CHICAGO — Grand Forks Red River senior Shelby Frank has been named Gatorade North Dakota girls track and field athlete of the year, The Gatorade Company announced Thursday, June 25.

This is the third consecutive year she's won the Gatorade award.

Frank has won four North Dakota Class A girls discus titles and two shot put crowns. She won the 2019 New Balance Nationals Outdoor in the discus with a toss of 155 feet.

“Shelby is a competitor, and in the discus she is unmatched,” said Fargo Davies assistant coach Rob Jacobson in a release. “She competes with the expectation of being her best. If she’s struggling, she sets her jaw and rights herself. Her focus, determination and competitiveness are something I have my kids watch and learn from.”

Frank has signed to compete in women's track and field at the University of Minnesota.