11 - Shannon Linerud
Shannon Linerud
Height: 5-9
Year: Junior
Hometown: San Jose, Calif.
High School: Presentation
Position: SS

AS A JUNIOR IN 2005: Earned PCSC Honorable Mention ... named Ms. Clutch and Most Valuable Defensive Player by teammates ... started all 55 games she participated in ... led the team with nine stolen bases and two triples ... had a six-game hitting streak and finished with 45, third best of the season ... added seven doubles, third best of the season ... registered 18 RBIs, second best on the team ... career totals include five triples and 19 doubles, placing fifth in both categories in Bronco recordbooks ... went 3-for-4 at bat against San Francisco State and 2-for-3 against UC Davis ... hit 2-for-3 against Brown ... hit the game-winning RBI triple against Sacramento State ... followed with a 3-for-4 performance with three RBIs and two runs against Hornets the next day ... also hit a two-run homerun to left field against Sacramento State, first of the season ... earned PCSC Co-Player of the Week honors for those performances ... went 3-for-3 against Saint Mary's ... hit 5-for-5 in the second game against San Diego, scoring with the game-winning RBI in the bottom of the seventh.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2004: Named to the All-PCSC team ... named Mc. Clutch by teammates ... has started 52 games and seen action in all 53 ... has posted 28 hits, including a team-leading three triples, and notched 22 RBIs ... drove in game-winning run in the bottom of the ninth against Missouri to lead the Broncos to a 4-3 victory at the Stanford Invitational ... recorded a triple to the left centerfield fence in the second game against Virginia ... added another three-bagger to drive in one run against Iowa at the NIST ... stayed hot at the tournament, recording a two-out triple to right center, driving in two runs against San Jose State ... closed the NIST with a double against Virginia ... opened the series at Loyola Marymount with a double ... posted her first homerun of the season against St. Mary's on April 17 and added a double in the second game ... went 2-for-3 in the first game against San Diego, including a double ... closed the season strong at Sacramento State, with a double on the first day of action and a 2-for-3 performance the following afternoon.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2003: One of two players to start all 55 games ... recorded 37 hits, including five doubles ... drove in 13 runs ... recorded a .239 batting average ... went 7-8 for stolen bases ... in PCSC leader books, ties with fellow teammate Vanessa Werner for assists with 118 ... hit a double against Washington on February 7 ... went 3-for-3 against Louisville on February 9, driving in two runs ... drove in two runs in the second game against Humboldt State ... went 2-for-3 in the second game against San Jose State ... recorded a double in the first game against UC Santa Barbara on March 25 ... drove in the winning run against LMU in the Broncos' inaugural PCSC game on April 5 ... registered a double against San Diego on April 18 ... drove in the winning run against Sacramento State on April 26 to secure the Broncos' 1-0 victory ... recorded a double against Sacramento State on April 27 ... registered three RBIs against Portland State on May 3.

HIGH SCHOOL: Prepped at Presentation High School in San Jose, Calif. where she played for head coach Ray Malley ... earned first team All-League and first team All-Central Coast Section her senior, junior and sophomore seasons ... was named to the second team All-League and second team All-CCS as a freshman ... named Sophomore of the Year and Junior of the Year by Blossom Valley Athletic League and San Jose Mercury News ... helped team advance to CCS all four season, while aiding them in their second place finish her sophomore year ... helped the Strike Zone to a 7th place finish at the 18U Gold Nationals in 2002 ... was a member of the Letterman Club and Youth Encouraging Hope.

PERSONAL: Full name is Shannon Alexis Linerud ... parents are Gary and Sandy Linerud ... has a younger brother and sister ... majoring in Business.

 

Linerud's Career Statistics

 

Year Avg. GP/GS AB R H 2B/3B/HR RBI BB/K SB/SBA
2003 .239 55/55 155 13 37 5/0/0 13 9/11 7/8
2004 .194 53/52 144 14 28 7/3/1 22 13/17 5/6
2005 .262 55/55 172 17 45 7/2/1 18 10/16 9/12
2006 .287 58/57 166 14 28 9/2/2 20 18/23 9/17
Career .248 221/219 645 72 160 28/7/4 73 50/67 30/43