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Shelby Strang
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Shelby Strang

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Champaign, Ill.

High School:
Central HS

Height:
5-6

Position:
Defensive Specialist/Libero

08/01/2013

Six MSU Student-Athletes to Participate in Friday Commencement

Including honors graduate Shelby Strang, six current and former Bears will earn degrees

07/10/2013

Missouri State Student-Athletes Honored By MVC

More than 200 MSU student-athletes recognized for academic excellence

04/14/2013

Annual Maroon & White Event Brings Out MSU's Best & Brightest

157 Student-Athletes Honored at 3rd Annual Honors Banquet and Awards Ceremony

02/20/2013

AD Honor Roll Recipients Recognized at Halftime of Tuesday's Game

More than 200 Missouri State student-athletes earn academic distinction

12/31/2012

Missouri State Announces Athletic Director's Honor Roll for Fall Semester

More than 200 student-athletes achieve a 3.0 GPA or higher during fall 2012 semester

2011 (Junior)
• Played in every set for the season while starting 13 matches
• Enters her senior season as Missouri State's active leader with 620 career digs
• Totaled 290 digs in 2011 to average 2.61 per set
• Had 13 matches with at least 10 digs, with a career-best 18 against 12th-ranked UNI (10/28)
• Added exactly 15 digs in three more matches and 16 on Oct. 21 against Wichita State
• Served 17 aces against just six errors for nearly a 3:1 ratio, including a season-best three aces at 20th-ranked San Diego (9/3)

2010 (Sophomore)
• Played in 70 sets over 26 matches with one start as a sophomore
• Had a pair of 10-plus dig matches, scooping a season-high 12 against SEMO (9/4) and recording 10 at Wichita State (10/29)
• Finished the year with a .963 service reception percentage, including six matches with at least 12 chances and no errors
• Had 91 digs on the season for a 1.30 per set average
• Set a career high with four assists against Oklahoma (9/11)
• Closed the season with two aces, one kill and 14 assists

2009 (Freshman)
• Regular in the defensive rotation who played in all 31 matches with eight starts and 114 sets
• Fourth on the team with 239 total digs and 2.10 per set
• Led the Bears in digs one time, with eight in an Oct. 16 sweep of Bradley
• Had 10 or more digs eight times, including the final four matches of the season
• Season best of 16 digs came at home against Evansville (10/10)
• Had 13 digs at Indiana State (11/20)
• Finished the year with three kills, 12 assists and 18 aces

Background
• Four-year starter for Champaign (Ill.) Central High who left with the school record of 1,415 career digs
• Had 412 digs, 316 kills and 39 aces as a senior to earn all-state, all-conference, all-area and team MVP honors
• Received same honors as a junior and was all-conference and all-area as a freshman

Personal
• Born February 6, 1991, in Urbana, Ill.
• Daughter of David and Nancy Strang
• Brother Cam played baseball at Eastern Illinois, and brother Tucker played baseball at Arkansas Tech
• Father played baseball at Ole Miss
• Sport and Park Administration major

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