April 12, 2000
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida State University women’s basketball
Head Coach Sue Semrau has announced that Kodak Junior College All-American
Shanelle Stallworth, a 6-2 forward from Daytona Beach Community College,
has signed a National Letter of Intent to play for the Seminoles.
Stallworth, who is a 1998 graduate of Pensacola High School,
averaged 17.0 points and 10.0 rebounds per game at Daytona Beach and is the
school’s all-time leadng scorer and rebounder. An all-state, all-region
and first team all-conference player, Stallworth led her team to a 27-4
record, a No. 1 ranking in the state and a No. 6 ranking nationally this
“We are extremely excited to have someone of Shanelle’s character
and ability join our program,” Semrau said. “Shanelle is truly a student
of the game. She is very focused, dedicated and self-motivated and with
already having collegiate experience, we expect her to be an immediate
contributor. We are also pleased to sign a player from the Panhandle.
Pensacola High School and Dayton Beach Community College have a reputation
for producing solid Division I student-athletes and we are thrilled to
become a part of that tradition.”
Stallworth, who wants to pursue a degree in the health profession,
comes from a basketball family. Her brother Steve plays basketball at
Xavier in New Orleans while twin sister Shanenne was a teammate at Daytona
Beach CC. She selected Florida State over Clemson and Toledo.