Height: 5'9"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Kansas City, Mo.
High School: North Kansas City HS
Experience: 2 Years


2016-17: Earned Academic All-WAC honors … Played in all but one game for UMKC, making 13 starts for the Roos … Averaged 21.4 minutes per contest, while shooting 42.7 percent (82-for-192) from the field and 71.8 percent (28-for-39) from the charity stripe … Grabbed 112 rebounds, averaging four board per game … Dished out 35 assists, made 18 steals and blocked a shot … Led the team in scoring and rebounds on six and seven occasions, respectively … Logged full minutes at Grand Canyon (Jan. 26), while contributing a season high 24 points behind 12-for-17 shooting from the field.

2015-16: Earned Academic All-WAC honors … Started all 28 games for UMKC averaging 30.0 minutes per game … Led the Roos in scoring by recording a career-high 314 points in the season, averaging 11.2 points per game to rank 10th in the WAC … Shot 42.9 percent (122-for-284) from the field to rank 12th in the WAC, and shot team-best 86.3 percent (69-for-80) from the charity stripe, ranking second in the conference … Grabbed 163 rebounds, including a team-high 65 offensive boards, averaging 5.8 per game to rank second on the team and 12th in the WAC … Ranked 10th in the conference and led the Roos with 2.4 assists per game (67) … Tallied 16 steals on the season, including a career-high three against Stephens College (Dec. 6) and Seattle U (Jan. 7) … Scored a season-high 23 points against Stephens College (Dec. 6), making a career-high 10 field goals … Scored 21 points against Denver (Dec. 12) where she went 7-for-8 from the free throw line … Scored 20 points against CSU Bakersfield (Jan. 9) making a season-high eight free throws … Shot a season-best 80 percent (8-for-10) from the field at Grand Canyon (Jan. 24), finishing with 18 points … Grabbed a career-high 14 rebounds at Morgan State (Jan. 2) … Recorded 12 rebounds and tied a career-high seven assists against Bethany College (Dec. 19) … Tied a career-high seven assists and made eight field goals at Utah Valley (Jan. 21) … Played a season-high 39 minutes at Chicago State (Jan. 30).

2014-15: Appeared in 27 games with 22 starts … Averaged 10.0 points (271), shooting 48.8 percent (105-for-215) from the field and 76.3 percent (61-for-80) from the free throw line … Averaged 5.0 rebounds (135), 2.3 assists (61) and 0.7 steals (20) … Ranked fourth in the WAC in field goal percentage (48.8), fifth in free throw percentage (76.3), 12th in assists (2.3), 16th in scoring (10.0) and 18th in rebounding (5.0) … Named to the All-WAC Newcomer Team … Named Preseason WAC Freshman of the Year by College Sports Madness … Tied the UMKC record for free throw percentage in a game at 100 percent (10-for-10), including going 8-for-8 in one half … Ranks eighth all-time among UMKC freshmen in field goal percentage (48.8), free throws made (61) and free throw percentage (76.3), and 10th in field goals (105) and scoring (10.0) … Led team in scoring eight times, rebounding four times, assists eight times, steals 10 times and blocks once … Made her collegiate debut at Eastern Illinois (Nov. 15) scoring four points with three rebounds … Scored 15 points with six rebounds and a steal and 16 points with two rebounds, five assists and a steal in back-to-back games at Western Illinois and against Mississippi Valley State … Scored 16 points on 5-for-6 shooting from the field and 6-for-8 from the line with six rebounds, three assists and a steal against North Texas … Scored 14 points on 5-for-8 shooting from the field and 4-for-4 from the line with eight rebounds and two assists at CSU Bakersfield … Scored 12 points and grabbed a career-high nine rebounds and two assists against Grand Canyon … Scored 20 or more points for the first time with 22 on 6-for-9 shooting from the field and 10-for-10 from the free throw line with seven rebounds, three assists and a steal against Utah Valley … Scored 10 points with a career-high nine rebounds and an assist at Texas-Pan American … Finished with 13 points, six rebounds, two assists and a career-high three steals against Chicago State … Scored 19 points on 9-for-14 shooting from the field with six rebounds, a career-high seven assists and a steal, and scored a career-high 26 points on 9-for-12 shooting from the field and 8-for-9 from the free throw line with six rebounds, two assists and a steal in back-to-back games against Seattle and CSU Bakersfield … Notched 14 points on 7-for-9 shooting with five rebounds, three assists and a steal at Grand Canyon … Scored 11 points with eight rebounds, three assists and a career-high three steals against Texas-Pan American.

High School: Played her prep basketball under head coach Jeff Lacy ... Led the Hornets to a 24-2 record and a Suburban Kansas City – White Conference title ... Averaged 15.3 points, 7.5 rebounds, 4.0 assists and 1.9 steals as a sophomore ... Averaged 17.0 points, 9.0 rebounds, 4.0 assists and 2.0 steals as a junior ... Named First-Team All-Conference as a sophomore and junior ... Named First-Team All-State and All-District as a junior ... Played AAU for KC Select under head coach Earnest Jones.

Personal: Daughter of David Washington and Maelynn Shelton ... Has two siblings, Ja'Kyra Shelton and Tyree Washington ... Dad David played basketball at Missouri Western and sister Ja'Kyra plays at Park.

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