorpions Gold summer club team ... In the fall, she hit a .404 clip, had an on-base percentage of .466 and swiped 13 stolen bases for Orange County Lionettes club team ... Also a track standout, Greene holds all the records at Eleanor Roosevelt High School in the 4x100 and 4x400 relays and 100 and 200 meter sprints.
Personal: Born August 11, 1993 to her parents are Donald and Michelle Anderson ... has two brothers Davonte Anderson (24) and Devin Anderson (19) ... Majoring in health science.