Shyla Rider
Shyla Rider

Class: SR

Hometown: Woodbridge, Va.

Height: 5-5

Tireless worker who leads by example ... Established leadoff hitter ... Sets tone for whole lineup ... Smart base runner ... Knows how to play the game ... Has the ability to hit for consistency and power ... A threat to drag and slap from the left side of the plate ... Tremendous eye at the plate.
JUNIOR (2008): Started all 52 games in leftfield and hit .358 out of the leadoff slot ... Has started every game of her college career ... Led the team with 39 runs scored ... Committed only one error ... Hit safely in 34 of 52 games, including 18 multi-hit games ... Reached base safely in 42 of 52 games, a total of 83 times, for a .435 on-base percentage ... Also drove in 37 runs ... Had six triples to tie for second on the school’s single season list ... On pace to hold most offensive records ... One of only six Buccaneers to ever record 100 runs and 100 RBI in their career ... Needs 24 hits, four doubles, 40 runs scored and 24 total bases to own school records ... Tied school record with two triples against Eckerd on Mar. 29 ... Named first-team All-South Region by Daktronics, Inc. ... Earned SSC Commissioner’s Academic Honor Roll and NFCA Scholar All-America distinction for the third straight year ... Was named the Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year by Barry University, the Sunshine State Conference and the South Region by NACDA.
SOPHOMORE (2007): One of four players to start all 63 games ... Second on the team with a .336 batting average, 72 hits and 16 doubles ... Led the team with 38 runs scored ... Added 26 RBI, a .421 slugging percentage and a .414 on-base percentage ... Earned NFCA All-South Region and Second-Team All-SSC honors ... Also earned SSC Commissioner’s Academic Honor Roll and NFCA Scholar All-America distinction.
FRESHMAN (2006): Started all 52 games as a rookie ... Led the team with a .409 batting average, 70 hits, 18 doubles, 44 runs scored, 111 total bases, and a .649 slugging percentage ... Added seven home runs, 37 RBI and 18 stolen bases ... Second in the SSC in batting average and tied for first in doubles ... Named SSC Freshman of the Year ... Earned First-Team All-SSC honors and Lousiville Slugger/NFCA All-South Region honors ... Named an NFCA Scholar All-American.
HIGH SCHOOL: Played at Potomac Senior High under coach Kris Kadis ... Earned three letters in softball for the Panthers and two letters in cross country ... Hit a blistering .720 average as a senior with two home runs and eight doubles ... Hit just over .400 for her career ... Was the Panthers’ Most Valuable Player all four years ... A four-time All-District selection ... Named Washington Post All-Extra as a senior.
PERSONAL: Daughter of Jim and Cathy Rider ... Has two brothers, Lucas and Thomas ... Majoring in chemistry.
Year avggp-gsabrh2b3bhrrbitbslg%bbhbpsogdpob%sfshsb-attpoaefld%
2006.... .40952-521714470181737111.649177110.4801018-2326101.000
2007.... .33663-63214387216102690.421245111.414109-94132.957
2008.... .35852-5216539599613783.503204130.435237-83611.974
2009.... .30651-5117327538001561.353166171.385016-645201.000
TOTAL... .351218-2187231482545188115345.4777722522.4274440-4614873.981

Most at bats: 1st (723)
Most hits: 1st (254)
Most doubles: 1st (51)
Most total bases: 1st (345)
Most times hit by pitch: 1st (22)
Most fly outs: 1st (222)
Most games played: 2nd (218)
Most games started: 2nd (218)
Most runs scored: 2nd (148)
Most walks: 4th (77)
Most ground outs: 4th (181)
Most intentional walks: t-4th (1)
Most times struck out looking: t-4th (28)
Highest on base pct.: 5th (.427)
Most runs batted in: 6th (115)
Most times reached base on error: t-6th (20)
Most stolen bases: 7th (40)
Most stolen base attempts: 7th (46)
Most times caught stealing: t-7th (6)
Highest batting avg.: 8th (.351)
Highest stolen base pct.: 9th (.870)
Most times reached on FC: t-10th (20)
Most times grounded into DP: t-10th (2)
Most at bats: 1st (214 in 2007)
Most games played: t-1st (63 in 2007)
Most games started: t-1st (63 in 2007)
Most triples: t-2nd (6 in 2008)
Most total bases: t-2nd (111 in 2006)
Most times caught stealing: t-2nd (5 in 2006)
Highest slugging pct.: 3rd (.649 in 2006)
Most doubles: 3rd (18 in 2006)
Most times hit by pitch: 3rd (7 in 2006)
Most fly outs: 4th (67 in 2007)
Most hits: t-4th (72 in 2007)
Most intentional walks: t-4th (1 in 2006)
Most times hit by pitch: t-4th (6 in 2009)
Highest on base pct.: 5th (.480 in 2006)
Most doubles: t-5th (16 in 2007)
Most hits: t-6th (70 in 2006)
Most home runs: t-6th (7 in 2006)
Highest batting avg.: 7th (.409 in 2006)
Most runs scored: t-8th (44 in 2006)

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