Diane Sheldon

Number11
ClassSr.
PositionOH/RS
Height5-10
HometownColorado Springs, Colo.
Prev. SchoolNavy (Colorado Springs Christian HS)

Statistics

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Season    G    K   K/G    E   TA    Pct    A   A/G   SA   SE  SA/G  RE  DIG   D/G  BS  BA Total   B/G  BE BHE
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2007     110  317  2.88  144  826   .209    6  0.05    6   26  0.05   5   99  0.90   1  24    25  0.23   5   3
2006     101  279  2.76  165  848   .134    6  0.06   18   33  0.18   9  187  1.85   5  28    33  0.33   6   2
2005     109  321  2.94  175  907   .161   16  0.15    6   13  0.06   8  104  0.95   9  22    31  0.28   7   1

Notes:

2007: Named to the all-RMAC tournament team after averaging 3.18 kills per game including a team high 17 kills in the championship match against Nebraska-Kearney ... named honorable mention academic all-RMAC ... played in 110 games ... was second on the team in kills (317), third on the team in hitting percentage (.209), and sixth on the team in blocks (25) and digs (99) ... Had a career-high 19 kills and nine digs against UMSL on Aug. 31 ... tied her career-high 19 kills against Mesa State on Oct. 12.

2006: Named academic All-RMAC ... played in 101 games ... had 279 kills, 187 digs, 33 blocks, 18 service aces, and six assists ... ranked second on the team in kills ... ranked fifth on the team in blocks, digs, and service aces ... had a season-high 16 digs and a career-high four aces along with 17 kills and three blocks against Metro State on Oct. 13th ... had a season high 20 kills along with 10 digs, two aces, one block, and one assist against Adams State on Oct. 7th ... had 16 kills, 14 digs, two aces and assists against CSU-Pueblo on Sep. 9th ... had 13 kills and 11 digs against Northwest Nazarene on Sept. 1st.

2005: Played in 109 games ... ranked second on the team in kills with 321 ... ranked fifth on the team in blocks with 31 ... posted a career-high 23 digs against Cameron on Sept. 1st ... had 11 digs against Angelo State Aug. 26th ... had three aces against SE Oklahoma St. on Aug. 27th ... posted a career-high four assists against Texas A&M-Commerce on Aug. 26th ... had a career-high three blocks against Dallas Baptist on Aug. 27th ... hit .375 and had three digs against Fort Lewis on Sept. 16th ... had 16 kills, four blocks, and four digs against Colorado Mines on Oct. 2nd ... posted 10 kills, 10 digs, a block, and an assist against St. Mary's on Sept. 3rd.

Pre UCCS Notes:

Before UCCS: Was nominated for the Patriot League Freshman of the Year honors in 2004 after a solid season at the U.S. Naval Academy ... was the Midshipmen's second-leading hitter with 2.58 kills per game ... had a .216 hitting percentage and added 22 service aces ... was an all-state performer at Colorado Springs Christian School in 2003.

Personal Notes:

