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Shelby Hiers
Shelby Hiers

#24 Shelby Hiers

Catcher | Senior | 5-7 | Quitman, Ga. / Brooks County HS

2016 | Junior | Game-by-Game

Appeared in 55 games with 51 starts primarily in the outfield before resuming catching duties over the final three weeks of the season…experienced career highs with .283 batting average, nine home runs, 22 RBI, 28 runs scored and 43 hits…landed on #SCTop10 after game-winning grand slam against North Dakota State (Feb. 12)…second on the team with 10 multi-hit games including a career-high three hits against Wright State (March 5) and South Carolina (April 9)…scored two runs in six games…enjoyed a nine-game hitting streak (Feb. 28-March 12) and later reached base safely in 12-straight games (March 16-April 2).

2015 | Sophomore

Appeared in 32 games including 28 starts … Tallied four home runs, second most on the team … Hit a go-ahead solo home run in the top of the eighth inning in Arkansas’ 5-4 win over South Carolina (April 11) … Recorded career-highs in hits (2), runs scored (2), and total bases (5) against Virginia (Feb. 21) … Three multi-hit games and three multi-RBI games … Season-long eight-game hitting streak between Feb. 15-28 … Finished 8-for-9 (.889) in stolen base attempts, including swiping a career-high three against Marist (Feb. 21) … Tallied two hits and two RBIs against Tulsa (March 10)

2014 | Freshman

Appeared in 20 games including 17 starts during her freshman campaign…hit first career home run, a three-run shot, against UMKC (Feb. 16)…tallied four RBI against the Kangaroos…scored 10 runs…tied for third on team with 19 walks in just 50 plate appearances…2014 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll.

Before Arkansas

Hiers registered a .528 batting average, 20 home runs and 115 RBI during her prep career at Brooks County High School. She was named the all-region Player of the Year as senior to go along with region Offensive Player of the Year and first-team all-state accolades as a junior. Hiers was also a first-team all-region performer as freshman and sophomore. She helped lead the Trojans to three playoff appearances and played in the GA Dugout Club all-star game. Hiers played travel ball with Team North Florida in Ocala, Fla.

Personal

Born March 17, 1995, Shelby Renee Hiers is the daughter of Stephen and Christine Hiers and has three siblings with Carrilee Hiers, Gavin Hiers and Luke Hiers. Her sister, Carrilee, played collegiate golf at Bryan College. Hiers is set to major in kinesiology at Arkansas.

Date/ OpponentABRHRBI2B3BHRBBSBCSHBPSACSFGDPKPOAEAvg.
Feb 11 vs UMass Lowell2320000100000009001.000
Feb 11 @ North Texas200000010000001810.600
Feb 12 vs UMass Lowell220000020000001300.429
Feb 12 @ North Texas322100010000000700.500
Feb 17 vs Loyola Marymount231000020000000000.500
Feb 17 vs CSUN221100110010000601.500
Feb 19 vs San Diego120100010010000520.467
Feb 24 vs Florida A&M310000001010000650.389
Feb 24 at Florida Atlantic300000000000002901.333
Feb 25 vs Connecticut300000010000001720.292
Feb 25 vs Memphis201000020000000510.308
Feb 25 vs Florida A&M222110010000000500.357
Mar 01 @ Oklahoma State311000010000002300.355
Mar 03 Nebraska210000010000001420.333
Mar 03 Lamar232100011000100510.371
Mar 04 IUPUI311000010000002600.368
Mar 04 Lamar322020000010001700.390
Mar 05 IUPUI301100010000000400.386
Mar 07 UMKC312110000000001400.404
Mar 07 UMKC222200000000000300.429
Mar 10 @ Alabama200000010000001110.412
Mar 12 @ Alabama- 1311000010010000520.407
Mar 12 @ Alabama- 2200000010000002400.393
Mar 15 @ Tulsa200000000000002100.379
Mar 17 Tennessee400000000000002600.355
Mar 18 Tennessee101000030000000410.365
Mar 19 Tennessee310000010000000200.348
Mar 22 @ Saint Louis2011000200000000310.353
Mar 24 @ Kentucky300000010000001600.338
Mar 25 @ Kentucky- 1312300110000001501.351
Mar 25 @ Kentucky- 2100000020000000310.347
Mar 31 Florida2010000100000011000.351
Apr 01 Florida201000000000001101.354
Apr 02 Florida300000000000002520.341
Apr 05 @ Oklahoma310000010000001410.329
Apr 07 @ Mizzou300000000000002700.318
Apr 08 @ Mizzou400000000000002100.304
Apr 09 @ Mizzou400000000000000410.292
Apr 11 Tulsa301100000000001200.293
Apr 14 Texas A&M300000000000001410.284
Apr 15 Texas A&M400000000000001700.274
Apr 16 Texas A&M300000000000001600.266
Apr 19 ULM221110010000000700.270
Apr 22 @ Miss State300000000000001210.263
Apr 23 @ Miss State300000000000000320.256
Apr 24 @ Miss State401000000000001000.256
Apr 25 @ Jackson State211100100000000100.260
Apr 29 @ Notre Dame-1201100020000000200.264
Apr 29 @ Notre Dame-2300000000000002300.258
Totals1283633186033620501038215284.258