Highlights and reaction following the doubleheader between Army and Temple.
MISCELLANEOUS: Started off career in the circle ... two-year letterwinner.
2012: Drew majority of 52 appearances in right field and several as the designated hitter ... batted majority of season in middle of the order between fourth and fifth positions in the lineup ... batted .269 with 39 hits, six doubles and 21 runs batted in ... second on team in walks with 17 ... committed just one error in 40 chances ... registered eight multiple-hit games ... recorded a six-game hitting streak in late March ... batted 562 (9-for-16), scored eight runs and drove in four as Army went 4-2 during that span ... season-high five at-bats recorded against St. Peter's while tallying a pair of runs four times ... helped key Army's 1-0 edging of Villanova going 3-for-3 at the plate and scoring the lone run ... season-high four putouts recorded against Buffalo ... collected at least two hits six times ... drove in a pair of runs in games against Buffalo, Rider and Temple ... made four relief appearances as a pitcher early in the season.
2011: First eight appearances were as a pitcher ... earned first collegiate start and win going the distance in a 10-3 victory over Rider in the opener at the Rebel Spring Games ... all three runs scored were unearned ... faced 32 batters over seven innings and issued just one walk and struck out a batter ... drew starting nod in six games with two completions ... shouldered three starts in Florida with the other two against Hartford and Siena ... allowed just three hits and runs over 3.2 innings sharing 2-0 shutout in road game at Rider later in the season ... recorded second win with a nifty one-hitter and five strikeouts in a 10-0 five-inning nightcap shutout in completing non-league doubleheader sweep of St. Peter's ... helped own cause driving in a pair of runs ... drew sixth start of the season in series opener against Holy Cross pitching 2.1 innings ... also drew 2.2 innings of relief in final game of series ... appeared in five conference games ... tossed 2.2 relief innings in 3-2 series opening win over Lafayette ... also pitched six relief innings in league debut against Colgate... batted .207 in 92 at bats .. three of 19 hits went for extra bases ... drove in 13 runs and scored 10 times ... posted three-hit effort in closing out Colgate series batting .500 (6-for-12) collecting hits in all four games ... went on to bat safely in six of seven games during that span ... finished with four multiple-RBI showings ... in addition to pair of RBIs against St. Peter's, went 2-for-2 with two-run triple and scored twice against IUPUI ... finished 2-for-3 with two runs scored and two RBI in 6-3 win over Siena at the Rebel Spring Games ... registered two RBI and scored a run against league rival Lafayette in third game of series ... batted as high as No. 3 in the lineup ... hit .333 in eight games at the No. 5 spot.
High School: Played three years for Smithson Valley H.S. ... starting first baseman who alternated between the No. 3 and No. 4 spot in the lineup on team that ranked No. 15 nationally ... earned first team all-district, all-county and all-conference honors during busy high school career ... named to the district all-academic squad ... played travel ball for the Texas Royals last three years ... drew duty as a pitcher, first baseman and outfielder.
Personal: Given name is Marina Midori Northup ... parents' names are David and Margaret Northup ... younger sister Mariah (54) ... father is a JAG (Judge Advocate General's Corps) in the Air Force ... majoring in American Law.