Player Profile
Shanele Stires | 3
Position:  F
Born: 05/21/72
Height: 5-11 /  1,80
Weight: 208  lbs. /  94,3  kg.
College - Kansas State '95

 2002 Statistics
                    REBOUNDS PER GAME  
  TEAM G GS MPG FGM-A FG% 3PM-A 3P% FTM-A FT% OFF DEF TOT APG SPG BPG TO PF PPG
 MIN 9 0 2.4 2-4 .500 1-2 .500 1-2 .500 .40 .20 .70 .1 .00 .11 .22 .30 .7
Personal

  • Full name is Shanele Marie Stires
  • Daughter of Jim and Julie Stires
  • Her older brother, Steve, is the radio play-by-play voice for Notre Dame women's basketball
  • Served as the guest radio analyst for Notre Dame during the 2001 Women's Final Four and the Fighting Irish's 2001 NCAA Championship game
  • Her mother named her after the perfume Chanel No.5
  • Speaks Swedish
  • Lists her favorite sports moment as winning the ABL Championship
  • Favorite actors are Tom Hanks and Denzel Washington
  • Learned to play basketball on her own as a youth
  • Grew up idolizing Charles Barkley, Magic Johnson and Danny Manning
  • A fan of the Dallas Cowboys, Cincinnati Reds and Notre Dame football
  • Her favorite food is pizza
  • Nickname is "Nellie"
  • Lists her father as the biggest influence in her life
  • Has worked in the Lynx front office in the community relations and ticket sales departments (2000-01 offseason).

 Season Highs / Career Highs
  2002 HIGHS CAREER HIGHS
 Points5 vs. Phoenix 8/02/02 9 3 Times
 Field Goals Made2 vs. Phoenix 8/02/024 2 Times
 Field Goals Attempted2 vs. Phoenix 8/02/0211 @ Cleveland 7/01/01
 Three Point Field Goals Made 1 vs. Phoenix 8/02/022 2 Times
 Three Point Field Goals Attempted1 2 Times4 @ Indiana 6/16/01
 Free Throws Made1 vs. Seattle 8/04/022 2 Times
 Free Throws Attempted2 vs. Seattle8/04/022 7 Times
 Offensive Rebounds3 vs. Utah 5/25/023 3 Times
 Defensive Rebounds1 2 Times6 @ Indiana 6/16/01
 Total Rebounds3 vs. Utah 5/25/027 @ Indiana 6/16/01
 Assists1 vs. Seattle 8/04/023 2 Times
 StealsNone2 3 Times
 Blocks1 @ Phoenix 7/29/023 @ Indiana 6/16/01
 Minutes Played7 vs. Utah 5/25/0235 @ Indiana 6/16/01
 CAREER AVERAGES
                REBOUNDS PER GAME  
  YEAR TEAM G GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% OFF DEF RPG APG SPG BPG TO PF PPG
 2000 MIN 21 0 5.6 .448 .500 .667 .30 .40 .70 .3 .29 .00 .67 1.00 1.7
 2001 MIN 18 5 11.2 .377 .240 .714 .60 .90 1.50 .8 .44 .22 1.06 1.40 2.8
 2002 MIN 9 0 2.4 .500 .500 .500 .40 .20 .70 .1 .00 .11 .22 .30 .7
 Career 48 5 7.1 .407 .324 .667 .40 .60 1.00 .5 .29 .10 .73 1.10 1.9