Shelby Turnier

Shelby  Turnier


Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.

High School:
Palm Beach Gardens




Lots Of Love

Rotton and Turnier swept the first American Athletic Conference weekly awards of 2016.


Shelby In Our Sights

Senior Shelby Turnier was named a Top 50 Player to Watch by USA Softball.


Top Notch

The Knights topped the preseason poll for the second straight season.


Academic All-American

Audas becomes first Academic All-American in program history.


Good To Be A Knight

Knights pulled in three of the American Athletic Conference's major awards and earned a program-best eight all-conference selections.

  • NFCA Division I All-America First Team
  • ESPNw National Player of the Week (2/18)
  • NFCA National Pitcher of the Week (2/17)
  • 2014 All-American Athletic Conference First Team
  • 2013 NFCA Division-I Scholar Athlete
  • Conference USA All-Freshman Team (2013)
  • No-Hitter vs. Memphis (3/22/14)
  • No-Hitter at East Carolina (3/22/15)
  • No-Hitter vs. UConn (3/28/15)
  • Unanimous American Athletic Conference First Team selection
  • NFCA All-Region Third Team
  • Five-time American Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Week (2/15, 3/7, 4/4, 4/25, 5/9)
  • Set the UCF Softball career record for wins (79) while fanning a season-high 13 batters in the American Athletic Conference quarterfinals (5/12)
  • Became the third Knight in school history to reach 70 career wins and 800 career strikeouts
  • Reached 20-wins and 250-strikeouts for the second straight season
  • Became UCF Softball's highest draftee in the National Pro Fastpitch Draft (4/14)
  • Ranks in the top five all-time at UCF in wins (1st - 80), appearances (2nd - 143), games started (2nd - 113), lowest opponent batting average (3rd - .188), saves (3rd - 23), shutouts (3rd - 23), innings pitched (3rd - 742.1), strikeouts (3rd - 830), batters faced (3rd - 3075) and lowest earned run average (5th - 1.75)
  • Earned the first All-America honors in UCF Softball history after being named a First Team All-American
  • Became the first UCF Player to earn the ESPNw National Player of the Week (2/18)
  • Became the second Knight to earn an NFCA national weekly honor and the first to be named the NFCA Pitcher of the Week (2/17)
  • Five-time American Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Week (2/16, 3/3, 3/30, 4/7, 4/14)
  • Posted the lowest ERA in the nation and the UCF single-season record at 0.87
  • Fanned a season-high 11 batters in a 4-1 win at South Carolina (2/11)
  • Struck out a season-best 12 batters in a 4-0 win over No. 13 Minnesota
  • Collected wins over two ranked opponents (No. 18 Missouri and No. 13 Minnesota)
  • Pitched a school-record 16 innings with 14 strikeouts at Tulsa (4/3)
  • Struck out 14 in seven innings at East Carolina (3/22)
  • In regular seven-inning games, never allowed more than six hits
  • Recorded 10 or more strikeouts in nine games
  • Posted 10 shutouts on the season
  • All-American Athletic Conference First Team
  • Two-time American Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Week (3/10, 3/24)
  • Two-time NFCA Top Performer (3/11), 3/25)
  • Three-time American Honor Roll (2/17, 3/3, 3/17)
  • Opened season with a 3-2 win over LIU-Brooklyn (2/07), fanning six
  • Totaled nine strikeouts in 2-1 victory against Middle Tennessee (2/15)
  • Tied the UCF regulation seven inning strikeout record with 15 in a 1-0 shutout vs. Florida A&M and registered the walk-off triple (2/15)
  • Tossed a four-hit, complete-game shutout with 12 strikeouts vs. McNeese State (2/21)
  • Struck out nine in six innings to claim the win over Princeton (2/28)
  • Recorded 10 strikeouts in a complete-game victory against SIUE (3/1)
  • Notched 11 strikeouts in seven innings and notched eventual game-winning two-run triple vs. Jacksonville (3/5)
  • Fanned 12 batters in six innings against Penn (3/8)
  • Set the program's seven-inning strikeout record by fanning 16 vs. Bowling Green (3/9), allowing just one hit
  • Allowed one hit in a complete-game win over Florida Atlantic (3/12) with seven strikeouts
  • Picked up a shutout over No. 22 Notre Dame (3/13) with six strikeouts
  • Tallied 11 strikeouts to set the Knights five-inning strikeout record, allowing two hits against Marist (3/17)
  • Had a shutout streak that stretched over 39.1 innings snapped in the 2-1 loss to Purdue (3/18)
  • Recorded first-career no-hitter against Memphis (3/22) in a 1-0 shutout with 11 strikeouts
  • Tossed four innings against Memphis (3/22) to notched the victory with four strikeouts
  • Fanned nine in a complete-game shutout vs. Rutgers (4/5)
  • Tallied her 16th win of the season with five strikeouts vs. Louisville (4/18)
  • Struck out six in a complete-game victory, allowing just one unearned run vs. Houston (4/26)
  • Notched nine strikeouts in six innings of work at UConn (5/3)
  • Tossed four innings and five strikeouts to pick up the win vs. Rutgers (5/10)
  • Posted first-career 20-win season to aid the Knights to the Gainesville Regional Final with four strikeouts in 4.2 innings against Stetson (5/17)
  • Played in 30 games for the Knights, making 22 starts in the circle
  • Led the Knights at the mound in wins (14), games finished (8) and won-loss percentage (.667)
  • Closed out the season with a 14-7 record with a 2.33 ERA and 105 strikeouts in 135.1 innings pitched
  • Pitched a season-best eight innings, tallying nine strikeouts against Southern Miss (4/20)
  • Tossed a season-high eight innings at Bethune Cookman (4/17) and against Southern Miss (4/20)
  • Registered nine strikeouts in seven innings pitched versus Florida A&M (2/16)
  • Named to the Conference USA All-Freshman Team
  • Four-year varsity player under head coach Randy Jackson
  • Rookie of the Year and second team all-county as a freshman
  • Player of the Year, first team all-county and all-conference as a sophomore
  • Pitcher of the Year and Palm Beach Post Player of the Year as a junior
  • First team all-county, all-conference, and all-state as a junior
  • Daughter of James and Torre Turnier
  • Major is accounting

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