UCLA Women's Water Polo BIO
Shelby Couture
Player Profile:
Shelby Couture 1264057
Position: Defender
Height: 5'11"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Coronado, Calif.
High School: Coronado

Played in 10 games without a start ... Scored a goal against Concordia in the first game of the season ... Added one assist and a steal during the season.

Played in 23 games and started once ... Scored three goals in 11 attempts (.273) ... One of her goals came on a counterattack ... Also recorded one assist and one earned exclusion ... Made three steals and recorded one block on defense ... In the classroom, she earned MPSF All-Academic honors ... Was a member of the Winter and Spring Director’s Honor Roll.

Played in four matches as a true freshman ... Had one shot attempt ... Also contributed one steal and one block.

High School
Four-year varsity water polo and swimming letterwinner at Coronado High School under head coaches David Throop and Randall Burgess, respectively … Captured First-Team All-CIF San Diego Section honors as a senior (2011) in addition to securing First-Team All-Western League accolades … Served as captain at Coronado as a senior, earning team MVP honors … Helped lead Coronado to the CIF title in 2008, 2009 and 2010 … Was a Second-Team All-Western League honoree as a junior 2010 … Named to the San Diego Union Tribune All-Academic Team during the 2010-11 school year.

Competed for Coronado Aquatics Club … Played in the 2010 Pan American Games in Miami for the Junior “B” Team … Competed for San Diego Pacific Zone in 2010.

Born in her hometown … Shelby is the youngest of Brad and Kathy Couture’s three children…Has two older brothers, Kevin and Kyle … Lists her greatest athletic thrill to date as having won three consecutive CIF championships at Coronado High School … Brother, Kevin, played baseball at USC from 2007-2010 and was selected in the 2010 MLB Draft by the San Francisco Giants … Sociology major.

Shelby Couture's Career Statistics
2012 4/0 0 1 .000 0 1 1 0
2013 23/1 3 11 .273 1 3 1 0
2014 10/0 1 14 .071 1 1 0 0
Totals 37/1 4 26 .153 2 5 2 0



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