Shae Nelson
Shae Nelson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Cordova, Tenn.

High School:
Cordova H.S.

Height:
5-10

Position:
G

Experience:
1L


11/07/2011

2011-12 Ole Miss Women's Basketball Outlook

Team Opens The Regular-Season Friday At 11 A.M.

Freshman Season (2010-11): Played in 24 games and made 12 starts during her first season with the Rebels ... finished the year third on the team in scoring, averaging 7.8 points per game ... averaged 2.7 rebounds per game and was third on the team in minutes per game with 27.2 ... recorded a team-best 45 three pointers on the year including 35 in SEC play ... scored in double figures in eight games including a pair of 20-point games ... recorded a career-high 22 points against No. 17/18 Kentucky (Jan. 27) including six threes ... added 21 points at Auburn (Jan. 13) on seven three pointers to tie the school record for three pointers in a game ... recorded at least one made three pointer in 21 of the 24 games she appeared in including at least one in each of her first 17 appearances ... grabbed a career-high eight boards in a 64-60 win over Nicholls State (Nov. 20) and added seven at Hawai`i (Nov. 27) ... recorded a career-high four steals in a 69-60 win against Sam Houston State (Nov. 13) and dished out a career-high three assists in a 69-65 win at No. 23/24 Arkansas (Jan. 23) ... ended the year fourth in the SEC in league games in three-point field goals made (35, 2.2).

High School: Attended Cordova High School in Cordova, Tenn. ... lettered four years in basketball and was a member of the junior varsity volleyball team as a sophomore ... was an All-District selection as a freshman, junior and senior ... four-time Commercial Appeal Best of The Preps honoree ... averaged 16.8 points per game, 9.6 rebounds per game and 1.6 assists per game as a senior ... averaged 17.5 points per game as a junior.

Off the Court: Full name is Shae'ann Desire Nelson ... born on October 8,1991 ... daughter of Andre and Connie Nelson...graduated high school with honors and maintained a 3.6 GPA or higher in high school ... also recruited by Southern Miss, Memphis, Alabama and Florida ... played against a number of current college players in high school and AAU including Jasmine James (Georgia), Jasmine Robinson (Alabama) and Deja Foster (Georgia Tech) ... wants be a child psychologist or a physical therapist ... majoring in social work.

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