Wickersham joins the LSU softball team from Mount Carmel Academy in Metairie, Louisiana, along with her fellow teammate Jordan Perkins ... Recently ranked No. 9 on FloSoftball’s Hot 100 list ... In her junior year, she was a two-time state champion in volleyball and softball ... Has pitched nine perfect games thus far in her career ... As a junior, she earned the Advocate’s All-Metro MVP honor, along with LSCA All-State 5A Pitcher, Times Picayune All-Metro MVP/Pitcher of the Year, District 9 SA MVP ... Helped her team to a 21-5 record and was first in districts ... Finished the year with a 0.85 ERA with a 19-3 record, three no hitters and 192 strikeouts ... In her sophomore season, she led her team to a first-place finish at districts with a 21-4 record ... Earned Female Athlete of the Week three times and was selected to the NFCA South Team ... As a freshman, she helped her team to a first-place finish in districts with a 22-4 record and earned the coaches award ... Also very committed to her time in the classroom as she is the anticipated Valedictorian for 2018 ... She is also a National Honor Society member and a three-time honor roll student ... During the summertime, she plays for the Marucci Patriots, coached by Darryl Landry ...
Full name is Shelby Catherine Wickersham, born on May 16, 2000, in Metairie, Louisiana ... Parents names are Jeff and Stacey Wickersham ... Has a two siblings Kyle and Lindsey ... Wickersham is familiar with the LSU traditions as she is the daughter of former LSU quarterback Jeff Wickersham, who went on to play in the NFL for the Miami Dolphins in 1985 ... Plans to major in biochemistry.