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Shelby Johnson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Jefferson, Ga.

High School:
East Jackson HS

Last College:
Texas Tech

Height:
5-3

Position:
OF

B/T:
L/R


As a Junior at Texas Tech (2013):
Started 55 of the team's 56 games in her lone season with the Red Raiders...Ranked third on the team with a .333 batting average and drew 35 walks...Tied for second on the team in hits with 57... Had 17 multi-hit games which were tied for the team lead...Led TTU with 19 stolen bases, ranked second on the team in runs with 42 and had 24 RBIs on the season...Also ranked third on the team in on-base percentage at .447... Reached base at least once in each of the first 30 games of the season...Made just one error in 35 chances in the field... Started 47 games in left field, two in right field and the other six as the designated player...Matched Texas Tech's single-game record for hits with a 5-for-5 performance at the plate against IPFW on March 9 and drove in a season-high six RBIs in that game...Went 3-for-3 with three RBIs and two stolen bases in a 15-0 shutout over Troy on March 11...Also stole two bases against DePaul Feb. 10 and Iowa State April 19.

At Chattanooga State (2011-12):
Played two seasons at Chattanooga State under Beth Keylon-Randolph... helped lead the Tigers to the 2012 NJCAA Division I National Championship ... Two-time first team NJCAA All-America... Was also honored as a first team All-American by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) as a sophomore in 2012 ...Named to the first-team all-region team both seasons by both the NJCAA and the TJCAA ... Named Team MVP as a sophomore ... Honored as the squad's Freshman of the Year in 2011 ... Combined to hit .425 over two seasons, including a .473 clip as a sophomore ... Totaled 20 doubles, 16 triples and six home runs during that season ... Recorded 53 RBIs during her time at Chattanooga State, with 36 of those coming in 2012 ... Known for her speed on the base paths as she swiped 135 total bases in two seasons ... Finished second nationally with a school record 83 stolen bases and was only caught as a sophomore...Hit .369 with 52 steals during her initial season in 2011.

East Jackson High School:
Lettered four years at East Jackson HS under head coach Jason Rainey...Played club ball for the Georgia Elite under coach Brett Sampson...Three-time First Team All-State selection (2008-10)...Helped East Jackson to back-to-back regional championships in 2008 and 2009...Stole 59 bases and hit .312 as a senior...Batted .370 and swiped a Georgia state record 61 bases as a junior...Hit .376 and had 59 steals as a sophomore...Also lettered four years in basketball at East Jackson HS...Intended major is communications...Personal: Born March 5 to Melissa and Chris Johnson in Atlanta, Ga.