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Shelley Black
Shelley  Black


Wilkes-Barre, Pa.

High School:
James M. Coughlin




Fatherly Breaks School Shot Put Record at Big Tens

Rachel Fatherly finished second in the shot put with her school record mark of 56-3.25


Gerlach Captures Silver Saturday

Tori Gerlach finished second in the steeplechase behind defending national champion Leah O'Connor


Nittany Lions Post Record Book Performances at Jim Thorpe Invite

Numerous Nittany Lions tally all-time Penn State performances


Nittany Lions Win 15 Titles at Kehoe Twilight Meet

Rachel Fatherly, Dynasty McGee won multiple titles Friday


Shuey Captures Javelin Title at LSU

Michael Shuey tallies season-best mark en route to javelin title


On the National Stage... || 2013 Outdoor ||
Earned second team All-America status as a member of the Nittany Lion 4x400-meter relay ... Ran the third leg on the Nittany Lions' 14th-place relay at the NCAA Championships, helping the squad to a finishing time of 3:35.23 ... Qualified for the NCAA Eastern Preliminary Round in the 400-meter hurdles ... 4x400 team would run 3:34.98 at the first round competition - the third-fastest time in the field

At the Big Ten Championships... || 2014 Outdoor || Placed 14th in the 100-meter hurdles (14.09) ... Ran a time of 1:01.80 to qualify eighth for the finals of the 400-meter hurdles ... Finished seventh in the 400-meter hurdles with her time of 1:00.72 || 2014 Indoor || Ran a time of 8.48 to place 10th in the 60-meter hurdles || 2013 Outdoor || Turned in a pair of scoring finishes, taking fifth in the 400-meter hurdles, individually, and third as a member of the Nittany Lion 4x400 ... Also competed in the 100-meter hurdles, finishing 10th || 2013 Indoor || Placed fifth in the 60-meter hurdles with a finishing time of 8.43 || 2012 Indoor || Placed 11th in the 60-meter hurdles in the Big Ten preliminaries

Around the Track... || 2014 Outdoor || At the season-opening Crimson Tide Invitational, Black finished third in the 400-meter hurdles (1:00.56) and fifth in the 100-meter hurdles (14.35) ... Finished fourth in the 100-meter hurdles at the Sun Angel Track Classic with her season-best time of 13.87 ... Won the 100-meter hurdles at the Team Challenge with her time of 13.92 ... Tallied a season-best time of 1:00.43 in the 400-meter hurdles to finish fifth at the Kehoe Twilight Meet || 2014 Indoor || Opened up the 2014 indoor season as a member of the first-place 4x400-meter relay squad (3:43.65) at the Penn State Relays ... At the Penn State National Invitational, Black posted a season-best time of 25.29 in the 200-meter dash ... At the Sykes & Sabock Challenge Cup, Black ran a season-best time of 8.45 to finish second in the 60-meter hurdles and placed fourth in the 400-meter dash with her season-best time of 57.04 || 2013 Outdoor || Won the 100-meter hurdles at the Jim Thorpe Invitational to go along with a second-place finish in the 200 ... Was a member of the Lions' season-best 3:33.47 4x400 at Penn Relays, helping the squad to a fourth-place finish in the elite "Championship of America" section ... Also competed in the 100- and 400-meter hurdles at Penn ... Place second in the 100 hurdles and fourth in the 400 hurdles at the Bucknell Team Challenge ... Was third in the 100 hurdles at the Crimson Tide Invitational at Alabama, thanks to a lifetime-best 13.82 ... Was also a member of the winning 4x400 in Tuscaloosa || 2013 Indoor || Emerged as one of the Nittany Lions' top hurdlers, finishing second in the event at the Nittany Lion Challenge, third at both the Penn State Relays and Sykes & Sabock Challenge Cup, and fifth at the Penn State National ... Turned in a lifetime-best 25.36 for the 200 at the PSU National ... Also competed at the SPIRE D-I Invitational || 2012 Outdoor || Redshirted the outdoor season || 2012 Indoor || Placed third in the 60 hurdles in her first collegiate appearance at the Penn State Relays ... Took second in the event at the Nittany Lion Challenge ... Ran a personal-best 8.56 for the hurdles to finish third at the Sykes & Sabock Challenge Cup ... Finished 11th at the Penn State National

Before Penn State... || High School || One of the top hurdlers in the high school ranks, placing fourth in the 100-meter hurdles at New Balance High School Nationals with a personal-best 13.63 in 2011 ... Was equally as outstanding at the PIAA State Championships as a senior, picking up victories in the 100- and 300-meter hurdles, to go along with a fourth-place finish in the long jump ... Won state titles in both hurdle races as a junior, and followed up with a second-place finish in the 60-meter hurdles at PTFCA Indoor Championships as a senior ... Ran a personal-best 8.45 in the 60 hurdles to place fourth at the 2011 New Balance Indoor Nationals ... Boasts international experience on her resume, as she was selected to represent the U.S. at the Germany-Japan-USA Trilateral Friendly Indoor Meet as a senior || Personal || Daughter of Diane and Ray Black ... Birthday is February 2, 1993 ... Currently enrolled in the Division of Undergraduate Studies

Collegiate Personal Bests || Track and Field

Event Indoor Outdoor
200m 25.26 25.39
400m 57.04 ***
60mH 8.43 ***
100mH *** 13.82
400mH *** 59.63
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