Shelby Newell
Shelby Newell
Height: 5-8
Year: So.
Hometown: Gravette, Ark.
High School: Gravette HS
Position: Jumps

2011-2012: Indoor: Took fifth in the triple jump at the UCM Classic with a jump of 10.75m (32-03.25), also competed in long jump leaping 4.92m (16-01.75) ... Took second in the long jump with a jump of 5.22m (17-1.5), while high jumping 1.37m (4-6) at the MSSU Invite ... Took sixth in the triple jump at the Lion Open with a jump of 10.43m (34-02.75)... Outdoor: Took seventh in the triple jump with a jump of 11.02m (36-02) at the Williams/Leptad Invite... Took sixth in the triple jump at 10.75m (35-3.25), while long jumping 5.04m (16-6.5) at the Pitt State Classic ... Long jumped 5.29m (17-4.25), while triple jumping 10.97m (36-00) at the Emporia State Relays .... Took second in the triple jump with a jump of 11.04m (36-2.75) at the PSU Wendy's Invite, while taking seventh in the long jump with a jump of 5.03m (16-06) ...

Prior to Southern: Newell is a graduate of Gravette High School where she ran track for coach Kevin Cole ... A jumper and a sprinter for the Lions, was the 2010 triple jump champion in the 4A class in Arkansas ... she was an All-State selection and holds the school record for the long jump, triple jump and high jump ... She helped her team to a 4A runner up finish in 2010. 

Personal: Newell is the daughter of Lee and Angela Newell ... She is undediced on a major at Southern.