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Shelly Cayette
Shelly Cayette


St. James, La.

High School:
Ascension Catholic




2003-04: Played in 17 games, earning her first career start against George Mason... Played a career-high 16 minutes against Oregon State and turned in a career-best six points, three steals and two blocks... Had two blocks in the season-opener against UL Monroe... Also added two blocked shots against Nicholls State... Pulled down a pair of rebounds against George Mason.

2002-03: Saw action in 11 games as a redshirt freshman... Scored a point in her first career game with a free throw in the season opener against James Madison... Also added an assist against James Madison... Pulled down a rebound against Oregon State... Had two points and a rebound in Tulane's road win over Portland... Saw a career-high 16 minutes of action against Southeastern Louisiana, posting four rebounds and adding an assist and a steal... Had two points, a rebound, an assist and a steal in the win over UNC Greensboro in the first round of the DoubleTree Classic at Fogelman Arena.

2001-02: Redshirted her true freshman season, retaining four years of eligibility.

Prep: Played four seasons at Ascension Catholic High School in Donaldsonville, La... Helped lead the Bulldogs to the 2000 Sweet 16 in the state playoffs... Was a first-team All-State selection by the Louisiana High School Basketball Coaches Association (LHSBCA)... Was ranked as high as 26th nationally and as one of the Top 7 centers in her class by the All-Star Girls Report... Invited to the 2000 adidas All-American Camp... Named as an honorable mention All-American by Street & Smith's as a junior... Scored 493 points, pulled down 325 rebounds and had 92 blocks as a junior... Named Outstanding Defensive Player as a sophomore... Also played with the volleyball team and was a three-time all-district choice... Was named to the All-State Tournament team as a senior... Named team MVP as a junior... Won the 1999 district championship in the high jump... Member of the school choir and the Honor Society.

Personal: Shelly Marie Cayette was born March 29, 1983 in Baton Rouge, La... The daughter of Robert and Angela Cayette... Has a younger sister, Kaitlin... Relative Roshonda Cayette was on the track team at Park College...