2012: Played in 34 matches as the team's starting libero ... led the team with 671 digs (5.20/set), third-most in a single season in CofC history ... earned SoCon All-Tournament team honors after making 71 digs in three matches, including 30 in the championship match ... registered a season-high 31 digs in a win over Presbyterian (9/15) ... finished career with 2,151 digs, ranking second in CofC history.
2012 Sand Volleyball: Competed with the Cougars in the inaugural AVCA National Championship, finishing fourth ... paired with Kelly Kolich in the two spot all season, posting a dual record of 5-5, while finishing ninth in the AVCA Pairs championship.
2011: Played in all 35 matches for the Cougars in 2011 ... Shelton was named the SoCon Defensive Player of the Month for September and the SoCon Defensive Player of the Week in week 2 ... recorded a season-high 32 digs in a win over Western Carolina (10/22) ... totaled double-digit digs in 31 matches during the season ... 21 digs in match against South Carolina (9/10) ... Led the team in total digs with 620 for a 4.66 average which ranked third in the conference ... recorded 29 digs and five assists against UNC-Wilmington (9/16) ... finished season second in school history in digs per game for a career (3.88).
2010: Played in all 35 matches for the Cougars in 2010 ... recorded a season-high 21 digs in win over Winthrop (9/3) ... totaled double-digit digs in 16 matches during the season ... 20 digs in match against Clemson (9/4) ... second on team in total digs with 325 for a 2.44 average ... third on team in service aces with 16 for the season ... made 15 digs and five assists against Northern Illinois (8/28).
2009: Took medical redshirt.
2008: Started all 34 matches in freshman campaign ... selected to Southern Conference All-Freshman Team ... ranked 57th nationally in digs per set with mark of 4.58 ... that mark is currently second all-time for a career in the College of Charleston record book ...Shelton's 4.58 digs per set and 545 total digs each rank fifth for a single season ... had 29 double-figure dig performances, including in 25 of her last 26 matches ... recorded 31 digs in first collegiate match vs. Portland State (8/29) ... delivered 64 digs over 12 sets to average 5.33 digs per set during Oregon State Tournament ... had 41 digs in nine sets to earn All-Tournament honors at the Charleston Riverview Invitational ... posted 19 digs in 3-0 win over Gardner-Webb (9/20) for 6.33 average ... had career-high 7.00 digs per set with 21 digs in 3-0 win over Chattanooga (10/19) and 28 vs. Furman (9/27) ... had six 20-plus dig outings, including a pair of 30-plus performances.
St. Ursula Academy: All-State selection following sophomore and senior seasons ... named to All-District and All-City First-Teams following senior season ... First-Team All-GGCL choice and Cincinnati Enquirer First-Team selection as junior and senior ... member of 2007 National Champion Team Z Volleyball Club ... five-time open qualifier, three-time Regional Champion and 2007 All-American as member of club team ... earned First Honors in academics.
Personal: Born on February 22, 1990, Emily is the daughter of Marianne and James Shelton...Sister played volleyball at the University of Virginia ... majoring in communication.