2018-19 ACC Academic Honor Roll
2017-18 ACC Academic Honor Roll
2019-20 (Junior): Competed this season in the 100 and 200 breast, 200 and 400 IM and 100 fly … Also swam with the 200 and 400 medley relay groups … Her 400 IM time of 4:24.84 at the Georgia Tech Invitational was a personal best and ranked 10th in program history … Also turned in her best 100 breast (1:05.00) and 200 IM (2:08.82) of the season at the Georgia Tech Invitational … Swam her fastest 200 breast of the season at the ACC Championships, finishing in 2:17.14 … Took first in the 200 breast against Georgia Southern, SCAD with a time of 2:19.98 … Placed third in the 200 breast (2:21.59) against Florida State.
2018-19 (Sophomore): Competed in the 50, 100 and 200 breast, 100, 200 and 400 IM, and 100 fly for the Jackets this season … Set three PRs this season … Swam her best 200 breast (2:20.12), and 200 (2:10.66) and 400 IM (4:29.89) races versus Auburn … Earned a 50 breast PR at the FAU Fun in the Sun Invite with a time of 33.09 … Swam a personal-best 1:02.12 100 IM versus Notre Dame, Miami … Competed in the 100 fly and finished with a personal-best time of 1:02.16 against Denver … Named to ACC Academic Honor Roll.
2017-18 (Freshman): Competed for the Jackets in the 100 and 200 breast, and in the 200 and 400 IM events all season long … Recorded an NCAA B qualifying time of 2:14.91 in the 200 breast at the Bulldog Invitational … Posted the second-fastest time for Tech on the season in the 400 IM (4:27.80) … Turned in the third-best time on the team for the year in the 200 breast (2:14.91), which ranks sixth all-time in Tech history … Also recorded the fourth-fastest time in the 200 IM (2:05.07) and the fifth-best mark in the 100 breast (1:03.94) … Tallied 17 top-five individual finishes on the year … Picked up a first-place finish in the 200 breast (2:19.50) at Northwestern … Also earned a pair of wins in the 200 breast (2:19.96) and 400 IM (4:31.02) in the home meet versus Delta State … Recorded a runner-up finish in the 100 breast (1:06.07) against Delta State and in the 200 breast versus Pittsburgh (2:19.15) and at nationally ranked Georgia (2:18.25) … Placed third in the 200 breast at Notre Dame (2:19.89) and at South Carolina (2:20.52) … Turned in a pair of third-place finishes in the 100 breast (1:07.37) and 200 breast (2:23.24) at SCAD … Had two fourth-place showings in the dual meet at South Carolina in the 100 breast (1:05.82) and the 200 IM (2:10.70) … Finished fifth overall in the 100 breast (1:05.80) and 200 IM (2:10.92) in the season-opening meet against Pittsburgh, in the 100 breast (1:05.57) and 200 IM (2:11.68) in the dual meet at Notre Dame, and in the 200 free (1:58.75) versus Emory on Senior Day … Also recorded times of 4:34.37 in the 400 IM at SCAD and 1:06.41 in the 100 breast against Emory, but was exhibitioned … Swam in the 100 breast (1:03.94), 200 breast (2:14.91) and 200 IM (2:05.07) events at the Bulldog Last Chance Invitational.
Before Tech: Swam for four years at Lakeside High School for head coach Tricia Newmeyer … Ranked as high as No. 21 overall in the state of Georgia in the 2017 class … Was a senior captain in 2016-17 … Broke three school records … Recorded a personal best time in the 100 breast SCY (1:04.27) and posted a seventh-place finish at the 2017 Georgia High School 6-7A State Championships her senior season … Placed fifth in the 100 breast (1:05.64) at the 2016 GHSA 6A Swimming Championships as a junior … Won the consolation finals in the 200 IM (2:08.42) at the state championship meet … Named the Lakeside High School team MVP … Also won the Gladiator Award, the Fab 5 Award and the Dynamic Duo Award … Was also a member of the Dynamo Swim Club … Broke the Greater Atlanta Christian Pool record for the 100 breast event in January 2016 … Met a number of both Summer Junior National and Winter Junior National standard times and ranks in the Dynamo Swim Club’s top-10 all-time in the 200 breast event … Turned in career-best times in the 200 IM LCM (2:24.85) and in the 200 breast LCM (2:36.56) at the 2017 Speedo Long Course Sectionals … Posted personal-best times in the 200 breast SCY (2:15.90) and the 400 IM SCY (4:26.93) at the 2017 Southern Premier meet … Also recorded personal-best times in the 200 IM SCY (2:06.07) at the 2016 USA Winter Junior National Championships and in the 100 breast LCM (1:14.48) at the 2016 Speedo Long Course Sectionals … A three-time USA Swimming scholastic all-American … Was a member of the National Honor Society, the French National Honor Society, the Beta Club and won two senior superlatives for Most Athletic and Outstanding Senior … Awarded academic all-American distinction for recording straight A’s for all four years in high school … Was given the LHS swim and dive team’s Viking Award for excellence in character, leadership, academics and athletic ability … Was also a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes Leadership Team at Lakeside High School.
Personal: Daughter of Mark and Helen Shuford … Has a younger brother … Both her parents graduated from Georgia Tech, father (1991) and mother (1991, 1993) … Chose Tech because of the amazing academic opportunities, the outstanding swimming & diving program with an elite coaching staff, and a family-like team atmosphere … Plans to major in biology.
|Shuford’s Career Top Times (through 4/1/18)|
|100 Breast||1:03.94||at Bulldog Invitational (2/24/18)|
|200 Breast||2:14.91||at Bulldog Invitational (2/25/18)|
|200 IM||2:05.07||at Bulldog Invitational (2/24/18)|
|400 IM||4:27.80||2017 Georgia Tech Invitational|