Shelly Alexin
Shelly Alexin


Cordova, Tennessee

High School:
St. Agnes Academy


A multi-event star in high school, Alexin is a highly touted freshman prospect that should make an immediate impact for the Lady Tigers...Specializes in the high jump but is capable of competing in the pentathlon.

PREP: Attended St. Agnes Academy...Lettered three years in track...Competed in the high jump, 100m hurdles, triple jump, long jump, 4x100m Relay and pentathlon...Was the Tennessee state runner-up in the high jump in 2002...Tennessee regional high jump champion in 2002...Placed fourth in the Tennessee state high jump finals in 2003...Placed second in the Tennessee regional high jump cometotion in 2003, while placing thrid in the triple jump, fourth in the hurdles and fourth in the pentathlon...Personal best marks are 5'6" (high jump), 32'9" (triple jump), 15"0" (long jump) and 16.7 (100m hurdles)...Coached by Jim Mathis.

PERSONAL: Born in Memphis, Tennessee on April 5, 1985...Full name is Shelly Gene Latane Alexin...Daughter of Gene and Donna Alexin...Parents own and operate a gym...Major is undecided...Is also a member of the U of M Cheerleading squad...Enjoys shopping, partying and spending time with friends...Favorite music is all types, favorite movies are "10 Things I Hate About You", "Bring it On", and "Sleeping Beauty"...Hopes to be a professional sports manager after graduation...Chose Memphis for the great track and cheerleading opportunities...Was also recruited by Southern Miss, Kentucky and Tennessee.

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