Reigning three-time NPF MVP Kelly Kretschman to be the keynote speaker
Annual booster club with the Herd with many great features
Marshall finished season with program record 42 wins
Taylor McCord ties Herd single-game record with four runs scored in game one
Marshall places second-most student-athletes on list among league schools
2017 Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll
GP/GS: 15/0 … Played in 15 games with the majority of appearances as a pinch hitter … Made one appearance at second base at home against UAB (May 5) … Had one hit, RBI-single at Middle Tennessee State (April 29) … Had RBI-walk in win over Delaware State (March 5) … Brought in for a pinch hit in the fifth inning of Herd’s final game of the season against Illinois (May 20) in the NCAA Regional Tournament in Lexington, Ky., was hit-by-pitch.
2016 NFCA All-America Scholar Athlete
2016 Conference USA All-Freshman Team
2016 Conference USA Academic Medalist
2016 Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll
GP/GS: 45/38 ... Started 38 games at second base ... Recorded first career hit in first game action, second at-bat, at Troy Feb. 14 ... Finished season with 24 hits, eight runs, six RBI and seven doubles ... Second on the team with seven HBP ... 2-for-3 with first career double in Herd win over Saint Louis Feb. 21 ... 2-for-2 with a double at UAB April 2 ... 2-for-3 with a run scored at Wright State April 6 ... Drove in season high two runs in second game of the doubleheader at Wright State April 6 ... Hit leadoff double in the third inning off of C-USA Pitcher of the Year Kylee Hanson at FAU April 16 ... Played first 17 games at second base without committing an error including starts against Top 15 teams Alabama (#4), Tennessee (#14) and Arizona (#15) at the BAMA Bash Feb. 26-28.
High School: Attended El Modena High School her junior and senior years and Canyon High School as a freshman and sophomore … Played for Dan Hay and Steve Harrington … Had an injury her senior year but as a junior hit .400 with an on-base percentage of .423 and earned “Clutch Player of the Year” award … Was a scholar athlete all four years … Played two years of travel ball with the Explosion.
Personal: Born Dec. 18, 1996 … Daughter of Linda Donner and Van Simmons … Chose Marshall because of the softball team and the coaches … Plans to major in Psychology.