CAREER: An experienced veteran who nearly doubled her career start total in 2012 with 52 starts ... Expected to be the starting first baseman to start 2013 after an incredible fall 2012 exhibition season ... Tied with Sam Lenahan for the longest career hitting streak (eight games) of any Bulldog on the 2013 roster ... Started eight of the first nine games of her junior campaign in left field before starting at first for 42 games the rest of the season ... Tallied career highs in nearly every single major statistical offense category as a junior, including hits, runs, doubles, triples, home runs, RBIs, walks, slugging percentage and on-base percentage.
2012: Started all 52 games she appeared in (42 at first base and eight in left field) ... Hit .194 with 26 hits in 134 at-bats, collecting 23 walks, 18 runs, 10 RBIs, three doubles, a triple and a home run ... Named a 2012 NFCA All-America Scholar-Athlete as well as a 2012 SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll selection ... Registered a career-best eight-game hitting streak to start her junior campaign ... Went 1-for-3 in consecutive victories against South Alabama and Lipscomb to start the season ... Exploded for a career-high four RBIs, to go along with a career-best tying two hits, including her first triple, and a career-best one steal in a 8-1 victory against Jacksonville State ... Went 1-for-2 with a run and three walks in a 9-6 win against Memphis to close the Mardi Gras Invitational ... Had one hit on four at-bats, including one run in a road triumph against Samford, 6-3 ... Finished 1-for-2 with a run, hit and two walks in the opening game of the Bulldog Round-Robin against SIU-Edwardsville ... Hit her first-career home run in the 5-0 win over SIU-E, finishing 1-for-3 with two RBIs ... Ended the Bulldog Round-Robin going 1-for-2 with a run in the win over Mississippi Valley State ... Was named to the Bulldog Round-Robin All-Tournament Team for her performance Feb. 17-19 ... Tallied two walks against No. 17 Louisiana at the NFCA Leadoff Classic ... Earned another walk in her only at-bat in a 5-3 victory against No. 20 Georgia Tech in Clearwater, Fla ... Went 1-for-3 against DePaul in the Sunshine State ... Tallied one hit against No. 12 Michigan to close out the NFCA Leadoff Classic ... Scored a run in the 11-2 win at Jackson State ... Recorded an RBI single in the first Bulldog Classic triumph vs. Columbia ... Scored a run in the victory against Louisiana Tech ... Went 1-for-4 in the second win vs. Columbia ... Went 1-for-3 with a double and a run in the shutout win against Eastern Illinois ... Had a career day in the home win vs. Samford, registering career bests in at-bats (5), runs (2), hits (3) and doubles (1) ... Totaled one hit, a walk and a run scored in the second game of a doubleheader vs. No. 3/4 Florida ... Hit a single to center field in the series finale against No. 7 Georgia at home ... Scored a career-high tying two runs off two walks in the SEC road-opening win at South Carolina ... Drew two more base on balls and scored once in the second game of the doubleheader sweep against the Gamecocks ... Recorded an RBI single in the series opener at LSU ... Went 1-for-4 for the second-straight day in the second game of the series in Baton Rouge ... Registered a single in the first two games against No. 12 Tennessee at home ... Scored a run off a walk in the series opener at home vs. No. 2 Alabama ... Drew another walk the next day against the Crimson Tide ... Went 1-for-3 and was hit by a pitch in the series finale vs. Alabama ... Finished 1-for-4 in the series-opening win at rival Ole Miss ... Was hit by a pitch in the game two victory against the Rebels ... Drove in a run in the series-opening win vs. Kentucky ... Earned a walk in the nationally-televised win in game two against the Wildcats ... Walked three times in the Senior Day doubleheader vs. Tennessee Tech after being issued three free passes total in the previous 19 games ... Broke out of an 0-for-17 slump with a base hit in the series finale at Auburn.
