Shelby Johnson
Shelby Johnson
Height: 5-7
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Sparta, Tenn.
High School: White County HS
Major: Agriculture

Spring 2018 (Sophomore): Johnson took part in all five of the team’s spring tournaments, completing 13 rounds of action… carded a career-low 229 behind rounds of 78, 76 and 75 at the Bobby Nichols Intercollegiate (Mar. 18-20)… finished 14th at the same event, her first-career top-15 finish… earned both the team’s Most Improved Player and Most Dedicated Player honors… finished the year with a 79.11 scoring average.

Fall 2018 (Sophomore): Johnson played in all five of Tech’s five fall events, finishing 14 rounds of play… turned in a fall-season-low 235 at the NKU Fall Classic (Sept. 11-12)… carded low rounds of 73 at both the Bill Berg Invitational (Oct. 16-17) and Terrier Intercollegiate (Oct. 23-24)… wrapped up the fall with a scoring average of 78.86.

Spring 2017 (R-Freshman): Johnson competed in two of Tech’s five spring events, completing six rounds of action… earned her second top-25 finish at the Bobby Nichols Intercollegiate (Mar. 19-21), tying for 23rd with an 80-79-81=240… earned a share of the team’s Impact Award with fellow redshirt freshman Arianna Clemmer… rounded out her first season with an 80.25 scoring average.

Fall 2016 (R-Freshman): Johnson participated in two of the team’s five fall tournaments, finishing six rounds of play… made her collegiate debut at the GolfWeek Program Challenge (Sept. 11-13), carding an 80-74-82=236 to tie for 28th overall… helped lead Tech to a team title at the Starmount Forest Fall Classic (Oct. 3-4), the team’s first since 2013… earned her first top-25 showing at the same event with an 81-74-83=238… concluded the fall with a scoring average of 79.00.

Spring 2016 (Freshman): Johnson sat out the spring season as a redshirt.

Fall 2015 (Freshman): Johnson sat out the fall season as a redshirt.

High School: Johnson was a four-year letterwinner for head coach Eric Mitchell at White County High School and also lettered in archery… took home 6 AAA All-District honors four times and earned 6 AAA Player of the Year in 2014… placed in the Top 15 in the TSSAA Class AAA State Championships as a sophomore and junior before earning a Top 10 finish as a senior… led her team to the 6 AAA District title in 2011… also helped WCHS to state titles in archery in both 2013 and 2014.

Personal: Daughter of Jeff and Tracy Johnson… born May 28, 1997… full name is Shelby Brianne Johnson.

Academic: Majoring in agriculture with a concentration in communications… named to the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll five times and to the OVC Commissioner’s Honor Roll twice.