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

2012-13: Indoor: Finished ninth in the triple jump at the MIAA Championships where she jumped 11.04m (36-02.75)... Took third in the triple jump with a jump of 10.87m (35-08)and fifth in the long jump with a leap of 4.97m (16-03.75) at the UCM Invite... Finished ninth in the long jump at the MSSU Lion Invite with a jump of 5.19m (17-00.50)... Competed in both the triple and long jumps at the Missouri Invitational jumping 5.03m in the triple jump and 10.78m in the triple jump... Finished third in the triple jump jumping 10.81m (35-05.75) and fourth in the long jump at the MSSU Open Invitational jumping 5.12m (16-09.75)... Finished sixth in the long jump at the MSSU Early Bird Open jumping 5.35m (17-06.75) and seventh in the triple jump with a leap of 10.57m (34-08.25)... Outdoor: Competed in both the long and triple jump at the MIAA Championships finishing seventh in the triple jump with a leap of 11.37m (37-03.75) and 11th in the long jump with a jump of 5.19m (17-00.50)...Competed in both the long and triple jumps at the Dewey Allgood Invite finishing fifth in the long with a jump of 5.38m (17-08) and seventh in the triple jump with a jump of 11.00m (36-01.25)...Finished fourth in the triple jump at the PSU Gorilla Classic with a jump of 11.09m (36-04.75)...Competed in both the long (15-03.25) and triple jump (34-06.75) at the State Farm ESU Relays...Finished sixth in the triple jump (11.36m) and ninth in the long jump (5.37m) at the season-opening PSU Wendy's Invite.

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.