44 Shelby Wisdom
44 Shelby Wisdom
Birth Date: 05/03/1993
Height: 5-5
Year: Junior
Hometown: Elk Grove, Calif.
High School: Elk Grove HS
Position: Pitcher/Utility


2013 All-Big West Second Team
In her second season for the Gauchos, she started offensively in all 55 games for the Gauchos, improving to a .299/.359/.545 slash line...Tied for 2nd on the team in total hits with 50...Led the team in RBIs with 41...Also led the team with 91 total bases...As a pitcher, led the team with 43 appearances, while starting 27 games and completing 17...Had a 3.19 ERA while leading the team in innings pitched with 193.1 and strikeouts with 136...Recorded a 17-16 overall record with 2 saves...Selected on the All-Big West for the second straight year, making it to the second team...

2012 All-Big West First Team

2012 Big West Freshman Field Player of the Year

In her rookie season, offensively she started 50 games for the Gauchos…Posted a .271 overall batting average with 35 hits, two doubles and five home runs…Batted in 22 and scored 19 runs…Was fourth on the team in slugging percentage (.403) and third in on-base percentage (.345)…In a standout performance against Pacific (Apr. 22), she batted in a career-best four runs, going 2-for-3 on the day…Scored a career-best two runs three times...Tallied a hit in 24 of her 50 offensive starts with nine multiple hit games…Of the 11 games in which she accumulated RBI, six were multiple-RBI showings…In league games, she hit a blistering .417 with nine runs, 15 RBI and a .646 slugging percentage…Had a nine-game hitting streak (tallying 10 total hits) beginning against UC Davis (Apr. 28) and running through the Gauchos' final game at Cal State Northridge (May 12)...In the circle, she started a league-best 37 games for the Gauchos…Compiled a 24-14 overall record with a 2.31 ERA…Tossed five shutouts, including her first career no-hitter in a 2-0 victory over Cal State Northridge (May 11)…Struck out a career-high 12 in the conference-opening win against Long Beach State (Mar. 31)…She broke the UCSB single-season wins record with her 19th victory of the season against UC Davis (Apr. 29)…Went on to accumulate five more victories to eventually shatter the previous record…Compiled four UCSB records: set a UCSB record for single-season wins (24), single-season strikeouts (247), ranked second in single season appearances (50) and innings pitched (266.2), and tied for seventh in complete games (28)…Garnered All-Big West First Team and Big West Freshman Field Player of the Year accolades…Was a two-time Big West Pitcher of the Week and a College Sports Madness Softball Big West Player of the Week honoree…Named Big West Freshman of the Year by College Sports Madness.

Attended Elk Grove High School…Was coached by Jeff Alexander…Played pitcher, outfield and shortstop during her prep career…Batted .462 as a senior with 25 runs, 21 RBI, six doubles, 11 triples and a home run…In the circle, she posted a 0.81 ERA with a .133 opponent’s batting average…Helped the Elks to the 2009-10 Sac Joaquin Division I Championship…Placed second in 2007-08 and 2010-11…Won three-consecutive Pre-Season Tournament titles…Also helped her team to two Delta River League Titles…Was named the 2009-10 Sacramento Bee Player of the Year…Was a three-time All-Delta Valley Conference selection…Was a two-time All-City Team pick…Twice named the Elks’ team MVP and garnered Coach’s Award honors as a junior…Also competed in basketball and volleyball…Four-time Scholar Athlete. 

Played for Lady Magic Softball…In 2011, placed seventh at the Premier Girl’s Fastpitch Championship and third at the Boulder Independence Day tournament, which she placed second at the previous year…In 2009, finished third at Champion’s Cup and 24th at ASA Gold Nationals…In 2008, she won the ASA 16U National Championships and the ASA Independence Day 16U Championship…In 2007, won the 14U Fireworks Championship, the 16U Batbuster Best of the West and took ninth at the ASA 14U Nationals…Took 33rd at the ASA 14U Nationals…In 2005, she won the NSA 12U Western World Series and took third at the ASA 12U Nationals.

Shelby Nicole Wisdom was born on May 3, 1993 in Sacramento, Calif.…Parents are Tommy and Joylynn…Has three siblings: Melissa, Janelle and Thomas…Is majoring in business economics with a minor in sports management at UCSB…Aspires to pursue a career in accounting, banking, or physical therapy…If she didn’t play softball, volleyball would be her sport of choice…Cheers for Jennie Finch and Miles Austin…Favorite teams are the Dallas Cowboys and Phoenix Suns…Her most memorable sports moments are winning the 2008 ASA National Championship and the 2009-10 Sac Joaquin Section title…Favorite movies are “The Notebook” and “Love and Basketball”…Enjoys watching “That 70’s Show”…Favorite aspects of UCSB are the sports and the beach…As a matter of superstition, she wont cross bats.  

five times
2/23/12 - most recent
4/14/12 - most recent
2three times
2/11/12 - most recent
Runs Batted In4
vs. Pacific
Stolen Bases0
3vs. UC Davis
2vs. Utah


Innings Pitched8.0
twice2/10/12 - most recent
vs. Long Beach St.
Walks6vs. Bradley2/10/12
vs. Pacific4/21/12
vs. Stanford
Earned Runs7
vs. Florida St.
Hit Batters3twice3/18/12 - most recent


2012.271 50-48 129 19 35 22 .403 13 
.345 0-0





Totals 2.67936445102460.0435228176147383.250