|23 Megan Shupp
SIGNIFICANT CAREER STATS
Versatile athlete who saw time at two key positions, right ield and second base... Named Academic All-Big 12 first team and to the CoSIDA/ESPN the Magazine Academic All-District VI Softball second team... Raised her career average by 64 points while eclipsing practically all of her career numbers for the season, including batting avg., doubles, home runs and RBI ... Proved capable of producing occasional power as evidenced by her four home runs... Picked up her first career triple against Stanford... Recorded a 2-for-4 outing, including a double and an RBI, against Oklahoma... She will graduate having earned Dean's list or better honors every semester.
Moved to the outfield on a permanent basis, the gifted all-around athlete can play any of the three outfield positions and may back up an infield position on occasion ... Keyed a win vs. Temple with a clutch pinch hit single and run batted in during the Arizona tournament ... A quiet, but confident leader, Shupp is another of the junior class whom Coach Wilson looks to for skillful and thoughtful calm for her teammates in the face of pressure or adversity ... Did not meet minimum playing time to be considered Academic All Big 12, but is an incredible student, maintaining a Dean's List overall g.p.a. and earning the distinction again in the fall of the 2007 season.
A truly versatile athlete, she spent time learning Coach Wilson's pitching style, but found her way onto the field as an outfielder and as a pinch-hitter ... Was 2-for-3 with two RBIs and a run scored in the win vs. Northern Colorado ... In her first game as a collegiate pitcher in middle-inning relief, she struck out four in 3.2 innings vs. No. 19 LSU ... Earned President's List or Dean's List honors each sememster thus far at Tech.
Clear Creek High School
Participated in volleyball, basketball and softball at Clear Creek High School ... Helped lead team to playoffs during her junior year ... Selected Most Valuable Player for both high school team and district ... Honored by Houston Chronicle as Female Athlete of the Month in 2003 ... As a junior, selected as Co-Most Valuable Player of District and Writer's Association All-State ... Holds a personal best of 19 strike outs in a game and tossed a perfect game in her last game of her high school career ... Amassed 250 strikeouts during her junior and senior seasons ... Played for Texas Storm, which placed 29th in Nationals ... Active as the class treasurer, Homecoming Court, FCA, Trooper School, Christmas Dance Committee and National Honor Society.
Born July 7, to David and LuAnne Shupp... Father is a software engineer and Mother is a teacher... Has two siblings - Ashley, who played volleyball at the University of Texas, and her twin brother, Matt, who attends the Univ. of Houston... Plans to be a doctor and HAS been accepted into Texas Tech's Medical School.