Official Athletic Site of the Valparaiso University Crusaders
#35 - Shawn Huff
2004-05 Men's Basketball
POS.
G
HT.
6'6"
WT.
200
YR.
Fr.
HOMETOWN
Helsinki, Finland
HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL)
Makelanrinne
Shawn Huff

2006-2007: Started all 31 games for the Crusaders as a junior ... currently ranks ninth all-time at Valpo in career 3-point percentage (.393) ... led Valpo and ranked second in the Mid-Continent Conference in free throw percentage (.870) ... .870 clip from the charity stripe is tenth-best in a single season in Crusader history ... averaged 11.4 points per game, increasing his scoring average nearly four points from the previous season ... posted double figures in scoring on 19 occasions, including each of the first five games of the season ... kicked off season with 12 points and a career-best six assists Nov. 11 versus Calumet ... broke 20 points for the first time in his career Nov. 13 at IPFW, tallying 21 points in the win ... scored 10 points and pulled a career-high eight rebounds Nov. 18 at Niagara ... helped Crusaders to near-upset of #8/9 Marquette on Nov. 27, tallying a game-high 22 points, including four 3-pointers ... pulled down seven rebounds versus #19/18 Butler Nov. 29 ... poured in 14 points in win over San Francisco in the final game at the Rainbow Classic Dec. 23 ... scored 17 points and grabbed six rebounds, including four offensive, Dec. 30 against Chicago State ... had best shooting night of career Jan. 18 at Western Illinois, hitting 7-of-8 field goal attempts, including three trifectas, on his way to 18 points and eight rebounds ... got it done from the charity stripe in Valpo's next game, draining all eight of his free throw attempts Jan. 22 versus IPFW ... closed out season with nine double-figure scoring efforts in Valpo's last 11 games ... scored 21 points and hit a career-best five 3-pointers, including three in the final minute of regulation and overtime, to lead Valpo to an improbable comeback victory Feb. 1 against Oral Roberts ... again matched career best with eight rebounds to go along with 11 points Feb. 3 versus Centenary ... earned Mid-Con Player of the Week honors Feb. 5 for his efforts against Oral Roberts and Centenary ... notched career-high of 25 points in win at Chicago State on Feb. 5, hitting 9-of-13 field goal attempts ... was a perfect 11-of-11 from the free throw line in regular season finale Feb. 24 against UMKC ... a member of the Mid-Con All-Academic Team ... named to the Mid-Con Commissioner's List of Academic Excellence.

2005-2006: Took the court for 15 games, including two starts ... sat out the second half of the season due to injury ... matched career-high with eight rebounds, four offensive, in season opener at IPFW Nov. 23 ... scored 14 points on 5-of-6 shooting versus Indiana-South Bend Nov. 28 ... earned first career start Dec. 7 at Marquette, playing a career-best 32 minutes ... scored nine points at #1 Duke Dec. 18 ... dished out three assists in start at Longwood Dec. 20 ... was almost perfect shooting the ball against Oakland Jan. 2, making 5-of-6 field goal attempts, including all four from behind the arc, and 4-of-4 free throw attempts for a career-high 18 points ... matched that career-high the very next game, Jan. 7 against Longwood, while also grabbing seven rebounds ... hit 5-of-6 shots, including two 3-pointers, for 12 points versus IPFW Jan. 11 ... averaged 7.5 points and 4.0 rebounds per game ... shot .500 from the field on the season ... second on team from behind the arc, hitting at a .469 clip.

2004-2005: Appeared in 26 games off the bench during his freshman campaign ... made an immediate impact in his first collegiate game, knocking down two 3-pointers and scoring eight points at Cincinnati Nov. 19 ... enjoyed breakout game against Western Illinois Jan. 4, making five field goals, including two 3-pointers, for 12 points in a season-high 27 minutes of action ... scored a season-best 14 points on 5-of-6 shooting (4-of-5 from behind the arc) in the Crusaders' return trip to Western Illinois Jan. 22 ... netted 10 points on two 3-pointers and four free throws versus Oakland Jan. 24 ... grabbed a career-high eight rebounds, including four of the offensive variety, and also poured in 11 points on 4-of-8 shooting at IUPUI Feb. 3 ... averaged 4.4 points per game ... second on team with a .425 3-point shooting percentage ... led team from the free throw line, hitting at a .816 clip.

