Height: 5'2"
Class: Senior
City/State: Newnan, Ga.
High School: East Coweta HS
Major: General Business
Experience: 3 Letters


2017 Spring SEC Acadmic Honor Roll

Started in 59 games at third base for the Tigers ... had 40 hits in 167 at-bats with 30 RBI ... hit for a .240 batting average and had a .347 on-base percentage ... had the second most doubles on the team with nine and seven home runs with a slugging percentage of .419 ... was three for three in stolen base attempts ... helped solidify they defense at third base where she made incredible plays all season long ... had a .944 fielding percentage and led the team this season with 119 assists ... against McNeese St. on April 3rd Sanchez had a career day where she was three for three at the plate with two home runs and a season high four RBI ... on May 6th against Arkansas she hit a three-run bomb to left field helping defeat the Razorbacks, 5-0.

Started in 59 games while appearing in a total of 60 for the Tigers ... Recorded 35 hits on her way to a .233 batting average ... Scored 29 runs during the season ... Was a perfect 3-3 on steal attempts ... Compiled 18 RBI throughout the season ... Reached base safely in each of her first five starts to begin the season... Hit her first career home run versus Bethune-Cookman ... Delivered a walk-off single against McNeese State ... Went 1-2 against Penn State, with two RBI ... Had three hits in four at bats against McNeese State in the NCAA Regional with a run and two RBI ... Went 2-3 with a homerun in the Tigers WCWS game versus Oregon... 2017 Spring SEC Academic Honor Roll.

Played in 19 games in her first season at LSU, earning nine starts with six starts at second base and three as the designated player… Batted .276 on the year with eight hits, including three doubles… Went on a three-game hitting streak during the season and reached base safely in six consecutive games… Had 10 RBIs with five runs scored, having multiple RBIs in two games… Slugged .379 with a .400 on-base percentage, drawing four walks… Earned her first LSU hit in the season-opening game against Ohio State with an RBI double… Earned hits in each of her first three appearances against OSU, North Florida and Pacific with an RBI in each… Drove in a pair of RBIs in consecutive games against Tennessee Tech and Louisiana Tech… Had an RBI double on the road at Texas A&M with a run scored… In the first game of a series against Washington went 1-for-1 with a run scored.

Was a two-sport athlete at East Coweta High School, playing softball all four years and basketball for three seasons for the Lady Indians… Won the regional championship every season of her career in softball, being an all-state selection twice during her career as a sophomore and senior… Finished her ECHS career as the holder of 15 individual season and career school records combined, hitting .439 for her career with 177 hits, 133 runs and 131 RBI… Was named the Times-Herald Player of the Year after hitting .463 with 15 doubles, 55 runs scored and 49 RBI as a senior, where she was also named to the GACA All-Star Team after leading the county with 12 home runs… Played with Team Puerto Rico with current LSU teammate Sahvanna Jaquish in the summer of 2015… Was a three-year honor roll recipient, while graduating with honors.

Full name is Shemiah Marie Sanchez, born May 12 in Newnan, Georgia… Parents are Manuel and Shandria Sanchez… Has three siblings in DeAngelo, Ashley and David… Planning to major in business.

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