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11 Shelby Cloninger

2017-18: Earned Second Team All-Great Northwest Athletic Conference honors, helping Seawolves to fourth straight GNAC regular-season title, 27-5 overall record and NCAA Div. II West Regional finals ... team’s second-leading scorer (12.0 ppg) and rebounder (6.1 rpg), and placed No. 2 on UAA single-season free-throw percentage list at .873 (48-55) ... had 19 double-figure scoring efforts and posted GNAC ranks of 17th in scoring, 12th in rebounding, 4th in FT%, 9th in 3FG% (.377) and 13th in FG% (.462) ... delivered at least seven rebounds in 10 games, including 12-point, 12-rebound performance in road win over Western Washington ... named GCI Great Alaska Shootout Most Outsanding Player and GNAC Player of the Week after leading UAA to tournament title with wins over Div. I programs Maryland Eastern Shore and Tulsa ... scored career-high 26 points (12-19 FG) and grabbed 9 rebounds in road win over Simon Fraser ... other top efforts included 19 points (6-8 FG, 5-6 3FG) and 7 rebounds in win over Eastern Shore; 22 points (10-14 FG) in win at Alaska Fairbanks; 21 points (7-13 FG, 2-3 3FG) and 10 rebounds in home win over eventual West Region champ MSU Billings; and 19 points (6-10 FG, 3-5 3FG, 4-4 FT) in road win over MSUB ... finished with UAA career ranks of 3rd in FT% (.821), 11th in 3FGs per game (1.3), 13th in 3FG% (.351) and 17th in 3FGs made (78).

2016-17:
Finished as 4th-leading scorer with 8.3 points per game and 3rd-leading rebounder with 4.0 rpg for Seawolf club that went 30-2 and swept Great Northwest Athletic Conference regular-season and tournament titles ... posted GNAC top-20 ranks in 3FG% (.324) and 3FGs per game (1.1), while 1.2 steals per game helped Seawolves lead nation in that category ... scored double figures 12 times, including season-high 18 points (5-8 FG, 4-5 3FG, 4-4 FT) in home win over Alaska Fairbanks ... grabbed  UAA season-high 11 rebounds in just 15 minutes in road win over Central Washington ... sparked UAA’s 2nd-half rally in GNAC Tournament title-game win over No. 17 Western Washington with 12 points (2-5 3FG), 7 rebounds and 2 assists ... other top efforts included 16 points, 4 rebounds and 2 steals in NCAA 2nd Round loss to Simon Fraser; 15 points (3-6 3FG) in season debut vs. Cal State LA; and 10 points (3-5 FG, 4-5 FT), 6 rebounds, 2 assists and 2 blocks in home win over Northwest Nazarene.

BEFORE UAA:
Helped North Idaho College to 21-9 record and NJCAA Region 18 semifinals in 2015-16, averaging team-highs of 13.5 points and 1.5 steals, plus 4.7 rebounds and 1.5 assists per contest … named to all-tournament team at NJCAA Region 18 Championships after scoring 23 points and grabbing 8 rebounds in semifinal loss to No. 3 Salt Lake CC … took redshirt season at NIC in 2014-15 … played 18 games, including five starts, in freshman season at NCAA Div. I program Utah State in 2013-14, averaging 4.0 points, 1.2 rebounds and 0.7 steals in 10.6 minutes per game … voted Aggies’ Most Inspirational Player by her teammates.


HIGH SCHOOL: Named first-team all-state by Idaho State Journal as senior and twice named all-state by Idaho Statesman … captained Kubs to the Class 1A DI State title in 2013, averaging 14.5 points and 1.4 blocks throughout season … captured IHSAA Class 2A State runner-up finishes as sophomore and junior … played for North Idaho Flash club team … high honor roll student.

PERSONAL: Born Jan. 3, 1995 … daughter of Jeffrey Simler and Kelsey Cloninger … has four sisters … health sciences major.

Career Highs
Points: 26 at Simon Fraser, 12/29/17
Rebounds: 12 at Western Washington, 12/31/17
Assists: 6 at Saint Martin’s, 1/21/17
Blocks: 2, twice (last: vs Western Oregon, 2/4/17)
Steals: 5 vs Post, 11/17/16


Career Stats
Season  GP-GS   MP-Avg   FG-Att Pct  3FG-Att Pct   FT-FTA  Pct
2016-17 32- 0  561-17.5  95-241 .394  35-108 .324  39- 51 .765
2017-18 29-25  637-22.0 128-277 .462  43-114 .377  48- 55 .873
TOTALS  61-25 1198/19.6 223-518 .431  78-222 .351  87-106 .821

Season  GP-GS    OR-DR-Reb/Avg   PF-D   A  TO  B   S   Pts/Avg
2016-17 32- 0   44- 85-129/4.0   60-1  43  74  9  37  264 /8.3
2017-18 29-25   66-115-178/6.1   79-4  32  60  4  31  347/12.0
TOTALS  61-25  107-200-307/5.0  139-5  75 134 13  68  611/10.0

Position: Forward
Height: 6'0"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Kamiah, Idaho
High School: Kamiah HS
Other College: Utah State/North Idaho College
Experience: 2 Letters
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