Two @azusapacific student-athletes nominated by @ThePacWest for 2016 NCAA Woman of the Year. https://t.co/lbf7VqJVdZ https://t.co/vCUipw2E5R
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Player Profile

Mattie Shelford

Mattie Shelford

YearSeniorMajorLiberal Studies
HometownSnohomish, Wash.
High SchoolCedar Park Christian HS

2014 (junior): Led the team in total kills with 323 and 3.02 kills per set ... third on the team with 50 blocks ... led the team with 350.5 points ... Tallied a hitting percentage of .400 or better six times; with a season high of .511 vs. Cal State Monterey Bay on Sept. 6 ... Posted Cougar season high 26 kills in win vs. Cal State Monterey Bay ... Led the Cougars in kills 16 times during the season ... Second Team All-PacWest ... All-PacWest Academic Team

2013 (sophomore): Had an impressive sophomore campaign, earning All-PacWest and All-NCCAA honors after leading the Cougars in kills ... Named third-team All-PacWest, and second-team NCCAA All-American ... Appeared in all 37 matches ...Registered 387 kills with a .258 attack percentage ... Tallied 10+ kills in 25 matches, and strung together eight consecutive matches with double-digit kills form Oct. 5-29 ... Had a season-high 24 kills against Hawai'i Hilo on Oct. 16 ... Finished third on the team with 73 blocks (seven solo), posting a season-high seven blocks against Lee in the NCCAA tournament ... Added 61 digs ... Named to the PacWest All-Academic team.

2012 (freshman): Appeared in 27 matches, starting 12 times as a true freshman ... Registered 201 kills, averaging 2.42 kills per set ... Finished with 10+ kills nine times, and posted a career-high 19 kills in five set defeat of Point Loma on Oct. 30 ... Helped Cougars to 3-1 win over California Baptist with 12 kills in 3-1 NCCAA regional win on Nov. 15 ... Recorded 25 blocks and 19 digs.

HIGH SCHOOL: Was a two sport athlete, playing four varsity seasons of volleyball for head coach Marni Dreschel, and two seasons of varsity basketball for head coach Sarah Land at Cedar Park Christian School in Bothell, Wash. ... In volleyball was a four-time first team all Emerald City League performer, helping the Eagles to league championships in all four seasons... Named ECL 'Rookie of the Year' as a freshman in both basketball and volleyball... Led Cedar Park to two state qualifications and one Tri-District championship... Named team MVP as a senior... Played for the girls basketball team as a freshman and sophomore... Averaged 19 points per game in her first season, receiving all-league honors.

PERSONAL: Born September 30, 1993 to Scott and Dana Shelford in Seattle, Wash. ... Father, Scott, owns a commercial fishing company... Her one brother, Connor, attends Azusa Pacific... Majoring in liberal studies ... Enjoys skiing, snowboarding, wakeboarding, water skiing and singing.