University of Iowa Athletics

#32 Krystal Shirrell

Height 5-7
Class Fr.
Hometown Brownsburg, Ind.
High School Brownsburg
Krystal Shirrell - Softball - University of Iowa Athletics

Hawk Item… A Richard L. Roudebush Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center volunteer, she was chosen as the recipient of the $20,000 James H. Parke Scholarship in the spring of 2013 for being the outstanding young volunteer from VA Voluntary Services across the nation.

2013 as a Freshman… Did not see action due to injury… named to the 2012-13 Dean’s List.

High School… Two-time all-conference selection… all-county selection as a senior… four-time team most valuable player… offensive MVP as a freshman, defensive MVP as a sophomore and MVP and team captain as a junior and senior… hit .474 with 12 doubles, one triple and four home runs as a senior… also had 30 RBIs, a .538 on-base percentage and a .808 slugging percentage… led the conference in RBIs and doubles as a senior… led the team in RBIs all four years… paced the squad in batting average and on-base percentage as a freshman and senior… led team in slugging percentage as a freshman and junior and in doubles her final two seasons… earned the Mental Attitude Award as a freshman… led her Indiana Shockwaves 93 ASA team to a fourth place finish at the USA/ASA 16U Nationals, two ASA regional titles, seven state championships and three NSA World Series Championship titles… is a charter inductee into the Indiana NSA Hall of Fame and played in the 2010 International Softball Cup in the Netherlands… is an AP Schlar and a member of the National and Latin Honor Societies… named the Outstanding English and Latin Student and earned Indiana All-Region honors in band… academic all-state selection.

Personal… Born Nov. 19, 1993… daughter of Dennis and Dana Shirrell… has one sister, Kaylee… majoring in pre-pharmacy.