Southern Miss dropped an 8-5 decision to Texas Southern in the opening game of the Texas Invitational on Saturday, but used a seven-run fifth inning for a 9-8 come from behind victory over ULM in the night cap.
Southern Miss fell 7-4 in game 1 before being edged 4-3 in eight innings in the night cap.
Did not play...Sat out season to satisfy NCAA transfer rules.
2012 (at Louisiana-Lafayette)
Made six appearances on the year, posting a 2-0 record...Worked 11.2 innings during the season, posting a 2.40 earned run average, helping to combine for two shutouts...Held batters to a .213 average, striking out 11 of the 47 batters faced.
2011 (at Louisiana-Lafayette)
Made 19 appearances on the year, posting nine starts with an 8-2 record...Notched a 2.08 earned run average allowing 21 runs (18 earned runs) in 60.2 innings of work...Struck out 60 batters compared to just seven walks...Recorded three shutouts, while combining for four others...Opponents batted just .227...Came in relief and picked up her eighth win of the year against Middle Tennessee at the Sun Belt Conference Tournament after throwing three scoreless innings...Finished the season with 16.2 consecutive scoreless innings...Started two games in the North Texas series (March 12-13) going 1-1 including a complete game win in game two of the series...Tied a career high with eight strikeouts in the victory...Began career with 25.1 innings without allowing an earned run...Threw 7.0 perfect innings at the Louisiana Classics (Feb. 11-13) including a perfect game in her collegiate debut against Rhode Island (Feb. 11).
Lettered for four years at Central High School...Led the Wildcats to the state playoffs in all four years - the school's first playoff berths in over 10 years...Helped the team advance to State Quarterfinals as a sophomore and as a senior...Was an All-State performer as a sophomore, junior and senior...Named First Team All-Metro in all four of seasons...Also First Team All-District in all four season, including District MVP as a junior in 2009...As a senior in 2010, threw four perfect games while posting a 0.75 ERA...Led the team in 2009 with a .411 batting average...Struck out 18 batters in one playoff game in 2008 and posted 313 Ks throughout the season...Also lettered in volleyball and cross country.
Full name is Shelbee Marie Rodgers...Daughter of Cathy and Gerald Rodgers...Has two older sisters, Tiffanee and Whitnee, and one older brother, Garrett...Born on Sept. 14 in Baton Rouge, La....Majoring in communication studies.