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22 Marisa Sholtes

2017 (Redshirt Sophomore)
Named First Team All-Southern Conference ... appeared in 34 games and made 33 starts at first base ... ranked second in the SoCon with 10 home runs ... posted a team-best .330 with 31 RBIs and 16 runs scored ... tallied four doubles and 11 walks as well as seven HBPs ... named the SoCon Player of the Month for May ... made her season debut with a solo home run against Tennessee (Feb. 12) ... followed with a homer against Rider (Feb. 17) ... hit her third long ball in five games at Coastal Carolina (Feb. 19) ... went 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI at Kennesaw State (Mar. 3) ... went 1-for-2 with a two-run homer, two runs scored and a pair of walks against UAB (Mar. 5) ... posted a perfect 3-for-3 performance with a double, two RBIs and a run against Samford (Apr. 14) ... went 2-for-3 with a double, two RBIs and a run scored at Furman (Apr. 22) ... had a 2-for-3 day at Chattanooga (Apr. 29), recording a three-run blast to go along with four RBIs and three runs scored ... followed with a 2-for-3 performance with a double and a walk in the series finale against the Mocs (Apr. 30) ... went 2-for-4 with a home run, two RBIs and a run in the SoCon Tournament against Western Carolina (May 11).

2016 (Redshirt Freshman)
Made 14 appearances and started two games… batted .235 (4-for-17) with one run scored and two RBI … recorded her first career hit against Winthrop (Feb. 20) … drove in her first career RBI against UNC Wilmington (Mar. 12) … had her first multi-hit game of her career against Drexel (Mar. 25) … finished the season with a .235 on base percentage and slugging percentage.

2015 (Freshman)
Played in 10 games, starting seven at first base and designated player ... had 17 at bats and scored a run in a start against Howard (March 6) ... made starts against Army (Feb. 6), UMass Lowell (Feb. 7), College of Charleston (Feb. 7), Marshall (Feb. 8), at UC Riverside (March 6) and Loyala Marymount (March 7) ... suffered a season-ending injury ... made the SoCon honor roll.

High school
a 2012 section 2 first team All-Star as first baseman at South Colonie Central high school in Albany, N.Y. … has won numerous awards, including Suburban Council Athlete of the Year and first team first baseman in 2014 … hit .630 with four home runs and 32 RBI during her senior campaign … lead her team to back-to-back Suburban Council South Division championship and two NYS Section II Class AA semifinalists … made the 2012 Troy Record All-Area team … was a second team All-Star in 2013 and was a high jumper in track & field for three years … played for the Capital District Crossfire club team in Mechanicville, N.Y. under coach Gary Sears.

Personal
Marisa Marie Sholtes … born March 6, 1996 in Albany, NY. … daughter of Neal and Kim Sholtes … has two brothers, Joe and Cody … plans to major in early childhood education.

Position: First Base
Height: 6'0"
Year: Redshirt Junior
Hometown: Albany, N.Y.
High School: South Colonie Central
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