Freshman Shelby Nelson scored 17 of her career-high 23 points to help the Saints rally a second half comeback against Olivet Nazarene on Saturday in Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference (CCAC) play. In addition to a career-best in points, Nelson also grabbed a career-high 12 rebounds for her first double-double as a member of the Saints.
In three games since being inserted into the starting rotation, Nelson has averaged 11.6 point and 8.6 rebounds per game. Currently, she holds season averages of 7.2 points and 4.6 rebounds in 10 games.
The Saints are currently 2-8 overall and 0-2 in the CCAC.