Marisa, a southern California native, graduated from Northwestern University in 2014 with a degree in Learning and Organizational Change. On the field, she was a four-year starter, a 4-time All Big Ten selection, a NCAA Woman Of the Year finalist, and was named an All-American in 2012 after nearly winning the Big Ten’s Triple Crown. She concluded her career ranked among Northwestern’s all-time leaders in nine different offensive categories (BA, HR, OBP, RBI, Slugging Pct, Runs Scored, Hits, Walks, Total Bases). She played 2nd base her freshman year and 3rdbase the last three years of her career, earning All Big Ten Defensive team honors.
In the classroom, she was a two-time Capital One Academic All-American and a Big Ten Distinguished Scholar. In the community, she helped create from the ground up the Wildcats Stand Up and ROARR anti-bullying initiative. Currently, she works at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange as a senior analyst in Business Development.
Marisa is a coach with our Bash Bombers Girls Fastpitch Travel program.