2006: Sheena Hellon started all 59 games...tied for second on the team with 29 runs in 168 at bats...moved onto the single-season homeruns list with six homers...stole a season-high 23 bases, which is second-best in program history...tallied 10 doubles and 20 RBIs...recorded her first-career grandslam to put Pitt ahead in the 6-5 Syracuse win...earned two stolen bases against Villanova and Youngstown State...posted the team's second highest slugging percentage (.476)...recorded the homerun in the Panthers' win over USF during the Big East Championship...awarded Big East Academic All-Star accolades.
2005: Sheena Hellon started all 52 games as a sophomore...recorded a .247 batting average...scored a team's second-best 25 runs...drove in 19 runners off 39 hits during the season...stole six bases in eight attempts...scored a game-high three runs against St. Francis (Pa.) on April 8...turned in a team-leading eight assists during the Florida contest in March...went 3-4, tallied two RBIs and two runs against North Carolina...scored a run and went 2-2 versus James Madison.
2004: Hellon started all 57 games at shortstop as a freshman and was among the team leaders in most offensive and defensive categories...hit .228 with 37 hits, including nine extra-base hits, three home runs and 16 RBIs...finished second on the team in bases on balls with 16 and four steals in five attempts...ranked third on the team in putouts with 118 and was first in assists with 131...had a six-game hitting streak from March 20-28, hitting .500 (9-for-18) with four runs scored, five RBIs and a home run vs. St. Mary's (March 20)...also went deep against Cleveland State (March 5) and in the second game of a doubleheader vs. Villanova (April 3)...a Big East Academic All-Star.
HIGH SCHOOL: Hellon helped Rancho Cordova High School to three consecutive Sierra Valley Conference championships and a combined record of 114-30...batted .374 for her career...a three-year member of California Breeze U-18 team...Freshman of the Year honors at Rancho Cordova...Sacramento Bee first team honors as a junior and senior...four-time Sierra Valley Conference all-city team honoree...Applebee's Athlete Hero Award recipient...also lettered in basketball and volleyball.
PERSONAL: Born Sept. 11, 1985...daughter of Steven Hellon and Katrina Lemley-Hellon...has three sisters, Tasha, Nicole and Brittany...a business major
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