Former South Student Signed to East Carolina for Basketball

Posted by Community Relations Department on 5/9/2012 12:00:00 PM

Former South Mountain student-athlete Elise Shelton has signed a national letter-of-intent to attend East Carolina University and play basketball for the Pirates beginning with the 2012-13 season.  Shelton, a 6-4 center, played at Phoenix College last season, where she averaged a double-double with 14.7 points and 11.6 rebounds per game. She also produced 3.4 blocks per contest. Shelton led the Arizona Community College Athletic Conference (ACCAC) in rebounding and blocked shots, was fifth in field goal percentage and eighth in scoring.   As a Jaguar, she averaged 5.8 points and 4.7 rebounds per game her senior season. The Jaguars advanced to the Arizona 5A Division II state semifinals on the way to posting a 20-5 overall record and 11-1 league ledger.