Erin Shelton – 5'10" Outside Hitter
Erin joins Oglethorpe as a 2012 graduate of Brookwood High School, in Snellville, Georgia, where she is an AP Scholar, Senior Team Captain, and Scholar Athlete.
She ended her senior year season with an impressive record of 463-kills, 320-digs, and 60-aces.
Erin was named Region 8-AAAAA Player of the Year. She was also selected to the 2011 All Area 8-AAAAA Team and the 2011-2012 First Team – All Gwinnett County. As a 3-year starter on the Varsity squad, she helped lead the Lady Broncos to win the Region Championship in 2010 and 2011, while also making back-to-back appearances at the Elite 8 round of the State Championships, in 2010 and 2011.
She currently plays with the nationally recognized GA5 Volleyball Club, in Suwanee, Georgia. In the SRVA Junior Regional Championships her team won a bid to the USAV Junior Nationals, in Columbus, Ohio, in June 2012.
Erin plans to major in Communication and Business Administration at Oglethorpe.
"We are thrilled to have a player of Erin's caliber join our program, she is an athletic Outside Hitter who along with her solid attack skills has a strong jump serve and excellent ball control," said Matthews. "Erin also is a high character person who will contribute both on and off the court to our already strong team chemistry."