Marisa Runyon
Marisa Runyon


Myrtle Beach, S.C.

High School:
Carolina Forest HS





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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.

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.

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

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