Shepard capped off his college career with an impressive 2012 for the Stonehill Skyhawks. He appeared in 9 games starting 8 of them posting a 4-2 record including 1 complete game. In 49.2 IP Shepard struck out 53 batters and posted a 4.17 era.
Shephard was also a 2008 graduate of Masconomet Regional High School. Was a letter winner for baseball as well as a Cape Ann League All-Star and Salem News All-Star. Shephard was voted team MVP and was a participant of the Agganis Games. He also went 7-1 on the mound as a senior.