Julia Shelbourn
Julia  Shelbourn


Whitewater, Wis.

High School:
Whitewater HS




Record number of Wolf Pack student-athletes set graduate at University Commencement ceremonies this week

65 Wolf Pack student-athletes to earn degrees


A season torn away

For four athletes on the Nevada women's basketball team, the year was ripped away by season-ending injury


Shelbourn nominated for Allstate WBCA Good Works Team

This is the second consecutive nomination for Shelbourn


2015-16 women’s basketball team captains

It is the first team captain honor for LeSure, Kaelin and Shelbourn


Shelbourn receives nomination for Allstate WBCA Good Works Team

Final, 10-member teams will be selected in February


Nevada vs. San Diego State - MW Championship

Nevada vs. San Diego State - MW Championship

2015-16 Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) President

SENIOR (2015-16) –
Nominee for the WBCA Good Works Team ... started two games before suffering a season-ending injury vs. Montana State (11/15) … finished her career averaging 2.2 points and 1.9 rebounds per game while seeing time in 93 games and made three starts … collected 201 points, 177 rebounds, 32 assists, 24 blocks and 18 steals during her four years … averaged 9.9 minutes per game and shot 36.4 percent (71-of-195) for her career

JUNIOR (2014-15)
– Nominee for the WBCA Good Works Team … as the Nevada SAAC President, she guided student-athletes to winning the Mountain West SAAC Community Service Challenge … appeared in all 30 games for Nevada, logging 389 minutes on the floor to average 13.0 minutes per game … played a season-best 20 minutes vs. Oregon State (12/20) … scored 75 points (2.5 ppg) on the year and collected 82 rebounds (43 off, 39 def) to average 2.7 rebounds per game … dished out 16 assists and had nine blocks and six steals … shot 34.1 percent (29-of-85) from the field, hit 1-of-3 from three-point range and shot 47.1 percent (16-of-34) from the free throw line … posted her first career game in double figures with 10 points against Air Force (2/25) … sunk her lone three-pointer of the year at home against Colorado State (1/14) … ended the year on a six-game scoring streak

SOPHOMORE (2013-14) – Academic All-Mountain West honoree … appeared in all 31 games for Nevada during her sophomore season, making one start at Utah (12/7) … logged 298 minutes of playing time, averaging 9.6 minutes per game … played a career-high 19 minutes in back-to-back games at Cal Poly (11/21) and against Cal State East Bay (11/25) … tallied 76 points on the year, averaging 2.5 points per game … tied her career-high in eight points three times this season, versus Cal State East Bay (11/25), at UC Santa Barbara (12/21) and at UNLV (3/4) … averaged 1.8 rebounds per game after grabbing 56 total boards (24 off, 32 def) … posted career-best six rebounds three times, against Long Beach State (11/15), at Cal Poly (11/21) and at UNLV (3/7) … dished out 13 assists, posted eight blocks and five steals … blocked two shots and scored four points during the conference semifinals game against Fresno State (3/14) … shot 37 percent (25-of-67) from the field, and hit 61 percent (26-of-43) of her shots from the free throw line … recorded two steals at Cal Poly (11/21) and two assists against BYU (12/3) … scored in 22 of 31 games, including a six game scoring streak to open the season

FRESHMAN (2012-13) – Made 30 appearances during her rookie season with the Wolf Pack … compiled 219 minutes of playing time, averaging 7.3 minutes per game … played season-high 14 minutes twice, against San Diego State (2/23) and at New Mexico (3/6) … totaled 49 points on the year, averaging 1.6 points per game … posted a career-best eight points versus San Diego State (2/23) … grabbed 37 total rebounds (18 off, 19 def) to average 1.2 boards per game … shot 43 percent (17-of-40) from the field, hit one three-pointer versus South Florida (12/21) and hit 74 percent (14-of-19) of her free throws … dished out two assists, posted seven blocks and six steals … collected three steals against Boise State (2/27)

HIGH SCHOOL – Attended Whitewater High School in Whitewater, Wis. ... Earned four varsity letters in basketball, two letters in volleyball and track, and one letter in cross country ... Averaged 16.8 points per game, and 6.5 rebounds per game during her junior year, missing her senior year due to an injury ... Named Jefferson County Player of the Year, first team All-Walworth County, two-time MVP, and captain during junior and senior years ... Ranked 10th best player in the state in 2011-12 ... Played club for the Wisconsin Lakers for coaches Mike and Joe Elles and Wisconsin Hoops Select for coach Dan Staples

PERSONAL – Majoring in biology ... Daughter of Gale and Dawn Shelbourn ... Has two siblings, Jessica and Jason ... Was the National Honor Society President in high school and named to the High Honor Roll in eight consecutive semesters ... Likes to water-ski with family, arts and crafts, baking, and swimming ... Lists favorite restaurant as Maggiano's Little Italy and favorite movie is ‘The Tourist’ ... Chose Nevada because of the quality academics and coaching staff ... Lists Michael Phelps as her favorite athlete and making the sectional finals in basketball as her favorite sports moment

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