Volleyball 2014 – Player Profile

Shelby Henderson

Shelby Henderson – 1

Year: Junior

Major: Sports Management

Height: 5-8

Position: DS/L

High School: Padua Academy

Hometown: Wilmington, Del.

Awards: 2014: CACC Defensive Player of the Week (10/28); AIC Yellow Jacket Invitational All-Tournament Team; 2013: CACC Defensive Player of the Week (9/9)


Biography

Sophomore Season (2013): Appeared in 32 matches and played in 118 sets as the team’s libero – led the team and was fifth in the CACC with 454 digs, finishing seventh in the CACC with a 3.85 digs per set average – tallied double digit digs in 24 matches, including six matches with 20 or more digs – matched her career best of 25 digs at Nyack on November 9 – added 20 service aces and led the team with a .980 serve percentage – set a new career best with five aces at Post on October 26 – her 454 digs ranks fifth on the all-time list for a single season – her 747 career digs ranks ninth all-time in program history. 

Freshman Season (2012): Appeared in 33 matches and 114 on the backline as a freshman – collected 31 service aces and led the team with a .971 serve percentage on 373 attempts – third on the team with 293 digs, averaging 2.57 per set – tallied a season high four aces twice in the season, first at Felician on October 13, and at Goldey-Beacom on October 23 – recorded 13 matches with double-digit digs, including a season high 25 against Nyack on September 22 – averaged 18 digs in three matches during the CACC Tournament 

High School: Four year letterwinner in volleyball at Padua Academy under head coach Angel Payne – named Second Team All-State as a junior – named Second Team All-Catholic Conference as a sophomore – named Third Team All-Catholic Conference as a freshman – earned the Jefferson Award from in final three years – also earned two varsity letters in basketball.

Personal: Shelby G. Henderson – daughter of Trampas and Kathy Henderson – has a younger sibling, Trampas, Jr. – majoring in sports management at Wilmington University – her favorite athlete is Misty May – her favorite cartoon character is Ariel from The Little Mermaid. – the greatest piece of advice she’s received is “to always try your best”.

Season

M-G

Kills

Pct.

Assists

Aces

Digs

Blocks

Solo

Assist

2012

33-114

8 (0.07)

-.055

7 (0.06)

31 (0.27)

293 (2.57)

1 (0.01)

0

1

2013

32-118

2 (0.02)

.000

17 (0.14)

20 (0.17)

454 (3.85)

0 (0.00)

0

0

Total

65-232

10 (0.04)

-.035

24 (0.10)

51 (0.22)

747 (3.22)

1 (0.00)

0

1