The Crimson Tide women broke the three-year old school 200 medley relay record
Alabama Highlights: 2011 - Junior: Competed in the 100 and 200 freestyles as well as the 200 IM at the SEC Championships ... posted a career-best 24.83 in the 50 freestyle at the UT Invite and a 51.96 in the 100 freestyle at the SEC Championships ... named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll.
2010 - Sophomore: Posted a career-best times in the 100 freestyle (52.57), 200 IM (2:05.00) and the 200 freestyle (1:52.07) at the SEC Championships ... earned Dean's List (3.5 or better GPA) honors for the fall and spring semesters ... inducted into the National Society of Collegiate Scholars ... named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll ... earned the Debra Hobart Perseverance, Determination and Spirit Award.
2009 - Freshman: Earned Dean's List (3.5 or better GPA) honors for the fall and spring semesters ... named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll.
Prep Highlights: Swam for Tracye Bulger at Etowah High School ... swam for Ian Goss at Stingrays Swimming ... two-time USA Swimming Scholastic All-American ... three-time Cherokee County Swimmer of the Year ... four-time All-County ... three-time Etowah MVP ... captain of Etowah High School team ... led Etowah to the County Championship in 2007 and 2008 ... led Etowah to undefeated seasons in 2007 and 2008 ... holds six individual and three relay school records ... also competed in track and field for Etowah ... led Stingrays to the 2007 Georgia State 400 Medley Relay Championship ... earned U.S. Army Reserve National Scholar-Athlete award ... seven-time Georgia All-Star.
Personal Information: Full name: Shelby Lyn Hixon ... daughter of Stuart and Vickie Hixon ... sister, Leah ... biology major, psychology minor ... born July 12, 1990.
Top Times: 200 IM 2:05.00 50 freestyle 24.83 100 freestyle 51.96 200 freestyle 1:52.07