2012-2013: Attended Spring Arbor University. 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
High School: Shelby 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 4 years. In addition to her basketball accolades Shelby was also a 4 year Varsity soccer letter winner.
Favorite TV Show: Everybody Loves Raymond
Favorite Sports Team: MSU Basketball
Favorite Holiday: Thanksgiving
Dream Job: Pet food taster
Dream Vacation: A cruise around the world
Favorite Bible Verse: Joshua 1:9