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Marisa Runyon
Marisa  Runyon

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Myrtle Beach, S.C.

High School:
Carolina Forest HS

Height:
5-10

Position:
Infield



06/30/2015

107 Alabama Students Earn Place on SEC Academic Honor Roll

The Crimson Tide rowing team led the way with 26 honors while the men's and women's track and field teams added 19 and 18, respectively.

06/05/2015

The Battle Plan: June 5, 2015

An Excellent 2014-15 Competitive Year Nears Its End.

05/27/2015

Softball Boasts Four NFCA All-Americans

Haylie McCleney becomes the eighth Alabama player to earn at least three All-American awards

05/24/2015

Quotes - Alabama vs. Oklahoma

05/22/2015

NCAA Softball Tuscaloosa Super Regional- Postgame Quotes

Alabama vs. Oklahoma

05/28/2015

All-Access: Media Day at the Women's College World Series

All-Access: Media Day at the Women's College World Series

05/16/2015

NCAA Regional Recap: Game 2 vs. Washington

NCAA Regional Recap: Game 2 vs. Washington

05/05/2015

Softball Preview: SEC Tournament

Softball Preview: SEC Tournament

05/28/2014

Alabama Softball Arrives in Oklahoma City for the WCWS

Alabama Softball Arrives in Oklahoma City for the WCWS

05/26/2014

Preview: Women's College World Series

Preview: Women's College World Series

2015 (SOPHOMORE):
NFCA Third Team All-American … Second Team All-SEC and SEC All-Tournament Team … set a new Alabama single season record, driving in 80 RBI to beat Charlotte Morgan’s previous record of 79 originally set in 2008 … led the team with 19 home runs, including four multi-homer games, the most in a single season in program history … started 59 games, seeing time at third base and designated player ... hit her first home run of the season at Samford (Feb. 11) ... drove in two runs against Pacific (Feb. 13) on a fifth-inning triple ... added two RBI against Pacific (Feb. 15) on a bases-loaded walk and an RBI triple ... blasted a two-run homer to center field in the series opener vs. Louisiana (Feb. 28) ... sent the first pitch she saw over the fence in game one against Ole Miss (March 6), blasting her first career grand slam ... drew a career high three walks in that game following her grand slam ... went 2-3 in the second game against the Rebels (March 7) and added another hit in game three (March 8), a two-run double in the first inning ... went 3-5 in the opener against Georgia (March 14), scoring the final run in the Tide’s 7-4 extra-inning victory ... blasted a two-run homer in the fifth inning of game two (March 14) ... hit a fifth inning grand slam against Georgia Tech (March 25) ... hit a two-run homer at the start of Alabama’s six-run sixth inning that ultimately led to a comeback victory in game two over Texas A&M (March 28) ... hit an RBI triple and a three-run double in the win over MVSU (March 31) ... hit an RBI single and an RBI double in the 12-1 win over Southern Miss (April 1) ... hit her seventh home run of the season in game two at Kentucky (April 4), a solo shot in the seventh inning that scored the final run in the Tide’s 7-3 victory ... drove in two runs and scored once as part of a 2-2 performance in Alabama’s 10-0 victory over UAB (April 7) ... hit a pair of home runs against Middle Tennessee (April 8), launching a three-run homer in the first inning and a solo shot in the fourth ... drove in a career high five RBI on three hits against UAB (April 14), scoring twice ... slugged her second multi-homer game of the season in the front end of a doubleheader at Auburn (April 18), driving in five RBI and collecting a career-high nine total bases in the 3-4 performance ... went 2-5 with three RBI in the series finale at Auburn (April 18), hitting her third home run of the weekend ... drew walks in all three of her plate appearances in game two against Tennessee (April 24) ... blasted a pair of home runs and drove in seven RBI with a dominating 3-4 day at the plate in the series finale against Tennessee (April 25) ... hit three home runs in game two at Arkansas (May 2), becoming just the second player in program history to do so ... drove in both runs in Alabama’s 2-1 win over Georgia at the SEC Tournament (May 7) ... drove in five runs in the Tide’s second game at the NCAA Regional against Washington (May 16), hitting a first inning RBI single and a fourth inning grand slam ... broke a 13 at-bat hitless streak with a go-ahead grand slam in the sixth inning of game three against Oklahoma (May 23) to help secure the Tide’s ticket to the Women’s College World Series ... drove in her record-setting 80th run of the season with a first inning RBI single against LSU at the Women’s College World Series (May 30).

2014 (FRESHMAN):
Made 33 appearances, including 17 starts at second base and designated player ... hit .295 with 18 hits, five home runs and 17 RBI ... made her first appearance as a pinch-hitter against Kennesaw State (Feb. 7) ... delievered her first hit of the season in a pinch-hit appearance against Middle Tennessee (Feb. 8), eventually coming around to score in the same inning ... went 1-3 in her first start with the Tide, against Troy (Feb. 9) ... hit safely in four straight games, starting against Middle Tennessee (Feb. 8) and stretching through the game against New Mexico (Feb. 15) ... drove in her first RBI against Tennessee State (Feb. 14) off a pinch-hit infield single ... delivered a pinch-hit RBI single in game two against South Carolina (March 8) ... went 1-1 against Mississippi Valley State (March 11) with two walks and a two-run triple, her first triple of the season ... drove in a season-high three RBI against Georgia Southern (April 18), with two coming on her first home run with the Tide, a two-run shot in the sixth inning ... went 1-3 with a run scored at North Carolina (April 18) ... hit her second home run as a pinch-hitter against Southern Miss (April 22), sending a three-run blast over the right-field fence ... earned three starts at second base in the series against Georgia, hitting a two-run homer in game three (April 26) to give Alabama the lead in the bottom of the second ... hit her fourth home run of the season against Auburn in the SEC Tournament quarterfinals (May 8), a solo shot that started a rally in the bottom of the second to eventually give Alabama a 5-4 lead ... registered her first multi-hit performance of the season in the NCAA Regional round against USC Upstate (May 17), going 2-4 ... collected a season-high three hits, including a game-tying home run in the seventh, during the extra-inning win against Nebraska (May 22) to open the NCAA Super Regional round ... one day later, drove in the go-ahead run in the game victory over the Huskers (May 23) - sending the Tide on to the Women's College World Series ... went 1-3 against Oklahoma at the WCWS (May 29), driving in Alabama's first run of the game with an RBI single down the right-field line.

HIGH SCHOOL:
Named the Toast of the Coast Softball Player of the Year by The Sun News ... helped lead Carolina Forest High School to a class AAA state championship appearance ... batted .556 with a .975 slugging percentage during her junior year ... hit five home runs in that junior season, adding 15 doubles and two triples ... twice named to the class AAAA all-state team.

PERSONAL:
Daughter of Delisle and Jennifer Runyon ... has one sister, Cassie, and one brother, Kyle ... majoring in exercise science.

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