Shelby Hursh
Shelby  Hursh


Tipton, Ind.

High School:
Tipton High School




Ohio State Places Five on NFCA All-Region Teams

Hursh, Piper earn first-team accolades, three others on second team


Ohio State Athletics Good Stuff

Highlights from the past week in Ohio State Athletics


Ohio State Athletics Good Stuff

Highlights from the past week in Ohio State Athletics


Ohio State Athletics Good Stuff

Highlights from the past week in Ohio State Athletics


PREVIEW: No. 21 Buckeyes, No. 16 Michigan Set for B1G Series

Ohio State, Michigan both enter weekend 6-0 in Big Ten

• NFCA First Team All-Midwest Region (2017)
• NFCA Second Team All-Midwest Region (2016)
• Second Team All-Big Ten (2017)
• Big Ten All-Tournament Team (2017)
• OSU Scholar-Athlete and Academic All-Big Ten

AS A SENIOR (2017)
• Finished her career ranked among the top 10 in school history in wins (fifth), innings (seventh) and strikeouts (fifth).
• Was 15-5 with a 2.30 ERA, eight complete games, five shutouts and 115 strikeouts in 133.2 innings.
• Led the team in wins, innings, strikeouts, complete games and shutouts.
• Ranked seventh in the Big Ten in ERA.
• Matched her season-high with 10 strikeouts while allowing just four hits in a 3-2 win over Wisconsin in the quarterfinals of the Big Ten Tournament.
• Averaged neatly one strikeout per inning.
• Tossed a two-hitter with five strikeouts in series-opener against Indiana (4/14).
• Gave up five hits or less in nine of her 11 Big Ten starts.
• Struck out eight and allowed just two runs against Pittsburgh (4/18).
• Complete game shutout with 10 strikeouts vs. Mercer (3/11).

AS A JUNIOR (2016)
• Second team NFCA All-Midwest Region.
• Eighth in the Big Ten with a 2.88 ERA.
• Led the Buckeyes in wins (16), innings (177.1), starts (27), strikeouts (199), opponent batting average (.212), and shutouts (four).
• Tossed a no-hitter with 10 strikeouts against Penn State (4/6).
• Fanned a career high 13 in a 1-0 shutout of Dayton (4/13).
• Complete game one-hitter in 6-0 victory over Georgia Tech in Big Ten/ACC Challenge (2/19).
• Her 199 strikeouts is fifth most in single-season history.
• Had six or more Ks in 12 of her 43 appearances and gave up four hits or less in each of her first 10 starts.
• Complete game with just one earned run in NCAA Tournament win vs. Marist (5/21).
• Finished fourth in the conference in opponent batting average and fifth in strikeouts.

• Won seven games, second most on the team.
• Added four saves, most on the team and tied for the most in the Big Ten.
• Struck out more than one batter per inning (92 strikeouts, 86.0 innings).
• Made 32 appearances.
• In the season-opening series at Charleston Southern, picked up two wins and a save while allowing just three earned runs over 9.1 innings with 15 strikeouts.
• Pitched a complete game and struck out a season-high eight in a 7-4 win over Pittsburgh (3/31).
• Ranked seventh in the Big Ten in opponent batting average (.247) and 13th in strikeouts.
• Picked up conference wins vs. Rutgers (4/18) and Indiana (5/7).

• Led the Big Ten in saves with seven.
• Second on the team with 91.1 innings pitched.
• Struck out 89 batters.
• Tossed a no-hitter with 12 strikeouts vs. Utah Valley (2/16), the first freshman to do so since 2001.
• Gave up just three hits and struck out nine in a 3-0 victory over Penn State (4/23).
• Allowed just one hit in five innings of relief in a 7-4 victory over No. 25 Northwestern to help Ohio State complete a sweep of the Wildcats.
• Earned her first-career win vs. Long Beach State (2/14).
• Went 2-0 with a shutout and 17 strikeouts in 16.2 innings vs. Penn State and Northwestern (4/23-4/27). Had a win and a save vs. the Wildcats.
• Picked up two saves against Iowa (5/2-5/3).
• Had at least four strikeouts in seven of her 14 starts.

• Three-time MVP and first team all-conference selection at Tipton High School.
• Helped lead the team to two-consecutive conference crowns (2010 and 2011), three-consecutive sectional championships (2010-2012) and two regional titles (2011 and 2012).
• Led the state of Indiana in strikeouts during her sophomore season, posting 343.
• Team captain during her junior campaign.