Shelby Burkett – Athlete Biography

Matthew Shultz, Contributor

Shelby Burkett is a freshman and a member of the Jefferson Morgan Track Team.

Burkett is┬áparticipating in the 200, 100 meter dash, and the 4×100 relay. She is really looking forward to the rest of the season with her friends.

“My goal for this season is to beat my time from past meets,” said Burkett.

Burkett’s most challenging part of track is keeping a good and steady pace and breathing. Since she is a freshman, she has a lot to learn.

“Some advice I have is to stretch before doing any event to make sure you are warmed up,” Burkett said.

Shelby Burkett is really excited for her first year of track and is also looking forward to the next three years.