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AS A SENIOR (2011): Made season debut in the circle against Delaware (Feb. 19), allowing one earned run in two innings of relief, striking out one Blue Hen hitter ... tossed a scoreless inning out of the bullpen against Marist (Feb. 27) ... earned first career save against Maryland (March 5), hurling an inning of one-run softball ... worked a scoreless frame in a 14-0 home shutout of St. John's (May 1), combining on a five-inning no-hitter with fellow senior Jody Valdivia.

AS A JUNIOR (2010):
Returned to the field for the first time against Eastern Michigan (March 23) since a knee injury sidelined her for the 2009 campaign ... tossed 2.0 innings against the Eagles in the home-opening series, striking out two with an unearned run ... tallied an RBI against George Washington (Feb. 27) during a pinch-hitting cameo ... threw 0.2 innings at DePaul (April 22).

AS A SOPHOMORE (2009):
Missed the entire season with a knee injury.

AS A FRESHMAN (2008):
Stepped in as a designated hitter for the Irish early in the year and developed into the team's starting catcher during a midseason stretch ... credited with her first career at-bat at Florida (Feb. 24) ... got on base by drawing a walk versus Pacific (March 1) ... ripped a single in her only at-bat against Towson (March 14), also seeing her first defensive action from behind the plate in that contest ... scored a run at Charleston Southern (March 14) ... stepped in to pinch hit in the bottom of the fifth in the home opener against IUPUI (March 26), and drove in the game-ending run with an RBI double to left-center in the 8-0 shutout win ... made eight starts from April 6-15 and was credited with 66 putouts ... over a fifth of those came in game two with Eastern Michigan (April 19) when she called the shots for pitcher Jody Valdivia's 14-strikeout performance - the most recorded by any Irish pitcher on the season ... also singled and walked against the Eagles in the first game of that twinbill ... worked the counts to earn free passes against Seton Hall (April 6), Villanova (April 13) and Rutgers (April 14) ... crushed a double against Kent State (May 17) during the NCAA Tournament ... assisted on four putouts.

PREP AND PERSONAL:
As a junior, had a tremendous spring as she hit .647 with seven home runs, 40 runs scored and 78 RBI at the plate for Hollywood Christian (Fla.) ... from the mound, she posted a record of 16-3 with a 0.50 ERA ... first-team all state as a sophomore, junior and senior ... first-team all-Broward County from 2005-07, as named by both the Miami Herald and Sun-Sentinel ... Miami Herald's Pitcher of the Year in 2006, and the Sun-Sentinel's Player of the Year that same season ... two-time team captain and MVP ... led team to a pair of Florida state titles and two runner-up finishes ... Hollywood Christian valedictorian in 2007 ... senior class president ... active in community's Big Brothers/Big Sisters program ... National Honor Society member from 2005-07 ... won school's most outstanding female underclassman award in 2006 ... given school's Esther Award for Christian Leadership in 2007 ... daughter of Jane Cassidy and John Kelly ... has three siblings, Caroline, Quinn and Ava ... enjoys listening to classical music ... had never seen snow until she came to Notre Dame in 2007 ... graduated with a degree in history from the College of Arts & Letters.

Kelly's Career Statistics

Year Avg GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG BB HBP SO GDP OB SF SH SB-ATT PO A E FLD
2008 .192 17-8 26 1 5 2 0 0 2 7 .269 5 0 7 1 .323 0 0 0-0 69 4 2 .973
2010 .000 6-0 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 0 0 1 0 .000 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 .000
2011 .000 5-1 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 8 0 .000 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 .000
Total .139 28-9 36 1 5 2 0 0 3 7 .194 5 0 8 1 .244 0 0 0-0 69 4 2 .973

Year ERA W-L App GS CG SHO/CBO SV IP H R ER BB SO 2B 3B HR BF B/Avg WP
2010 7.88 0-0 2 0 0 0/0 0 2.2 6 4 3 0 2 1 0 1 15 .462 0
2011 7.00 0-0 5 0 0 0/1 1 6.0 7 6 6 3 2 0 0 1 30 .269 1
Total 7.27 0-0 7 0 0 0/1 1 8.2 13 10 9 3 4 1 0 2 45 .333 1

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Shannon Kelly
Shannon  Kelly

