Tatum Sheley

#15 Tatum Sheley

HOMETOWN Backus, Minn. (Pine River-Backus HS)

2016-2017 (Senior): Played and started in all 27 games averaging 28 minutes per game... Totaled 303 points shooting .357 (105-294) from the field, .324 (47-145) from beyond the arc, and .807 (46-57) from the free throw line... Recorded 112 total rebounds, 47 assists, 7 blocks, and 17 steals... Tied her career highs in: points (25) at U-Mary (Jan. 21), rebounds (10) at Wayne State (Feb. 3), and steals (3) at Wayne State (Feb. 3)... Finished top 5 on the team in many categories: Scoring (3rd; 303), Scoring Average (3rd; 11.2), Field Goals Made (3rd; 105), Three-Point made (2nd; 47), Free Throw Percent (4th; .807), Free Throws Made (3rd; 46), Rebounds (2nd; 112), Assists (4th; 47), Steals (3rd; 17), Blocked Shots (5th; 7), Minutes Played (2nd; 757)... Claimed the 18th spot in Beaver Woman's Basketball history to tally 1,000 career points at U-Mary on January 21. 

2015-2016 (Junior): Played and started in all 27 games this season... Averaged 13 points per game shooting 36.6 percent from the field and 36.0 percent from three-point range... Was second on the squad in scoring (13), she was also seond in: points with 352, field goals made (117), three-pointers made (54) and attempted (150), free throws made (64) and attempted (82)... Recorded a 3.7 rebound average, 1.5 assists, and 19 total steals... Played in 898 minutes with a single game average 32.9 (third on the team)... Had a career high season in almost all catagories across the board tying her career highs in: three-points made with five (Dec. 18), three-point attempts (11) for the third time in her career (Nov. 21), free throws made (seven) for the second time (Jan. 30), rebounds with ten (Jan. 23), steals (three) for the second time (Feb. 12), and finally recorded one blocked shot for the 14th time (Feb. 13)... Then posted new career highs in: 25 points going 7-14 and 4-6 from three-point range in a win at Upper Iowa (Jan. 30), field goal attempts (21) against Wayne State (Dec. 14), free throw attempts (11) against St. Cloud State at home (Jan. 10), assists tallying six (Nov. 17), and finally played 50 minutes for a career high at St. Cloud State in a 3OT contest (Dec. 5)... Was named to the 2015-16 Winter NSIC All-Academic Team.

2014-2015 (Sophomore): Saw the court in all 28 games this season starting 11 of those games... Avereaged 10.3 ppg, shot 40.9 percent from the field and 55.6 percent from the line for the season... Scored 10+ points 17 differnt times this season... Scored a season high 24 points shooting 10-20 from the field and 4-9 from downtown adding 4 rebounds and 3 assists in a win against Mayville State (11/21/14). Finished the year second in field goal attempts with 280 attemts (10 att/g), and second on the team with field goals made 114... Also lead the team in 3-point attempts and makes with 148 attempts and 51 made.

2013-14 (Freshman): Closed freshman season fifth on the team in scoring with 146 points (5.4 ppg)… Played in all 27 and started 14 contests… Averaged 2.9 rebounds and 1.1 assists in 20.4 minutes per game… Shot 33.5 percent, hit 18 3-pointers (18-for-59, 30.5%) to tie for second on the team and shot 77.4 percent from the free throw line… Recorded six points, six rebounds, a season-high three steals and two assists in first collegiate game and start versus Mayville State (Nov. 12)… Poured in 10 or more points on five occasions, which included a season-best 19 in a season-high 36 minutes at Minnesota Crookston (Nov. 30)… Posted 14 points on a 5-for-9 (55.6%) shooting effort (4-of-6 from 3-point range) with six rebounds and tied a season-best four assists against Finlandia (Nov. 19)… Brought down four or more rebounds 10 times, which included a season-best eight versus St. Cloud State (Dec. 6).

High School: Was a six-time letter winner and five-year starter on the Pine River-Backus girls basketball team… Left as the school’s all-time leader in points (2,356), assists (511) and steals (474), while adding more than 700 rebounds… Named all-state honorable mention twice, Brainerd Dispatch All-Area Team three times (Player of the Year in 2013) and Northwoods Conference MVP twice… Missed the start of her senior season due to a knee injury during the summer, but still racked up 17.3 points per game, with 132 assists, 80 steals and 80 rebounds to help guide the Tigers to a conference title and the Section 5-1A final… Scored a school-record 44 points in a game during junior year… Recorded 27.2 points, 4.7 steals, 4.1 rebounds and 3.6 assists as a junior… A three-sport athlete, in addition to six letters in basketball, accumulated three letters in volleyball and three in softball… Is an Honor Roll student.

Personal: Born Oct. 20, 1994… Daughter of Dave and Kim Sheley… Elementary education major… Brother, Tucker, played four years of basketball at St. Olaf College and sister, Taylor, played four years of basketball at Bethel College.

Season Highs
Points: 25 at U-Mary (1/21/17)
FG made: 9 vs Northern State (12/9/16)
FG attempts: 17 vs Minot State (2/18/17)
3Pt FG made: 4, 5x last at U-Mary (1/21/17)
3Pt FG attempts: 13 at St. Cloud State (12/03/16)
FT made: 7, 2x last vs Upper Iowa (1/30/16)
FT attempts: 13 at St. Cloud State (12/3/16)
Rebounds: 10 at Wayne State (2/3/17)
Assists: 8 vs Southwest State (1/14/17)
Steals: 3, 2x, last at Wayne State (2/3/17)
Blocked Shots: 2 vs MSU Moorhead (12/10/16)
Minutes: 46 at St. Cloud State (12/3/16)

Career Highs
Points: 25 2x last at U-Mary (1/21/17)
FG made: 10 vs Mayville State (11/21/14)
FG attempts: 21 vs Wayne State (12/12/15)
3Pt FG made: 5, 2x last 5 vs Minnesota Crookston (12/18/15)
3Pt FG attempts: 13 at St. Cloud State (12/03/16)
FT made: 7, 2x last vs Upper Iowa (1/30/16)
FT attempts: 13 at St. Cloud State (12/3/16)
Rebounds: 10, 3x last at Wayne State (2/3/17)
Assists: 8 vs Southwest State (1/14/17)
Steals: 3, 3x last at Wayne State (2/3/17)
Blocked Shots: 2 vs MSU Moorhead (12/10/16)
Minutes: 50 at Minnesota Duluth (12/5/15)