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44  Rusty Shellhorn
Rusty Shellhorn

RS Junior

Spokane, Wash.

High School:
Central Valley

Last College:
Washington State

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 185





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Played second straight summer for the Madison Mallards of the Northwoods League... earned Northwoods League Midseason All-Star and Post-Season All-Star honors... helped lead Mallards to a fourth-place finish in the league with a 37-32 overall record... in 15 appearances (12 starts) went 5-2 with a 2.54 ERA in 63.2 innings with 71 strikeouts and 41 walks allowed while giving up 48 base hits... among league leaders in starts, innings pitched, strikeouts and ERA.

2011 (Junior)
Redshirted... did not play due to NCAA transfer rules... member of the 2010 Big 12 Commissioner's Fall Academic Honor Roll (Dean's List - 4.0 GPA)... member of the 2011 Big 12 Commissioner's Spring Academic Honor Roll (Dean's List - 4.0 GPA).

Played for the Madison Mallards of the Northwoods League... helped lead team to a 41-29 overall record... Northwoods League Post-Season All-Star... in 17 games (11 starts) went 3-3 with two complete games, two saves and a 2.40 ERA in 63.2 innings allowing 49 hits, 24 runs allowed (17 earned) with 58 strikeouts and allowed 36 walks while opponents batted .209... tied for second in the league in complete games... fourth in the league in ERA... fifth in the league in strikeouts... tied for sixth in the league in starts... tossed the first no-hitter in team history (10-year franchise history) and the 13th no-hitter in league history on Aug. 1 at Witter Field against the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters in front of 1,460 fans... needed only 103 pitches while striking out eight in the no-hitter.

Played for the North Coast Knights of the Prospect League... Prospect League Pitcher of the Year... Mid and Post-Season All-Star... led league in wins (8), strikeouts (89) and innings pitched (68.1) while ERA (1.45) was second best in the league.

Played at Washington State for two seasons (2009-2010) for head coach Donnie Marbut... as a sophomore pitched in five games (3 starts) with a 0-1 record with one save and a 6.75 ERA in 14.2 innings with 21 hits allowed, 13 runs allowed (11 earned) with 12 strikeouts and five walks allowed while opponents batted .328... helped Cougars to a 37-22 overall record and 15-12 record in the Pac-10 Conference... finished season going 3-2 in the NCAA Fayetteville Regional where team lost in championship game to No. 15 Arkansas... as a freshman went 0-1 in four appearances (1 start) with a 12.15 ERA in 6.2 innings with 14 hits allowed, nine runs allowed (all earned) with two strikeouts and six walks allowed while opponents batted .438... team finished 32-25 overall and 19-8 in the Pac-10 Conference for a second-place finish... team went 1-2 in the NCAA Norman Regional where they ended their season against No. 9 Oklahoma... named to President's Honor Roll during four consecutive terms (2008-2010)

A two-year varsity letterwinner at Central Valley High School for head coach Barry Poffenroth... drafted in the 39th round (1,170 overall) by the Chicago White Sox in the 2008 Major League Baseball First-Year Players Draft... as a senior went 7-3 with 139 strikeouts and a 0.78 ERA in 66 innings pitched during 2008 season... broke the state of Washington record with 21 strikeouts in a seven-inning game... pitched two no-hitters during senior season... All-State - Coaches... All-State - Media... 2008 Gatorade Washington Player of the Year... Louisville Slugger State (WA) Player of the Year... First Team Greater Spokane League All-Conference... Rawlings All-Region... Washington State All-Star... Baseball Northwest: No. 1 ranked left-handed pitcher in the Northwest... National High School Baseball Coaches Association First Team All-District... Louisville Slugger High School All-America... led team to first state tournament appearance since 1994 during 2008 season... a two-time team MVP... threw a no-hitter during first career start in 2007... as a junior went 5-3 with a 2.23 ERA in 47 innings pitched with 70 strikeouts... President of high school debate team.

Rusty George Shellhorn... born February 25, 1990, in Spokane, Wash... son of Bret and Julie Shellhorn... two younger siblings, brother Quinn and sister, Ivvie... a history major at Texas Tech.

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