|| Shoney Hixson
As a senior in 2006: Played in 33 games, primarily as a pinch runner, with one start versus Saint Mary's ... Hit .182 with 10 runs, two hits, a double and one RBI in 11 at-bats ... Has three stolen bases ... Went 1-1 versus Middle Tennessee State (3/11) with one run and one RBI ... Scored one run as a pinch runner to help Stanford upset Oregon State (4/7) ... Also scored a run to help Stanford upset top-ranked UCLA (5/13) ... Scored runs versus Tulsa (5/19) and Cal State Fullerton (5/20) in the NCAA Regional ... Scored runs in three consecutive games (3/10-3/12).
As a junior in 2005: Played in 36 games for the Cardinal ... Hit .286 on the year ... Tallied four hits and 11 runs with 14 at-bats ... Went 1-2 versus Santa Clara (2/5) while scoring two runs ... Went 1-2 against FAMU (2/21) and collected her first collegiate RBI ... Scored one run during post-season play versus Robert Morris in the NCAA Regional (5/20) ... Went 1-2 in stolen bases, picking up her first stolen base of the season against Saint Mary's (4/26) ... Recorded five putouts and a perfect fielding percentage with no errors.
As a sophomore in 2004: Saw action in 49 games for Stanford ... Collected 11 runs as a pinch runner ... Went 3-for-4 in stolen bases on the year ... Picked up her first stolen base on the season against Missouri (2/13) and collected her first pinch run versus Penn State (2/22) ... Scored two runs in postseason play - one against Hofstra (2/22) in the NCAA Regionals and one versus Michigan (2/29) at the College World Series.
High School: A 2002 graduate of Westmoore High School in Oklahoma City, Okla. ... Four-year letterwinner in softball ... Also lettered in track (3), cross country (3) and basketball (1) ... Coached by Laura Clay ... Two-time all-conference selection ... 2002 all-region and all-state pick ... Tabbed Best Offensive Player on team ... '02 Oklahoma High School Scholar Athlete of the Year finalist ... School record holder in the 400m and 800m ... National Merit Scholar ... Academic All-State.
Getting To Know Shoney Hixson
|Born:||December 23, 1983 in Oklahoma City|
|Parents:||Jim and Janice Hixson and mother, Lauri Hixson|
|Athletic Family:||Father wrestled at University of Central Oklahoma in college; Sister, Himmita currently plays softball at Arizona State|
|Summer School:||Spent the 2004 summer studying at Oxford University and 2005 summer interning at the CIA in Washington, DC|
|Favorite sport other than softball:||Wrestling|
|Hobbies:||Singing, crossword puzzles, running, playing with my little brothers and sisters|
|My favorite pre-game ritual:||Putting on my "war paint"|
|The favorite place I've visited:||Royal Troon, Scotland|
Hixson's Career Batting Stats
Last Updated: 6/1/06