58 Student-Athletes Receive Degrees in Spring Graduation
Sophomore (2013) Finished his sophomore campaign with a 2-1 record and one save ... held opponents to a team-low 1.61 ERA, with a .215 batting average against ... made 15 appearances, totaling 28.0 innings pitched - all out of the bullpen ... gave up five runs all season, allowing two runs over his last 20.1 innings for a 0.88 ERA over that stretch ... allowed one run on a hit with three walks and four strikeouts against No. 26 Troy in the season-ending loss in the NCAA Tournament ... was the only Tide pitcher to make multiple appearances in the SEC Tournament, shutting out the opponents in 5.1 total innings ... seized the moment with the best game of his career in a postseason elimination game against Auburn (5.21), allowing four hits and a walk in a career-high 5.0 scoreless innings ... blanked No. 1 Vanderbilt for an inning to earn his first win of the season (5.17) ... struck out one and allowed one run on five hits in three-inning appearance in the second game of the Missouri (5.11) series ... shut out No. 25 Troy (5.8) for three innings, allowing two hits with one strikeout ... tossed 3.1 innings of no-hit baseball at Southern Mississippi (4.24), allowing one walk ... retired the final five batters to notch his first career save in 7-4 win over UAB (4.16), and did not allow a run on one hit and two walks with one strikeout in 1.2 innings ... threw one scoreless and hitless inning versus Alcorn State (4.10) with a strikeout ... made his fifth appearance of the season, throwing one inning of scoreless relief against UAB (3.26), with one strikeout, a walk and a hit batter while facing five batters ... pitched 1.2 scoreless and hitless innings in the matchup versus Jacksonville State (3.20), allowing one walk with two strikeouts ... closed out the final game of the Tennessee series (3.17) with a scoreless and hitless inning ... threw 3.2 scoreless innings versus Tulane (3.2) in his first action of the season, allowing only one hit and a walk.
Redshirt Freshman (2012) In 18 appearances, finished the season with a 4.95 ERA, going 1-1 and throwing 20.0 relief innings ... held opponents to a .270 batting average while allowing only three extra-base hits ... held opponents to a .190 batting average during SEC play ... made 10 appearances during conference action with 12.1 innings pitched ... picked up his first win against Georgia (5.19) when he pitched 1.2 innings, allowing only one walk after facing six batters ... pitched an inning against Troy (5.15), allowing two hits and one run ... in 1.1 innings at Kentucky (5.11), did not allow any hits with one strikeout ... in 1.1 innings at South Carolina (4.28), allowed two runs, walking one and striking out one ... pitched an inning against Vanderbilt (4.21), allowing one run on one hit and two walks, with two strikeouts ... logged a scoreless inning against Mississippi Valley State (4.18), allowing one hit ... threw one scoreless inning at LSU (4.15), allowing one hit ... tossed 1.1 innings in the series finale against Auburn (4.8), allowing no runs off two hits ... posted one strikeout in 0.2 innings at South Alabama (4.3) ... pitched 1.1 innings against Mississippi (3.25), allowing two runs (one earned) on two hits with one walk ... took his first loss in 0.1 innings at Tennessee (3.30), allowing two runs (both earned) along with one walk in the first game of the series ... in his longest appearance of the season, threw 2.0 innings against Arkansas (3.18), allowing one earned run on one hit with two walks and two strikeouts ... pitched 1.2 innings with a walk, a strikeout and did not allow a hit or a run against Samford (3.14) ... allowed one earned run on two hits and a walk in 1.1 innings during the final game of the Tulane (3.4) series ... made his second appearance of the season against Arkansas Pine-Bluff on Feb. 26, throwing a shutout inning on three hits with one strikeout ... returned to the field on Feb. 19 against Florida Atlantic, after having Tommy John reconstructive elbow surgery in March of 2011 ... threw 0.2 innings in that return against FAU, allowing one run on two hits.
Freshman (2011) Showed early promise but had season-ending surgery on his elbow in March ... went 2.0 innings against UAB, allowing one earned run on three hits while walking and striking out one ... made two appearances in the series against Eastern Illinois, throwing the final two innings in game two (3.12), allowing no runs on two hits with three strikeouts versus the Panthers ... earned his first win after striking out the only batter he faced in the ninth inning of game one versus EIU (3.11) ... in the South Alabama Classic, went 3.0 innings against Central Florida, giving up one earned run on three hits while striking out two ... threw 0.1 innings against Alabama State, giving up three runs on two hits with one walk ... made one appearance in the series against Alcorn State (2.20), going 1.0 inning and recording one strikeout in his Tide debut.
High School Attended three major high school showcases in the summers of 2008 and 2009 ... one of eight Alabama signees to participate in the 2009 Perfect Game National Showcase at the Metrodome in Minneapolis ... named the top prospect in the 2009 Perfect Game Southeast Underclassmen Showcase ... later participated in the Perfect Game National Underclassmen Showcase (Ft. Myers, Fla.) ... compiled a 14-3 record during his 10th and 11th grade seasons at Russell County High School ... recorded 139 strikeouts in 102.1 innings over his last two high school seasons ... posted an 8-2 record as a junior with a 1.25 ERA for the Warriors, recording 78 strikeouts in 55.1 innings ... played for the elite East Cobb Braves in the summer of 2009, winning the 18-and-under WWBA National Championship (194-team field) ... posted a 9-1 record with a 2.50 ERA in the summer of 2010 ... as a sophomore, compiled a 6-1 record and 2.60 ERA with four saves ... his high school coach was Tony Rasmus.
Personal Full name is Donald Wayne Shaw, III ... born Feb. 20, 1992 ... parents are D.J. and Kelly Shaw ... majoring in general health studies.