Shalae Salmon
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New Zealand
Last School
Wellington Girls College
Roster Years

Before BYU

  • Team was a three-time Wellington School Champions
  • Team won New Zealand Secondary School Regionals in 2014 and 2015
  • Played on the U16 and U18 New Zealand National Team
  • Member of the Women’s New Zealand Select Team in 2016
  • Team was two-time runners up in the Secondary School National Championships in 2014 and 2015
  • Played on the Porirua U15, U17 Team
  • Played on the Wellington U19 Team
  • Team played in the New Zealand National Regions Tournament
  • Played on U15 New Zealand that was runners up in 2012
  • Named to the All-Tournament of the U15 championships
  • Was a member of the U17 and U19 team that was runners-up in 2014 and 2015
  • Was a member of the Secondary Schols Natiional Tournament team in 2014 1n 2015


  • Parents are Melody and Jason Salmon
  • Born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • Has two sisters and two brothers
BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year 2016-2017

  • Recorded a season-best 10 points at SCU 
  • Grabbed a season-high 6 rebounds vs. Saint Mary’s
  • Had two blocks in four games, last at Pacific 
  • Started in nine games and played in 27, last vs. Saint Mary’s at WCC Championships
  • Averaging 2.0 ppg and 2.0 rpg

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Sophmore Year 2017-2018

  • Recorded four games with double digit points and had one double-double
  • Led the way in the rebounds category in a total of seven games, including a season- and-career high 17 vs. SUU on11/10/17  
  • Played in all games, starting in the first 13 while averaging 4.8 points and 5.4 rebounds
  • Recorded season and career bests in points with 12 vs. SUU on 11/10/17
  • Had two games with at least three assists and three games with at least three blocks
  • Ended the season ranked second on the team in blocks with a 0.93 average
  • Finished the year tied for second place on the team in rebounds with a 5.4 average
  • In the WCC ranked seventh in blocked shots and tied for 19th place in rebounding
  • On the year, shot .474 (65-137) from the field and .378 (14-37) from the free-throw line
  • Concluded sophomore campaign with a total of 144 points, 162 rebounds, 24 assists, 28 blocks and 17 steals


Junior Year 2018-2019

  • Played in 29 games, started in 22 while averaging 5.6 points and 4.1 rebounds per contest
  • In the WCC in league games only, ranked ninth in blocked shots with a 0.9 average
  • Recorded four games with 10+points for a total of 163 on the year, grabbed 120 rebounds
  • In blocks, ranks third with a total of 16 on the year
  • Picked up season highs in points with 19, in rebounds with 10, in assists with four and in blocks with three
Senior Year 2019-2020

  • Co-Team Captain
  • In her final season game, grabbed two rebounds and scored two points vs. PEP at WCC, went 1 of 3 from the field
  • Had three games with at least 10 points for a career total of 11 games with double-digit points
  • Tallied two double-doubles on the year and three in her career
  • Averaged 5.0 points and 4.6 rebounds a game her senior season finishing with a total of 144 points and 132 rebounds
  • On the team ranked second in offensive rebounds, third in rebounds and blocked shots, fourth in defensive rebounds and sixth in points,
  • Her career totals include 506 points, 468 rebounds, 75 blocks, 73 assists and 42 steals
  • The 75 blocks place her eighth all-time at BYU
  • Played in a total of 115 games for a 26th place as a Cougar
Graduate Year

Redshirt Year

Medical Redshirt Year