1  Shae Nelson
Shae Nelson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Cordova, Tenn.

High School:
Cordova

Last College:
Northwest Florida State

Height:
6-1

Position:
Forward


03/19/2014

ECU Concludes the Season with an 86-68 Loss at George Washington

Jada Payne notches a double-double in the setback

2013-14: Played in 27 games and earned one start in her first year at East Carolina...Was the Pirates' third leading scorer with 296 points to average 11.0 points per game...Posted 84 rebounds (3.1 per game), 22 steals, 12 assists and four blocks...Poured in a career-best 27-point performance at UAB (2/8/14) after connecting on 9-of-19 field goals, 5-of-8 three-pointers and 4-of-4 free throw attempts...Registered a career-high seven boards in ECU's season opener against Virginia Intermont (11/8/13)...Grabbed a seasob-best three steals versus Florida Atlantic (1/8/14)...Led the Pirates in scoring on five occasions...Tallied two games as ECU's leading rebounder...Notched 11 double-figure scoring games...Tallied 20-plus point performances on three occasions at Marshall (2/5/14), at UAB (2/8/14) and at George Washington (3/19/14) in the first round of the WNIT...Member of the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll...Named to the ECU Athletics Director's Honor Roll.

2011-13: Saw action at Northwest Florida State College...Ranked as the No. 25 junior college player in the country by Dan Olson Collegiate Girls Basketball Report.

2010-11: Played in 24 games and made 12 starts during her first season with Ole Miss... 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...Graduated high school with honors and maintained a 3.6 GPA or higher in high school.

Personal: Born Shae'ann Desire Nelson on October 8, 1991...Daughter of Andre and Connie Nelson...Majoring in social work.