Women's Gymnastics

 Shelby Hilton
Shelby Hilton


St. Petersburg, Fla.

High School:
St. Petersburg



Tampa Bay Turners

2013 (Sophomore): Enjoyed a breakout season in which she emerged as one of UK's top performers on vault and uneven bars ... Scored 9.825 on both vault and bars at Penn State ... Switched to the anchor role on vault against LSU on Feb. 1, posting UK's top score in the event each of the next two weeks ... Went 9.8, 9.725 on vault and bars respectively at Cal.

2012 (Freshman):
Enrolled at UK in January but contributed immediately ... Made UK's floor lineup in 12 of 13 meets and made the vault lineup in nine of 13 meets ... Scored a season best 9.775 against Illinois on vault, while her best floor routine came against Auburn/Pittsburgh where she posted a 9.8 ... Ended the season with a 9.592 average on vault and a 9.679 on floor ... Helped UK to a 49.125 team score on vault, which tied the 10th-highest score in school history ... Performed as an exhibition on uneven bars in a few meets.

Pre-College: Competed in club gymnastics at Tampa Bay Turners under coaches Brad Harris and Amy Schulthess ... Was a three-time National Qualifier, including finishing in third place in 2010 ... Had a great club season in 2011, finishing first in the all-around at the Level 10 State Championships with a score of 37.625 ... Followed that performance with an impressive all-around score of 37.650 at the Level 10 Regionals ... Was awarded the Norment Leadership and Christian Character Scholarship Award ... Active in her community, volunteering with Toys for Tots ... Helped with her high school newspaper.

Personal: Full name is Shelby Michelle Hilton ... Parents are Hank and Donna Hilton ... Attended St. Petersburg High School ... Native of St. Petersburg, Fla. ... Has one brother, Henry, who is 21 ... Plans on majoring in communications or broadcasting.

Collegiate Bests
Vault: 9.775 at Illinois (3/2/12)
Floor Exercise: 9.8 vs. Auburn/Pittsburgh (2/24/12)

Season Averages

2012 9.592 - - 9.679 -
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