|Hometown:||Thousand Oaks, Calif.|
|High School:||Oaks Christian HS|
One of the top mid-distance swimmers in the conference, Shillington capped a stellar junior season with a pair of top-eight finishes and a third top-12 finish at the 2013 MPSF Championships. She took fourth in the 200 Free (1:48.80) and seventh in the 500 Free (4:56.57), and added an 11th-place finish in the 100 Free (51.35). At the Pacific Invite, she came in fifth in the 200 Free (1:52.39) and eighth in both the 100 Free (53.60) and the 500 Free (5:05.89). At the UNLV Winter Invite, Shillington won both the 200 Free (1:50.24) and the 500 Free (4:58.74) while placing third in the 100 Free (51.88). Academically, Shillington earned MPSF All-Academic recognition.
In just her second season at Pacific, Shillington established herself as one of the top mid-distance freestylers in the MPSF, earning Second Team All-MPSF honors in the 200 Free. Primarily swimming the 200 Free and 500 Free, she collected six first-place finishes on the year, winning heats against five conference teams. She added six runner-up finishes and never placed outside of the top four in a dual meet. At the 2012 MPSF Championships, Shillington clocked in at 1:51.21 in the 200 Free, good for seventh, while her time of 4:52.90 in the 500 Free was good for ninth. Both were season-best times and ranked first on the squad. Her 500 Free mark ranked fifth amongst all league swimmers.
Shillington placed 13th in the 200 Back (2:04.30), 14th in the 500 Free (5:03.49), and 18th in the 200 Free (1:53.24) at the 2011 MPSF Championships to conclude an impressive first year for the Orange and Black. She was also a part of the 800 Free Relay (7:33.39), 200 Free Relay (1:35.69), and 400 Free Relay (3:29.67) teams that finished sixth, seventh, and seventh at the championships, respectively. Shillington opened the year with second-place times in the 200 Free (1:55.04) and 500 Free (5:05.56) at the Pacific Invite on Oct. 15 and 16 before winning the 200 Free (1:55.75) and the 200 Back (2:08.18) against Cal State Bakersfield on Oct. 30. She finished first in the 200 Back (2:08.61) in the Quad Meet on Nov. 6 and first in the 500 Free (5:04.31) at both the Tri Meet on Jan. 22 and against UC Santa Barbara on Jan. 29.
Shillington graduated from Oaks Christian High School in Westlake Village, Calif. She was named the Tri-Valley League Swimmer of the Year as a junior and senior, and was an all-county selection from 2008 to 2010. An All-America honoree as a junior, Shillington was also her team’s MVP from 2008 to 2010.
Shillington was born in Thousand Oaks, Calif. and is the daughter of Sandra and Todd Shillington. A sport management major, she lists her hobbies as going to the beach and hanging out with friends.