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Shelby Miller laced a single through the infield in the ninth for the Nittany Lions to score the winning run
The Nittany Lions fell 2-0 to Wright State and 4-3 to SIUE to open the 2016 campaign
The Nittany Lions will play five games at Florida Atlantic
Knief breaks season hit record; Penn State faces top-seed Michigan on Friday
Nittany Lion juniors selected for Second Team by conference coaches
BIG TEN ALL-DEFENSIVE TEAM (2015)
ACADEMIC ALL-BIG TEN (2015)
2015 (SOPHOMORE YEAR)
Earned Big Ten All-Defensive Team honors...Appeared in 51 games, including 50 starts with 44 at third base, four as the designated player and two at shortstop...Batted .327 (54-for-165) with 54 hits, 30 runs, eight doubles, four home runs and 35 RBI...Stole three bases...Had 17 multi-hit games, including two with three hits...Posted six games with three or more RBI...Blasted a three-run homer at Mississippi State (Feb. 21)...Doubled and had three RBI against No. 20 Missouri (Feb. 27)...Went 2-for-4 with an RBI at Pacific (Mar. 10)... Notched two hits with a double and a RBI against Pitt (Mar. 18)...Went 2-for-4 with a RBI vs. Northwestern (Mar. 21)...Had a home run and two RBI against Robert Morris (Mar. 25)...Went 2-for-3 with an RBI at Michigan State (Mar. 27)...Had three hits with a homer and three RBI, while scoring twice at Michigan State (Mar. 29)...Went 3-for-4 with two runs and a double vs. Bucknell (Apr. 1, game 1)...Notched two doubles and three RBI against Bucknell (Apr. 1)...Blasted a grand slam at Wisconsin (Apr. 4)...Doubled with two runs and three RBI against Saint Francis (Apr. 22)...Went 2-for-3 with four RBI against Rutgers (Apr. 25)...Drove in two RBI vs. Maryland (May 7)...Garnered Academic All-Big Ten accolades.
2014 (FRESHMAN YEAR)
In 44 games played, made 43 starts in the outfield or at second base...Third-best batting average on the Lions, hitting .308 (37-for-120)...Tallied 12 runs scored and 15 RBI...Stole a pair of bases...Posted three doubles and three triples in 2014...Had nine multi-hit games...In a doubleheader against Bucknell (Apr. 16), went 5-for-6 with five RBI, including a three-RBI triple in the second game...In the game prior, at Indiana, batted .500 (2-for-4), scoring two runs and posting one RBI...Was a perfect 3-for-3 against Saint Francis (Pa.) (Apr. 2), scoring and driving in two runs each...Hit a pair of triples in the Purdue series (Mar. 21-22)...Against George Washington, drew three walks, stole a base and scored a run.
BEFORE PENN STATE
Four-year starter on Kempner varsity team coached by Charity Rychlik...Named team MVP for her efforts during her senior campaign...Earned second team all-district following freshman and sophomore years...Named first team all-district, won Leadership Award as a junior and senior...Golden Glove award winner as a sophomore and junior...Started for Kempner varsity volleyball team as a senior...Earned Academic Excellence Award and named to honor roll all four years...Played travel ball with Texas Kaos under Head Coach Bert Emanuel, winners of 2009 12U ASA Southern National Championship...Qualified for 16U Amateur Softball Association (ASA) Nationals in 2010, the Premier Girls Fastpitch (PGF) Nationals in 2011 and 2012 and the Triple Crown (TC) Gold Nationals in 2012...Named TC All-American in 2011 and 2012.
Full name is Shelby Clare Miller...Born March 19, 1995 to parents Bill and Carolyn Miller in Houston, Texas...Parents are William and Carolyn Miller...Has two brothers, Aaron and Daniel, and one sister, Ameria...Aaron played football at Trinity University...Plans to major in kinesiology and become a physical therapist.
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