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Cam Shepherd
Cam  Shepherd

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Duluth, Ga.

High School:
Peachtree Ridge

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 196

Position:
SS

Birthdate:
09/28/1997

Experience:
HS

06/15/2017

Bulldogs Optimistic For 2018 After MLB Draft

Bulldogs Optimistic For 2018 After MLB Draft

06/12/2017

Shepherd Earns USA Team Camp Invitation

Shepherd Earns USA Team Camp Invitation

06/07/2017

Shepherd Named A Freshman All-American

Shepherd Named A Freshman All-American

06/01/2017

Summer Baseball Leagues And Camps Preview

Summer Baseball Leagues And Camps Preview

05/24/2017

Georgia's Season Ends At SEC Tournament

Georgia's Season Ends At SEC Tournament

2017 (Freshman): Started all 57 games at shortstop as team went 25-32 and advanced to the SEC Tournament

*Earned an invitation to the USA Baseball Collegiate National Team Training Camp

*Named a Freshman All-American by Collegiate Baseball and Freshman All-SEC by the league coaches

*Hit .307 with a team-leading 16 doubles, two triples, five home runs and 28 RBI overall plus hit .310-2-11 in SEC action

*Posted a team-high 74 hits and 21 multiple-hit games, longest hitting streak of the season was 11 games and ended the year with a five-game streak

*Tallied a .953 Fielding Percentage in 277 total chances and played error-free over the final 21 games of the season

*Named SEC Freshman oft the Week (April 3) after batting .526 (10-for-19) with three doubles, one triple and four RBI in helping squad claim road series over UT

*Batted .500 in SEC debut series at No. 6 LSU, hit .364-2-2 in Vanderbilt series and .462 in road series win over No. 30 USC

*Blasted an 8th-inning home run to defeat Vanderbilt 1-0 on April 22 as team had one hit up to that point, also turned key double play with leaping catch with runners at the corners and nobody out

*Collected seven assists in 7-5 road win over Ga. Tech on April 25 to clinch season series

*Recorded a six RBI game as part of a four-hit day versus Xavier on March 7

*Named to the J. Reid Parker Director of Athletics Honor Roll


High School:
A graduate of Peachtree Ridge High School where he played for Jon Zopf

*A 29th-round selection of the Boston Red Sox in the 2016 MLB draft

*Hit .500 with three home runs, nine doubles, 11 RBI, five stolen bases and 24 runs scored as a senior

*Named a 2016 Rawlings/Perfect Game 2nd Team All-American

*Rated the No. 2 shortstop in Georgia and No. 73 overall prospect nationally by Perfect Game

*A 2015 Perfect Game Underclass All-American 2nd Team selection

*A four-year letterman for the Lions as a shortstop/pitcher

*Batted .440 with two home runs, 28 RBI and eight stolen bases as a junior in

*Named All-Region and All-Gwinnett County during prep career and 2016 Gwinnett Dugout Club Player of the Year

*Summer league action with Team Elite Roadrunners that won a CABA title and Perfect Game Nationals 

Personal
*Born Sept. 28, 1997

*Son of Mike and Judiah Shepherd

*Cam’s father Mike played collegiately at Georgia Southern (1985-87) and was drafted by the Cincinnati Reds in the 32nd round

*Major: Sport Management

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