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Shelby Williams
Position: Multis
Year: Senior
Hometown: Ridgefield, Wash.
High School: Ridgefield
Experience: 3 Letters
2014: Completed her college career with a full indoor season in the multis, but suffered a broken foot that caused her to miss the outdoor season … indoors, set a new pentathlon PR in her final meet at the MPSF Championships, scoring 3,572 points to finish 10th overall … that score moved her to seventh on the school’s top-10 list … in the MPSF meet, had a best event finish of third in the shot put with a toss of 39-8 ¾ … had a 800m PR of 2:25.08 in the last event of the MPSF pentathlon … also completed a pentathlon at the UW Invitational, finishing fifth overall with a total of 3,514 points.

2013:
The top multi-event athlete on the team, setting PRs in several events … completed six of seven events at the Pac-12 Multi-Events in the heptathlon but an ankle injury forced her out of the final 800-meter run … finished 15th in the heptathlon at the Mt. SAC Relays, scoring 4,690 points … best event in the Mt. SAC heptathlon was a win in the shot put, throwing 40-4 … set a personal-best in the high jump at the Pepsi Team Invitational, clearing 5-3 ¾ … had a new long jump PR of 17-6 ¾ at the Trojan Invitational … at the UW-WSU Dual, finished sixth in the high jump and shot put, and seventh in the long jump … indoors, raised her pentathlon PR to 3,558 points at the MPSF Championships, where she finished 10th … that score moved her up to eighth on the UW top-10 list … took second at the UW Final Qualifier in the 60m hurdles, running a PR of 9.10 seconds … also completed the pentathlon at the UW Invitational, scoring 3,350 points to finish 16th … an honorable mention Pac-12 All-Academic selection.

2012: Stepped up her personal-bests across the board in her second season, leading the team in the heptathlon outdoors with one of the best marks in school history ... at the Pac-12 Multi-Event Championships, she finished 11th with a career-best 4,875 points, ranking her fourth on the Husky top-10 list ... set outdoor career-bests in six of the seven events in the Pac-12 heptathlon, including a high jump of 5-1 ¼, a 200-meters time of 25.96 seconds, a long jump of 17-5 ¼, a javelin toss of 91-11, an 800m time of 2:22.25, and a shot put best of 42-4 ¾, which won the event ... also competed in the main Pac-12 meet, finishing 15th in the shot put and 14th in the discus throw with a personal-best of 121-10 ... at the UW-WSU Dual, took third in the shot put with a toss of 41-10 ½, and was fifth in the discus (118-6) and eighth in the 200m (26.60) ... also completed the heptathlon at the Mt. SAC Relays, setting a then-PR of 4,679 points ... ran her 100m hurdles PR in the Mt. SAC heptathlon, clocking 15.16 seconds ... seventh in the shot put at the Pepsi Team Invite ... indoors, was 15th in the pentathlon at the MPSF Championships with a PR of 3,487 points, moving to ninth in school history ... set a 60m hurdles best of 9.35 seconds and a career-best high jump mark of 5-2 ¼ in the MPSF pentathlon ... also was ninth in the UW Invitational pentathlon with 3,391 points, including a top long jump of 17-5 ¼ ... earned Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention status.

2011: One of the busiest Huskies on the roster, as the freshman completed two indoor pentathlons and two outdoor heptathlons, competing at both conference meets ... competed at the Pac-10 Multi-Event Championships, placing 10th in the heptathlon with a season-best score of 4,372 points ... best event finishes were fourth in the shot put (38-2) and seventh in the 800m (2:30.86) ... also competed in the open shot put at Pac-10s, taking 13th at 38-3 ¼ ... scored 4,312 points in her first heptathlon at the Mt. SAC Relays, finishing 25th ... set PRs in the Pac-10 heptathlon in the 100m hurdles (15.65), 200m (26.30), long jump (17-0 ½), and javelin (81-4) ... best high jump of the year was 4-9 ½ at Mt. SAC where she also ran her best 800-meters of 2:26.34 ... shot put best of 39-4 at the UW-WSU dual, placing seventh ... indoors, placed 11th in the pentathlon at the MPSF Championships with a PR of 3,254 points, winning the shot put at 40-feet, 7-inches ... also scored 3,134 points at the UW Invitational pentathlon, finishing 11th ... threw a personal-best 41-8 ½ in the shot put at the UW Indoor Preview, good for sixth ... also was second in the shot at the UW Final Qualifier at 39-7.

High School and Personal: Born in Renton, Washington ... parents are Michelle and John Williams ... has one younger brother, Ian ... her great uncle is Dave Williams, a legendary football and track star at Washington in the 60's who earned multiple All-America honors in each, and played in the NFL for 10 years ... grandfather Joe Williams also played football and crew at Washington in the 50's ... father was a football and track athlete at the University of Puget Sound ... took third at the 2010 Washington State Multi-Event Championshisp in the heptathlon, second among seniors, with a career-best 4,281 points ... also qualified for the 2A State Championships in the 100m dash, 100m hurdles, and shot put, taking third in the dash and shot put ... competed at the 2010 USA Regional Junior Olympics in the heptathlon, placing third ... placed fourth in the heptathlon at the 2009 Washington State meet ... also reached the 2A State Championships in four more individual events in 2009 ... won four Greater St. Helens League titles over her junior and senior years ... a three-time Team MVP ... named The Columbian's All-Region Female Athlete of the Year in 2010 and the T.O.D.A.Y. Foundation's SW Washington All-Around Athlete of the Year in 2010, as well as Ridgefield Female Athlete of the Year ... also lettered in basketball and soccer, and was the GSHL 2010 Player of the Year in basketball, and an All-GHSL First Team defender in soccer ... graduated with a 3.96 grade point average.

Major Meets
2011 MPSF - 11th, Pentathlon
2011 Pac-10 - 10th, Heptathlon | 13th, Shot Put
2012 MPSF - 18th, Shot Put
2012 Pac-12 - 11th, Heptathlon | 15th, Shot Put | 14th, Discus
2013 MPSF - 10th, Pentathlon
2013 Pac-12 - DNF, Heptathlon
2014 MPSF - 10th, Pentathlon

Outdoor Bests
200m.......25.96
800m.......2:22.25
100m Hurdles.......15.16
High Jump.......5-3 3/4
Long Jump.......17-6 3/4
Shot Put.......42-4 3/4
Discus.......121-10
Javelin.......91-11
Heptathlon.......4,875

Indoor Bests
200m.......26.50
800m.......2:25.08
60m Hurdles.......9.10
High Jump.......5-3
Long Jump.......17-5 1/4
Shot Put.......41-8 1/2
Pentathlon.......3,572
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