29 Chance Shepard
29 Chance Shepard
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 225
Hometown: Wilmington, NC
Position: INF/C

Born: 08/11/1994

Bats/Throws: R/R

2019 Status: Experienced-2

- Entering second season with Southern Illinois in 2019

- Showed off a power swing from the right side with the Miners in 2018, hitting .253 with 14 doubles and team-best totals of 23 home runs (tied for second in the Frontier League), 56 runs scored and 59 RBIs while playing in all 95 games

- Played two seasons in the Washington Nationals organization, batting .249 with seven home runs, 17 RBIs and 15 doubles in 54 games at short-season Single-A Auburn in 2017

- Signed with Washington as an undrafted free agent after playing four years collegiately at North Carolina State University (NCAA D-I), where he hit .279 as a senior with 15 home runs, 15 doubles and 54 RBIs as a senior in 2016, leading the Wolfpack to the NCAA tournament