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#11 Shannon Klei
Position: Guard
Height: 5'9"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Coldspring, Ky.
High School: Newport Central Catholic
Experience: 1 Letter
Shannon Klei
Courtesy: Ball State Athletics
Release: 09/05/2007

2009-10 (Junior):  Competed in 22 games . . . helped Ball State to an 84-62 victory over Buffalo after a 16-point personal best performance, which included 4-of-6 shooting from behind the arc . . . averaged 3.0 points per game and 1.0 rebound . . . started seven games while playing 263 minutes.

2008-09 (Sophomore):  Saw action in 20 games ... Played in all three Mid-American Conference Tournament games going 3-for-5 from behind the arc while averaging 3.7 points per game ... Averaged 1.7 points per game ... Scored a season high eight points in a preseason WNIT win over Richmond after going 3-for-4 from the field including 2-for-3 from behind the arc ... Played a season high 14.0 minutes in a victory at home against Toledo knocking down a three-pointer in that contest ... Chipped in 5.0 points versus Central Michigan ... Scored 6.0 points at home against Western Michigan.

2007-08 (Freshman):  Played in 29 of the Cardinals' 30 games as a true freshman ... Averaged 10.9 minutes per game off of the bench ... Scored 68 points and grabbed 20 rebounds ... Scored a career-high nine points at Miami as she hit two three pointers and was three-of-four from the free throw line ... Scored six points in her collegiate debut at Wright State ... Added four points at Northern Arizona ... Hit 2-of-3 three pointers against Illinois State ... Scored eight points, all in the first half, in the Cardinals' victory over Austin Peay ... Played a career-high 21 minutes against Central Michigan ... Hit a three pointer at the first half buzzer against Eastern Michigan and finished with five points against the Eagles. ­

High School:  Four-year letterwinner at Newport Central Catholic High School under the guidance of head coach Christie McDonald ... Scored 1,280 points in her career and grabbed 663 rebounds at NCC ... Finished fifth all-time in career scoring and rebounding ... Northern Kentucky Athletic Conference and Kentucky Enquirer Player of the Year as a senior ... Averaged 13.1 points per game and 7.7 rebounds per game as a senior ... Guided her team to the All "A" Regional Championship and a runner-up finish in All "A" State Playoffs ... Kentucky Post All-Region selection and Louisville Courier Journal Honorable Mention All-State ... Named All "A" State All-Tournament Team ... Two-time team Most Valuable Player ... Averaged 15.7 points and 9.1 rebounds per game as a junior ... Earned NKAC All-Region honors ... Named to Kentucky Enquirer All-Region First Team ... Averaged 13.2 points and 4.9 rebounds as a sophomore ... Earned All-Region Honors ... KHSAA Honorable Mention Academic All-State ... Also participated in soccer and volleyball ... Earned Regional All-Tournament accolades as a senior ... Played AAU basketball for the City Crossovers.

Personal:  Born March 6, 1989 ... Daughter of David and Nancy Klei ... Majoring in graphic design.