21   Courtney Shelton
Courtney Shelton

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Rockford, Ill.

High School:
Hononegah

Height:
5-8

Position:
G


11/16/2013

Huskies Head Back to Wisconsin for Showdown with Badgers

NIU will be looking for its second win over a Big Ten team since 2011

03/23/2012

NIU Women's Basketball to Host Post-Season Banquet April 14th

Event will take place at DeKalb's River Heights Golf Course

03/08/2012

No. 7 Huskies Meet No. 3 Toledo in MAC Quarterfinals Thursday

NIU hoping to earn fourth appearance in MAC Tournament semifinals

03/08/2012

No. 7 NIU Eliminated by No. 3 Toledo in MAC Quarterfinals

Huskies gave seven-time MAC Tournament champions all they could handle

03/07/2012

Davis' Put-Back Lifts No. 7 NIU over No. 6 Akron in MAC Second Round

Senior hit game-winning shot with six seconds left

2009-10 Courtney Shelton Photo Gallery

2010-11: Played and started in all 30 games as one of three team captains, averaging 31.4 minutes per game ... Set career marks for game played (30), minutes (943), field goals made (76), field goal percentage (.373), three-pointers made (39), free throws made (46), free throw percentage (.657), rebounds (71), assists (78), and points (237) ... Led the team in assists with 78 ... Ranked second on the team in minutes (943) and three-pointers made (39) ... Logged a career-high 38 minutes vs. Ball State (1-19-11), totaling 11 points, five rebounds and five assists ... Erupted for best career game vs. Western Michigan (1-15-11) by totaling career highs in field goals made (9) and attempted (17), three-pointers made (6) and attempted (8), rebounds (7), and points (29) ... Hit the game-winning shot from half court as time expired at Southern Illinois (11-19-10) in a 21-point performance that featured a perfect 5-for-5 game from behind the arc ... Established career-bests in free throws made (8) and attempted (9) vs. Chicago State (11-27-10) ... Handed out a career-high nine assists at Northwestern (12-15-10) ... Played 30 or more minutes in 24 games ... Shot better than 40 percent from the field 10 times ... Had 10 contests with two or more made three-pointers ... Scored in 29 of 30 appearances ... Tallied double figures in points nine times, including two 20-point-or-better games.

2009-10: One of three players to start every game... Set and reset her career scoring high four times... Made her first career start against Bradley, registering then-career-high of seven points, three assists, three steals, three rebounds, and 27 minutes played... Exceeded that scoring total with nine points at IUPUI, hitting two three-pointers while dishing out one assist and swiping a steal... Tallied a career-best four assists in 20 minutes against DePaul... Scored nine points and added a personal best six rebounds against UNI... Played a career-best 36 minutes against Loyola, accumulating five points, two rebounds and two assists... Hit a key three-pointer to give NIU a four-point lead with 2:16 left against Loyola, helping the Huskies to a seven-point win... Dished out three assists and totaled three rebounds at Toledo... Scored seven points on a pair of three-pointers and totaled five assists versus Western Michigan... Upped her scoring high with an 11-point effort in 32 minutes against Central Michigan... Totaled career-highs of 15 points and 37 minutes in the overtime win against Buffalo... Registered 13 points, three rebounds and two assists at Central Michigan... Finished the season strong with a nine-point, five-assist effort at Western Michigan and eight points and four assists against Miami in the first round of the MAC Tournament.

2008-09: Appeared in 13 contests off the bench, averaging 3.5 minutes per game... Made her collegiate debut with a career-best seven minutes off the bench at Western Illinois (11/18)... Scored her only points of the season on a three-pointer vs. UIC (12/20)... Totaled career-highs with three assists, one block and one steal vs. Illinois State (12/15).

Prep:As a senior, led the Lady Indians in points (13.5 ppg.), rebounds ( 5.5 rpg.), and assists (3.8 apg.) while finishing second in steals en route to earning NIC-10 Most Valuable Player honors...Helped lead the Lady Indians to a Regional Championship and an appearance in the sectional finals in 2008...Named 2007-08 Beloit Daily News All-Area Player of the Year...A three-year starter for Hononegah... Competed on the varsity level all four years, earning all-conference honors as a sophomore, junior and senior. Also earned Class AA All-State Honorable Mention honors in 2006-07 and 2007-08...Also starred as a goalkeeper on the Lady Indians girl's soccer team...Named first-team all-conference in both her sophomore and junior seasons and was team MVP last season...Excelled in the classroom, earning 2006-07 NIC-9 Scholar-Athlete accolades.

Personal: Daughter of Charlene and Ronald Shelton.

Birthdate: November 30, 1989.

Major: Communication

SHELTON'S CAREER HIGHS

Minutes: 38, vs. Ball State, 1-19-11
Field Goals Made: 9, vs. Western Michigan, 1-15-11
Field Goals Attempted: 17, vs. Western Michigan, 1-15-11
Three Pointers Made: 6, vs. Western Michigan, 1-15-11
Three Pointers Attempted: 8, vs. Western Michigan, 1-15-11
Free Throws Made: 8, vs. Chicago State, 11-27-10
Free Throws Attempted: 9, vs. Chicago State, 11-27-10
Rebounds: 7, vs. Western Michigan, 1-12-10
Assists: 9, at Northwestern, 12-15-10
Blocks: 1, 10 times, last at Eastern Michigan, 2-19-11
Steals: 4, at Eastern Michigan, 1-16-10
Points: 29, vs. Western Michigan, 1-15-11

SHELTON'S CAREER STATISTICS

Total 3-Point F-Throws Rebounds Scoring
Season GP-GS Min/Avg fg-fga pct fg-fga pct ft-fta pct off def tot avg pf fo ast to blk stl pts avg
2008-09 13-0 46/3.5 1-13 .077 1-7 .143 0-0 .00 0 1 1 0.1 6 0 4 2 1 1 3 0.2
2009-10 29-29 799/27.6 44-145 .303 23-89 .258 20-35 .571 21 49 70 2.4 50 2 73 57 5 32 131 4.5
2010-11 30-30 943/31.4 76-204 .373 39-109 .358 46-70 .657 14 57 71 2.4 79 3 78 95 5 16 237 7.9
TOTAL 72-59
1788/24.8
121-362
.334 63-205 .307 66-105
.629 35
107
142
2.0
135
5
155
154
11
49
371
5.2
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