April 11, 2011
Hometown: Charlotte, NC
Favorite Professor: Robert Taylor
Favorite Class: MKT 427
Athletic Highlights: Shaffer went 7-for-15 (.467) with a double, triple, grand slam, five RBIs, seven runs, three walks, an .867 slugging percentage, a .556 on-base percentage, one steal, and no errors in 12 chances at third base and first base in four games this past week. In the final two games at #6 North Carolina, he was 5-for-7 with two walks, meaning he reached base in seven of his nine plate appearances despite a line-drive out to the Tar Heel third-baseman on Sunday. In his biggest play of the week, he broke open a close game with a grand slam in the sixth inning to propel the Tigers to an 11-5 win over Georgia on Tuesday. On the season, he is hitting .330 with four homers, three doubles, one triple, 19 RBIs, 31 runs, a .470 on-base percentage, and three steals in 26 games (26 starts).