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Karen Shelton

Full name: Karen Christina Shelton (-Scroggs)
Gender: Female
Height: 5-4.5 (165 cm)
Weight: 117 lbs (53 kg)
Born: November 14, 1957 in Honolulu, Hawaiʻi, United States
Affiliations: U.S. National Team
Country: USA United States
Sport: Hockey

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Karen Shelton attended West Chester State College where she led them to three NCAA hockey (field) titles. Shelton made the US Olympic team in both 1980 and 1984, winning a bronze medal in 1984. In 1981 she was named field hockey coach at the University of North Carolina (UNC), and through 2015, coached there for 35 years. Shelton was named National Coach of the Year five times (1994-96, 2007, 2009), and led UNC to six NCAA championships (1989, 1995-97, 2007, 2009) and nine runner-up finishes. She was named ACC Coach of the Year eight times (1986-89, 1994, 2000, 2004, 2007).

Shelton is a member of the National Field Hockey Coaches Association Hall of Fame (inducted in 2008), the US Field Hockey Association Hall of Fame (inducted as a player in 1989), and the North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame (inducted in 2010). She married Willie Scroggs, who was a long-time lacrosse coach and then assistant athletic director at UNC.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1984 Summer 26 Los Angeles Hockey Women's Hockey United States USA 3 Bronze

Women's Hockey

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result GP G FG PCG PSG GC YC RC
1984 Summer 26 Los Angeles Hockey United States USA Final Standings 3 1984-07-31 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1984 Summer 26 Los Angeles Hockey United States USA Round-Robin Match #3 1 1984-08-01 USA 4, CAN 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1984 Summer 26 Los Angeles Hockey United States USA Round-Robin Match #5 2 1984-08-03 NED 2, USA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1984 Summer 26 Los Angeles Hockey United States USA Round-Robin Match #7 1 1984-08-04 USA 2, NZL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1984 Summer 26 Los Angeles Hockey United States USA Round-Robin Match #12 2 1984-08-07 AUS 3, USA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1984 Summer 26 Los Angeles Hockey United States USA Round-Robin Match #13 1T 1984-08-09 USA 1, FRG 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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