First pitch set for 5 p.m. from FGCU Softball Complex
Gue, Spurlock, Thompson, and Williamson named to all-tournament team
Marshall and UCF will play for the three seed Sunday at noon
Marshall wraps up the regular season next weekend with UCF at home
Rubber match scheduled for Sunday at noon
Lil Sis Day on March 24, 2012
Appeared in 40 games for the Herd, starting in 19 of them, all of them in center field...recorded eight stolen bases, including two against Ohio March 8...collected a multi-hit game against Ball State March 26.
Started in 52 contests at centerfield...tied for third on the team in stolen bases with 18 (ninth in C-USA)...tied for team lead in stolen bases in conference play with six (T-8 in C-USA)...tallied multiple hit games against Seton Hall on Feb. 27and again versus Valparaiso on March 9...notched a five game hitting streak in conference play from April 24 to May 1.
Started in 22 games in right field and played in 48 contests...led the team with 27 stolen bases on the season on 33 attempts...picked up her first hit as a member of the Thundering Herd against IUPUI going 2-for-3...continued to improve as a player starting the last five games of the season in right field...ranked 25th nationally in stolen bases per game at .56.
Prior to Marshall:
Played her first two years of high school in Arizona at Sunrise Mountain...2005 and 2006 Desert West Region champions...member of the 2006 5A Division II State Champions...named a first team regional selection with 20 stolen bases as a sophomore...played her final two years of high school in Texas at Grapevine...batted .428 as a senior.
Born Melissa Loesing on Feb. 14, 1990...daugther of Tom and Karen Loesing... has two siblings Amanda (24) and Kevin (16)....majoring in healthcare management.