Crimson Tide limited to four hits in shutout loss to Razorbacks
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 him, in 15 appearances, totaling 28.0 innings pitched - all out of the bullpen ... gave up five runs on the season, allowing two runs over his last 20.1 innings pitched for a 0.88 ERA over that stretch ... allowed a 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 pitcher to make multiple appearances in the SEC Tournament, shutting out the opponent in 5.1 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 his three-inning relief appearance in the second game of the Missouri (5.11) series ... blanked No. 25 Troy (5.8) for three innings, allowing two hits with one strikeout ... tossed a 3.1 innings of no-hit baseball at Southern Mississippi (4.24), allowing one walk to opposing batters ... retired the final five batters to notch his first career save in Alabama's 7-4 win over UAB (4.16), did not allow a run on a hit and two walks with one strikeout in 1.2 innings pitched ... 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), had one strikeout, a walk and a hit batter, while facing five batters in the game ... pitched 1.2 scoreless and hitless innings in the match up versus Jacksonville State (3.20), allowing one walk and with two strikeouts ... closed out the final game of the Tennessee series (3.17) with a scoreless and hitless inning ... threw 3.2 innings versus Tulane (3.2) in his first action of the season, did not allow a run on 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 innings ... held opponents to a .270 batting average, allowing three extra base hits during the season ... held opponents to a .190 batting average during SEC play ... made 10 appearances during conference play with 12.1 innings pitched ... picked up the first win of his career against Georgia (May 19) when he pitched 1.2 innings, allowing only one walk after facing six batters ... pitched an inning of relief against Troy (May 15), allowing two hits and one run ... in 1.1 innings at Kentucky (May 11), he didn't allow any hits with one strikeout ... in 1.1 innings at South Carolina (April 28), he allowed two runs, walking one and striking out one ... pitched an inning against Vanderbilt (April 21), allowing one hit, one run, walking two and striking out one ... pitched a scoreless inning of relief against MVSU (April 18), allowing one hit ... threw one scoreless inning of relief at LSU (April 15), allowing one hit ... threw 1.1 innings of relief in the series finale against Auburn (April 8), allowing no runs off two hits ... posted one strikeout in 0.2 innings of relief at South Alabama (April 3) ... pitched 1.1 innings of relief against Mississippi (March 25), allowing two runs (one earned) on two hits with one walk ... took his first career loss in 0.1 innings of relief at Tennessee (March 30), allowing two runs (both earned) along with one walk in the first game of the series ... in his longest appearance of the season, he threw 2.0 innings against Arkansas (March 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 (March 14) ... allowed one earned run on two hits in 1.1 innings with one walk in the final game of the Tulane (March 4) series ... made his second appearance against Arkansas Pine-Bluff on Feb. 26, throwing 1.0 inning, allowing no runs on three hits and one strikeout ... returned to the field on Feb. 19 against Florida Atlantic after having Tommy John surgery in March of 2011, throwing 0.2 innings, 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, allowing one earned run on three hits while walking and striking out one against UAB ... made two appearances in the series against Eastern Illinois, throwing the final two innings, allowing no runs on two hits with three strikeouts versus the Panthers in game two (3/12) ... earned his first career win after striking out the only batter he faced in the ninth inning of game one (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 ... Alcorn State: Made one appearance in the series against Alcorn State (Feb. 20), going 1.0 inning and recording one strikeout in his UA 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 ... in the summer of 2008, he was 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 ... recorded 78 strikeouts in 55.1 innings ... played for the well-known 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 on Feb. 20, 1992 ... parents are D.J. and Kelly Shaw ... majoring in general health studies.