5 Whitney Shaw
5 - Whitney Shaw
Year: Junior
Hometown: San Francisco, Calif.
High School: Redwood
Position: Infield
Major: Visual and Environmental Studies
Bats/Throws: R/R
House Affiliation: Kirkland

Junior • 2011
Went 2 for 4 and stole a base against Florida Atlantic March 4 ... Was 3 for 4 with a homerun and two RBI in 7-2 win over Michigan State March 5 ... Had two hits and one RBI in 4-3 win against Providence March 6 ... Collected a double and an RBI against UC Riverside March 11 ... Drove in two runs and stole a base against North Dakota March 12 ... Went 2 for 3 from the plate against St. Louis ... Was 2 for 4 with a double and two RBI in Game 2 against Quinnipiac March 26 ... Finished 2 for 4 with two doubles and four RBI in Game 1 and went 2 for 2 with 2 a home run, three RBI and two runs in Game 2 of doubleheader sweep of Rhode Island March 29 ... Launched a solo homer in Game 1 against Penn April 2 ... Had an RBI double in Game 2 against Cornell April 9 … Drove in a pair of runs in Game 1 against Brown April 16 … Went 3 for 3 with a pair of home runs and four RBI in Game 2 against Brown April 17 … Lifted a grand slam against Yale April 24 … Recorded a pair of RBI in Game 2 against Dartmouth April 30.

Sophomore • 2010
Earned unanimous All-Ivy League first-team accolade … Finished the season with a team-high 42 RBI and led the league with 13 home runs … Set new school records for chances (420), putouts (402) and most times hit by pitch (13) in a season and tied school record for most doubles in a season with 14 … Went 1 for 3 with a double against Central Florida March 5 … Went 2 for 3 with a run scored and an RBI in a 4-0 win over Boston College March 7 … Collected a double, run scored, stolen base and an RBI in 2-1 win over Northern Illinois March 12 … Belted a home run against Quinnipiac March 27 … Was 1 for 4 with a double and three RBI against Fairfield March 28 … Launched a pair of home runs and collected four RBI in a win over Cornell Apr. 3 … Collected five hits in eight at-bats against Holy Cross Apr. 6, driving in a pair of runs in the doubleheader … Connected on a home run in game one against Penn Apr. 10 … Went 2 for 3 with a home run and three RBI in game one of doubleheader against local foe Boston College Apr. 15 and again against Brown Apr. 19 … Hit a pair of home runs and drove in three runs Apr. 20 against Rhode Island … Knocked a solo home run to start the Yale series Apr. 24 … Bashed a three-run home run and scored a pair of runs in game one against Dartmouth May 1 … Collected two hits in each of the final three games against the Big Green, picking up three RBI in game two May 1, and two RBI in game two May 2 … Ended the regular season on a 10-game hitting streak … Tied the score at 2-2 with a solo home run in deciding game three of Ivy League Championship series against Cornell.

Freshman • 2009
Appeared in all 44 games with 37 starts at first base … Compiled a .304 batting average with a .529 slugging percentage … Tied for first on the team with four home runs and 11 doubles … Tied for second on the team in RBI with 23 …Named to the Highlander Classic All-Tournament Team after recording five hits and four RBI on 11 hits … Hit a homerun in 8-1 win over Bryant March 26 … Named to the Ivy League Honor Roll April 7 after going 2 for 3 with two homeruns, four RBI and two runs scored in 5-2 win over Princeton April 5 … Went 1 for 3 with a double in second game of doubleheader against Dartmouth April 26.

Before Harvard
Team captain ... Played first and third base ... Second-team All-Marin County Athletic League freshman year and first-team all-league last three years ... Rookie of the Year freshman season and team MVP sophomore year ... San Francisco Chronicle second-team All-Metro sophomore and junior seasons ... Led team to three straight conference crowns, including an undefeated record senior year ... Won North Coast Section Division III Redwood Empire championship senior season ... Three-year post player on the basketball team ... Lifetime California Scholarship Federation member ... Four-time member of Redwood Honor Society ... North Coast Section and CIF Scholar Athlete ... AP Scholar ... Marin County Architecture Competition honorable mention in 2007 ... Coached 2004 Special Olympics volleyball team ... Marin Girls Softball Clinic volunteer 2004-07.

Uncle, Steve, played basketball at Syracuse.