Shelby Thompson
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Shelby  Thompson

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Benicia, Calif.

High School:
Benicia HS

Height:
5-6

Position:
SS

Experience:
1L

04/22/2018

Softball Edged by Fresno State, 4-2, in Series Finale

Softball edged by Fresno State, 4-2

04/21/2018

Aztec Softball Falls at Fresno State, 5-1

Softball falls at Fresno State, 5-1

04/20/2018

Softball Run-Rules League-Leading Fresno State, 10-0

Softball run-rules Fresno St., 10-0

04/15/2018

Aztec Softball Falls to Nevada, 6-3

Softball falls to Nevada, 6-3

04/14/2018

SDSU Softball Downs Nevada, 4-1, to Even Series

Softball downs Nevada, 4-1

03/31/2018

Softball v Boise State - Photos by Derrick Tuskan

Softball v Boise State

03/02/2018

Softball v #21/20 Minnesota - Photos By Derrick Tuskan

Softball beats #21/20 Minnesota 6-2

03/02/2018

Softball v CSU Northridge - Photos by Derrick Tuskan

Softball v CSU Northridge

02/15/2018

Softball v #25 Kentucky - Photos by Derrick Tuskan

28th annual Campbell/Cartier Classic

Entering 2018 season

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Slick fielding shortstop, who impressed the coaching staff last year and played all 49 games as a true freshman ... Possesses great range with a good arm ... Good hitter with some power.

HONORS
* 2017 Mountain West Freshman of the Year
* 2017 All-Mountain West Team (First Team)
* 2017 Mountain West All-Academic Team

2017 SEASON - FRESHMAN
Had a tremendous first season at SDSU, being named the Mountain West Freshman of the Year and a first-team all-MW pick ... Batted .333 (45-for-135) with seven home runs, 31 RBIs, 26 runs, five doubles, two triples, 20 walks, four times hit by a pitch and six stolen bases, recording a .556 slugging percentage and a .434 on-base mark ... Committed just eight errors in 223 chances at shortstop for a .964 fielding percentage ... Was the only Aztec to start all 49 games and one of just three to play in all 49 contests ... Among the all-time freshmen at SDSU, ranked second in assists (131), third in home runs (7) and OPS percentage (.990), and fifth in slugging percentage (.556) ... Her 130 assists ranked second in the MW ... In league play, was even better, batting .391 (27-for-69) with six homers, 21 RBIs, 16 runs, four doubles, a triple, 10 walks, a hit by pitch and two stolen bases, recording a .739 slugging percentage and a .475 on-base percentage ... Had only three errors in 110 chances for a .973 fielding percentage ... Hit . 400 (12-for-30) with four home runs, 12 RBIs and nine runs over the final 10 games of the season ... Also batted .400 (34-for-85) in home games, .370 (17-for-46) against teams that made the 2017 NCAA tournament and .364 (32-for-88) in day games ... Was 4-for-8 (.500) with a grand slam and 10 RBIs with the bases loaded ... Recorded 13 multi-hit games (5th on team), seven game-winning plays (T-3rd on team), six multi-RBI games (T-5th on team), five multi-run games, five game-winning runs (2nd on team), four game-tying plays (2nd on team), four go-ahead RBIs (5th on team), three go-ahead runs, two game-tying RBIs (T-1st on team), two game-tying runs (T-3rd on team) and two game-winning RBIs, and was one of two players with a walk-off run ... Had a season-long five-game hitting streak to close the season, while posting a 10-game streak of reaching base safely from Feb. 25-March 9 ... Was 3-for-3 with an RBI, run and stolen base vs. Longwood on March 11 ... Had three hits, falling a homer short of a cycle, with two RBIs against Fresno State on March 18 ... Had a big game vs. Utah State on April 30, going 2-for-3 with a grand slam, four RBIs, two runs and a walk ... Had three hits, three RBIs, a homer, double and a run at Nevada in the season finale on May 13.

CLUB - BATBUSTERS KG
Played her club ball for Batbusters KG in Concord, Calif., for coach Kiko Garcia ... Was in the Top Five in Platinum at the PGF.

HIGH SCHOOL - BENICIA
Was a four-year varsity player for Benicia High School in Benicia, Calif. under coaches Kristen Grubbs and Jeana Geras ... Was an athlete of the year finalist in 2015 and 2016 ... Received all-league honors for three years ... Was an SCAC MVP All-State softball nominee for Cal-HS Sports ... Team was the San Joaquin Section Champions in 2014 and 2015, as well as the League Champions 2013-2015.

PERSONAL
Shelby Suzanne Thompson was born December 16, 1997 in Missouri ... Daughter of April Cerna ... Is majoring in kinesiology and wants to become either a physical therapist or social worker.

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