CHATTANOOGA STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Played two seasons at Chattanooga State, one of the top junior college programs in the country ... helped lead the Tigers to the 2012 NJCAA Division I National Championship ... two-time first team All-American by the NJCAA ... was also honored as a first team All-American by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) as a sophomore as well ... also named to the first-team all-region team both seasons by both the NJCAA and the TJCAA ... was the team MVP as a sophomore ... also honored as the squad's Freshman of the Year in 2011 ... combined to hit .425 over two seasons, including a .473 clip as a sophomore ... also totaled 20 doubles, 16 triples and six home runs in that time ... also drove in 53 total RBI, with 36 of those coming in 2012 ... known for her speed on the base paths as she swiped 135 total bases in two seasons ... finished second nationally with 83 stolen bases as a sophomore ... trailed only Red Raider signee Jessica Marshburn, who stole 89 bases in 2012 ... was only caught stealing twice ... her 83 stolen bases also set the Chattanooga State school record.
EAST JACKSON HIGH SCHOOL
Two-year starter for newly-formed East Jackson High School ... played one year for Jackson High prior to East Jackson's opening ... helped lead East Jackson to the regional title both seasons ... squad finished 59-15-2 during that span ... named to the first-team all-region squad all three seasons ... set the Georgia High School stolen base record with 61 in 2009 ... also set the East Jackson school record as well.
Shelby Johnson ... born March 5, 1992, to parents Chris and Melissa Johnson ... has a younger brother, Austin ... majoring in exercise sports science in hopes of becoming an athletic trainer.