Postponed game from March 15 will not be rescheduled
Softball's first Senior CLASS Award Finalist since Rachel Folden (2008)
Marshall ranked 23rd in the country in team GPA
Herd wins dramatic game one 1-0 over UTSA, falls in game two 6-3 to La Tech
Elicia D’Orazio ties team record with four runs scored
2016 NFCA All-America Scholar Athlete
2016 Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll
GP/GS: 56/56 ... Started every game at third ... Played four different positions during career; catcher, second, short and third ... collected 34 hits and finished second on the team with eight doubles ... Finished career with 141 hits, 85 RBI, 32 doubles and 15 home runs ... Hit-by-pitch eight times in 2016 and finished with 27 career, fourth all-time in team history ... Walked 68 times in her career tied for seventh all-time ... Tied for eighth all-time in career sacrifice flies with six ... Her 791 career putouts is sixth all-time in Herd history ... Hit first career triple in win over Toledo (March 15) ... Three straight games with two hits each (March 19-22) ... Drove in three runs vs. Radford (March 23) including first home run of the season ... 3-for-3 with three RBI, two runs, one double and one home run in game one vs. Middle Tennessee State (April 23) ... Three-time member of the Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll ... Graduated with a degree in Management and a minor in Management Information Systems.
2015 NFCA All-America Scholar Athlete
2015 Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll
GP/GS: 50/49 ... Finished season with a career high .320 average ... Versatile player that appeared as catcher, shortstop, third base and designated player ... Had 41 hits, 27 RBI and 21 runs in 128 at bats ... Co-leader in home runs with five ... Hit eight doubles ... Belted Marshall’s first home run of the season Feb. 8 against UNC Greensboro ... Walked 14 times ... Stole 6 bases ... Had 10 multi-hit games ... Season high three hits twice vs. USF Feb. 20 and against Middle Tennessee State April 10 both Marshall wins ... Third on the team with seven multi-RBI games ... Went 2-3 with a run and four RBI including a three RBI double in the sixth inning to break the tie against UTEP April 26 in 7-4 win ... Hit-by-pitch 10 times and ranks seventh all-time at Marshall with 19 career HBP ... Hit-by-pitch twice and scored two runs vs. Tennessee State Feb. 27 ... .419 on-base percentage and .500 slugging percentage ... Sixth in Marshall History with 725 career putouts ... Ranks tied for ninth in Marshall History in career fielding percentage (.974).
2014 Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll
GP/GS: 59/59 ... Started all 59 games played tied for eighth most in a single season and ninth most games played in Herd History ... Batted for a .248 average with 40 hits, 23 RBI, 27 runs and six home runs ... Walked 17 times and successfully stole four bases on four attempts ... Recorded a .416 slugging percentage, .339 on-base percentage and .967 fielding percentage ... Reached 67 total bases ... Hit a career high three hits two times in 2014 ... Had two doubles in a game against Louisiana Tech on May 4 ... Reached six total bases with a home run and a double against Loyola February 15 ... Walked a season and career high three times in a game vs FIU on April 19 ... Finished with nine multi-hit games.
2013 Conference USA All-Tournament Team
2013 NFCA All-America Scholar Athlete
GP/GS: 55/54 ... Made most of her appearances at catcher and was the wall behind the plate in all six postseason contests ... Recorded two hits and scored a run in the CUSA Championship Game win over Houston May 11 ... Lucas ended the season with a .211 average and ranked second on team with seven doubles ... She got her first hit against Michigan in the USF-Demarini Tournament Feb. 8 and her first home run against Drexel in the Spartan Classic Feb. 25 ... Lucas went 2-for-2 against Quinnipiac Feb. 23 in the Spartan Classic and had two 1-for-1 games with one double and two walks against UCF March 22-23 ... Finished with 27 walks the second most by a freshman in school history and tied for eighth most overall ... Drove in season high three runs at Houston April 6th and vs. East Carolina April 13th ... Led the team with a .984 fielding percentage.
High School: A four year starter at Village Christian High School splitting time between pitcher and third base, compiling a .971 fielding percentage in her senior year ... batted .500 during her final year of high school with 32 RBI and a .958 slugging percentage ... scored a league-high 38 runs and appeared in the circle during the year and compiled a 1.89 ERA and struck out 171, both league highs ... All CIF Southern Section Team 2012 ... Second Team All League honors 2009-11 and First Team Honors as a senior in 2102 as a Crusader.
Personal: Born June 14, 1994 to parents Robert and Catherine Lucas ... has one sister, Jenny (25) who is an alumni of UC Irvine with a degree in Criminal Justice, Law, and Society ... Majoring in Business Management with a minor in MIS.