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Women's Basketball

 Shelley Sheetz
Shelley  Sheetz
Last College:
Colorado '95

Assistant Coach


Women's Basketball to Host Fan Day

Saturday, October 25 at Power Gym


Women's Basketball To Host Meet The Team Day

Fans are invited to watch practice on Sunday, October 20


Q & A with Coach Erik Johnson

Coach Johnson talks about the upcoming season.


Q&A With Katie Zenevitch

"We're going to get after it this season!"


Women's Basketball Camp Registratin Is Open

Eagles to host summer camp sessions


• This is Coach Sheetz second season as an assistant at Boston College and 14th overall coaching within the college ranks.

• Began working with head coach Erik Johnson at the University of San Diego in 2000.

• In 2008, Sheetz joined Johnson in Denver after serving as an assistant at Pepperdine.

• In the 2013-14 season, Boston College finished 12-19 overall.

• Sheetz, who works with the guards, was critical in the maturation of freshman Kelly Hughes as well as development of junior Lauren Engeln at the point.

• Under Sheetz direction, Engeln started all 31 games at the point for BC and had 75 assists while averaging 31.7 minutes per game.

• Coach Sheetz helped guide Kelly Hughes through her first season in college basketball as the rookie led the team in scoring (11.2 ppg.) and started the final nine games of the season. She led the team in minutes played and was 17th in the country in 3-point field goal percentage and 75th in three-pointers per game.

• Sophomore Nicole Boudreau flourished under the direction of Coach Sheetz as she was stepped up when the team suffered a number of key injuries. Boudreau was second in the team in scoring (11.1 ppg.), second in three's made (68), but led the team in minutes played (999), assists (95) and steals (44).

• Other key players emerged as Kat Cooper averaged a career-high 8.7 points per game and shot 42 percent from the floor.

• The Eagles improved to 12 victories in the 2012-13 season after only seven wins the previous season. BC also won five ACC regular season victories, as well as a first round win over Virginia in the ACC Tournament.

• In non-conference action, BC went 7-6 and had key wins over perennial Big East power Rutgers as well as BYU.

• This season, the team won two straight ACC road games - at Virginia Tech and at Clemson - for the first time since entering the conference.

• The Eagles stopped a four-game losing streak to NC State with an, 81-69, victory on Jan. 31.

• The team also won the final regular season ACC game vs. Georgia Tech, its first win over the Yellow Jackets since Jan. 17, 2010.

• BC defeated Virginia twice - once in the regular season and in the first round of the ACC Tourney. It marked the first time BC had defeated UVA in the ACC Tourney.

• The Eagles finished 33rd in the country in three-point field goal percentage and 100th in field goal percentage.

• The team led the ACC and was 44th in the country in free throw percentage. BC was also 71st in the country in assists and 82nd in assist-to-turnover ratio.

• Sheetz was instrumental in first year player Nicole Boudreau being named to the All-ACC Freshman team. Boudreau was the fourth leading scorer on the team as a rookie and led all ACC freshmen in minutes played and three-pointers made.

• Under Sheetz' direction, senior Kerri Shields shot a career-high 40.5 percent from the floor and 38.1 percent from the three-point line. She also became the all-time leader in three-pointers made at BC with 252.

• While at the University of Denver, Sheetz was key as the team compiled a 72-52 overall record while going 34-16 in the Sun Belt Conference.

• The team earned its first win over a nationally-ranked team when the Pioneers defeated No. 23 Vanderbilt. The Pios also had key victories over BCS schools Colorado, Oregon and Minnesota.

• Sheetz was also a member of the staff when Denver finish the 2010-11 season ranked No. 10 in the nation and No. 1 in the SBC in field-goal percentage (45.7%). Denver finished 25th nationally and first in the conference in three-point field goal percentage (35.8%).

• Under Sheetz watchful eye, guard Britteni Rice finished ranked second in the Sun Belt and sixth in the NCAA in three-point field goal percentage (44.9%). Rice finished her career ranked 10th all-time in career points (1,283).

• Helped develop then Emiko Smith, who was an All-SBC second team honoree in 2010-11. Under coach Sheetz, Smith became DU's all-time career assist leader.

• Sheetz was vital in the development of Brianna Culberson. Culberson finished the 2010-11 second on the team in scoring (14.3 ppg) and sixth in the SBC in field goal percentage (52.0 %), good enough for 37th nationally. Culberson earned an All-SBC second-team honors and eclipsed the 1,000 point career mark her senior season.

• Served as an assistant coach at Pepperdine, University of San Diego and Washington State University.


• The first University of Colorado student-athlete to be named a Kodak All-American honoree.

• Finished as the all-time leader in Colorado and Big Eight Conference history with 252 three-pointers made.

• Upon graduation from UC, Sheetz was the second all-time in points (1,755) and assists (514).

• Earned the Big Eight Freshman of the Year (1992) and All-Big Eight and Big Eight All-Tournament honors in her junior and senior seasons.

• In 1995, the team to a school record 25-game win streak, and a perfect 14-0 conference record.

• Was the 1995 Big Eight Female Athlete of the Year.

• In 1995 she was also named an All-American by Kodak, the Associated Press and the U.S. Basketball Writers Association. She was also a finalist for the Naismith Award, an honor given to the top collegiate women's basketball player in the nation.

• Following college, Sheetz played professional basketball in Germany and in the American Basketball League with the Colorado Xplosion and the Portland Power.

• Colorado honored Sheetz as its collegiate Sportswoman of the Year in 1993 and 1995.

• Inducted into CU's Athletic Hall of Fame in 2004.

• A native of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Sheetz was elected into the 1997 Iowa High School Hall of Fame.


CollegeColorado (1995)
Bachelor of Arts in Sociology
Playing Experience
1996-97Colorado Xplosion (ABL)
1997-98Portland Power (ABL)
Coaching Experience
2012-presentAssistant Coach
Boston College
2008-2012Assistant Coach
Denver University
2005-2008Assistant Coach
Pepperdine University
2001-2005Assistant Coach
San Diego
1999-2000Assistant Coach
Washington State

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