Personal: Majoring in Nursing and Psychology ... parents are Jim and Pam Sheldon

Stories featuring Diane Sheldon

November 16, 2007Season ends with loss in NCAA TournamentKEARNEY, Neb. -- The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs' first trip to the NCAA tournament ended all too quickly, as the Mountain Lions were beaten 3-0 (30-25, 32-30, 30-22) by the Metro State Roadrunners Friday in the first match of the Southwest regional at the University of Nebraska-Kearney's Health and Sports Center.
November 11, 2007 Lopers top UCCS in RMAC championship matchKEARNEY, Neb. -- It was fitting that Sunday was Veteran's Day.
November 10, 2007Laband helps send UCCS to RMAC title matchKEARNEY, Neb. -- The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs came out for warm-ups prior to Saturday's Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Tournament semifinal against Adams State sporting T-shirts that said, ‘the more difficult the challenge, the sweeter the victory.'
November 9, 2007Mountain Lions earn first-ever RMAC playoff winKEARNEY, Neb. -- To a season full of firsts for the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs volleyball program, add one more.
November 3, 2007UCCS tops Mines for school-record 16th RMAC winGOLDEN -- The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs volleyball team will enter the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Tournament with a little momentum thanks to a 3-0 (30-21, 30-26, 30-26) victory over the Colorado School of Mines Orediggers Saturday evening at Lockridge Arena.
October 30, 2007Mountain Lions top Regis for 15th RMAC victoryDENVER -- Diane Sheldon led five Mountain Lions in double-figure kills as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs defeated the Regis Rangers 3-2 (26-30, 30-28, 27-30, 30-27, 15-10) Tuesday evening at Regis Fieldhouse.
October 27, 2007Loss to Lopers hurts UCCS' tournament hosting hopesKEARNEY, Neb. -- Despite Lauren Orth's match-high 12 kills, the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs was beaten 3-0(30-24, 30-27, 30-22) by the No. 21-ranked Nebraska-Kearney Lopers Saturday evening at the Health and Sports Center.
October 26, 2007Akers, Fehringer lead UCCS past Chadron StateChadron, Neb. -- Brooke Akers had 23 kills and Heidi Fehringer added 22 more as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs defeated the Chadron State Eagles 3-1 (30-22, 25-30, 30-22, 30-23) Friday evening at Armstrong Gymnasium.
October 24, 2007Stewart named to RMAC all-academic teamSetter Jessica Stewart of the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs was named to the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference all-academic second-team, the conference announced Wednesday.
October 20, 2007UCCS finishes home schedule a perfect 9-0COLORADO SPRINGS -- Nobody ever said perfection would be easy.
October 19, 2007UCCS improves to 8-0 at home with win over Cougars
October 12, 2007Can you dig it? Meeter can as UCCS outlasts Mesa StateGRAND JUNCTION -- Behind 32 digs by Laura Meeter and an epic Game 4, the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs improved to 11-1 in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference with a 3-2 (22-30, 30-25, 22-30, 40-38, 15-11) win over the Mesa State Mavericks Friday evening.
October 5, 2007Mountain Lions complete comeback against MustangsSILVER CITY, N.M. -- Six University of Colorado at Colorado Springs players had double-digit kills as the Mountain Lions defeated the western new Mexico Mustangs 3-2 (24-0, 30-28, 26-30, 30-28, 15-13) Friday night in a matchup of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference's two divisional leaders.
October 4, 2007Mountain Lions get a scare, then a win, at HighlandsLAS VEGAS, N.M. -- Brooke Akers and Heidi Fehringer combined for 48 kills as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs recovered from a two-game deficit to defeat the New Mexico Highlands Cowgirls 3-2 (28-30, 30-32, 30-24, 30-27, 15-13) Thursday evening at the John A. Wilson Complex.
September 29, 2007UCCS sets home win markCOLORADO SPRINGS -- Dorothy clicked her heels three times and said, "there's no place like home."The Mountain Lions couldn't agree more. And after Saturday's win over Western State, nobody could blame them for doing a little heel-clicking themselves.
September 27, 2007Quartet leads UCCS to fifth straight home victoryCOLORADO SPRINGS -- Four Mountain Lions had 12 or more kills as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs defeated the Colorado State-Pueblo Thunderwolves 3-1 (25-30, 30-17, 30-18, 30-23) Thursday evening.
September 22, 2007Trio rolls doubles as UCCS tops Colorado ChristianLAKEWOOD -- Brooke Akers, Diane Sheldon and Heidi Fehringer each reached double-digit kills as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs improved to 5-1 in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference by defeating the Colorado Christian Cougars 3-0 (30-22, 30-21, 30-16) Saturday evening at the Cougar Event Center.
September 7, 2007Fehringer leads UCCS to win over MinesIt looks like Jessica Wood wasn't completely out of her mind after all.
