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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!!"