Saint Louis Women's Basketball BIO
Erin Nelson
Player Profile:
Erin Nelson 1371041
Position: Forward
Height: 5'10"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Ballwin, Mo.
High School: St. Joseph's
Major: B.S.B.A., Leadership & HR Mgmt

Career Statistics & Career Highs

2016-17 • SENIOR | Game-by-Game Stats
• Season highs – seven points vs. Lipscomb; two rebounds vs. Lipscomb, Eastern Kentucky and Morgan State; two assists vs. George Mason and SIUE; two steals (tied career high) vs. Duquesne.
• Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll (minimum 3.5 GPA) both semesters.
• Played in 29 games.
• Team leader – 3-point FG percentage (career-high .455).
• No. 2 on the team – fewest turnovers/40 minutes (1.30), fewest fouls/40 minutes (2.61).
• No. 3 on the team – assist-turnover ratio (1.83).
• Posted a career best in FG percentage (.413).
• Hit a pair of 3-pointers for six points vs. Massachusetts in the A-10 Championship first round.

2015-16 • JUNIOR | Game-by-Game Stats
• Was named to the Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll (minimum 3.5 GPA) both semesters.
• Played in just two games due to injury.

2014-15 • SOPHOMORE | Game-by-Game Stats
Was named to the A-10 Commissioner's Honor Roll both semesters … played in 29 games, including all 16 A-10 contests, and started nine … ranked second on the team in fewest fouls per 40 minutes (2.54) and third in 3-point field goals (32) … led the Billikens with a season-high 18 points (4-of-7 3-pointers, tying her career high for treys) vs. Dayton (away) … tied for the team lead with a career-high-tying seven rebounds, and added nine points, in a season-high 36 minutes vs. Tulsa … poured in 13 points (6-of-9 FG) vs. Southeast Missouri State … tallied 13 points (three 3-pointers) vs. Mercer … contributed 11 points (three 3-pointers) and five rebounds vs. George Mason (away) … scored 11 points (3-of-6 3-pointers) vs. Indiana State (away) … turned in nine-point efforts vs. Duquesne (4-of-7 FG) and Vanderbilt (three 3-pointers) … netted eight points vs. Austin Peay and Missouri … pulled down six rebounds vs. Missouri-St. Louis … tied career high with two steals vs. Missouri, Tulsa and Southeast Missouri State … recorded a season-high two assists vs. La Salle, Duquesne, Missouri and Tulsa.

2013-14 • FRESHMAN | Game-by-Game Stats
Was named to the A-10 Commissioner's Honor Roll both semesters … was selected to the A-10 All-Rookie team … garnered two A-10 Rookie of the Week nods (Nov. 11, Feb. 24) … was one of only two Billikens to start all 30 games … in all games, ranked fifth in minutes (35.5 mpg), 12th in scoring (14.0 ppg) and 13th in 3-point field goals (1.63 pg) in the A-10 … in conference games only, was fourth in the league in 3-point field goal percentage (.368), sixth in minutes (35.1 mpg), tied for sixth in 3-point field goals (2.00 pg) and 11th in scoring (14.1 ppg) … on SLU's all-time single-season lists for freshmen, ranked fourth in 3-point field goals (49), fifth in free throws made (91) and tied for fifth in points (420) … led the team in points (420), scoring average (14.0 ppg), 3-point field goals (49), free throws made (91) and attempted (120), and fewest fouls per 40 minutes (2.25) … tied for the team lead in double-figure scoring games (21) … was second in field goals (140), minutes (1,065), minutes per game (35.5) and fewest turnovers per 40 minutes (2.03) … netted a team season-high eight free throws (8-of-9) vs. Tulsa … her nine FTA in that game tied the team season high … tied for the Billikens' best effort of the year at the foul line by going 6-of-6 at Indiana … other season highs were 25 points and 10 field goals vs. Missouri; seven rebounds vs. Valparaiso (tied team high), at Western Illinois, vs. Tulsa and vs. La Salle; five offensive rebounds and 42 minutes at Western Illinois; four 3-point field goals vs. Missouri, vs. Rhode Island, at VCU and at Dayton; four assists vs. Valparaiso; and two steals vs. William and Mary … led the Billikens or tied for the team lead in scoring a team-high 14 times … scored in double figures 21 times, tying for the team lead … scored a team-high 25 points (10-of-18 FG, 4-of-7 3-point FG) vs. Missouri in her collegiate debut, and was SLU's leading scorer in each of the next three games as well (19 vs. Valparaiso, 14 vs. Eastern Illinois, 16 at Winthrop) … went 3-of-6 from beyond the arc and 6-of-6 from the foul line in a team-high 21-point performance at Indiana … tallied a team-high-tying 21 points vs. Dayton … poured in a team-high 20 points at VCU and vs. Evansville, hitting four and three 3-pointers, respectively … added six rebounds and three assists in the VCU contest … shot 6-of-11 overall and 4-of-7 from deep to lead SLU with 19 points at Dayton … tallied a team-high 18 points (8-of-16 FG) vs. William and Mary … had a team-high 18 points at Saint Joseph's … led the Bills with 17 points and tacked on six rebounds at George Washington … was 4-of-6 from 3-point range and led SLU with 16 points vs. Rhode Island … chalked up a team-high-tying 14 points vs. Tulsa … also scored in double figures at George Mason (16), at Western Illinois (15), vs. Richmond (15, 3-of-6 3-point FG), at Fordham (15, 6-of-11 FG, 3-of-7 3-point FG), vs. Massachusetts (15), vs. St. Bonaventure (14, 3-of-5 3-point FG) and at Rhode Island (14, 6-of-11 FG) … had a three-game late-season stretch (vs. Rhode Island, at VCU, at Dayton) in which she was 12-of-23 (.522) from 3-point distance … at the free throw line, was 8-of-9 vs. Tulsa, 7-of-8 vs. Eastern Illinois and at George Washington, and 6-of-7 at Western Illinois and vs. Dayton … played all 40 minutes at Winthrop and at Dayton.

Collected four varsity letters … was a McDonald's All-America nominee, first-team All-State, first-team All-Conference and first-team All-Metro as a senior … averaged 16.4 points and 7.7 rebounds and shot 85 percent from the free-throw line for a St. Joseph's team that went 25-6 and was the state runner-up … scored 22 points in the state championship game … earned All-Conference honors as a junior (second team), sophomore (second team) and freshman (third team) ... averaged 9.9 points, 7.3 rebounds, 1.4 assists and 1.4 steals while shooting 80 percent from the free-throw line in her junior season ... served two years as team captain ... also lettered one year in cross country … National Honor Society member ... earned first academic honors each year.

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