Brewer High School graduate Shannon Rhodes, now with the Texas Longhorns softball team, has just completed her junior year.
Rhodes, a 5-6 outfielder, left Brewer listed sixth nationally, batting .462 “with 17 doubles, three triples, nine HR’s and 33 RBIs on the way to earning Texas 5-5A Most Valuable Player honors,” according to her college bio.
She played for Oregon during her freshman and sophomore years before transferring to the Longhorns. Named a PAC-12 All-Freshman honoree, her 2017 stats included .336 at bat and seven home runs, plus 46 RBIs.
As a sophomore in 2018, she batted .347, started in 113 of 121 games played, with 77 runs, 107 hits, 18 home runs and 88 RBIs. Her performance helped the team win a Pac-12 championship.
Now with the Longhorns, the Fort Worth native has an average of .250, with seven assists, one home run, two hits and three RBIs.