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Shea Lodes
13  Shea Lodes

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Belleville, Ill.

Last College:
Tallahassee Community

Position:
Catcher/Utility

Experience:
1L

B/T:
R/R

2008 (JUNIOR): Played in 41 games for the Miners ... batted .234 while posting eight runs on 22 hits with five doubles, two home runs and 12 RBI ... drew five walks and one hit-by-pitch ... recorded six multiple hit games and four games with multiple RBI ... registered 23 putouts ... named to Conference USA's Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll.

PRIOR TO UTEP: A catcher from Belleville, Ill., Lodes was named to the 2007 Easton All-American Junior College team ... earned Louisville Slugger/NFCA NJCAA Division I All-Region South second team, All-FCCAA second team and All-Panhandle Conference first team honors ... was named the TCC Student-Athlete of the Year after batting .354 with 10 home runs and 31 RBI ... ranked first on the team in batting average (.383), home runs (seven) and RBI (21) in league action and helped the Eagles compile an 11-9 record to rate third in the Panhandle Conference ... began her collegiate career at Eastern Illinois University where she made 14 starts in 27 games played ... scored two runs on 10 hits with two doubles and three RBI ... played prep ball at Belleville East High School, helping the Lancers to the 2003 Illinois High School Association state title ... was a two-time Belleville News-Democrat first team All-Area and All-Southwestern Conference selection ... also named first team All-Metro by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and Player of the Week her senior season ... was a member of the National Honor Society, Spanish National Honor Society, an Illinois State Scholar and NFCA Scholar Athlete ... lettered in volleyball.

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