Shelley Spires
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    Shelley Spires

    Class:
    Freshman

    Hometown:
    Mobile, Ala.

    High School:
    St. Paul's Episcopal

    Height:
    6-1

    Position:
    OH

    Club Team:
    Mobile Storm

    HIGH SCHOOL | CLUB TEAM: St. Paul's Episcopal High School...four-year varsity letterwinner in volleyball...member of three 5A state championship teams...named MVP of the Alabama state tournament as a senior...also earned MVP honors while competing in Alabama's North vs. South volleyball game...named the Press-Register's Coastal Volleyball Player of the Year in 2013...two-time member of the Press-Register's Elite 12 Volleyball Team (2012, 2013)...named to the all-county and all-state teams all four years...holds school records in season kills (695) and career kills (1,868)...served as team captain during senior season...also lettered in track from seventh to 12th grade......two-time state champion in the heptathlon (all classifications)...set the Alabama state scoring record of 5,000 points in 2014, winning second title by nearly 700 points...added a runner-up finish in the heptathlon as a sophomore...won 11 individual Alabama 5A state titles (six in the high jump, four in the 400-meter dash and one in the 300-meter hurdles)...earned A-5A all-county selections seven times (three indoor, four outdoor)...three-time all-region selection...six-team all-state honoree (three indoor, three outdoor) after finishing within the top-three of the state championship meet...set school records in the indoor high jump (5'8½") and 400-meter dash (58.07) as junior...matched the school record in the outdoor high jump (5'9¼") as a senior...served as team captain as a senior...four-time MVP...named the Press-Register/AL.COM Girl's Regional (Coastal Alabama) Track Performer of the Year on two occasions...awarded the Mobile Optimist Club's 4A/5A Girl's Outstanding Track and Field Performer of the Year as a senior...also named the Kiwanis Club of Mobile's Female Senior Athlete of the Year for Mobile County in 2014...honored as the Press-Register/AL.COM Girl's Regional (Coastal Alabama) Athlete of the Year as a senior...member of the National Honor Society...graduated with a 4.3 GPA...competed for the club level at West Florida Revolution (junior year) and Mobile Storm (senior year).

    PERSONAL: Full name is Michelle Jules Spires...goes by Shelley...daughter of Jim and Michelle Spires...has two older brothers - Patrick, a 2010 Academy graduate and former member of the Air Force football team, and Jacob, a quarterback at the University of Alabama...also has one younger brother, Peyton...currently undecided on a major...future career plans include working in the medical field...hobbies include running, swimming, painting and going to the beach...considers greatest personal moment in sports winning three state championship titles with the volleyball team and winning eight state championships with the track and field team...will also be competing in the high jump and long jump for the Air Force track and field team...member of Cadet Squadron 24.

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