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Kelly Shaffer

Class: Sophomore Position: Height: 5-5 Previous School: South Hunterdon Regional High School Hometown: Ringoes, N.J.

Cross Country Personal Bests
5K: 18:58.3
Oct. 1, 2016 – Louisville Sports Commission Cross Country Classic
Louisville, Ky. 

6K: 23:03.9
Sept. 16, 2016 - VT Alumni Invite
Blacksburg, Va.

Big South Cross Country Championship (5K)
2016 (Swannanoa, N.C.): 15th place, 19:28.22
2017 (Lynchburg, Va.): 25th place, 19:44.5

NCAA Southeast Regional Championship (6K)
2016 (Earlysville, Va.): 181st place, 23:49.3
2017 (Earlysville, Va.): 191st place, 23:57.4

2017 Outdoor Track & Field (Fr.)
• Did not compete in any races for Liberty and was redshirted
• Big South Presidential Honor Roll member

2016-17 Indoor Track & Field (Fr.)
• Did not compete in any races for Liberty and was redshirted

2016 Cross Country (Fr.)
• Ran inside Liberty's top seven in all six races as a freshman
• Finished sixth on the team and fifth among freshmen at the Big South Championship, where she placed 15th overall
• Crossed the line 181st in her first appearance at the NCAA Division I Southeast Regional Championship
• Fastest 5K time (18:58.3) came at the Greater Louisville Cross Country Classic
• Sped to a season-best 23:03.9 6K at the VT Alumni Invite

Prep
• Graduated from South Hunterdon Regional High School
• Won New Jersey Group 1 state titles in both the outdoor 1,600 (2013) and cross country (2013), becoming her school's first-ever state champion
• As a junior in 2014-15, placed second in Group 1 in both cross country and the 800, third in the 3,200 and sixth in the 1,600
• Group 1 state runner-up in cross country as a freshman in 2012
• Set school records in the 400 (1:00.85), 800 (2:19.62), 1,600 (5:08.01), mile (5:16.19), 3,200 (11:25.50) and cross country 5K (18:06)
• Valedictorian of her high school class

Personal
• Daughter of Darin and Heather Shaffer
• Birthday is Feb. 4
• Chemistry major