2012 Scholastic All-American
2012 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2011 Scholastic All-American
2011 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2010 SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll
JUNIOR SEASON (2012)
Hampered all season by injuries and was only able to compete on beam ... Competed in seven of 14 meets, serving as the leadoff performer on beam five times and the No. 2 competitor twice ... Earned a season-high 9.825 in meets against Alabama (2/24), at Iowa (3/9) and West Virginia (3/16) ... Scored a 9.80 or higher in five of seven performances, including a 9.80 in the leadoff spot at the SEC Championship (3/24) ... Continued to excel in the classroom as she was named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll for the third straight year and she received her second straight NACGC/W Scholastic All-America award.
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2011)
Solid performer throughout the season on bars, beam and floor ... Led off the beam lineup all season and earned the leadoff spot on bars and floor by the end of the season because of her great poise ... Tied or set new career highs on bars, beam and floor this season ... Led the team with a 9.756 average on beam and tied for third with Kaleigh Dickson on floor with a 9.748 average ... Extremely consistent with only two breaks in 35 routines on the season ... Season highs of 9.80 on bars, 9.875 on beam and 9.85 on floor ... Tied her career high on bars twice with a 9.80 against Georgia (2/18) and at the SEC Championship (3/19) ... Earned a new career mark on beam with a 9.875 at the Metroplex Challenge (1/29) ... Set a career high on floor with a 9.85 versus BYU (2/4) ... Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll for the second straight year and earned her first NACGC/W Scholastic All-America honor.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2010)
Saw action all season on bars and beam and led off the beam lineup most of the season ... Displayed improved confidence and scores as the season progressed ... Recorded season highs of 9.80 on bars and 9.825 on beam ... Earned her season-high 9.825 on beam at the NCAA Championship semifinal (4/22) and narrowly missed All-America honors as she finished one spot out of the top eight ... Scored her season high of 9.80 on bars in back-to-back meets against Oregon State (3/5) and Iowa (3/12) ... Competed on vault once against Texas Woman's and posted a 9.70 ... Ranked third on the team with a 9.721 average on beam ... Tallied six scores of 9.80 or higher on beam ... Averaged a 9.671 on bars ... Named to the SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll.
Competed for Todd Gardner at Illinois Gymnastics Institute in Westmont, Ill. ... Was a two-time Junior Olympic National qualifier ... Captured the 2009 Illinois state title on bars ... Placed 15th in the all-around at the 2007 national championships ... Earned the beam title at the 2007 Region 5 Championships ... Finished sixth on bars and 10th in the all-around at the 2006 nationals ... Was phenomenal at the 2006 Region 5 Championships where she captured the floor title and finished second in the all-around ... Was a member of the honor roll all four years of high school.
Full name is Shelby Elizabeth Prunty ... Born September 1, 1991 ... Daughter of William and Cindy Prunty ... Has one older sister, Colby ... Majoring in sport commerce ... Her mother coaches gymnastics ... Chose to attend LSU because of her relationship with her teammates and coaches.
PRUNTY'S CAREER HIGHS
Vault: 9.700 (2-12-10 vs. Texas Woman's)
Bars: 9.800 (four times; Last: 3-19-11 at SEC Championship)
Beam: 9.875 (1-29-11 at Metroplex Challenge)
Floor: 9.850 (2-4-11 vs. BYU)