Prep: Played at Makelanrinne High School in Vantaa, Finland ... earned school's Mental Attitude Award as a senior.

Personal: Shawn is the son of Leon and Kristina Huff ... named to Mid-Con Commissioner's List of Academic Merit for the 2005-06 academic year ... spent the summer of 2005 competing and making several starts for Finnish National Team alongside former Crusader center Antti Nikkila ... played on the Finnish National Team during the summer of 2007 as well ... father, Leon, played at Drake in the early 70's ... led Bulldogs in scoring and rebounding during 1971-72 season ... majors are sociology and criminology ... born May 5, 1984.

M Tennis Valpo 7 Homewood, Ill.
Apr 15 Chicago State 0
Baseball Valpo CCD
Apr 15 Toledo
M Track Cougar Invitational River Forest, Ill.
Apr 17 No Team Score
W Track Cougar Invitational River Forest, Ill.
Apr 17 No Team Score
Baseball Valpo 4 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 17 Milwaukee 0
M Tennis Youngstown State 1 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 18 Valpo 6
Baseball Valpo 0 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 18 Milwaukee 3
Softball Oakland 3 VU Softball Field
Apr 18 Valpo 11
W Tennis Youngstown State 7 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 18 Valpo 0
M Track DePaul Invitational Chicago, Ill.
Apr 19 2nd/3 (191)
W Track DePaul Invitational Chicago, Ill.
Apr 19 3rd/5 (82)
M Golf Wolfpack Spring Open Raleigh, N.C. (Lonnie Poole Golf Course)
Apr 19 CCD
W Tennis Cleveland State 7 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 19 Valpo 0
Softball Oakland 1 VU Softball Field
Apr 19 Valpo 2
Baseball Valpo 0 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 19 Milwaukee 5
Softball Oakland 4 8 inn.
Apr 19 Valpo 2
M Tennis Cleveland State 5 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 19 Valpo 2
M Golf Wolfpack Spring Open Raleigh, N.C. (Lonnie Poole Golf Course)
Apr 20 12th/15 (314)
Baseball Kalamazoo 3 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 21 Valpo 10
Baseball Ohio Northern 2 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 22 Valpo 1
Softball Valpo 3 Macomb, Ill.
Apr 22 Western Illinois 1
Softball Valpo 5 Macomb, Ill.
Apr 22 Western Illinois 4
Softball Valpo 2 Notre Dame, Ind.
Apr 24 #21/21 Notre Dame 7
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 25
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 25
W Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 25
M Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 25
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 25, 2:00 p.m. UIC
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 25, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 26, 3:00 p.m. Horizon League Tournament
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 26
M Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 26
W Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 26
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 26
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 26, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 26, 12:00 p.m. Wright State
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 26, 2:00 p.m. Wright State
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 27
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 27 Horizon League Tournament
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 27
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 27, 12:00 p.m. Wright State
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 27, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Baseball Western Michigan Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 29, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball IUPUI VU Softball Field
Apr 29, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball IUPUI VU Softball Field
Apr 29, 5:00 p.m. Valpo
Baseball Chicago State Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 30, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Bloomington, Ind.
Apr 30, 3:00 p.m. Indiana (resumption of suspended game)
Softball Valpo Bloomington, Ind.
Apr 30, 4:00 p.m. Indiana
W Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 2
M Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 2
Baseball Oakland Emory G. Bauer Field
May 2, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
M Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 3
W Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 3
Baseball Oakland Emory G. Bauer Field
May 3, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Green Bay, Wis.
May 3, 1:00 p.m. Green Bay
Softball Valpo Green Bay, Wis.
May 3, 3:00 p.m. Green Bay
W Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 4
M Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 4
Softball Valpo Green Bay, Wis.
May 4, 12:00 p.m. Green Bay
Baseball Oakland Emory G. Bauer Field
May 4, 12:00 p.m. Valpo