September 4, 2007Mountain Lions top Regis in RMAC openerCOLORADO SPRINGS -- To open the 2007 season, the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs volleyball team did something it had never done by beating a nationally-ranked opponent. Tuesday night at the Lions' Den, the Mountain Lions did something almost as rare; they beat Regis.
September 1, 2007Minnesota State outlasts Mountain LionsThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs volleyball team lost an emotional match 3-2 to the Minnesota State-Mankato Mavericks (6-1) in the third game of the Rockhurst Classic of Saturday. The Mountain Lions (2-6) struggled with their execution, tallying a total of 48 errors, and a fantastic Maverick front line that produced 19 blocks.
August 31, 2007UCCS wins back-and-forth affairThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs volleyball team (2-5) came into the second game of the Rockhurst Classic against the Missouri-Saint Louis Tritons (3-3) with one thing on its mind, proving they could compete at this level. A 3-2 win proved just that.
August 27, 2007UCCS drops finale in FloridaST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs volleyball team completed its trip to the Sunshine State Monday with a 3-0 (30-16, 30-26, 30-21) loss to the Eckerd Tritons at the McArthur Center.
August 25, 2007No. 10 Hillsdale tops UCCSLAKELAND, Fla. -- Brooke Akers had nine kills but the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs lost its third straight match -- all to nationally ranked opponents -- falling 3-0 (30-16, 30-20, 30-20) to the No. 10 Hillsdale Chargers Saturday evening at Florida Southern College.
August 25, 2007No. 1 Tampa tops UCCSTAMPA -- University of Colorado at Colorado Springs volleyball coach Jessica Wood took the Mountain Lions to Florida in order to play some of the best teams in the country. They don't get much better than the Tampa Spartans, who beat the Mountain Lions 3-0 (30-15, 30-12, 30-26) Saturday.
August 24, 2007UCCS opens season with win over No. 23 Western WashingtonIt took the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs exactly one match to accomplish something no Mountain Lions volleyball team has done since at least 2001.
August 24, 2007Cal Baptist serves UCCS a lossTAMPA -- University of Colorado at Colorado Springs assistant athletic director A.J. Joseph made an observation prior to Friday night's match against the NAIA No. 3-ranked California Baptist Lancers.
August 23, 2007Tournament preview: Aircraft hopefully provides good omenWhile loading onto the plane that would take the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs volleyball team to Tampa on Thursday, senior Stacy Laband made an observation.
August 17, 2007Volleyball Season PreviewOpponents might call on the Army for help when they face the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs volleyball team this season. That's because the Mountain Lions have already employed the services of both the Air Force and the Navy.
November 2, 2006Season ends with playoff lossSILVER CITY, N.M. – The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs wasn’t just invited to the Nebraska-Kearney Lopers’ block party Thursday, the Mountain Lions were the guests of honor.
October 28, 2006Mountain Lions roll in regular-season finaleCOLORADO SPRINGS - Wow. Where did that come from?
October 24, 2006Regis sweeps UCCSLocking up a spot in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference playoffs will have to wait a few days for the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs.
October 21, 2006UCCS falls to LopersCOLORADO SPRINGS - Brooke Akers and Caroline Ottino each had 14 kills but the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs was unable to keep pace with Nebraska-Kearney Saturday, losing to the Lopers 3-1 (30-17, 33-31, 24-30, 30-19) at the Lions’ Den.
October 20, 2006Akers keys win over Chadron StateCOLORADO SPRINGS - Brooke Akers had 11 kills and six blocks, both match highs, to lead the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs to a 3-0 (30-17, 30-23, 30-20) victory over the Chadron State Eagles Friday night at the Lions' Den.
October 14, 2006Season-best hitting performance leads way to winThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs volleyball team hit a season-high .366 Saturday in a 3-0 (30-19, 30-18, 30-21) win over the Colorado Christian Cougars at Lakewood.
October 13, 2006Volleyball comeback falls short in loss to Metro StateDiane Sheldon had 17 kills, 16 digs and four aces but it wasn't enough to prevent the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs from dropping a 3-2 (30-19, 31-29, 31-33, 28-30, 15-12) decision to the Metro State Roadrunners Friday night at the Auraria Events Center.
October 7, 2006UCCS volleyball tops Adams StateKEARNEY, Neb. - Two down and counting -
September 30, 2006Weedman helps serve up a win at ChadronThe Mountain Lions went to Nebraska needing a split and got exactly that Saturday.
September 23, 2006UCCS comes back to stun Metro StateCOLORADO SPRINGS � University of Colorado at Colorado Springs coach Jessica Wood had seen this before. After battling back to force a deciding fifth game, her Mountain Lions tightened like those too-snug pants on Thanksgiving afternoon. That tension increased with every point as their 5-2 lead over the Metro State Roadrunners turned into a 10-8 deficit.
