The 2014 campaign was another historic season for Shonda Stanton and Marshall softball
2014 (Freshman): Started all 59 if her 59 games played in 2014. Batted for a .358 average on the season. Collected 67 hits, 43 runs, 20 RBI, 13 walks and 72 total bases in 2014. Successfully stole 48 bases out of 50 attempted. Finished the season with a .385 slugging percentage, .401 on-base percentage and .870 fielding percentage. Hit 2 triples in 2014, against Winthrop on February 16th and Louisiana Tech on May 4th. Hit a double against Middle Tennessee on April 5th. Reached 4 total bases in 3 games in 2014. Scored 3 runs in 3 separate games in 2014. Stole 4 bases against UNC Wilmington on March 20th. Recorded first career hit, run and stolen base against Western Illinois on February 14th. Ranked 1st in single season school history for most stolen bases with 48 and for attempts with 50. Ranked 3rd in highest single season stolen base percentage with .960. Tied for 10th in school history for most games played in a single season with 59. Tied for 1st in total games started in single season school history with 59. Ranked tied for 8th for most at bats in a single season with 187. Ranked tied for 7th in school history for most runs scored in a single season with 43. Ranked tied for 8th in single season school history for most hits witn 67 in 2014. Ranked tied for 6th in single season school history for most triples with 2. Earned NFCA All-Region Award Recognition. Earned Conference USA All-Tournament team honors. Named to 2013-14 Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.
High School: Earned firstteam MSAC honors in 2011, 2012, and 2013... namedfirst team all-state in 2011 and 2013... MSAC Player of the Year in 2013...WV Gatorade Player of the Year in 2013...recorded .651 batting average and 23 RBIs while hitting four home runs and eight triples with a .683 on-base percentage during her senior year.
Personal: Daughter of Tammy Workman and Matthew Zerkle...has four siblings...expected to major in engineering.