Christopher Shelp
Christopher Shelp
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Dawsonville, Ga.
Events: Distance
Previous School: Dawson County HS
Event: Distance

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2019: Competed in five meets on the season … Top finish was sixth in the 5K at the Emory Invitational, setting a personal record of 16:17.17 … Recorded two top-10 finishes.

HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Dawson County High School in Dawsonville, Ga. … Graduated in 2018 … Honor student … Lettered in cross country and track and field all four years … Took eighth place in the 2018 3AAA 1600 meter race … 2017 Footlocker All-South honoree … His team was fourth in the 2016 3AAA State Championships and second place in the 2017 3AAA State Championships under Coach Charles Buesse … Ran for the Lanier Running Club in Gainesville, Ga. … Club team was 2017 All-American team under Coach DeCosta.

PERSONAL: Born in Atlanta, Ga. on Nov. 16, 1999 … Son of Kathy Shelp and brother to Adam, Nathan, and Rachael Shelp … Plans to study kinesiology.