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      Shaliyah Geathers
Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Chattanooga, Tenn.

High School:
East Hamilton

Height:
5-3

Position:
OF

B/T:
L/R

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GEATHERS' CAREER BESTS
At Bats: 5 at No. 21 Texas A&M (4/12/14)
Runs: 2 (4x), last vs. Furman (4/22/14)
Hits: 2 (6x), last vs. Furman (4/22/14)
Hit Streak: 8 games (3/23/14 - 4/13/14)
RBIs: 2 vs. Furman (4/22/14)
Doubles: 1 (3x), last vs. Furman (4/22/14)
Triples: 1 vs. Tennessee Tech (4/8/14)
Home Runs: N/A
Walks: 1 (6x), last vs. Mississippi State (4/19/14)
Stolen Bases: 1 (2x), last vs. Ole Miss (5/4/14)

CAREER HONORS
    • Freshman All-SEC -- 2014

AS A FRESHMAN (2014)
    • 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)

HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB
    • 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

PERSONAL
    • Recipient of Bernard Kaplan Scholarship Endowment
    • Intends to major in criminal justice
    • Took Honors English and Honors Biology in high school
    • 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."
    • Chose Tennessee over LSU, Florida State and Southern Illinois
    • Parents are Talmadge and Caroline Geathers
    • Has one younger sister, Shyanne Geathers
    • Shaliyah Giovanni Geathers was born on April 27, 1995

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