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Shelby Tamura
Shelby Tamura


Coppell, TX

Last College:
New Mexico State



North Texas 2013

  • Named team captain

North Texas 2012

  • Received all-tournament honors for her work during the IUPUI Tournament as well as the North Texas Invitational
  • Had 642 digs for the Mean Green, good for first in the Sun Belt, fifth all-time in the Sun Belt record books and second all-time in the NT records
  • Tied for a team-high with 136 sets played
  • Was a back-line machine with 91 assists and a .963 reception rate over 810 total attempts
  • Her 33 digs at UTA is tied for sixth all-time in a single match
  • Was third on the team with 22 service aces
  • Averaged 18 digs per match during the Sun Belt Tournament
  • Chipped in six kills on 18 attempts including a career-high of two at UALR

New Mexico State 2010 & 2011

  • Played in a combined 72 sets for NM State in 2010 and 2011
  • Tallied 57 career digs for the Aggies, averaging .79 per set
  • In her first appearance in an Aggie uniform, Tamura marked 17 digs to go along with a service ace as the Aggies defeated FIU in four sets
  • She tallied a season-high eight digs at UTEP

Coppell High School

  • Named Texas Sportswriters Association 5A Third Team All-State in 2009
  • LoneStarVolleyball.com All-Texas Team
  • Dallas Morning News All-Area libero second team
  • Led the Cowgirls to district championships in 2007 and 2008, and the area finals in 2008 and 2009
  • Finished her career with 1,826 digs and 60 aces
  • Named to the PrepVolleyball.com Sophomore Elite team
  • PrepVolleyball.com 2008 Defensive Dandy Team
  • All-state high school award (honorable mention) from LoneStarVolleyball.com
  • District 6-5A Defensive Player of the Year

Was born in Irving, Texas on Feb. 15, 1992 ... is a communication design major ... is the daughter of Bob and Kathy Tamura.

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