Prior to Western Carolina: Shay comes to the Catamounts from Howard College in Big Spring, Texas. In her two years playing for the Hawks, she helped the team compile a record of 91-21 and back-to-back conference and regional championships. As a sophomore at Howard College, Shay was named to the WJAC All-Conference Team, the all-region team and the NFCA NJCAA Division I West Region second team. She was also named the WJAC MVP. In her freshman campaign, she was named WJAC Pitcher of the Week, and WJCAC All-Conference Team.
Personal: Daughter of Jason and Katie Shay ... Has two sisters, Jenna and Madison ... Last season, Kylie played with her older sister Jenna at Howard College.