Height: 6'0"
Class: Sophomore
City/State: Winter Springs, Fla.
High School: Winter Springs HS
Major: Biological Engineering
Experience: 1 Letter


2011 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2011 SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll

Totaled four appearances, including two starts at the setter position ... Handed out 8.80 assists to go along with 1.30 digs and 0.40 kills per set ... Distributed eight assists and tacked on two kills in season opener against Alcorn State (Aug. 26) ... Produced first career double-double with career-highs, 36 assists and 10 digs, versus Arkansas-Little Rock (Sept. 2) during her first career start ... Matched a career-best 36 assists and added two kills against Grambling State (Sept. 2) ... Passed out eight helpers against Ole Miss (Oct. 23) during her lone SEC appearance.

Made appearances in three matches as LSU's back-up setter ... Distributed 8.00 assists per set to go along with 1.50 kills per set ... Handed out a season-high 16 assists over two sets during her LSU debut against Siena (Aug. 27) ... Also ripped five kills on five swings and added two blocks against Siena ... Tallied four assists versus Rice (Sept. 11) ... Recorded 12 assists and two digs to finish off 3-0 sweep of Mississippi State (Oct. 29).

Coached by Isaac Raphael at Winter Springs High School ... LSU's 2010 recruiting class ranked No. 27 nationally by ... Distributed 1,028 assists and notched All-Central Florida First-Team honors in 2008 & 2009 ... Named Seminole County Volleyball Player of the Year ... Plays club volleyball for TVA Winter Springs ... Garnered Academic All-America First-Team accolades ... Member of National Honor Society , a finalist for National Merit Scholarship and an AP Scholar with Honor award recipient ... One of 18 students in Florida to attend 2009 Governor's School for Science, Mathematics and Space Technology at NASA.

Full name is Shelby Kathleen Pursley ... Daughter of David and Annette Pursley ... Born on October 18, 1991 ... Majoring in biological engineering ... Also recruited by Illinois and Virginia.

Hitting Pct. (min. 5 kills): 1.000 vs. Siena (08/27/10)
Kills: 5 vs. Siena (08/27/10)
Attempts: 5, two times, last Alcorn State (08/26/11)
Assists: 36, two times, last vs. Grambling State (09/02/11)
Digs: 10, vs. Arkansas-Little Rock (09/02/11)
Service Aces: 2, vs. Arkansas-Little Rock (09/02/11)
Total Blocks: 2 vs. Siena (08/27/10)


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