Shaliyah  Geathers

8Shaliyah Geathers


Chattanooga, Tenn.

High School:
East Hamilton





  • At Bats: 5 (4x), last vs. San Jose State (2/13/16)
  • Runs: 3 vs. Northern Kentucky (2/8/15)
  • Hits: 4 vs. Oklahoma State (2/19/16)
  • Hit Streak: 8 games (3/23/14 - 4/13/14)
  • RBIs: 5 vs. DePaul (2/21/16)
  • Doubles: 2 (3x), last vs. DePaul (2/21/16)
  • Triples: 1 (4x), last vs. Fresno State (2/12/16)
  • Home Runs: 1 (6x), last at Ole Miss (5/6/16)
  • Walks: 2 (3x), last vs. Auburn (5/1/16)
  • Stolen Bases: 2 vs. St. John's (2/15/15)


  • Freshman All-SEC - 2014

AS A JUNIOR (2016)

  • Set career highs in runs (37), doubles (14), RBIs (40), walks (19) and on-base percentage (.395)
  • Was second on the team with 14 doubles
  • Drove in a pair of runs in 10-1 victory over Ohio State in NCAA Regionals (5/22)
  • Tied for team lead with three hits in the SEC Tournament
  • Went 2-for-3 with a run and an RBI in SEC Tournament quarterfinal win over South Carolina (5/12)
  • Hammered a two-run homer and had two hits in series-opening 7-2 win at Ole Miss (5/6)
  • Lined an RBI-double and scored two runs to help lead the Vols to a 12-1 win over No. 3 Auburn
  • Posted two RBIs and scored a run vs. No. 10 Texas A&M (4/8)
  • Ripped a double and scored a run vs. No. 25 Mississippi State (3/27)
  • Went 2-for-3 with one RBI and scored two runs vs. Arkansas (3/12)
  • Batted in three and scored two runs in a 2-for-4 performance vs. Arkansas (3/11)
  • Recorded an RBI-double and scored two runs as part of a 2-for-3 performance vs. St. John's (3/5)
  • Set a new career high in RBIs with five after hitting two doubles and scoring two runs in a 2-for-3 game vs. DePaul (2/21)
  • Ripped two doubles, scored two runs and posted an RBI in a 2-for-4 outing vs. Fordham (2/20)
  • Set a career high in hits, going 4-for-4 with four RBIs vs. Oklahoma State (2/19)
  • Went 2-for-3 with a walk and two runs vs. Fresno State (2/12)
  • Ripped a two-run double in the season-opening win vs. Creighton (2/11)


  • Games/Starts: 58/57
  • Made 39 starts in left field, 11 starts in right field and seven starts at DP
  • Tallied 16 multi-hit games (second on team) and 11 multi-RBI games (fifth)
  • Hit an RBI double in the fourth to start a UT rally against Auburn in the WCWS (5/30)
  • Scored in WCWS against Florida (5/28), reaching base after being hit by pitch in the fourth an scoring on Megan Geer's two-run HR
  • Tied Game 1 of the Knoxville Super Regional against Florida State (5/21) with a two-out RBI single up the middle
  • Had two hits in 3-1 win over Utah (5/17) to win Knoxville Regional
  • Went 3-for-3 with two runs scored in 9-1 (5) rout of Utah (5/16) in Knoxville Regional
  • Knocked RBI double to bring home go-ahead run in 7-5 win over LSU in SEC Tournament quarterfinal (5/7)
  • Hit three-run walk-off HR to beat Kentucky (5/3) and complete the series sweep
  • Had a double and two RBIs in win over Kentucky (5/2)
  • Drove in two runs in win over ETSU (4/14)
  • Went 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI at No. 7 Auburn (4/4)
  • Smashed a three-run homer off the left field scoreboard at No. 7 Auburn (4/3)
  • Ripped a two-RBI, pinch-hit single to extend the lead to four against No. 7 Georgia (3/29)
  • Smashed a two-run homer and drew a bases loaded walk vs. No. 18 Missouri (3/22)
  • Went 2-for-3 with two singles at South Carolina (3/13)
  • Had at least one hit in seven straight games (3/7-3/13), five of which she had multiple hits
  • Hammered a three-run homer--the first home run of her career--in a 2-for-4 game vs. Illinois State (3/10)
  • Ripped two doubles--her first career game with multiple doubles--and had one RBI in a 2-for-4 game vs. Illinois State (3/10)
  • Went 2-for-3 with one RBI and scored one run vs. Indiana State (3/8)
  • Recorded an RBI triple and scored two runs in a 2-for-3 game vs. No. 23 Notre Dame (2/19)
  • Posted two RBIs in three consecutive games from 2/14 - 2/15
  • Ripped two one-run singles and scored one run vs. St. John's (2/15)
  • Posted a two-RBI single with bases loaded and scored one run vs. Detroit (2/14)
  • Blasted a two-run double and scored one run in a 3-for-4, two-RBI game at USF (2/14)
  • Ripped a triple, her first of the season, vs. Fordham (2/13)
  • Scored a career high three runs on a 2-for-3 day vs. Northern Kentucky (2/8)
  • Ripped an RBI single and an RBI double and scored two runs in a 2-for-3 game at Kennesaw State (2/7)
  • Recorded Tennessee's first hit of the season on a rocket to the right side vs. Ohio (2/6)


