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Shelby Freedman

Shelby Freedman
Shelby  Freedman

Hometown:
Danville, Pa.

High School:
Danville Area HS

Event:
Javelin

Year I/O:
R-Jr./R-Jr.

Major:
Exercise Science

06/29/2016

South Carolina Posts 113 on 2016 SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll

Gamecocks post over 100 for the 10th-straight year on the spring listing

06/29/2016

South Carolina Posts 113 on 2016 SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll

Gamecocks post over 100 for the 10th-straight year on the spring listing

07/01/2015

Gamecocks Post 98 on SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

South Carolina leads the way for the eighth-consecutive year on first-year listing

07/01/2015

Gamecocks Post 98 on SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

South Carolina leads the way for the eighth-consecutive year on first-year listing


2016 Second Team All-American: Javelin
2015, 2016 USTFCCCA All-Academic Team
2016, 2017 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2014-15 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

2017
Did not compete.

2016
Had a breakout season in the javelin... national qualifier... finished 13th at the NCAA Championship, earning her second-team All-American honors... won the the Seminole Invite (151-7)... finished fourth at the Penn Relays (148-2)... broke through at the SEC Championship, where she set a 13-foot personal best to finish sixth overall despite entering the meet ranked 16th in the SEC... the mark moved her up to second in school history for the event, and she became the women's team's first scorer in the event since 2012... added eight feet to her final attempt at the regional meet to finish eighth (159-10)... earned the team's first women's national qualifier in the javelin since Candy Mitchell, the school's record-holder in the event, made it to the NCAA championships in 2000.

2015
Javelin specialist... NCAA East Regional qualifier... in just her second collegiate meet, she threw 153-1 to win the Crimson Tide Invite... the throw is the second-best in program history... returned to her home state of Pennsylvania and won the college division of the Penn Relays, throwing 150-8... finished 17th at the SEC Championships (139-6)... finished 24th at the East Regional... qualified for the USATF Junior National meet, where she finished 15th overall.

HIGH SCHOOL
Lettered in soccer and lacrosse along with track... finished second in the 2013 state meet... won an individual title at the Penn Relays... holds her school and league record in the javelin... also holds the school record in the long jump.

PERSONAL
Daughter of Weifei and Michael Freedman... has two siblings.

Outdoor Personal Records
Javelin
51.20m | 168-0 (5/13/16 SEC Championship)
 

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