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Getting to Know Shelby Schacher

Shelby Schacher

Sept. 27, 2012

Shelby Schacher is in her third season with the Golden Eagle volleyball team. She is the only junior on the squad and is one of six returning players. Schacher has played in 78 matches and recorded 100 kills and 78 digs. She posted a career-high 10 kills and 10 against UAB as a freshman. Note, the Lone Tree, Colo., native owns a second degree black belt in Taekwondo.

Full Name: Shelby A Schacher

Name as you want it to appear: Shelby Schacher

Nickname(s): Shloob, Shelb

Birthdate: 4-23

Major(s): Paralegal Family members: Jeff (dad); Judy (Mom) and Cade 22

Family members who competed in college or professional athletics (where and when): None

Are you involved in any organizations or honor societies on campus? No

Why did you choose Southern Miss? The team and the atmosphere

Favorites TV show: Family Guy; Greys Anatomy
Sports team: Denver Nuggets
Food: Mexican
Place on campus: the gym
Vacation spot: anywhere with a beach

First started volleyball (age/grade): eighth grade age 13

Most memorable match: Senior year state

Best road trip: To Wyoming with my best friend

Before each match I ... (do what): Listen to my Ipod and dance around

This summer, I did (What are you doing now? - classes, working, etc.): Internship with a law firm

When I run out onto the court in the Coliseum, I think: Lets make history

My idea of happiness is: Waking up every day with no complaints and a smile on my face with the people I love most.

My role models are: My grandma and my aunts

What talent would you like to have? To be able to sing

Fantasy job/career: Sports reporter for ESPN

One thing I absolutely have to do before I turn 40: Go to Italy Post-college/career plans: Go to law school and become a lawyer

If I could bring one thing from my hometown, it would be: My dog

The most unusual thing the average person would not know about me is: My left arm is way shorter than my right.

I can't live without: Chocolate

What is your greatest fear? Falling into a pit of snakes

What is your greatest achievement or regret? Being the First volleyball player ever at my high school to be first team all-state and first ever to take my team to state

If you could have one superpower, what would it be? To be invisible whenever I want

If you were Coach Sutherland for a day, what would you do? Go on vacation for a week to the beach and bring my lovely team with me

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