5 Cougars named @NABC1927 Honors Court; @justinpleslie's men's basketball team earns Team Academic Excellence award. http://t.co/NhXyyqEzye
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Player Profile

Mattie Shelford

Mattie Shelford

YearJuniorMajorLiberal Studies
HometownSnohomish, Wash.
High SchoolCedar Park Christian HS

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.