Career Notes Entering 2015 Season:
• Tied for fourth on Ball State’s single season chart and is tied for 20th on the program’s all-time career list after being hit by a pitch seven times in 2014
2014 (Fr.): Earned first letter at Ball State ... helped guide the Cardinals to their fifth Mid-American Conference regular season title in program history with a 33-19 (12-4 MAC) record … played in 35 games, earning 34 starts at catcher … posted a .153 batting average with 11 hits in 72 at bats … also drew nine walks and was hit by a pitch seven times for a .307 on base percentage … was hit by a pitch in her first collegiate plate appearance versus Texas State (Feb. 8) … recorded her first career hit with single up the middle in the fourth inning versus Southern Illinois (Feb. 9) … recorded her first career RBI in the first game at Western Michigan (April 12) … drove in a pair of runs with her first career double in the nightcap versus Central Michigan (May 2) … brought home the eventual game-winning run with a two-out, two-run single up the middle in the third inning versus Eastern Michigan (May 4) … finished the year with seven RBI and three runs scored … recorded four pickoffs on the year, and threw out six runners attempting to steal … posted a .981 fielding percentage with 138 putouts, 16 assists and three errors.
HIGH SCHOOL: Earned four letters in softball at Terre Haute South High School for coach Dewayne Stout … three-time All-Metropolitan Interscholastic Conference selection over her career … earned all-state honors her senior season … helped guide South to a 24-8 record her junior year and a berth in the sectional finals … was a four-time All-Wabash Valley selection … named South’s Rookie of the Year after posting the team's highest batting average as a freshman … earned honor roll status all four years and picked up the Student Council Award … played club softball for the Indiana Magic Gold.
PERSONAL: Daughter of Trevor and Tiffany Scamihorn … has one sister, Natalie, and one brother, Maxwell … born April 26, 1995 in Muncie, Ind. … full name is Shelbie Paige Scamihorn … majoring in communication studies.