Women's Basketball

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Shelby Herrington
Shelby Herrington

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Hemlock, Mich.

High School:
Hemlock

Height:
6-2

Position:
Forward

Birthdate:
04/16/1992

Major:
Elementary Education



04/18/2013

OU's Herrington and Hamlet Leave Women's Basketball Program

They will finish up the academic year with finals next week.

01/19/2013

Postgame Notes vs. South Dakota

01/10/2013

Oakland Falls to SDSU at O'rena, 64-43

The bench scored 22 points for the Golden Grizzlies.

01/02/2013

Oakland Hits the Road to Take on Omaha Thursday

The Golden Grizzlies tipoff at 8 p.m. ET

12/30/2012

Oakland Rallies to Beat IUPUI, 68-59

The Golden Grizzlies shot a season-high 60.5 percent from the field.

12/05/2012

Oakland falls to MSU at the O'rena

Highlights from OU vs. MSU at the O'rena, December 5, 2012.

12/01/2012

OU defeats Western Michigan 73-70 (4OT)

Oakland defeated Western Michigan 73-70 in 4OT

11/12/2012

OU defeats Eagles, goes 2-0

Highlights from OU vs. American, November 12, 2012.

11/09/2012

OU defeats George Mason

OU defeats George Mason in home opener.

11/09/2012

OU defeats George Mason

OU vs George Mason in home opener highlights.

02/23/2013

Oakland vs Fort Wayne - Feb. 23, 2013

Oakland faced Fort Wayne in the final home game of the season on Feb. 23, 2013. IPFW won the game 87-71.

02/14/2013

Oakland vs South Dakota - Feb. 14, 2013

Olivia Nash and Sinclair Russell had double-doubles as Oakland beat South Dakota 59-46 at the Athletics Center O'rena

02/02/2013

Oakland vs. Omaha

The women's basketball team played their first home game inthree weeks as they took on Omaha in the O'rena on Saturday.

01/10/2013

Oakland vs. South Dakota State

The women's basketball team took on the Jackrabbits of South Dakota State Thursday night in the O'rena

12/21/2012

Oakland vs. Rochester College

The women's basketball team took on the Warriors from Rochester College Friday night in the Athletics Center O'rena.

2012-13:
▪ Played in 28 games, making one start
▪ Averaged 2.0 points and 1.3 rebounds per game
▪ Finished with a 34.7 field-goal percentage (26-75)
▪ Scored a career-high 11 points against UM Dearborn
▪ Had a career-high six rebounds against Western Illinois
▪ Made 10 consecutive field goals over a four-game stretch

2011-12:
▪ Played in 28 games making one start
▪ Averaged 1.2 points and 1.0 rebounds per game as a freshman and shooting 31.3 percent
▪ Scored a career-high six points on a 3-for-4 shooting effort against Rochester College (11/17)
▪ Posted a career-high four rebounds against Michigan State (11/27)
▪ Had two games with two steals against Providence (11/22) and South Dakota State (1/30)
▪ She scored her first Summit League points against NDSU (12/31) and scored in eight league games
▪ Played her first collegiate game against George Mason (11/13) and made her first career start vs Southern Utah (2/18)
▪ Academic All-Summit League

High School:
▪ Earned four varsity letters at Hemlock High School where she was a two-time team captain
▪ Finished her career as the school's all-time leading scorer with 1,302 points
▪ Also holds the school record for career rebounds (792) and blocked shots (250)
▪ Was a Michigan nominee to play in the McDonalds High School All-American Game
▪ Earned all-state honors in 2010 and 2011
▪ She was a a Midland News Dream Team selection for three seasons and a two-time Saginaw Dream Team player
▪ Named team MVP three times
▪ Helped Hemlock to the semifinals of the state tournament as a senior
▪ Played in the Basketball Coaches Association of Michigan All-State Game
▪ She was a four-time all-league player
▪ Played for the MGBR AAU basketball team that finished seventh in the nation in 2009
▪ Her Midland AAU team finished as state runner-up in 2008
▪ Also competed in basketball and volleyball at Hemlock
▪ As a pitcher she threw five no-hitters for the Hemlock softball team and was a two-time team MVP
▪ Earned all-state softball honors in 2011
▪ Won a pair of district volleyball championships for HHS

Academic and Extracurricular Activities:
▪ Was an honor roll student
▪ Earned an academic letter

Top Athletic Performance:
▪ She scored 30 points, pulled in 16 rebounds and blocked seven shots in a win over Alma High School

Personal:
Full Name: Shelby Elizabeth Herrington
Birthdate: April 16, 1992
Parents: Renee and George Herrington
> Her dad played basketball and ran track at Alma,
Siblings: Karli, Kyle and Conner
Other Relatives: Her uncle Keith Davenport pitched at Michigan State and was a two-time draft pick, her uncle Juston Davenport played baseball at Detroit Mercy and played two years of minor league baseball

Top Three Reasons for Choosing Oakland:
1. Her relationship with the basketball coaches
2. The opportunity to continue her basketball career
3. The proximity of Oakland to her hometown

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