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Shaffer (Lindstrom), Dorinda

Dorinda (Lindstrom) Shaffer '88
  • Sport: Basketball
  • Years Attended: 1984-1988
  • 2x All-WCC First Team
  • WCC Player of the Year (1987-88)
  • Inducted in 1998

Dorinda (Lindstrom) Shaffer was one of the best scorers in Santa Clara basketball history. She led the team in scoring her junior and senior seasons. She earned 2 All-WCC First Team selections. Her senior season she was selected as the WCC Player of the Year after leading the Broncos in scoring (19.9 ppg), field goal percentage (53.1%), free throw percentage (72.2%), and blocked shots (14). Shaffer ranks second in Bronco history in career points total (1,549), top-10 in 10 other statistical categories, and even holds the NCAA record for consecutive made field goals (17). After her collegiate career she earned an invitation to try-out for the national team and then played professionally in Norway. She was inducted into the Santa Clara Athletic Hall of Fame in 1998.

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