Shelby

Stender

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Height: 5'4"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Oakdale, CA
High School: Oakdale HS
Major: Economics
Experience: 3 Letters

Bio

AS A SENIOR IN 2019
ACWPC All-Academic (Superior) ... WWPA All-Academic ... WWPA Player of the Week (1/23) ... Appeared in 35 games ... Ranked fourth on the team with 46 total points and fifth with 34 goals ... Tallied 12 assists and nine steals ... Led the Tritons going 24-28 in sprints ... Matched a career high with four goals against No. 19 Wagner in the NCAA Opening Round (5/7) ... Scored three goals with an assist and a steal in a win against Azusa Pacific (1/19) ... Finished with three goals in a victory over Saint Francis (3/3) ... Had three goals in a win against Bucknell (3/30) ... Tallied two goals, two assists and a steal in a WWPA Quarterfinal victory over Cal State Monterey Bay (4/26).

AS A JUNIOR IN 2018
ACWPC All-Academic Excellent list ... Appeared in all 36 games ... Ranked fifth on the team with 40 total points ... Finished seventh on the team with 20 goals and was second on the squad with 20 assists ... Tallied 20 steals and 24 exclusions drawn ... Won seven sprints ... Had a team-best two assists in the NCAA Opening Round contest against Wagner (5/8) ... Scored the game-winning goal against San Diego State, lifting the Tritons to their third-straight Harper Cup victory (4/20) ... Notched hat tricks with three goals in consecutive road games against Fresno Pacific (3/30) and Fresno State (3/31).

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2017
ACWPC All-Academic (Excellent) ... Appeared in all 34 games ... Compiled 15 goals, nine assists, and 16 steals ... Drew 11 ejections ... Had a career-high four goals in the WWPA Tournament semifinal game against Cal State Monterey Bay (4/29) ... Tallied three goals against Chapman (3/12) ... Had a goal and a steal against UC Davis (2/12). 

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2016
ACWPC All-Academic (Superior) ... Totaled seven goals, six assists, and 12 steals ... Had two goals, two assists and three steals vs. Cal State Monterey Bay in the WWPA Tournament (4/2) ... Recorded two goals, one assist and one steal at Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (3/5). 

HIGH SCHOOL
A 2015 graduate of Oakdale High School … Team captain … Valley Oak League MVP … CIF Division II Sac-Joaquin Section First Team and MVP honoree … Modesto Bee First Team All-County and Player of the Year … NISCA All-American … Helped team to numerous Valley Oak League titles and a CIF Sac-Joaquin Section crown … Also competed on the swim team for the Mustangs … Member of 680 Water Polo Club.

PERSONAL
Born Dec. 21 in Colorado Springs, Colo. … Parents are Alan and Erin Stender … Has an older sister named Savannah … An international business major in Sixth College with plans to attend business school after graduation … Enjoys camping, hiking and going to the beach … Loves strawberries. 

GAME HIGHS
Goals 4 2 times (Last 5/7/19 vs. Wagner
Assists 3 2/17/18 vs. California Baptist
Steals 3 3 times (last 3/12/17 vs. Chapman)
CAREER STATISTICS
Season G A Stl Ej Dr Shot % FB Ej
2016 7 6 12 6 .350 1 4
2017 15 9 16 11 .357 2 5
2018 20 20 20 24 .294 4 5
2019 34 12 9 9 .358 5 13
Totals 76 47 57 50 .340 12 27
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