September 22, 2006Ottino leads UCCS volleyball to second straight winCOLORADO SPRINGS – Caroline Ottino had 12 kills and hit .579 as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs volleyball team defeated the Colorado Christian Cougars 3-0 (30-17, 30-19, 30-21) Friday evening at the Lions’ Den.
September 12, 2006UCCS blows big lead in loss to RegisCOLORADO SPRINGS – Schizophrenia is alive and well at the Lions’ Den.After dominating the first two games, the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs volleyball team folded like origami to drop a 3-2 (25-30, 19-30, 30-18, 31-29, 15-7) decision to the Regis Rangers Tuesday night.
September 9, 2006UCCS volleyball scores come-from-behind win, grab series pointsDENVER – Down 29-28 in Game 4 of Saturday’s volleyball match against the Colorado State-Pueblo Thunderwolves, the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs was not just facing match point. The Mountain Lions were also staring at an 0-3 Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference record, a fourth straight loss and an 0-4 deficit in Steel and Silver Series points.
September 7, 2006Feature: Akers, Sheldon key ingredients for volleyball successSuccess in collegiate athletics is achieved much like a great meal is created. A team has its chef, or coach, who goes out and gets the best ingredients, the players, and puts them all together to make one fantastic meal, or team.
August 27, 2006Stewart, Akers named to all-tournament teamJessica Stewart and Brooke Akers were named to the 2006 AmeriSuites/Mountain Lion Invitational all-tournament team Saturday.
August 26, 2006Yellowjackets outlast UCCSThe Montana State-Billings Yellowjackets defeated the University of Colorado at Colorado Mountain Lions in game 13 of the 2006 AmeriSuites Mountain Lion Invitational 3-1 (31-29, 19-30, 30-14, 30-15).
August 26, 2006Mountain Lions take tournament finaleCOLORADO SPRINGS – Andrea Weedman had 20 kills and 17 digs as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs wrapped up the 2006 AmeriSuites/Mountain Lion Invitational with a 3-1 (30-18, 31-33, 30-28, 30-26) victory over the Georgian Court Lions Saturday night at the Lions’ Den.
August 25, 2006Armstrong Atlantic stops UCCSCOLORADO SPRINGS – Andrea Weedman had 12 kills and 17 digs but the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs couldn’t keep pace with the Armstrong Atlantic Pirates in a 3-1 (22-30, 30-27, 30-26, 30-18) loss Friday night at the Lions’ Den.
August 24, 2006Akers, UCCS have fun in openerCOLORADO SPRINGS – Brooke Akers had a lot of fun Thursday night, and that made it fun for all Mountain Lions fans.
August 21, 20062006 volleyball previewHaving led the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs volleyball team to the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference playoffs in each of her first two seasons, it might be reasonable to expect that coach Jessica Wood and the Mountain Lions had earned a little respect from their peers.
November 11, 2005UCCS eliminated from RMAC playoffsThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs volleyball team’s season came to an end Friday as the Mountain Lions were defeated 3-0 (30-22, 20-28, 34-32) by the Metro State Roadrunners in the first round of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference playoffs in Kearney, Neb.
November 4, 2005Volleyball loses third straight matchThe good news is that the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs volleyball team finished the 2005 regular season with a best-ever 12-7 Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference record (16-12 overall) and will be making only its second trip to the RMAC playoffs next week.
November 2, 2005Another record crowd witnesses lossBehind 17 kills each by Samantha Connelly and Holly Swanson, the Colorado State-Pueblo Thunderwolves grabbed two points in the Steel and Silver Series with a 3-2 (24-30, 30-23, 31-29, 28-30, 15-4) victory over the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Wednesday before a UCCS-record 402 fans at the U.S. Olympic Training Center.
October 28, 2005Defeat of Western sets up first-place showdownA week ago, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs volleyball players admitted, albeit in a chagrined manner, that they had looked past a tough Adams State team in anticipation of their first-place matchup against New Mexico Highlands the following night. The result was a loss to Adams State.
October 22, 2005UCCS thumps Highlands to remain in first-place tieCOLORADO SPRINGS - The Mountain Lions faced their first true must-win situation of the season Saturday night and passed the test.
October 21, 2005Record crowd disappointed by volleyball lossA school-record 330 fans went away disappointed as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs volleyball team was defeated by the Adams State Grizzlies 3-2 (15-30, 30-25, 30-26, 23-30, 15-10) Friday night at the Lions’ Den.
