Lion of the Week
Shelby Carney (#8) is a senior outfielder on the Emerson softball team.
Over the weekend, the senior outfielder played at Rotch for the final time as a member of the Lions in a pair of twin bills against Smith to hold her batting average at a career-best .246 with four games remaining.
Carney has been named to the NEWMAC Softball Academic All-Conference team two times throughout her time at Emerson and has put up career-high numbers through her final season. Through 28 games in the outfield and 65 at bats, she has recorded 16 hits, including three doubles and two home runs to match 13 runs scored and 12 RBIs with three stolen bases.
She has also registered an on base percentage of .296 and .385 slugging percentage with a .917 fielding percentage.
Carney hails from North Reading, Mass and majors in Marketing Communications.