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11 Shelby Cloninger
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: 18 vs Alaska Fairbanks, 1/24/17
Rebounds: 11 at Central Washington, 2/11/17
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

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

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