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  Ian Shelswell
Ian Shelswell

Player Profile

Kapuskasing, Ont., Canada

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Height / Weight:
6-4 / 310



At Stanford: Ian transferred to Stanford in the Fall of 2001 after two years at Harvard University ... A native of Kapuskasing, Ontario, Canada, Ian played hockey in Canada for 12 years and competed in the discus and hammer throw during the off season ... He had never played football before joining the Cardinal as a walk-on in the spring of 2002 ... Great size and strength for a nose tackle ... His continued improvement has put him in position to compete for playing time in 2003.

At Harvard: Spent two years at Harvard University as a member of the track team ... Threw the discus and hammer for the Crimson during the 2000 and 2001 track seasons ... Two-year letterwinner.

In Track: Competed in the indoor track season last year, but redshirted the outdoor track season ... Threw the 35-pound weight for Stanford during the indoor campaign.

In High School: Graduated in 1999 from Kapuskasing High School in Ontario, Canada ... Participated in track, basketball and soccer in high school ... His main sport, however, was hockey ... Played for 12 years in Canada's under-23 junior program ... In track, he was the Provincial champion in the discus as a senior in '99 ... Broke the regional record in the discus in 1998 ... Career bests include 161' in the discus and 165' in the hammer.

Personal Information: Economics major.