Friday, Sep. 20
(W)16 - 2)
North Carolina A&T
Saturday, Sep. 21
(W)2 - 1)
Appalachian State
Saturday, Sep. 21
(W)7 - 4)
Queens College
Saturday, Sep. 28
(L)4 - 5)
Saturday, Sep. 28
(L)5 - 8)
Sunday, Oct. 6
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Friday, Oct. 18
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Sunday, Oct. 20
(W)4 - 3)

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First Base
Height: 6'0"
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Albany, N.Y.
High School: South Colonie Central
Major: Elementary Education (K-6)


2019: Second-Team All-SoCon (first base), All-SoCon Tournament Team.
2018: NFCA All-Mideast Region Second Team (first base), First-Team All-SoCon, All-SoCon Tournament Team.
2017: First-Team All-SoCon (first base).

Ranks in program history second in slugging percentage (.675), third in homers (43) and sixth in RBI’s (135).

2019 (Redshirt Senior)
Named to the All-SoCon Second Team at first base …  Earned a spot on the All-SoCon Tournament Team with a tournament-high three homers and 11 RBI’s in the five games … Selected the SoCon Player of the Month in March … Started in all 49 games played … Led the SoCon in RBI’s (48) and was tied for first in homers (17) and total bases (108), second in slugging percentage (.720), tied for fourth in hit-by-pitches and tied for seventh in doubles (10) … Ranked in the nation 12th in homers per game (0.35), 30th in homers, 38th in RBI’s per game (0.98) and 58th in slugging percentage … Tied the program’s single-season record for homers and was also fifth in slugging percentage and tied for eighth in RBI’s … Led the team in homers, RBI’s, slugging percentage and total bases … Had a .313 batting average, .411 on-base percentage, 47 hits, 31 runs and 17 walks … Raised her game in SoCon action, increasing her batting average (.333), slugging percentage (.725) and on-base percentage (.493) with six homers, 12 RBI’s, 12 walks and 14 runs in 17 league games … Recorded a team-high 13 multiple-hit and 14 multiple-RBI games and seven-game hitting and 19-game reached base streaks … Went 2-3 with a three-run homer at No. 14/15 South Carolina (Feb. 15) … Was 5-6 with three homers, five RBI’s and four runs in a doubleheader sweep of Elon (March 16) … Went 5-9 with two homers, four RBI’s, three runs and a walk in the series against Samford (March 23-24) … Hit a two-run homer along with a single against No. 10/11 Louisiana (April 16) … Slugged two homers with four RBI’s, a double and three runs in a doubleheader sweep at Mercer (April 27) … Notched five RBI’s in the SoCon Tournament opening win against No. 5 ETSU (May 9) with a three-run homer and two-run single.

2018 (Redshirt Junior)
Named to the All-Southern Conference First Team and NFCA All-Mideast Region Second Team at first base … Earned a spot on the All-SoCon Tournament Team and had a two-run homer, double and walk in the semifinal win over No. 6 ETSU (May 11) ... Selected the SoCon Player of the Month for February and Player of the Week twice on April 30 and Feb. 12 … Started all 59 games at first base … Led the SoCon in slugging percentage (.730), on-base percentage (.481), home runs (16), RBIs (54), doubles (16), runs (49) and walks (33) and also was second in hits (63) and third in batting average (.362) … Placed in the nation 31st in homers, 39th in slugging percentage and 64th in RBIs per game (0.92) … Led the team in multiple-hit games (16), multiple-RBI games (14) … Tied for the third-most home runs and had the fourth-highest slugging percentage and RBIs in a single-season in program history … Opened the season with two home runs, five RBIs, three runs and two walks in a win over Presbyterian (Feb. 9) … Went 3-3 with two homers and three runs in a win against Furman (March 25) … Was a combined 4-6 with two home runs, seven RBIs, four runs and a double in a doubleheader victory over Presbyterian (April 10) … Recorded two home runs, three RBIs and a walk in a win at NC State (April 28) … Capped the series at the Wolfpack with five RBIs, two doubles, a homer and three runs for the series win (April 29).

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 (March 3) ... Was 1-for-2 with a two-run homer, two runs scored and a pair of walks against UAB (March 5) ... Posted a perfect 3-for-3 performance with a double, two RBIs and a run against Samford (April 14) ... Went 2-for-3 with a double, two RBIs and a run scored at Furman (April 22) ... Had a 2-for-3 day at Chattanooga (April 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 (April 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
Named 2012 section II first team All-Star as first baseman at South Colonie Central high school in Albany, N.Y. … 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 … Led 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.

Marisa Marie Sholtes … Born March 6, 1996 in Albany, NY. … Daughter of Neal and Kim Sholtes … Has two brothers, Joe and Cody … Majors in Elementary Education (K-6).

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