Lady Vol Softball Jersey Countdown #8

Jan. 30, 2014

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Only eight days remain until until the start of the 2014 Tennessee softball season! Today we take a look at the six Lady Vols who have worn No. 8 and Shaliyah Geathers, who will sport No. 8 this season!

In January and February will count down the days remaining until the start of the Lady Vols' 2014 campaign (Feb. 7) with looks back at the many Lady Vols who donned jersey numbers 30-00.

No. 8
8Kelli Glass1998-1999IF/OF138-132.237338478043313
8Katie Williams2000C26-1.500281000
8Andie Sherman2001-02IF48-20.16349118171
8Kristen Hays2003IF38-0.0002150001
8Kenora Posey2005-2008SS/2B246-167.2814371181230894
8Cat Hosfield2009-12P82-34.2293578160
8Shaliyah Geathers2014OF
Note: Geathers will wear No. 8, not No. 20, as previously mentioned in the Jersey Countdown.

No. 8
8Cat Hosfield2009-12P2.9149-22772810467.0375

Player Headshot Looking Back...
#8 Kenora Posey
2005-08 | SS/2B | 5-6 | L/R | Los Angeles, Calif.

Posey was one of the most electifying baserunners in UT history. As a senior in 2008, she tied India Chiles' single-season record of 44 stolen bases while hitting .362 and scoring 50 runs. She earned 2008 All-SEC and All-SEC Defensive Team honors for her stellar play at shortstop as a senior. Posey ranks fourth in Tennessee history with 94 career stolen bases.

- Cites meeting 2000 U.S. Olympic Softball Team in Hawaii as one of her most exciting softball moments
- Has modeled her game after former U.S. national team star Natasha Watley

Player Headshot
#8 Cat Hosfield
2009-12 | P | 5-9 | R/R | Murfreesboro, Tenn.

Hosfield was Tennessee's ace as a freshman in 2009 and had one of the most impressive debut seasons for a UT pitcher. In 2009, she went 28-13 with a 2.67 ERA, 20 complete games, six shutouts, 221 strikeouts and 257.1 innings pitched en route to earning SEC All-Freshman honors. As a sophomore in 2010, she was half of a formidable 1-2 combo with rookie Ivy Renfroe, going 17-8 with a 3.27 ERA and 130 strikeouts to help Tennessee earn a trip to the Women's College World Series.

- Was chosen by the U.S. Olympic Committee as one of the top 19-under pitchers in the nation and was invited to tryout for the U.S. Junior National Team
- Was chosen as one of Sports Illustrated's "Faces in the Crowd" on September 8, 2008

Player Headshot Looking Ahead...
#8 Shaliyah Geathers
2014 | OF | 5-3 | L/R | Chattanooga, Tenn.

Geathers becomes the seventh Lady Vol to wear No. 8. The Chattanooga native is a speedy outfielder coming off a successful high school career at East Hamilton. She was all-state as a high school senior and junior and helped the Tennessee all-stars to a pair of wins over the Georgia all-stars this past summer.

- 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 as a softball role model.





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