2011: Named to the 2011 SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll ... Pinch hit in the season opener against Illinois-Chicago before starting the final four games of the weekend at designated player ... Had a hit in each of her starts, scoring a run in State's Sportco Kick-Off Classic-closing win against Illinois-Chicago ... Hit her first career double in the Bulldog Round-Robin championship game against Southern Illinois ... Delivered a pinch-hit RBI in the second game of State's series sweep of South Carolina ... Had a hit and an RBI in game two at No. 2 Florida ... Drew the bases-loaded walk to set up Chelsea Raines' game-winning hit in the victory against Arkansas in the series finale ... Went 4-for-7 in two games against Alcorn State ... Drove in a career-high three runs with two hits in the opener before going 2-for-3 with an RBI in game two ... Tallied a double as part of a second-straight two-hit game in the series opener against Ole Miss ... Walked and scored a run in State's 3-2 upset of No. 4 Tennessee on April 23.
2010: Excelled in the classroom during her freshman year, earning NFCA All-America Scholar-Athlete and SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll accolades ... Played in 15 games as a rookie, starting in five games ... Made three starts at first base and two at the designated player spot ... Collected two hits while driving in a run and scoring twice ... Was perfect in the field with 26 putouts ... Drew her first career start against Illinois State on Feb. 28 in the NFCA Leadoff Classic ... Tallied her first career hit in that game ... Notched a hit, scored a run and drew two walks in her first SEC outing, State's March 9 upset of No. 19 Tennessee ... Added the first RBI of her career in a seven-run fourth inning against Mississippi Valley State on April 7 in Ridgeland, Miss.
PRE-COLLEGE: Played varsity softball under head coach at Blaize Gatti at Horizon High School in Scottsdale, Ariz. ... Named All-Desert Valley Region three times during her varsity career and all-state twice ... Contributed to Horizon's teams that finished first in the region all four years ... Claimed multiple player of the week awards ... Helped advance Horizon to the state tournament three-straight years, including a final four appearance in 2008 ... Led HHS to a 22-11 record and second-place league finish in 2009 ... Finished her final prep season with a .443 batting average and 47 hits ... Paced the Huskies in RBI with 32 during the 2009 campaign ... Selected "Best Female Athlete" at Horizon following her final prep season ... Tallied a .411 batting average as a junior while helping the Huskies to the semifinals of the Class 5A Division II state tournament ... Contributed 30 hits in 2008, driving in 28 runs and scoring 19 more as HHS finished 27-7 overall and 8-0 in league play to claim a fourth-place state 5A ranking ... Added six doubles and tied for the team's triples lead with four on the year ... Named Horizon's Most Valuable Player her sophomore season after batting .387 with 34 RBI and 20 runs while leading the Huskies to the Arizona 5A Division I State Tournament ... Collected all-region accolades as a freshman after contributing 48 runs and a .301 batting average ... Played summer ball for the AZ Desert Thunder, helping the team to a ninth-place finish at the prestigious 2009 ASA Gold Nationals ... Guided the Desert Thunder to the Rocky Mountain Gold Regional title ... Competed for the Killer Bees in 2007, hitting 409 with 10 home runs and 61 RBI in to lead the team to a 55-14 record and the national tournament.
PERSONAL: Born Shelby Suzanne Fisher on Aug. 4, 1990, in Phoenix, Ariz. ... Daughter of Christopher and Nancy Fisher ... Her mother, Nancy, is a Mississippi State alumnus ... Has a brother, Jacob, and two sisters, Meagan and Kelsey ... Majoring in international business ... Favorite athletes are Steve Nash, Babe Ruth and Michael Jordan ... Favorite food is her father's steak.
AB 5 vs. Samford, 3/4/12
R 2, 2x, last at South Carolina, 3/13/12
H 3 vs. Samford, 3/4/12
RBI 4 vs. Jacksonville State, 2/11/12
2B 1, 5x, last vs. Samford, 3/4/12
3B 1 vs. Jacksonville State, 2/11/12
HR 1 vs. SIU-Edwardsville, 2/19/12
BB 3 vs. Memphis, 2/12/12
SB 1, 3x, last vs. Jacksonville State, 2/11/12