Shay Spelman
Shay  Spelman
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Cincinnati, Ohio

High School:
Turpin

Event:
Distance Free

2016-17: Won the 500-yard freestyle against Xavier (5:07.78) ... placed fourth in the event against Toledo (5:15.51), fifth at Eastern Michigan (5:07.10), sixth at the Miami Invite (4:55.73) and Purdue (5:07.53), seventh against Ohio (5:10.44) and 12th at the MAC Championships ... won the 1000-yard freestyle against Toledo (10:34.68) ... finished second in the event against Xavier (10:31.24), third against Akron (10:22.99), Purdue (10:25.79) and Wright State (10:36.98), fourth at Cincinnati (10:27.21) and Eastern Michigan (10:32.14) and fifth against Ohio (10:28.13) ... took second in the 1650-yard freestyle against Ball State (17:43.13), third at the Miami Invite (16:50.07) and against Bowling Green and Marshall (17:25.24) and seventh at the MAC Championships (16:56.55) ... placed 11th in the 400-yard IM at the MAC Championships.

2015-16: Academic All-MAC ... Won the 1650-yard freestyle at the Miami Invite (16:44.81) and placed seventh at the MAC Championships (16:59.16) ... won the 1000-yard freestyle against Xavier (10:34.59) ... placed second in the event at Eastern Michigan (10:26.59) and Bowling Green (10:32.36) and Akron (10:34.14), third against Buffalo (10:26.79), Purdue (10:32.82) and Cincinnati (10:33.78) and fourth at Ohio State (10:27.68) ... clocked in second in the 500-yard freestyle against Eastern Michigan (5:06.92) and Akron (5:08.67), third against Buffalo (5:07.59) and Bowling Green (5:12.03), fifth at the Miami Invite (4:55.31) and 10th at the MAC Championships (4:56.49) ... placed fourth in the 400-yard IM at the Miami Invite (4:27.48), eighth against Akron (4:45.10) and 11th at the MAC Championships (4:25.41).

2014-2015: Won the 500-yard freestyle against Xavier (5:09.43) … placed second in the event against Ohio State (5:04.97), Purdue (5:05.96) and Cincinnati (5:07.25), third against Buffalo (5:04.41) and Ohio (5:07.32), fifth at the Miami Invitational (4:54.13), sixth against Toledo (5:10.08) and 12th at the MAC Championships (4:55.78) … won the 1000-yard freestyle against Ohio (10:20.10), Xavier (10:23.51), Cincinnati (10:28.68) and Ball State (10:34.84) … finished the event in third against Buffalo (10:22.84) and fourth against Ohio State (10:21.35) and Purdue (10:27.57) … came in second in the 1650-yard freestyle against Toledo (17:28.26) and fourth at the MAC Championships (16:46.70) and the Miami Invitational (16:53.27).

HIGH SCHOOL: Swam for Turpin High School under head coach Rene Contino ... earned a varsity letter all four years ... was on the all-conference team twice ... participated in the state meet every year in high school ... was the state runner-up in the 500 free.

PERSONAL: Daughter of William and Amy Spelman ... majoring in earth science and life science education.