Shelley Godwin
Shelley Godwin


Enterprise, Ala.

High School:


Alabama Highlights

Junior Season (2007-08):

  • SEC Community Service Team
  • Posted a 9-6 singles record for the spring
  • Played in all 11 SEC matches
  • Went on a four-match conference winning streak against Mississippi State, Ole Miss, Kentucky and Vanderbilt at Nos. 5-6 singles
  • Earned a team-high five conference wins
  • Clinched both Tide SEC victories over Mississippi State and Ole Miss

Sophomore Season (2006-2007):

  • Spring SEC Academic Honor Roll
  • Competed in 35 singles matches and 30 doubles matches
  • Out of 11 victories, three came against SEC opponents and four came against ranked opponents - No. Oregon, No. 44 University of Colorado, No. 69 Furman and No. 58 Arkansas
  • Paired with Bianca Svensson for a season high five consecutive doubles wins that began against two ranked opponents No. 44 University of Colorado and No. 69 Furman
  • Paired again with Svensson to rack up four wins over ranked SEC opponents - No. 31 Kentucky, No. 39 LSU,
  • No. 37 Auburn and top ranked Georgia, the pair was only one of two schools to defeat Georgia in doubles all year

Freshman Season (2005-2006):

  • Was 14-14 in singles, primarily at No. 5 as a freshman
  • Helped UA in their upset over Ole Miss with a 6-3, 6-2 win at No. 5 in singles
  • Had a 6-2, 6-1 win in UA's upset of SEC opponent Arkansas
  • Came back from a 2-6 loss to win her singles match against Auburn with sets of 6-3 and 6-0
  • Went 6-4 in doubles when partnered with Mari Muller
  • Reached singles finals of first collegiate tournament, New Mexico Fall Classic
  • Won flight "D" championship at Roberta Alison Fall Classic
  • Won 7 of first 9 collegiate matches and a perfect 3-0 in three-setters
  • She and doubles partner Mari Muller upset the No. 4 seed at the ITA South Region Championships
  • Made the SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll and the President's List in the Fall

Prep Highlights:

  • 2004-2005 Southeast Sun Player of the Year2005 State Singles Champion
  • Played 7 seasons in Junior Davis Cup competition
  • Wendy's High School Heisman nominee
  • Bryant-Jordan Award recipient
  • Member of Summa Cum Laude Society and National Honor Society
  • Awarded UA Alumni Scholarship

Personal Information:

  • Full Name: Shelley Britt Godwin
  • Birthdate: July 24, 1987
  • Siblings: Ben (head of SEC Instant Replay) and Adam (plays in L.A. Dodgers farm system)
  • Other interests: Member of FCA