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BANNED BAT LIST: Attached is an updated banned bat list for the 2020 season. Although they will have an ASA approval sticker, the bats are not permitted for use in any NYSPHSAA game. Players who enter the batters box with a banned bat will be subject to immediate ejection and the ramifications that go with an ejection. CLICK HERE for list of banned bats.

Welcome 2021 Prospective Players!

For those 8th - 12th grade athletes interested in playing Shen High school softball in the 2021 season, please submit your Contact Information here. 

Varsity Helmet Information: 

Rawlings VELO Two Tone Fast pitch Batting Helmet w/ Mask, Metallic White / Matte Dark Green. It is available in 2; Sizes: Junior (6 3/8 - 7 1/8), Senior (6 7/8 - 7 5/8).  

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Shen Softball Weight Lifting begins on September 13th in the weight room @HSE. Softball Workouts are open to all softball players in 9th - 12th grade. 

  • Tuesday 3:45 - 4:30pm
  • Friday 3 - 3:40pm

NYSSCOGS' 2021 All-State Softball Teams:

  • McKenna Barry - 3rd Team 
  • Kelsey Higgins - 6th Team 
  • Becca Zawistowski - 7th Team 

2021 Suburban Council All-Star Honors:

  • McKenna Barry - 1st Team IF
  • Kelsey Higgins - 1st Team OF 
  • Becca Zawistowski - 1st Team Utility
  • Mariana Abate - 2nd Team Pitcher
  • Ellen Fuda - 2nd Team Catcher

2021 Varsity Banquet Award Winners:

  • Coaches Award - Ava Caputo
  • Offensive Players 
    • McKenna Barry
    • Becca Zawistowski
  • Defensive Players -
    • Mariana Abate
    • Ellen Fuda
  • Most Honored Player - Kelsey Higgins
  • Devil Dog Award - Michelle Osborn​

2021 Suburban Council All-Star Honors:

  • McKenna Barry - 1st Team IF
  • Kelsey Higgins - 1st Team OF 
  • Becca Zawistowski - 1st Team Utility

2021 Times Union Large Schools All-Stars - 1st Team :

  • McKenna Barry - 1B
  • Ava Caputo - 2B
  • Kelsey Higgins - OF
  • Mariana Abate - P
  • Becca Zawistowski - P

Robert swider

With the start of the 2019 softball season, this will be my 17th year coaching freshmen softball.  

SHEN won the 2021 CHAMPIONSHIP GAME on Saturday 6/12 against Bethlehem!

2021 Section 2 Class AA Champions!

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There will be obstacles, doubters, and mistakes. But with hard work, there are no limits.



Coach Halpern is in his 2nd year with the Shenendehowa Softball program as JV Head Coach.

Chris Farquharson 

Over the past 4 seasons, Chris Farquharson has led the Lady Plainsmen..

Message from shen soFTBALL AND THE BOOSTER CLUB:

the booster club's mission is to support all levels of shen softball from mod9 to Varsity​. 

Please submit your 2021 BOOSTER CLUB MEMBERSHIP form to help accomplish this goal. 

There are 3 board positions opening at the end of the 2021 season!  If you are interested in a board position please fill out this link. Deadline for submission is 5/30/21. Candidates will be selected in January for shadowing during the 2020 season.​​​ 

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