THIS YEAR: Shelton Davis is one of the top decathletes in the Pac-10 and also one of USC's team captains for 2003.
2002: Davis had an outstanding Pac-10 meet, finishing fourth with a career-high 7,122 points ... That mark put him eighth on the all-time USC decathlon chart.
2001: Davis redshirted in 2001, his first year at USC.
JUNIOR COLLEGE: Shelton attended both Santa Ana College and Santiago Canyon College ... He was named California Junior College Athlete of the Year in 2000 at Santiago Canyon ... Won the 2000 So Cal Decathlon championship with a score of 6,726 ... Also ran the 400, with a best time of 48.6 ... Was named the 2000 Santiago Canyon Scholar-Athlete of the Year.
HIGH SCHOOL: Davis prepped at Villa Park High in Orange, Calif., where he earned All-Orange County honors in 1998 and was named the Century League's 1997 track Athlete of the Year ... Had bests of 48.8 in the 400m, 21-5 in the long jump and 6-4 in the high jump.
PERSONAL: Shelton was born on February 2, 1980 in Orange, Calif. He is a psychology major at USC.
CAREER BESTS: Decathlon -- 7,122