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 Shelby Hilton
Shelby  Hilton

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
St. Petersburg, Fla.

High School:
St. Petersburg

Height:
5-2

Event:
All-Around

Club:
Tampa Bay Turners


04/23/2015

Wildcats Rank Fourth on SEC Winter Sports Academic Honor Roll

65 UK student-athletes earn spots on honor roll

02/20/2015

Kentucky Gymnastics Rallies to Upset No. 14 Arkansas

UK Posts Season High on Vault; Six Individuals Break or Tie Career Highs on Jenny Hansen Night

03/07/2014

UK Beats Second Consecutive Ranked Team in Senior Night Win

Wildcats close home slate with 196.150 to down No. 22 California and Centenary

02/21/2014

Shannon Mitchell's Career-Night Helps UK to Season-Best Score

Wildcats fall at No. 13 Arkansas with a season-high 195.975

04/06/2013

Gymnastics Records School-Record NCAA Regional Score

Wildcats Finish Fourth with 195.575

02/20/2015

Gymnastics vs. Arkansas, 022015

Gymnastics beats No. 14 Arkansas by a score of 195.850 - 194.825 on Friday, February 20, 2015

01/31/2015

UK Gymnastics vs Alabama

The UK Gymnastics team hosted Alabama for its DanceBlue Meet on Jan. 30, 2015 in Memorial Coliseum.

02/07/2014

Gymnastics vs. Florida, 020714

Gymnastics hosts Florida at Memorial Coliseum on February 7, 2014

  • 2014, 2015 SEC Academic Team

2015 (Senior): A valuable leader in and out of the gym, competed on vault and floor in the first eight meets before she sustained an injury and missed the rest of the season ... Led UK with a 9.825 on floor and a 9.800 on vault vs. Alabama on Jan. 30 ... Notched a season-best 9.850 on vault vs. Arkansas on Feb. 20 and again a week later at Florida ... Posted a season-high 9.825 on floor in back-to-back weeks, vs. Alabama on Jan. 30 and at Missouri on Feb. 6.

2014 (Junior): Was a consistent and valuable contributor on three events, vault, bars and floor, in every meet as a junior, and also competed in the all-around three times in 2014 ... Recorded a career-best 38.700 in her all-around debut, along with a career-high 9.750 on beam in the season-opener on Jan. 10 ... Posted a career-best 9.925 on floor to help UK to an upset win over Auburn on Feb. 28 as the Wildcats broke the school record score on floor ... Led Kentucky on floor on Feb. 1 at Georgia with a 9.825 ... Scored a season-high 9.800 on vault on Jan. 24, a score she matched three more times in 2014 ... Notched a season-best 9.775 on bars on Jan. 24 and again on March 14.

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.

Career Highs:
Vault: 9.875, Feb. 1, 2013, vs. LSU
Uneven Bars: 9.825 (twice), Most Recent: March 16, 2013, at Penn State
Balance Beam:
9.750, Jan. 10, 2014, vs. Ball State, Penn State, West Virginia
Floor Exercise:
9.925, Feb. 28, 2014, vs. Auburn
All-Around: 38.700, Jan. 10, 2014, vs. Ball State, Penn State, West Virginia

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