83R28026 JWI-D
  By: Anderson H.R. No. 2778
         WHEREAS, Kathy Shelton is concluding her collegiate athletic
  career during 2013, having distinguished herself as a member of the
  Baylor University softball team for the past four years; and
         WHEREAS, This versatile player graduated from McKinney North
  High School, where her impressive abilities gained national
  attention; recruited to play for Baylor by head coach Glenn Moore,
  Ms. Shelton made an immediate impact for the Lady Bears, starting
  in 37 games as a freshman and recording a perfect 17-for-17 mark in
  stolen bases; the following year, she led the team in batting
  average, hits, runs, and stolen bases, and she helped Baylor reach
  the semifinals of the Women's College World Series; as a junior, she
  was one of only two team members to start all 56 games, and she led
  the Big 12 in stolen bases; and
         WHEREAS, Ms. Shelton's exemplary performance has continued
  during her senior season, and the boost she supplies to the Lady
  Bears as a hitter, base runner, and fielder is matched by her
  exceptional leadership; she is a source of inspiration, advice, and
  encouragement for her teammates and sets a strong example through
  her work ethic; her accomplishments on the field have merited a
  number of awards during her time in the Baylor uniform, including
  her selection as an All-Big 12 player in both her sophomore and
  junior years, and she is also a two-time Academic All-Big 12
  honoree; and
         WHEREAS, An athlete possessing great skill and dedication,
  Kathy Shelton has won the respect and admiration of her coaches,
  teammates, and opponents, and she can always remember with pride
  her notable contributions to the Baylor softball team; now,
  therefore, be it
         RESOLVED, That the House of Representatives of the 83rd Texas
  Legislature hereby honor Kathy Shelton for her achievements as a
  member of the Baylor University softball team and extend to her
  sincere best wishes for continued success; and, be it further
         RESOLVED, That an official copy of this resolution be
  prepared for Ms. Shelton as an expression of high regard by the
  Texas House of Representatives.