Softball Adds SEMO Transfer to Roster

MUTIGERS.COM Senior pitcher Alora Marble
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Senior pitcher Alora Marble
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Aug 19, 2013

COLUMBIA, Mo. - Mizzou Softball has announced the addition of Alora Marble to the team's roster. The senior last played for Southeast Missouri for two seasons (2011-12) before ending her career as a Redhawk and transferring to the University of Missouri. Marble did not play softball in the 2013 season while studying on Mizzou's campus and becomes eligible immediately for the 2014 campaign.

Marble brings collegiate starting experience to Mizzou's pitching staff, having served as the Redhawks' No. 1 hurler in her two seasons at SEMO with 33 wins to her credit.

A native of Jefferson City, Mo., Marble took on starting pitcher duties as a freshman for SEMO in 2011 and posted an 18-8 record with a 2.99 ERA. She tossed a team-high 12 complete games, including two shutouts. Marble totaled 159.1 innings of work, amassing 97 strikeouts and holding opposing batters to a .267 average. She earned Ohio Valley Conference All-Tournament Team recognition to close her first season of competition.

Marble doubled her complete game count (24) as a sophomore in 2012, recording a 15-15 mark with a 2.64 ERA. She pitched 206.2 innings over 38 appearances and 31 starts. She fanned 102 batters and allowed 49 walks to hold her opponents to a .266 batting average.

Marble was a three-time all-state selection while at Blair Oaks High School and finished her career with a school-record 421 strikeouts. She helped Blair Oaks to the school's first state championship as a senior with a 22-6 record and 0.85 ERA.

Fans are encouraged to check MUTigers.com and the softball team's social media outlets, @MizzouSoftball and Facebook, for updates and additional information.

 

 

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