Grenetria Shell

Grenetria Shell

YR. R-Fr.
HOMETOWN Nashville, Tenn.
PREV. SCHOOL East Nashville Magnet HS

2018 OVC Indoor Pentathlon Silver Medalist

TSU Personal Bests
100m Hurdles:
14.57 (Georgia Tech Invitational, 2018)
400m Hurdles: 1:01.78 (OVC Outdoor Championship, 2018)
Long Jump: 5.97m - 19’7” (Thundering Herd Invitational, 2018)
Pentathlon: 3,513 (Thundering Herd Invitational, 2018)

Cross Country
22:01.7 (OVC Cross Country Championship, 2017)

As a Redshirt Sophomore, 2018-19 season: During cross country season, ran in all five events for the Tigerbelles, running a season-best 23:27.3 at the OVC Cross Country Championship (5K), placing 93rd. 

As a Redshirt Freshman, 2017-18 season: Won the silver medal in the pentathlon at the Ohio Valley Conference Indoor Championship… Set season bests in the long jump (5.97m – 19’7”) and the pentathlon (3,513) at the Thundering Herd Invitational during the indoor season… Placed second in the pentathlon (3,441) at the OVC Indoor Championship to go with a sixth-place finish in the 4x400m relay (3:56.41) and a 16th-place finish in the long jump (5.00m – 16’5”)… Posted a season best in the 100m hurdles in 14.57 at the Georgia Tech Invitational… At the OVC Outdoor Championship, placed fourth in the 400m hurdles with a season-best time of 1:01.78. Also took fifth with the 4x400m relay (3:52.12), eighth in the long jump (5.71m – 18’9”) and ninth in the 100m hurdles (14.63w)… During the cross country season, ran in four meets for the Tigerbelles… Placed 91st at the Ohio Valley Conference Cross Country Championship with a 5K time of 22:01.7.

As a Freshman, 2016-17 season: Did not compete. 

East Nashville Magnet HS: Won the state title for the Class A-AA pentathlon as a junior in 2015 during the outdoor season… Repeated as state champion in the pentathlon as a senior in 2016… Added a state championship in the long jump (18’9.75”), while taking second in the 100m hurdles and 200m during senior season … As a senior in 2016, set meet records in the long jump (17’11”), 100-meter hurdles (14.35) and 300-meter hurdles (43.57) at the TSSAA A-A Middle Sectional to help East Nashville Magnet with the sectional title… Also won the 200m and pentathlon at Sectionals as a senior… Competed for the Continental T-Belles Track Club, representing the squad at the  USATF Tennessee Association Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships in Chattanooga, Tenn. in 2015.

Major: Human Performance and Sports Sciences
Daughter of: Charmissa Johnson and Gregory Shell
Birthday: November 30