2015-16 Women's Basketball
Record: 16-14 Home: 8-4 Away: 8-8 Neutral: 0-2 WHAC: 14-8
Shelby Peterson pictured with her parents.
Shelby Peterson pictured with her parents.
Women's Basketball - Tue, Apr. 2, 2013

Head Coach Katie Mattera and the Golden Eagles welcome transfer guard Shelby Peterson to the 2013-14 roster.  Shelby currently attends Spring Arbor University and was apart of the 2012-13 Cougar basketball roster. 

Peterson played in all 30 games at Spring Arbor University, 13 of those contests as a starter for the Cougars.  Shelby averaged 18.8 minutes per game, and 86.7% from the free throw line.  Peterson scored a season high 9 points versus Cornerstone University (11/9/12) and 9 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists versus Bethel University (11/20/12).  Shelby carries a 4.0 GPA at SAU.

Shelby is from Zeeland, Mich., and was a Zeeland West High School stand out.  She is the all-time leading scorer (and 3 point scorer) in Zeeland West history and a 4-year varsity starter averaging 12.3 PPG, 3.6 RPG and 3.1 SPG her senior year.  Shelby was a 3-year team captain and 3-year team MVP.  Peterson was a member of the OK Green All-Conference Team, Holland Sentinel's All-Area Team, Advance All-Area Second Team, and BCAM's Class B Special Mention.  Shelby was also an OK Green Scholar-Athlete and a 2-year member of the National Honor Society.  Shelby served as Student Government's treasurer for four years.  In addition to her basketball accolades Shelby was also a 4-year Varsity soccer letter winner.

What Coach Mattera is saying about Shelby Peterson

"I am thrilled that Shelby will be a part of our family next year!  She brings depth and more importantly experience to our team.  Shelby was an offensive threat to us when we competed against Spring Arbor, and I am glad she will be on our side next year!!"

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