Junior pitcher walked one and struck out four in first victory of season
Ali Lowe was 2-for-3 for Villanova in final game of weekend
Villanova outhit Cardinals, 4-3, in first game of weekend series
Cardinals scored four runs in top of the sixth inning to retake lead
Only run of the game came on a solo home run in bottom of the first inning
2012: Appeared and started in all 56 games as a junior catcher ... Batted .208 with 33 hits, 16 runs scored and 16 RBIs ... Had five doubles and two homeruns on the season ... Defensively successful with a .990 fielding percentage.
2011: Started all 49 games for Villanova as the catcher in her sophomore season... Had the fifth highest average on the team at .252 and tied for second with two home runs... Fourth on the team in runs scored (17) and RBIs (12)...Led the BIG EAST conference with five picked off runners from behind the plate and threw out 14 potential base stealers... Had a team-high five RBIs and four hits in a win over Hampton (March 18) where she tallied a solo home run, and two doubles... Second on the team with 10 multi-hit games... Tied for third with seven doubles on the season... Had two hits and two RBIs in a BIG EAST victory over Georgetown (April 3)... Recorded her second home run of the season at St. John's (April 14)... Had back-to-back multi-hit games against Notre Dame (April 21) and Rutgers (April 27).
2010: Posted a successful first season as a Wildcat... Played catcher in 54 games with 54 starts... Recorded a .287 batting average... Connected on 47 hits with 10 runs scored... Tallied six doubles and one homerun... Drove in 14 RBI... Notched a .341 slugging percentage... Picked off a conference-leading eight runners... Finished the season with a four-game hitting streak... A third team All-BIG EAST selection... Named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star.
Miami Palmetto Senior High School: Four-year letterwinner and four-year member of the honor roll... A two-year first team all-county selection... 2008 Miami Herald Hitter of the Year... Helped her squad to a Florida Class 6A state championship...Played club softball for coach Gator Rebhan on the Miami Stingrays.
Personal: Daughter of Jimmy and Valerie Marquez... Has a younger sister, Samantha... Majoring in Marketing in the Villanova School of Business.