Herd Travels to Orlando, Fla., for Citrus Classic|
Feb. 20, 2014
GAME 4: MARSHALL (1-4) VS. FAIRFIELD (0-0)
Saturday, Feb. 22 | 11 a.m. | 1:45 p.m.
Orlando, Fla. | ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex
GAME 5: MARSHALL (1-4) VS. MERCER (6-3)
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. - Marshall softball is traveling to Orlando, Fla,. to compete in the Citrus Classic from Friday through Sunday (Feb. 21-23)at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex.
Live stats will not be available for any games, but the Herd will be featured on ESPN3 as it takes on the No. 17 Bulldogs to open the tournament. Final results can be found on HerdZone.com at the completion of play each day. For live updates, follow @HerdSB on Twitter for updates.
HAVE YOU HERD?
Dixon (1-3) started three of her five appearances and pitched her first complete game against Loyola-Chicago to earn her first victory. She ended the weekend with 19 strikeouts in 17 innings. Zerkle started all five games, hit .313 with a triple, five RBI and two stolen bases.
The Herd had four sophomores contribute six home runs over the three-day span - Shaelynn Braxton (Woodbridge, Va.) hit three, and Alyssa Cook (West Hamlin, W.Va.), Raquel Escareno (Wellington, Colo.) and Katalin Lucas (Agua Dulce, Calif.) hit one each.
Marshall is hitting .285 and has two .400 hitters - Kaelynn Greene (Eastvale, Calif.) and Lucas.
SCOUTING THE BULLDOGS (9-0)
Leading the team offensively, sophomore Geri Ann Glasco holds a .458 batting average with a double and a home run. Close behind is junior Paige Wilson, who boasts a .424 average, wiith four doubles, a team-leading two triples and a homer. Her .758 slugging percentage is a team high, as well as her 25 total bases.
Sophomore Chelsea Wilkinson (6-0) has maintained a 0.00 ERA in her seven appearances. In her two complete games, two shutout victories, one save and 29.2 innings pitched, Wilkinson has 48 strikeouts.
SCOUTING THE GREAT DANES (0-0)
The Great Danes only lost three seniors, bringing back 16 players. Albany ended the 2013 season 37-15 and 15-2 in the America East Conference.
SCOUTING THE BLUE HENS (1-4)
Senior Brittney Noons leads Delaware with a .400 batting average. Despite only having five at-bats, Noons has recorded a the Blue Hens' only home run of the season and ties for the team lead with five total bases.
Freshman Carolyn Szymanski has earned the lone victory for Delaware in the circle. She holds a 1-3 record and 7.82 ERA and has recorded nine strike outs.
SCOUTING THE STAGS (0-0)
The Stags return 16 players after only losing three seniors from a team that finished 29-21 (12-4 Metro Atlantic) and lost in the championship game of the conference tournament.
SCOUTING THE BEARS (6-3)
Senior McKenzie Woody has started all nine games for the Bears and boasts a .560 batting average behind 14 hits and 17 total bases. Freshman Taylor Miller holds a .400 average, and sophomore Kaytlin Haney leads the team with 14 RBI.
Freshman Anna O'Neill holds a 0.90 ERA with a 3-1 record. She has thrown three complete games in four starts and recorded 15 strikeouts. Junior Riley Carter has started three games for the Bears, posting a 2-1 record, 3.87 ERA and 14 strike outs.