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2013-2014 Men's Track Roster

Demetrius Shelton

Class: JR
Position: Sprints
Height: 5-11
Weight: 165 pounds
Previous School: Oakland HS
Hometown: Murfreesboro, Tenn.

Competed in four events through the indoor season … Placed first in the 400-meter at the Edward S. Temple Classic (49.43) … Best time of the season in the 400-meter came at the Cupid Classic Feb. 14 (49.24, eighth) … Finished second in the 200-meter at the TSU Invite Feb. 1 with a time of 22.09 … Also finished third in the 200-meter at the Christmas Invitational (22.31) … Placed fourth in the 300-meter at the Blazer Invite Jan. 11 with a time of 34.07 … In the 60-meter dash at the Auburn Invitational prelims, ran 7.19 seconds.

Outdoor: Competed in the 200-meter, 400-meter and was a member of various 4x400-meter relay, 4x100-meter relay, 4x200-meter relay and sprint medley relay teams … Notched a season-best fourth-place finish at the Tennessee Relays in the 200 with his fastest time of the season (21.42) … Added a 10th-place finish in the 200-meter at the War Eagle Invite (21.46) … Finished eighth in the 400-meter at the Tennessee Challenge (50.84) … Was a member of the sprint medley team that placed fourth at the Penn Relays, breaking a 32-year school record with their time of 3:18.72 … Ran on the 4x400-meter relay team that finished 18th at the NCAA East Preliminary round (3:09.26) … Helped the 4x100-meter relay team place fifth with a season-best 40.99 time.

Set a personal best and finished third in the 200-meters at the Valentine Invitational with a time of 22.01 … Finished third in the 200-meters at the MT Invitational posting a 22.23 … Set a personal best in the 400-meters at the Kentucky Invitational with a time of 49.87.

Outdoor: Set a personal best of 21.49 in the 200-meter dash at the SBC Championships, finishing 13th in the preliminary round … Ran a 48.74 time in the 400-meters at the Vanderbilt Invitational to finish ninth (personal best) … Had seven Top 10 finishes, including an individual title at the Rhodes Invitational in the 200 (21.82 seconds) … Part of the NCAA Qualifying 4x400-meter relay squad ... Member of the 2013 NCAA semifinals 4x400-meter relay that recorded the seventh best time in program history at 3:06.80 and finished 13th overall … Earned second team All-America honors.

Logged a personal-best time of 6.55 seconds in the 55 meters while finishing fifth at the MT Christmas Invitational ... Ran a 6.67 in the preliminaries of the 55-meter dash at the Sun Belt Championships ... Crossed the finish line in 7.10 seconds while placing 12th in the 60 meters at the Kentucky Invitational ... Claimed a third-place finish at the Valentine Invitational in the 200 meters while running a personal-best 22.22 ... Posted a personal-best 400-meter time of 50.40 at the Rod McCravy Memorial ... Totaled three top-five finishes in the 55 meters while picking up five top-10 finishes in the 200 meters.

Outdoor: Registered a personal-best 10.90 in the preliminaries of the 100 meters at the Sun Belt Championships ... Also ran a personal-best time in the 200 meters at the conference championships, completing the race in 21.70 seconds ... Captured a sixth-place finish in the 100 meters with a time of 11.00 seconds at the Rhodes Open Meet ... Recorded a personal-best 400-meter time of 49.04 seconds at the Tiger Track Classic ... Placed eighth in the 400 meters at the Black and Gold Meet in 49.78 seconds ... Bagged a ninth-place finish at the Vanderbilt Invitational in the 200-meter dash, clocking a 21.75 ... Finished 10th in the 200 meters at the Sea Ray Relays while running a 21.78.

High School: Competed in track & field and football while in high school ... Participated in the 100 meters, 200 meters, 4x100 meters and 4x200 meters.

Personal: Demetrius Ahmad Shelton ... Son of Wallace and Tracy Evans ... Born Jan. 23, 1993 ... Majoring in business construction.