Maryland clinches a top-three finish in the ACC with pair of wins Saturday
Beards leads offense with four hits, four RBI
Maryland outscores Delaware State, 23-3, in two games Wednesday
Maryland won game one, 6-0, and lost in game two, 8-6
Maryland run rules Georgia Tech in 5 innings
Before Maryland: Played at Edmond Santa Fe High School for Rhonda Lawson...was a pitcher and outfielder...team went 34-9 overall and advance to Oklahoma state semifinals in her senior year (2012)...went 26-5 on the mound with an ERA of 1.75, 200 strikeouts, a .348 average at the plate and 36 RBI that year...named The Oklahoman's All-Big City Player of the Year, All-District Player of the Year and an All-State First Team pitcher...named All-Edmond Player of the Year, All-Vype West pitcher...earned the Ferguson Jenkins Student-Athlete award and was named a March of Dimes Top 3 Outstanding Athlete...graduated with a GPA of 3.8...played club softball for the Tulsa Eagles Gold for Dave Simmons and Tommy Rogers...led team in home runs in junior and seniors summers and hit over .400 in those years as well...planned events for a marketing class, including the Heather Harkness Memorial Volleyball Tournament and was active in Youth in Government.
Personal: Madison Nicole Martin...parents are Toby and Amie Martin...has one younger brother, Jake...has many superstitions...wants to work for ESPN one day and intends to be a broadcast journalism major...came to Maryland for the coaches, team and the journalism program...also considered West Point and Wichita State.