GYM MAC Champions
Shelby MacDonald
Position: All-Around
Height: 5'1"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
High School: St. Mary's College
Other College: Alaska Anchorage
Club: Twistars USA Gymnastics
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MacDonald Photos

2013: Competed on the uneven bars and balance beam in all nine regular-season meets, as well as MAC Championships ... reached the podium at the MAC Championships, placing fifth on bars with a 9.800 ... scored a 9.800 or better seven times on bars ... had three runner-up finishes on bars and one on beam ... had a season-high 9.850 on bars against Ball State (2/15) and a season-high 9.775 on beam at Bowling Green (3/16) ... season averages were 9.782 on bars and 9.527 on beam.

2012: Competed at Alaska-Anchorage ... appeared in four meets on vault, bars and beam ... posted career-highs of 9.5 on vault and 9.675 on bars in Jan. 10 home win over SUNY Cortland ... left program in late January.

2011: Competed at Alaska-Anchorage ... overcame preseason injury to appear in final six meets on bars and beam ... scored 9.5 or better on four of six bars routines ... helped UAA to narrow win over Centenary on Mar. 11 with 9.675 on bars and 9.45 on beam ... delivered team's third-best beam score at Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Championships with 9.525.

HS/Club: Competed for Gedderts Twistars USA club team in Lansing, Mich., in 2010 ... qualified for 2010 Region 5 Level 10 Championships, finishing runner-up on balance beam in the Senior D division ... placed 3rd on beam at Michigan Level 10 State Championships in March 2010 ... won all-around and beam titles and placed runner-up on bars in 18 & Up division at For Love Or Money meet in Indiana in February 2010 ... prior to moving to Michigan, competed for hometown Sault Ste. Marie Gymnastics Club ... accomplished martial artist ... participated in basketball, track & field (hurdles, jumps, relay) and soccer at her high school, St. Mary's College ... honor roll student.

Personal: Born Shelby Lauren MacDonald on July 10, 1991, in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada ... daughter of Rick and Iole MacDonald ... physical education major, carrying a 3.69 GPA.


MacDonald's Career Highs
Bars: 9.875 (vs. Michigan State, 1/12/14)
Beam: 9.775 (at Bowling Green, 3/16/13)