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 John Shannon
John Shannon

Powell, Ohio

High School:
St. Charles Prep



Serafini Leads MXC, Earns All-East Honors at IC4A Championship

The junior closed out the season with a 22nd place finish


MXC Produces Six PRs at ACC Championship

Hamm leads slew of Eagle personal records at conference meet


MXC Nearly Sweeps Mayor's Cup Franklin Park 5K

Eagles take seven of the top 10 spots

AS A SENIOR (2011-12)
All-New England 10,000m...Athletics Director's Award for Academic Achievement.
XC: Timed in at 27:32.20 in the Iona Meet of Champions (9/17).
Indoor T&F: Clocked at 15:23.53 in the 5,000-meter run at the ACC Championship (2/24)...ran a 4:30.91 mile at the BU Valentine Invitational (2/10)...took 11th in the 5k at the BU Terrier Classic (1/27), running 15:04.54...double at the BU Multi-Team Meet (1/19), taking eighth in the 3,000-meter run (9:09.89) and 15th in the Mile (4:26.28)...set a personal record of 9:02.22 in the 3,000-meter run at the Dartmouth Relays (1/8).
Outdoor T&F: Earned All-New England honors with an eighth place finish and personal record of 32:01.20 in the 10,000-meter run at the New England Championship (5/12)...doubled at the ACC Championship (4/20-21), running a 15:49.44 in the 5,000 and a 32:54.31 in the 10,000...posted a 15:21.25 in the 5,000-meter run at the Princeton Sam Howell Invitational (4/6)...took sixth in the 5,000 with a season-best time of 15:06.30 at the Raleigh Relays (3/30).

AS A JUNIOR (2010-11)
XC: Crushed his PR with a 26:35 at the Mayor's Cup, scoring third for BC ... set a PR at the New England Championship (10/9) with a time of 27:08, coming in as the fourth point scorer in the sub-varsity heat ... opened the season at the Boston College Invitational (9/11), running 27:39 over the 8K course.
Indoor T&F:Posted a 9:14.83 in the 3,000m competition at the Jay Carisella Invitational (12/4).

AS A SOPHOMORE (2009-10)
Athletics Director's Award for Academic Achievement.
XC: Did not compete in any meets.

AS A FRESHMAN (2008-09)
XC: Did not compete in any meets.

Concluded career with three school records at St. Charles Prep where he was a seven-time all-league honoree ... earned all-state honors once, all-region twice, and all-district in all four seasons ... ran a 15:53 5k as a senior and a 4:33 1600m as a junior ... elected captain three times.

Born April 26, 1990 ... enrolled in the Carroll School of Management ... youngest of Michael and Amy Shannon's two children.

Overall PR
Overall PR
Mile 4:26.28 - BU Multi (1/19/12) same --- ---
3000m 9:02.22 - Dartmouth (1/8/12) same --- ---
5000m 15:04.54 - BU Terrier (1/27/12) same 15:06.30 - Raleigh (3/30/12) same
10,000m --- --- 32:01.20 - New England (5/12/12) same
8K --- --- 26:35 - Mayor's Cup (10/24/10) 27:32.20 - Iona (9/17/11)
Finishes Wins: 0 Top 3: 0 Top 5: 0 Top 10: 4

PRs at St. Charles Prep
5K: 15:53
1600m: 4:33

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