The Demon Deacons swept Youngstown State and West Virginia on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013.
Walter on Shambley
"'Shambo' is a good college player. He handles the bat, he defends and his approach is second to none. We can always count on Grant to have a great at bat. He'll play some left field and help us off the bench."
2012 (Redshirt Freshman) Played in 32 games and made 13 starts ... The majority of his appearances began as a pinch hitter ... Led all reserve players with a .321 average, going 17-for-53 on the season ... Scored seven runs, had three doubles and recorded six RBIs ... Made his collegiate debut vs. UMBC (2/24), going 2-for-3 with three runs scored and a walk in the start ... Began his career with a five-game hitting streak ... Hit .600 (6-for-10) during that stretch ... Drew 10 walks on the year, as his on base percentage was .446 ... Also turned in two-hit games at North Carolina (3/30) and vs. Charlotte (5/15) ... Laid down three sacrifice bunts.
2011 (Freshman) Did not see any action during the 2011 season.
Played for NC Jr. Legion State Champion Cary Bulls during summer of 2008 ... Received Batting Award, Offense Award and Player of the Year from the Cary Bulls ... Batted .424 during junior season at Green Hope High School ... Named Offensive Player of the Year during junior season ... Named to Tri-Eight All-Conference and Academic All-Conference in 2009 ... Played for Carolina Cubs and American Legion Post 67 during summer of 2009.
Born December 23, 1991 ... Son of Clay and Anne Shambley.