Official Athletic Site of the Valparaiso University Crusaders
#21 - Shannon Robinson
2006-07 Softball
POS.
C/OF
B/T
S/R
HT.
5'6"
YR.
Jr.
HOMETOWN
Toronto, Ont.
HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL)
John Redmond
Shannon Robinson

2007: Started all 46 games for the Crusaders as a junior in the third spot in the lineup ... earned First Team All Mid-Con accolades ... broke school record for hits in a season with 58 ... also ranked among Valpo's single-season top-five in batting average, runs scored, and RBIs ... led league with .391 batting average ... ranked second in hits, third in on-base percentage, and fifth in slugging percentage ... hit safely in 35 of 46 games, including 18 multi-hit outings ... scored multiple runs six times and drove in two or more runs on seven occasions ... closed season with a flurry, going 8-for-11 with three runs scored and five RBIs in final three-game set at Oakland ... named to Mid-Con All-Academic team ... a member of the Mid-Con Commissioner's List of Academic Excellence ... named an NFCA Scholar-Athlete ... named to the ESPN the Magazine Academic All-District V Second Team.

2006: Started 51 games, including 48 behind the plate ... a Second Team All Mid-Con honoree ... 51 hits is third-most in a season in Valpo history ... 13 doubles ranks second in Crusader single-season history ... named team MVP ... also led Crusaders with a .321 batting average, ninth-best in the league ... tallied 14 multi-hit games, including four 3-hit games ... drove in three runs March 5 vs. Saint Peter's ... scored three runs March 6 vs. Yale ... went 3-for-4 with three RBIs April 28 at Western Illinois ... named to Mid-Con All-Academic team.

2005: Played in 48 games and made 45 starts, 36 at catcher, as a freshman ... named an NFCA Scholar Athlete ... had seven multi-hit games, third on the team ... went 2-for-2 with a stolen base March 9 at Wichita State ... drove in first career run March 25 at Centenary, going 2-for-2 with a double and a run scored as well ... went 2-for-3, scored a pair of runs and drove in another April 5 at Northern Illinois ... went 2-for-2 with a double and matched a career-high with two runs batted in April 15 against Southern Utah.

Prep: Did not play high school softball, but played summers with Brampton Blazers in the Provincial Women's Softball Association ... won Canadian National Championship in 2002 ... helped lead team to National Silver Medal in 2004 and 2005 and National Bronze Medal in 2007 ... Blazers won four Provincial Silver Medals (2002, 2003, 2004, 2007) ... was John Redmond High School's Female Graduating Athlete of the Year in 2004; her twin brother Tyler was the Male Graduating Athlete of the Year ... also played hockey, soccer, volleyball and basketball, and competed in track and field.

Personal: Shannon is the daughter of Danny and Anita Robinson ... majors are secondary education and physical education ... born November 26, 1986 ... a member of the 2006 Canadian Women's National Team.

W Tennis Valpo 0 Chicago, Ill.
Apr 14 Chicago State 7
M Tennis Valpo 7 Homewood, Ill.
Apr 15 Chicago State 0
Baseball Valpo CCD
Apr 15 Toledo
M Track Cougar Invitational River Forest, Ill.
Apr 17 No Team Score
W Track Cougar Invitational River Forest, Ill.
Apr 17 No Team Score
Baseball Valpo 4 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 17 Milwaukee 0
M Tennis Youngstown State 1 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 18 Valpo 6
Baseball Valpo 0 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 18 Milwaukee 3
Softball Oakland 3 VU Softball Field
Apr 18 Valpo 11
W Tennis Youngstown State 7 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 18 Valpo 0
M Golf Wolfpack Spring Open Raleigh, N.C. (Lonnie Poole Golf Course)
Apr 19 CCD
M Track DePaul Invitational Chicago, Ill.
Apr 19 2nd/3 (191)
W Track DePaul Invitational Chicago, Ill.
Apr 19 3rd/5 (82)
W Tennis Cleveland State 7 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 19 Valpo 0
Softball Oakland 1 VU Softball Field
Apr 19 Valpo 2
Baseball Valpo 0 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 19 Milwaukee 5
Softball Oakland 4 8 inn.
Apr 19 Valpo 2
M Tennis Cleveland State 5 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 19 Valpo 2
M Golf Wolfpack Spring Open Raleigh, N.C. (Lonnie Poole Golf Course)
Apr 20 12th/15 (314)
Baseball Kalamazoo 3 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 21 Valpo 10
Baseball Ohio Northern 2 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 22 Valpo 1
Softball Valpo 3 Macomb, Ill.
Apr 22 Western Illinois 1
Softball Valpo 5 Macomb, Ill.
Apr 22 Western Illinois 4
Softball Valpo Notre Dame, Ind.
Apr 24, 5:00 p.m. #21/21 Notre Dame
W Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 25
M Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 25
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 25
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 25
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 25, 2:00 p.m. UIC
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 25, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 26, 3:00 p.m. Horizon League Tournament
M Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 26
W Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 26
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 26
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 26
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 26, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 26, 12:00 p.m. Wright State
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 26, 2:00 p.m. Wright State
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 27, 2:00 p.m. Horizon League Tournament
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 27
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 27
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 27, 12:00 p.m. Wright State
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 27, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Baseball Western Michigan Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 29, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball IUPUI VU Softball Field
Apr 29, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball IUPUI VU Softball Field
Apr 29, 5:00 p.m. Valpo
Baseball Chicago State Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 30, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Bloomington, Ind.
Apr 30, 3:00 p.m. Indiana (resumption of suspended game)
Softball Valpo Bloomington, Ind.
Apr 30, 4:00 p.m. Indiana
W Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 2
M Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 2
Baseball Oakland Emory G. Bauer Field
May 2, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
M Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 3
W Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 3
Baseball Oakland Emory G. Bauer Field
May 3, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Green Bay, Wis.
May 3, 1:00 p.m. Green Bay
Softball Valpo Green Bay, Wis.
May 3, 3:00 p.m. Green Bay
W Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 4
M Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 4
Softball Valpo Green Bay, Wis.
May 4, 12:00 p.m. Green Bay
Baseball Oakland Emory G. Bauer Field
May 4, 12:00 p.m. Valpo