2002 AS A FRESHMAN: Did not compete for Florida.
PRIOR TO FLORIDA: Has prep personal bests of 11-0 (pole vault), 34-6 (triple jump) and 15-6 (long jump)... Competed in four state championship meets in high school in the 4x100m, 4x400m, triple jump and pole vault... state runner-up in the pole vault in 1999... Regional and district pole vault champion in 1998, 1999 and 2000... Lake Highland's team was state runner up in 1999.
PERSONAL: Born Christy Joy Shepard on December, 12, 1982 in Winter Park, Fla... 2000 Lake Highland Prep Homecoming Queen... most admires Marion Jones... Placed first in a national gymnastics meet in the vault, third in the beam, third in the bars and third all-around.... Has two sisters, Whitney and Amy... Daughter of Jack and Debbie Shepard
Major: Undecided Humanities and Letters