Marshall honoring six seniors Sunday
Herd offense records 16 hits and Dixon struck out eight batters in the win
Dixon Ks 22 batters in the doubleheader shutout
Marshall at home for the next six games
FAU completes the sweep winning 5-0
2015 Golden Shoe Award Winner: Nation’s Leader in Stolen Bases
2015 Capital One Academic All-America Second Team
2015 NFCA Mideast All-Region First Team
2015 NFCA All-America Scholar Athlete
2015 CoSida Academic All-District Team
2015 All-Conference USA First Team
2015 Conference USA All-Academic Team
2015 Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll
2015 College Sports Madness Conference USA Player of the Year
2015 Conference USA Player of the Week: February 16th & March 9th
GP/GS - 50/50...Had one of the best single seasons in program history...Began the season with a 27-game hitting streak...Combined 33-game hitting streak with final 6 games of 2014...Recorded a hit in 47 of 50 games...Her .506 average set the new school and Conference USA record and ranked No. 2 in Division I...89 hits set a new school record...Zerkle’s 47 stolen bases and .94 stolen bases per game led Division I...Finished with 62 runs (most in a single season) and her 1.64 runs per game ranked No. 6 in DI and No. 1 in Conference USA...Drove in 28 RBI...Walked 16 times...Had a .549 on-base percentage (third highest in program history) and .631 slugging percentage (sixth highest)...Set Marshall single game high for hits going 5-for-5 with 4 runs and 3 RBI against Bucknell on Feb. 14...Finished with 26 multi-hit games...Had 14 multi-stolen bases games...Sixth most total bases (111)...Fourth all-time in career stolen bases.
2014 NFCA Mideast All-Region Second Team
2014 NFCA All-America Scholar Athlete
2014 Conference USA All-Freshman Team
2014 Conference USA All-Tournament Team
2014 Conference USA Academic Medalist
2014 Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll
GP/GS - 59/59...Hit .358 for the season tied for third highest by a freshman in Marshall history...Collected 67 hits (third highest by a freshman at Marshall), 43 runs (second highest by a freshman), 20 RBI, 13 walks and 72 total bases (fifth highest by a freshman) in 2014...Successfully stole a new Herd record 48 bases out of 50 attempted...Finished the season with a .385 slugging percentage and a .401 on-base 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...Scored 3 runs in 3 separate games in 2014...Tied the MU single game record stealing 4 bases against UNC Wilmington on March 20th...Recorded first career hit, run and stolen base against Western Illinois on February 14th...Ranked 3rd in highest single season stolen base percentage with .960...Tied for ninth in school history for most games played in a single season with 59...Tied for eighth in total games started in single season school history with 59...Tied for eighth most at bats in a single season with 187...Her 43 runs and 67 hits ranked as seventh and eighth highest in program history respectively...Had three hitting streaks of at least six games.
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 Haley, Madison, Tanner and Blake...majoring in exercise science.