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    Shelby Buckley
    Shelby Buckley

    Class:
    RS Senior

    Hometown:
    Newport Coast, Calif.

    High School:
    Corona Del Mar HS

    Height:
    5-4

    Event:
    Distances

    Birthdate:
    04/16/1990

    03/30/2013

    USC Continues Impressive Early Season Run At Cal-Nevada Championships & Stanford Invitational

    Trojans win 5 of 8 events they competed in at Cal-Nevada; Andrews PRs at Stanford

    03/23/2013

    USC Wins 11 Events On the Final Day Of The Trojan Invitational

    Boyd wins twice and Novy and Olonade post school all-time top 10 marks

    03/10/2013

    USC Leaves Its Mark At The Ben Brown Invitational

    Boyd places 16th in TJ at 2013 NCAA Indoor Championships

    05/12/2012

    USC Women Tied For 2nd, Men 10th At Pac-12 Championships

    Trojans' strong showing in hammer throw gets day off to a good start

    04/29/2012

    USC Splits Annual Dual Meet With UCLA

    Trojan women win fifth straight

    THIS YEAR: Redshirt senior Shelby Buckley enters her final season of eligibility as a key member of the Trojans' middle distance group.

    2012: Set a PR in the 1500m race with a time of 4:35.12 to finish 10th at the Trojan Invitational on March 24. Had a season-best 800m time of 2:11.41 to place fourth at the USC-UCLA Dual Meet on April 29. Ran 2:12.85 in the 800m to finish 20th at the Pac-12 Championships. This past fall, led USC at the Pac-12 Cross Country Championships with a time of 21:49 to finish 49th.

    2011: Steadily progressed in her rehab during the track season and was able to compete at the Occidental Invitational on May 7. In her first track meet as a Trojan, she place third in her heat and 12th overall in the women's 800m race with a time of 2:13.76. Had a strong cross country season this past Fall for USC, leading USC in three of four meets including being the Trojans' top finisher at the Pac-12 Championships with a time of 22:01.

    2010: Battled a variety of injuries which kept her off the track for USC. Ran unattached at the Titan Invitational cross country meet in the Fall and finished third with a time of 17:59. Also was able to run unattached in three races in the 2009 cross country season when she was still ineligible to compete for USC and finished no lower than seventh, including winning the first race at the UC Irvine Invitational before the collegiate open.

    BEFORE USC: Began her collegiate career at UCLA in 2008 where she competed in cross country, but not in track and field. Ran in four XC races for the Bruins, finishing among their top four runners in each meet. Led UCLA at the Pac-10 Championships with a PR of 21:34.26 to finish 48th. Placed 85th at the West Regional as the Bruins' third runner with a time of 21:55.83.

    High School: Buckley graduated in 2008 from Corona Del Mar High School in Newport Beach, Calif. where she was a four-year letterman in track and cross country. Also earned a varsity letter in soccer. Won the 2004 CIF State cross country individual title. Is the only female athlete in Orange County history to place in the top five at the state cross country meet for four consecutive seasons. In 2004 earned All-State honors in cross country and was the OC Register Athlete of the Year. Was a four-time All-CIF and all-league honoree in cross country. Earned All-America and All-State honors in track in 2007. Was a member of the national champion 4x1600 relay and DMR. Also was a Foot Locker National cross country finalist in 2006 and CA State champion in 2004. Served as a team captain. Was the 2007 CIF Div. III champion in the 800m and 1600m and CIF Masters champion in the 1600m. Was a member of the winning 4xmile relay team at the Nike Outdoor Nationals. Placed third at the 2007 CA State Meet in the 1600m. Broke the CIF Div. III 800m record with a PR of 2:09.6. Her best 1600m time was 4:45.

    Personal: Shelby was born on April 16, 1990 in Laguna Hills, Calif. She is a Sociology major at USC. Has three siblings: Keith, Megan and Lindsay. Her parents are Tim and Jennifer. Her father swam collegiately at Chico State. After graduation Shelby would like to travel to Monaco. Enjoys the beach in her spare time.

    CAREER BESTS: 800m -- 2:09.6 1500m -- 4:35.12