Karen Shelton

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Overview

Karen Shelton

Date of birth
Nov 14, 1957

Ht: 5'5"

Birthplace
Honolulu, HI

Hometown
Ocean View, NJ

College
West Chester University of Pennsylvania

Summary
Karen Christina Shelton (born November 14, 1957 in Honolulu, Hawaii) is a former field hockey player from the United States, who was a member of the national team that won the bronze medal at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, California...
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Awards

NCAA National Champion
North Carolina Tar Heels Field Hockey
2009, 2007, 1997, 1996, 1995, 1989

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Trivia
  • Inducted into the US Field Hockey Hall of Fame in 1989
  • Member of the US National Teams from 1977-1984
  • Named the US Field Hockey Athelete of the Year in 1983

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William Scroggs (husband)

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Updated athletic career information for Karen Shelton
Added Karen Shelton to the 2010 North Carolina Tar Heels Field Hockey team roster.
  • Set role to Head Coach.
by Madison Aug 25, 2010
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Updated personal notes for Karen Shelton
Edited the personal notes for Karen Shelton.
  • Added trivia: "Inducted into the US Field Hockey Hall of Fame in 1989"
  • Added trivia: "Member of the US National Teams from 1977-1984"
  • Added trivia: "Named the US Field Hockey Athelete of the Year in 1983"
  • Added William Scroggs (husband) to family members.
by Madison Aug 20, 2009
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Updated athletic career information for Karen Shelton
by Madison Aug 20, 2009
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Updated athletic career information for Karen Shelton
by Madison Aug 20, 2009
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Updated athletic career information for Karen Shelton
by Madison Aug 20, 2009
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Updated athletic career information for Karen Shelton
by Madison Aug 20, 2009
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Updated athletic career information for Karen Shelton
Added Karen Shelton to the 2009 North Carolina Tar Heels Field Hockey team roster.
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by Madison Aug 20, 2009
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Updated athletic career information for Karen Shelton
Added Karen Shelton to the 2005 North Carolina Tar Heels Field Hockey team roster.
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by Madison Aug 20, 2009
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Updated athletic career information for Karen Shelton
Added Karen Shelton to the 2004 North Carolina Tar Heels Field Hockey team roster.
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by Madison Aug 20, 2009
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Updated athletic career information for Karen Shelton
Added Karen Shelton to the 2003 North Carolina Tar Heels Field Hockey team roster.
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by Madison Aug 20, 2009
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Updated athletic career information for Karen Shelton
Added Karen Shelton to the 2002 North Carolina Tar Heels Field Hockey team roster.
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by Madison Aug 20, 2009
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Tar Heels Earn 8-0 Win Over Lafayette
Redshirt freshman Samantha Travers kicked off the scoring and finished the game with a hat trick as the top-ranked North Carolina field hockey team beat Lafayette 8-0 Sunday to improve to 5-0 on the season. The neutral-site matchup was played at the...
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill Athletics Department, Sep 11, 2011
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Falgowski Juggling Hockey Responsibilities
Last weekend was an especially busy one for North Carolina senior Katelyn Falgowski. On Friday night, she captained the UNC field hockey team to a comeback win over No. 5 Syracuse. Sunday and Monday, she played for the U.S. National Team in California.
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill Athletics Department, Sep 08, 2011
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No. 23 Iowa Ready For Big Ten/ACC Challenge
The University of Iowa field hockey team, ranked 23rd nationally, opens the 2011 campaign with the annual Big Ten/ACC Challenge. The Black and Gold will travel to Ann Arbor, Mich., for the 10th annual challenge this weekend. Iowa will face 11th-ranked Wake...
University of Iowa Athletics Department, Aug 24, 2011
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Tar Heels Open 2011 Season Aug. 27 At Michigan
The North Carolina field hockey team, NCAA runner-up in 2010, will play a challenging slate of Atlantic Coast Conference and non-conference games in 2011, kicking off the season in late August at the ACC-Big Ten Challenge.For the 10th year in a row, UNC will...
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill Athletics Department, Aug 04, 2011
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Summer Camps A Productive Time For Tar Heels
As the 2011 Carolina Field Hockey camps got underway in early July, UNC head coach Karen Shelton took time to talk with TarHeelBlue.com about the summer and why she enjoys this time of year. Shelton is heading into her 31st season at UNC and last season led...
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill Athletics Department, Jul 14, 2011
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Tar Heels Announce Team Awards
The Carolina field hockey program recently announced team awards for the 2010 season, when the Tar Heels finished as the national runner-up with a record of 22-3. "It was a fabulous year for Carolina field hockey and I'm so proud of the entire group," said...
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill Athletics Department, Apr 29, 2011
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Carolina Ready To Wrap Up Successful Spring
The North Carolina field hockey team will wrap up its spring season this weekend, hosting Appalachian State and Wake Forest on Saturday at Francis E. Henry Stadium. The annual Carolina Alumni game is scheduled for Sunday at noon, also at Henry Stadium.
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill Athletics Department, Apr 12, 2011
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Shelton Selected For Massey Award
Five Tar Heels Named to All-ACC Academic TeamNorth Carolina field hockey coach Karen Shelton is one of six UNC employees selected by Chancellor Holden Thorp to receive 2011 C. Knox Massey Distinguished Service Awards, one of the most coveted distinctions the...
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill Athletics Department, Feb 25, 2011
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Meharg Named National Coach of the Year
Head coach Missy Meharg was named the Division I National Coach of the Year Friday for the eighth time in her 23-year career at Maryland.
University of Maryland, College Park Athletics Department, Jan 07, 2011
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