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Hanover, N.H. – Dartmouth softball head coach Shannon Doepking has announced the addition of six players to the roster for the 2018 season.

Joining the Big Green as members of the class of 2021 are: Delaney Marshall, Shelby Wilkinson, Abby Shipley, Schae Nelson, McKenna Gray, Heather Turner.

“I’m really excited about adding this class to the Dartmouth softball family,” Doepking said. “This class is going to give us the depth on the mound we were missing last year, while also adding some big bats to our line-up.”

“I think what makes this class special is how competitive this class is going to be. They are really going to raise the standard of excellence within our program. Not only are they great athletes, but even better people,” she said.


Dartmouth Softball Class of 2021

Name: Shelby Wilkinson
Hometown/High School: Starke, Florida/Bradford High School
Position: Pitcher 
Club Name: Santa Fe Inferno
Accolades: Four-time varsity softball letter winner … two-time scholar athlete … two-time All-Area First Team selection … 2017 Second Team All-State. 

Name: Delaney Marshall
Hometown/High School: Prescott, Arizona/Prescott High School
Position: 1st Base/Outfield
Club Name: Arizona Hotshots Elite Gold
Accolades: Captain 2015, 2016 and 2017 seasons … two-time All-County First Team … two-time County Player of the Year, 2015 and 2016 … 2016 Team Offensive Player of the Year and Preseason All-State team … 2015 Max Preps Western Region Player of the Week … 2015 Section Player of the Year.      

Name: Abby Shipley 
Hometown/High School: Louisville, Kentucky/Presentation Academy
Position: Catcher 
Club Name: Team Kentucky ASA Gold 
Accolades: Four-time Principal’s List honoree … four-year State All-Academic Team selection … two-time All-Louisville Metro Team 2016, 2017 … Team MVP 2017 … All-State First Team 2016 …  All-State Honorable Mention Freshman … Offensive Player of the Year 2015.

Name: Schae Nelson 
Hometown/High School: Montgomery, Texas/Montgomery High School 
Position: Catcher
Club Name: Diamond Sports Hotshots 18U Gold
Accolades: Montgomery High School Female Scholar Athlete of the Year 2017 … First Team All-District Infield 2015 … Team MVP 2015 … Second Team All-District Infield 2017 … four-time District All-Academic Team … two-time Second Team All-District Catcher 2014, 2016 … three-time Bi District Champions

Name: McKenna Gray
Hometown/High School: Corona, California/Santiago High School
Position: Outfielder
Club Name: SoCal Choppers, OC Batbusters
Accolades: Four-year varsity starter … Big VIII League Champion 2015 … two-time highest team GPA … four-time Big VIII All-Academic Team … three-time top-10 finish in PGF … AP scholar with distinction

Name: Heather Turner
Hometown: Laguna Hills, California/Laguna Hills High School
Position: Pitcher
Club name: Ohana Tigers
Accolades: Captain 2017 … four-year varsity starter … seven Player of the Game awards … three state playoff appearances … All-League honoree … four-time scholar athlete … ASA National Champion … ASA State Champion … Second and Third Place PGF titles.