Alexandra Shamo Athlete Profile

#5 Alexandra Shamo

Position: Outfielder Height: 5-2 Roster Years: 2010-2013 Hometown: Everett, WA Last School: Everett High School

Personal

  • Parents are Kenneth and Sharleen  
  • Born in Everett, WA 
  • Married husband, Spencer, on August 11, 2012
  • Has four sisters and one brother
  • Sister Anna is also on the team
  • Majoring in psychology

Before BYU

  • Prepped at Everett High
  • Softball MVP
  • Recognized for her leadership and received the Captain's Award senior year
  • Rookie of the year in 2006
  • Four-time first-team All-Conference
  • Made the Seattle Times All-Star team in 2009
  • Three-time first-team All-Area and second-team All-Area in 2008
  • Was a scholar-athlete all four years


2010 | Freshman Year

  • Played in 37 games, starting 27
  • Academic All-MWC
  • Earned 1 walk in game one of the NCAA Super Regional against Arizona
  • Hit an RBI-double against No. Stanford (3/26)
  • At No. 8 Arizona State (3/13), had 1 hit and 1 run
  • Had a hit and BYU's only RBI against No. 8 Arizona State (3/12)
  • Had 1 walk at No. 19 Texas A&M (3/4)
  • Walked once against No. 2 Arizona (2/26)
  • Hit 2-for-2 with 1 double, 1 run and 1 stolen base against No. 9 Georgia Tech (2/19)
  • Went 3-for-4 with a home run, a double, 2 RBI and 1 run against Maine (2/13) 

2011 | Sophomore Year

  • Played in 40 games with 13 starts
  • Hit a 2-RBI double with 1 run vs. Utah
  • Hit a solo home run vs. UNLV to finish with 1 run, 1 hit and 1 RBI
  • Drew 2 walks vs. No. 9 UCLA
  • Hit an RBI-double vs. Long Beach State
  • Had 1 hit, 1 stolen base and 2 walks vs. Cal Poly
  • Registered 1 hit and 1 walk vs. No. 19 Texas A&M
  • Scored a career-high 3 runs and had 1 hit vs. Ole Miss
  • Made first appearance and start of the season vs. Texas Tech

2012 | Junior Year

  • Academic All-WAC
  • WAC Scholar-Athlete
  • Hit a game-tying RBI single before scoring the game-winning run in the bottom of the 8th inning vs. Saint Joseph's
  • Hit a bases-loaded double for 3 RBI vs. UCSB
  • Had 2 hits, 2 RBI, 1 walk and 1 run vs. Cal State Northridge
  • Had 2 hits in the NCAA Regional
  • Came in late in numerous games for defensive purposes
  • Played in 54 games, starting in 27, all in the outfield

2013 | Senior Year

  • PCSC First Team All-Conference
  • PCSC Commissioner's Honor Roll
  • Named Most Inspirational by the BYU coaches
  • Set career-highs in at bats (142), runs scored (16), hits (50), triples (2), RBI (18), walks (31), sacrifice hits (7) and batting average (.352)
  • Led the team and conference in on base percentage at .469
  • Also led the team in triples (2) and walks (31) on the season
  • Got on base during 48 of her 52 games played
  • Had three hits and one RBI against UNLV
  • Went a perfect 3 for 3 against Providence College, with a double
  • Had two hits, including the first triple of her career, and two runs against Marist in the home opener
  • Went 3 for 4 in the first game against USD with one run scored and one stolen base
  • Hit two doubles in game three against Santa Clara with one RBI
  • Had the walk-off RBI agianst Saint Mary's in game two
  • Had two RBI to tie game three with Saint Mary's and allow BYU to clinch the conference championship
  • Hit 2 for 3 against No. 3 Oregon in the Regional opener and scored one run
  • Made a diving play in center field against No. 3 Oregon
  • Appeared in 56 games with 52 starts in the outfield