Hometown:
Pembroke Pines, FL

High School:
Hollywood Christian

Height:
5-7

Position:
Pitcher/Utility

Bats/Throws:
R/R

Event Calendar

Delta

February 12
2:00 PM
Utah
Tempe, Ariz. (TSC Field 4)
February 12
7:00 PM
Kentucky
Tempe, Ariz. (TSC Field 4)
February 13
1:30 PM
BYU
Tempe, Ariz. (TSC Field 4)
February 13
4:00 PM
California
Tempe, Ariz. (TSC Field 4)
February 14
11:00 AM
Georgia State
Tempe, Ariz. (Farrington Stadium)
February 19
4:00 PM
Utah Valley
Cathedral City, Calif. (Big League Dreams Sports Complex)
February 19
8:30 PM
Washington
Cathedral City, Calif. (Big League Dreams Sports Complex)
February 20
1:00 PM
Cal Poly
Cathedral City, Calif. (Big League Dreams Sports Complex)
February 20
6:00 PM
UCLA
Cathedral City, Calif. (Big League Dreams Sports Complex)
February 21
12:00 PM
George Washington
Cathedral City, Calif. (Big League Dreams Sports Complex)
February 26
1:15 PM
East Carolina
Kissimmee, Fla. (ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex)
February 26
3:30 PM
UCF
Kissimmee, Fla. (ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex)
February 27
1:15 PM
North Florida
Kissimmee, Fla. (ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex)
February 27
3:30 PM
Bryant University
Kissimmee, Fla. (ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex)
February 28
10:00 AM
Penn State
Kissimmee, Fla. (ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex)
March 5
1:15 PM
Stony Brook
Fort Myers, Fla. (FGCU Softball Complex)
March 5
6:00 PM
Florida Gulf Coast
Fort Myers, Fla. (FGCU Softball Complex)
March 6
10:00 AM
Stony Brook
Fort Myers, Fla. (FGCU Softball Complex)
March 6
12:15 PM
Ball State
Fort Myers, Fla. (FGCU Softball Complex)
March 9
5:00 PM
Florida International
Miami, Fla. (Felsberg Field at FIU Stadium)
March 9
7:00 PM
Florida International
Miami, Fla. (Felsberg Field at FIU Stadium)
March 12
1:00 PM
Virginia
Charlottesville, Va. (The Park)
March 12
3:00 PM
Virginia
Charlottesville, Va. (The Park)
March 13
12:00 PM
Virginia
Charlottesville, Va. (The Park)
March 17
5:00 PM
Bowling Green
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
March 22
5:00 PM
Eastern Michigan
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
March 23
5:00 PM
Michigan State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
March 25
2:00 PM
Syracuse
Syracuse, N.Y. (Skytop Softball Stadium)
March 25
4:00 PM
Syracuse
Syracuse, N.Y. (Skytop Softball Stadium)
March 26
12:00 PM
Syracuse
Syracuse, N.Y. (Skytop Softball Stadium)
March 30
5:00 PM
IPFW
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
April 2
1:00 PM
Florida State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
April 2
3:00 PM
Florida State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
April 3
12:00 PM
Florida State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
April 5
5:00 PM
IUPUI
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
April 7
5:00 PM
DePaul
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
April 9
1:00 PM
Pittsburgh
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
April 9
3:00 PM
Pittsburgh
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
April 10
12:00 PM
Pittsburgh
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
April 16
12:00 PM
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, Va. (Tech Softball Park)
April 16
2:00 PM
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, Va. (Tech Softball Park)
April 17
1:00 PM
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, Va. (Tech Softball Park)
April 19
6:00 PM
Western Michigan
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
April 20
6:00 PM
Valparaiso
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
April 24
3:30 PM
North Carolina
Chapel Hill, N.C. (Anderson Family Field)
April 24
5:30 PM
North Carolina
Chapel Hill, N.C. (Anderson Family Field)
April 25
7:00 PM
North Carolina
Chapel Hill, N.C. (Anderson Family Field)
April 27
6:00 PM
Butler
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
April 30
1:00 PM
Louisville
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
April 30
3:00 PM
Louisville
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
May 1
12:00 PM
Louisville
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
May 7
1:00 PM
North Carolina State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
May 7
3:00 PM
North Carolina State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
May 8
12:00 PM
North Carolina State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
May 12
TBA
ACC Championship Quarterfinals
Raleigh, N.C. (Dail Softball Stadium)
May 13
TBA
ACC Championship Semifinals
Raleigh, N.C. (Dail Softball Stadium)
May 14
TBA
ACC Championship Final
Raleigh, N.C. (Dail Softball Stadium)
May 20
TBA
NCAA Regionals
Campus Sites
May 21
TBA
NCAA Regionals
Campus Sites
May 22
TBA
NCAA Regionals
Campus Sites
May 26
TBA
NCAA Super Regionals
Campus Sites
May 27
TBA
NCAA Super Regionals
Campus Sites
May 28
TBA
NCAA Super Regionals
Campus Sites
May 29
TBA
NCAA Super Regionals
Campus Sites
June 2
TBA
Womens College World Series
Oklahoma City, Okla. (ASA Hall of Fame Stadium)
June 3
TBA
Womens College World Series
Oklahoma City, Okla. (ASA Hall of Fame Stadium)
June 4
TBA
Womens College World Series
Oklahoma City, Okla. (ASA Hall of Fame Stadium)
June 5
TBA
Womens College World Series
Oklahoma City, Okla. (ASA Hall of Fame Stadium)
June 6
TBA
Womens College World Series
Oklahoma City, Okla. (ASA Hall of Fame Stadium)
June 7
TBA
Womens College World Series
Oklahoma City, Okla. (ASA Hall of Fame Stadium)
June 8
TBA
Womens College World Series
Oklahoma City, Okla. (ASA Hall of Fame Stadium)

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