FSU Softball BIO
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Anna Shelnutt
Player Profile:
Anna Shelnutt 2942443
Position: Catcher/Third Base
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Franklin, Ga.
High School: Heard County

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. 

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