October 15, 2005Kearney dominant in topping UCCS The Nebraska-Kearney Lopers subjected the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs to a bit of turnabout Saturday night.Nebraska-Kearney defeated the Mountain Lions 3-0 (30-12, 30-13, 30-12), holding UCCS to an -.083 hitting percentage. The Mountain Lions had swept their previous three matches, holding two opponents to a negative hitting mark and the other to .009.
October 12, 2005UCCS wins ninth straight home matchThe middle blockers of the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs accounted for 22 kills and hit a robust .576 as the Mountain Lions defeated the Grand Canyon ‘Lopes 3-0 (30-25, 30-17, 30-22) Wednesday night at the Lions’ Den.
October 8, 2005Volleyball ends 13-year drought with win over RegisIt was a very bad weekend for monkeys at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs.
October 7, 2005Volleyball stuns Metro StateSometimes, ignorance really is bliss.
October 7, 2005Volleyball moves into first place in RMAC WestComing off Thursday's emotional win over national powerhouse Metro State, there was a very real concern that the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs volleyball team might suffer a letdown on Friday against the struggling Colorado Christian Cougars.
October 2, 2005Volleyball can't overcome Mines, busKelley Angel and Diane Sheldon each had 16 kills but the University of Colorado at Colorado was unable to overcome a huge block and a long bus trip in a 3-2 (30-22, 26-30, 30-18, 26-30, 15-12) loss to the Colorado Mines Orediggers Sunday in Golden, Colo.
October 1, 2005Meeter adds Name to all-time list in winLibero Laura Meeter had 38 digs, the second-highest total in school history, to lead the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs to a 3-1 (33-31, 30-22, 24-30, 30-26) victory over the Chadron State Eagles Saturday afternoon at Chadron, Neb.
September 24, 2005UCCS win streak comes to an endThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs volleyball team came within a point of matching a school-record-tying eighth straight win Saturday night before falling to the New Mexico Highlands Cowgirls 3-2 (30-15, 22-30, 26-30, 31-29, 15-11) at Las Vegas, N.M.
September 23, 2005Volleyball sets record with winThe Mountain Lion volleyball team set one record Friday night and will shoot to tie another on Saturday.
September 16, 2005Volleyball equals record for consecutive conference winsThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs equaled its school record for consecutive conference wins Friday night with a 3-0 (30-27, 32-30, 30-22) victory over the Fort Lewis Skyhawks.
September 13, 2005UCCS strikes first in Steel and SilverPUEBLO – The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs took the first two points of the newly announced Steel and Silver Series Tuesday thanks to a dramatic come-from-behind 3-2 victory over the Colorado State-Pueblo Thunderwolves at Massari Arena.
September 10, 2005Volleyball wins fourth straightMesa State looked into its own past Saturday night and something entirely unexpected happed – the memory came out on top.
September 3, 2005Middle blockers lead UCCS to winMiddle blockers Kelley Angel and Caroline Ottino combined for 36 kills as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs evened its record at the Amerisuites/Mountain Lion Invitational with a 3-1 victory over the St. Mary's Rattlers on Saturday.
September 2, 2005Volleyball reduces errors, gets winDiane Sheldon had 12 kills as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs volleyball team defeated the Angelo State Rambelles 3-0 Friday night at the Lions’ Den.
September 1, 2005Volleyball dominates stats, loses matchDespite an 83-46 advantage in kills, the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs was defeated 3-2 (19-30, 30-27, 25-30, 35-33, 15-13) by the Cameron Aggies Thursday night at the Lions' Den.
August 27, 2005UCCS volleyball notches first winDiane Sheldon had 13 kills to lead the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs volleyball team to its first victory of the season, a 3-1 (30-25, 26-30, 30-24, 30-28) victory over the Dallas Baptist Patriots Saturday evening at the ASU Concho Classic in San Angelo, Texas.
August 26, 2005Volleyball drops first two matches of seasonThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs' much-anticipated 2005 volleyball season got off to a rocky start Friday as the Mountain Lions dropped their first two matches of the season at the ASU Concho Classic at San Angelo, Texas.
August 22, 2005Volleyball season previewRocky Mountain Athletic Conference opponents have often referred to the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs as "the sleeping giant," confiding in hushed tones that if the Mountain Lions ever get on equal footing in terms of tradition and funding, they'll dominate. While it may be an overstatement to say that the 2005 version of UCCS volleyball is ready to reach giant status just yet, it would certainly be realistic to say that they're at least poised to take a giant leap.
May 16, 2005Volleyball adds three impact playersUniversity of Colorado at Colorado Springs volleyball coach Jessica Wood announced Monday the addition of three new players to an already formidable roster.
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