  • Games/Starts: 35/24
  • Made 15 starts in right field, one in left field and eight at DP
  • Recorded a stolen base vs. Ole Miss (5/4)
  • Went 2-for-4 with a double, two RBIs and two runs vs. Furman (4/22)
  • Hit a double vs. Mississippi State (4/20)
  • Enjoyed an eight-game hit streak, the longest of her collegiate career, from 3/23 - 4/13
  • Ripped an RBI single to left field and scored two runs in a 2-for-5 game at No. 21 Texas A&M (4/12)
  • Smoked an RBI triple-- the first triple of her collegiate career-- to left center and scored one run vs. Tennessee Tech (4/8)
  • Hit .500 (4-for-8), scored three runs and walked twice in the series at LSU (4/4 - 4/6)
  • Ripped an RBI single to right field in a 2-for-3 game vs. South Carolina (3/23)
  • Hit 2-for-3 and scored two runs vs. Western Carolina (3/11)
  • Went 1-for-1 and drew one walk vs. College of Charleston (3/9)
  • Recorded her first stolen base as a Lady Vol vs. No. 13/11 Stanford (2/23)
  • Went 2-for-2 with one RBI and one run in win vs. Oakland (2/9)
  • Made first start in her career as a designated player and hit her first double vs. Northern Colorado (2/8)
  • Went 1-for-1 with one RBI and one run in her first appearance as a collegiate player in win vs. Northern Colorado (2/7)


  • Three-year letter-winner and two-year team captain at East Hamilton High School
  • Helped lead East Hamilton win the 2013 Tennessee Region 3-AA Championship
  • As a senior in 2013, earned TSWA All-State Class AA honors
  • Helped Tennessee all-stars to two wins vs. Georgia all-stars
  • As a junior in 2012: .496 BA, four homers, 26 RBIs, 40 stolen bases
  • As a junior in 2012, helped East Hamilton to district and region titles and earned all-state, all-district and all-region honors
  • As a sophomore in 2011: .571 BA, two homers, 12 RBIs, 18 stolen bases
  • Best of the Preps 2010-11, 2011-12, 2012-13
  • Received Reggie White Student-Athlete Award
  • Played club ball for Fury 96 in Chattanooga, Tenn.
  • Club team placed seventh at 14U Nationals in Illinios, 13th at 16U Nationals in Colorado, seventh at 16U nationals in Alabama
  • Was invited to play in an adidas tournament in Utah for 16U
  • Her Fury 95 team at 14U nationals had to play seven games back-to-back to get out of loser's bracket and did get out


  • Majoring in Criminal Justice
  • Chose Tennessee over LSU, Florida State and Southern Illinois
  • Enjoys working out and playing Xbox in free time
  • Favorite musical group is The Weekend
  • Growing up, admired Tennessee softball legend India Chiles and views her as a softball role model. Also admired Monica Abbott
  • Mother pushed her to play sports, softball
  • Is inspired by Martin Luther King, Jr., "because he showed that we can all work together as one."
  • Parents are Talmadge and Caroline Geathers
  • Has one younger sister, Shyanne Geathers
  • Shaliyah Giovanni Geathers was born on April 27, 1995
  • Recipient of the Smokey Hensley Women's Athletics Scholarship
  • Recipient of the Bernard Kaplan Scholarship Endowment


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