Jones goes yard and Laubach goes the distance to secure the Lions' first win of the year at Beard Field
2014 (FRESHMAN YEAR) In 44 games played, made 43 starts in the outfield or at second base ... Third-best batting average on the Lions with a .308 average (37-for-120) ... Tallied 12 runs scored and 15 RBI ... Stole a pair of bases ... Three doubles and three triples ... 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.
PERSONAL 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.