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ANNA SHELNUTT

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ANNA SHELNUTT

position
Catcher/Third Base
year
Freshman
hometown
Franklin, Ga.
high school
Heard County

career honors

2017 ALL-ACC ACADEMIC TEAM
2017 ACC ALL-TOURNAMENT TEAM

Freshman Season (2017)

Powerful offense and solid defense highlighted her first season of collegiate softball as the freshman appeared in 38 games with 21 starts, including starts in nine of the last 10 games of 2017 as the Noles reached the NCAA Super Regional round for the fifth year in a row…tallied a .277 batting average (13-for-47) with nearly half of her hits (five) going over the wall for home runs…also added two doubles and a triple to rank second on the team with a .681 slugging percentage…drove in 17 RBI and scored seven runs of her own…retired five would-be base stealers on 12 attempts during the season, including two against Florida A&M on February 15…posted her first career hit on Feb 18 against Northwestern in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge…was a perfect 2-for-2 at the plate on March 4 against Georgia Tech, adding a walk, an RBI and a run scored…drove in a run on a bases-loaded walk and added a sacrifice bunt against GT on March 5…hit a sacrifice fly against Canisius on March 15…recorded the first home run of her career – a two-run HR –  in her only at bat against Notre Dame on March 19…walked and hit an RBI single on March 31 against Pitt…drew a walk in each game of the doubleheader at Syracuse on April 9…hit a double to bring in FSU’s only run at No. 5 Oregon on May 7…went 2-for-3 with two home runs and seven RBI (broke the previous tournament record of five) against Virginia in the first round of the ACC Tournament (5/11)…hit a double and a triple in her first-ever NCAA Tournament game on May 19 against Princeton…hit two home runs in a game for the second time this season, driving in three runs against No. 25 Georgia on May 20.

High School

Graduated from Heard County High School and, along with current teammate Cali Harrod, was a member of the school’s first state championship in any sport when softball brought home the 2014 GHSA AA title…the Braves also reached the state tournament in 2015..was chosen as an All-State First Team member three times and also earned defensive Player of the Year honors…in her senior season, she tallied a .475 batting average with 50 RBI and a school-record 13 home runs to earn Regional and GHSA AA Player of the Year and Offensive MVP accolades…competed with the Vipers, as well as the Georgia Academy Power and Georgia Impact travel teams…the Vipers placed third at the 2016 Junior Olympic Cup…was nominated for the PGF Southeast All-Star team…academically, she graduated fifth class and earned a spot on the “A” Honor Roll each semester…chose Florida State over offers from Michigan State, Georgia Southern and North Carolina.

  date   opponent gs ab rbi 2b 3b hr bb ibb sb cs hbp sac sf gdp po    avg 
  Feb 11, 2017   FURMAN    .000 
  Feb 12, 2017   MARSHALL    .000 
  Feb 15, 2017   FLORIDA A&M   .000 
  Feb 17, 2017   NORTHWESTERN   .000 
  Feb 18, 2017   NORTHWESTERN  11  .333 
  Feb 18, 2017   NEBRASKA   .250 
  Feb 19, 2017   NEBRASKA   .200 
  Feb 24, 2017 vs San Diego State    .200 
  Mar 04, 2017   GEORGIA TECH   .429 
  Mar 05, 2017   GEORGIA TECH   .375 
  Mar 08, 2017   NORTH FLORIDA-1    .375 
  Mar 10, 2017 at Virginia Tech-1    .333 
  Mar 10, 2017 at Virginia Tech-2    .333 
  Mar 14, 2017 at FGCU    .333 
  Mar 15, 2017 vs Canisius  12  .273 
  Mar 18, 2017   NOTRE DAME  10  .231 
  Mar 19, 2017   NOTRE DAME    .286 
  Mar 24, 2017 at Virginia    .286 
  Mar 25, 2017 at Virginia    .286 
  Mar 26, 2017 at Virginia    .286 
  Mar 31, 2017   PITT   .312 
  Apr 08, 2017 at Syracuse    .312 
  Apr 09, 2017 at Syracuse-1    .312 
  Apr 09, 2017 at Syracuse-2   .294 
  Apr 14, 2017 at South Carolina   .278 
  Apr 18, 2017 at Troy-1    .278 
  Apr 29, 2017   NORTH CAROLINA    .278 
  Apr 30, 2017   NORTH CAROLINA    .278 
  May 03, 2017   FLORIDA    .238 
  May 07, 2017 at Oregon   .240 
  May 11, 2017 vs Virginia   .286 
  May 12, 2017 vs Notre Dame   .267 
  May 13, 2017 at North Carolina   .273 
  May 19, 2017   PRINCETON   .306 
  May 20, 2017   GEORGIA   .333 
  May 21, 2017   GEORGIA   .310 
  May 26, 2017   LSU   .289 
  May 27, 2017   LSU   .277 
  Totals    21 47 13 17 12 138  .277