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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

Graduated:
2011

Event Calendar

Delta

February 10
12:00 PM
Weber State
Long Beach, Calif. (LBSU Softball Complex)
February 10
2:30 PM
Long Beach State
Long Beach, Calif. (LBSU Softball Complex)
February 11
12:00 PM
South Dakota
Long Beach, Calif. (LBSU Softball Complex)
February 11
2:30 PM
San Diego State
Long Beach, Calif. (LBSU Softball Complex)
February 12
12:00 PM
UCLA
Los Angeles, Calif. (Easton Stadium)
February 17
1:30 PM
Minnesota
Raleigh, N.C. (Dail Stadium)
February 18
10:00 AM
Michigan
Raleigh, N.C. (Dail Stadium)
February 18
12:30 PM
Minnesota
Raleigh, N.C. (Dail Stadium)
February 19
10:00 AM
Michigan
Raleigh, N.C. (Dail Stadium)
February 23
6:30 PM
Texas
Cathedral City, Calif. (Big League Dreams Sports Complex)
February 23
9:00 PM
Missouri
Cathedral City, Calif. (Big League Dreams Sports Complex)
February 24
3:30 PM
Arizona State
Cathedral City, Calif. (Big League Dreams Sports Complex)
February 24
6:00 PM
Georgia
Cathedral City, Calif. (Big League Dreams Sports Complex)
February 25
1:00 PM
Oklahoma
Cathedral City, Calif. (Big League Dreams Sports Complex)
March 4
12:30 PM
Purdue
Kissimmee, Fla. (ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex)
March 4
5:00 PM
FIU
Kissimmee, Fla. (ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex)
March 5
10:00 AM
Chattanooga
Kissimmee, Fla. (ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex)
March 5
12:15 PM
Charlotte
Kissimmee, Fla. (ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex)
March 11
TBA
Georgia Tech
Atlanta, Ga. (Mewborn Field)
March 11
TBA
Georgia Tech
Atlanta, Ga. (Mewborn Field)
March 12
TBA
Georgia Tech
Atlanta, Ga. (Mewborn Field)
March 14
5:00 PM
Georgia State
Atlanta, Ga. (Heck Softball Complex)
March 15
6:00 PM
Mercer
Macon, Ga. (Sikes Field)
March 17
6:00 PM
Florida State
Tallahassee, Fla. (JoAnne Graf Field)
March 18
1:00 PM
Florida State
Tallahassee, Fla. (JoAnne Graf Field)
March 19
12:00 PM
Florida State
Tallahassee, Fla. (JoAnne Graf Field)
March 22
5:00 PM
Michigan State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
March 24
6:00 PM
Virginia Tech
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
March 25
3:00 PM
Virginia Tech
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
March 26
12:00 PM
Virginia Tech
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
March 29
5:00 PM
Eastern Michigan
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
April 5
5:00 PM
Fort Wayne
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
April 7
6:00 PM
North Carolina
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
April 8
3:00 PM
North Carolina
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
April 9
12:00 PM
North Carolina
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
April 11
5:30 PM
Detroit Mercy
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
April 12
6:00 PM
IUPUI
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
April 14
4:00 PM
NC State
Raleigh, N.C. (Dail Stadium)
April 14
6:00 PM
NC State
Raleigh, N.C. (Dail Stadium)
April 15
1:00 PM
NC State
Raleigh, N.C. (Dail Stadium)
April 19
6:00 PM
Western Michigan
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
April 21
6:00 PM
Virginia
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
April 22
3:00 PM
Virginia
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
April 23
12:00 PM
Virginia
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
April 25
5:00 PM
Northwestern
Evanston, Ill. (Drysdale Field)
April 29
1:00 PM
Arkansas
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
April 29
3:00 PM
Arkansas
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
April 30
12:00 PM
Arkansas
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
May 3
6:00 PM
Butler
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
May 5
6:00 PM
Boston College
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
May 6
3:00 PM
Boston College
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
May 7
12:00 PM
Boston College
Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
May 11
TBA
ACC Championship
Chapel Hill, N.C. (Anderson Stadium)
May 12
TBA
ACC Championship
Chapel Hill, N.C. (Anderson Stadium)
May 13
TBA
ACC Championship
Chapel Hill, N.C. (Anderson Stadium)
May 19
TBA
NCAA Regionals
Campus sites
May 20
TBA
NCAA Regionals
Campus sites
May 21
TBA
NCAA Regionals
Campus sites
May 25
TBA
NCAA Super 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
June 1
TBA
Womens College World Series
Oklahoma City, Okla. (ASA Hall of Fame Stadium)
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)

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