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Asif Shah

Player Profile


Cincinnati, Ohio

High School:
Cincinnati Country Day

Last College:
Wabash Valley CC

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 170




Shah's Career Statistics

2007: First Team All-OVC utility selection ... one of threeplayers in the OVC to be named to the Revised Brooks Wallace National Player of the Year Watch List on May 3 ... first player in OVC history to win Pitcher and Player of the Week Honors in the same season, and he was honored three times in all ... named OVC Pitcher of the Week on Feb. 26, earned co-Player of the Week honors on March 26 and won co-Pitcher honors on May 7 ... pitched as the Redhawks game two starter all season, leading the squad with seven wins ... 3.22 ERA in 89.1 innings pitched while striking out 72 batters ... held batters to a .249 average ... pitched three shutouts, leading the conference in that category and was one of only eight pitchers in the nation to toss three or more shutouts in 2007 ... first career save was a 2.0 inning effort at Jackson State in game two of a doubleheader on Feb. 17 ... tossed a two-hit shutout against Eastern Kentucky in game one of a doubleheader on May 6 ... hit .312 for Southeast as an outfielder and designated hitter, leading the offense with 50 RBIs ... his 13 multi-RBI games led the squad, and he also recorded 16 multiple-hit performances ... best offensive performance came against Freed-Hardeman on March 28 when he was 4-for-4 with a double, a grand slam, six RBIs and four runs scored ... had a season-long seven-game hitting streak, and he also ended his career with a six-game streak.

2006: Hit .250 in 88 at bats with five doubles, one triple, and one home run on the season...Was considerably better against right-handers (.269)...Led team with six pinch-hit at bats and hit .333 (2-6)...Recorded a season-high three hits against Jackson State on February 26, went 3-5 with three RBIs, two runs scored, and a homer shy of the cycle...His lone home run came at Morehead State on May 14 in a 2-2 day at the plate...Recorded a 5.77 ERA and a 2-3 record in 15 appearances (11 starts) on the mound...His two starts against the University of Missouri were his best performances of the year...Earned a no decision against the Tigers on March 29 at Capaha Field, throwing six shutout innings and allowed just four hits while striking out five...Threw his only complete game of the season in Columbia, Mo. on April 12 in a 9-5 Southeast win over Mizzou...He tossed a complete game and gave up just three earned runs on eight hits, struck out five, and walked seven.

Wabash Valley CC: Record of 6-2 with an ERA of 3.14...had 65 strikeouts in 65.2 innings...hit .315 with two home runs...had 14 doubles and 39 RBIs.

Prep: 2003 graduate of Cincinnati Country Day School in Cincinnati, Ohio....named the State Player of the Year and MVC Player of the Year in 2003 at ...earned 1st team All-City honors in 2002 and 2003

Personal: Born 9-16-85...son of Mahmud and Neelofee Shah...Mass Communications major at Southeast...hobbies include playing video games...favorite food is Italian...enjoys listening to Rap and Alternative Rock...favorite professional athlete is Willy Mo Pena...played his freshman year at the University of Akron before transferring to Wabash Valley...was also recruited by Arkansas State, Illinois-Chicago, Austin Peay, Oakland, and Toledo.

Shah in the News:
• May 21, 2007: Redhawks' Shah contributes with arm, bat (by Marty Mishow, Southeast Missourian)
• April 10, 2007: CCD graduate Shah putting up draft-worthy numbers (by Kyle Burch, Community Press)
• March 27, 2007: Redhawks' Shah Earns OVC Honor (Southeast Missourian)
• March 5, 2007: Interview with Southeast pitcher Asif Shah (mp3) (with Matt Sanders, OFF Magazine)
• Feb. 28, 2007: Shah honored as OVC Pitcher of the Week (Southeast Missourian)

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