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 Shannon Smith
Shannon Smith
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Fairport, NY

High School:
Fairport High School

Position:
Distance

At BC

Returning for final year of eligibility as one of the top runners in the country.

Indoor Seasons

1999-2000: Finished first in both the mile (4:57.38) and the 3,000 meter (9:50.63) at the New England Challenge Cup Final...won the mile (4:55.78) at the New England Championship...finished first in the 3,000 meter (9:31.46) at the ECAC Championship.

1998-1999: Finished second in the mile at the Husky Open with her best time of the season (5:02.41) ...won the 3,000 meter at the New England Championship (10:00.33)...raced to a season best time in the 3,000 meter at the BIG EAST Championship (9:58.14).

1996-97: Recorded a personal best at the Harvard Selects in the mile event, finishing with a time of 4:59.61.

Outdoor Seasons

2000: Placed sixth in the 3,000 meter at the 2000 NCAA Championship, earning All-American honors (9:17.89), the second fastest time in Eagles' history...won the 1,500 meter (4:25.52) at the New England Championship...finished third (4:26.31) in the 1,500 meter at the BIG EAST Championship.

1999: Raced in the prestigious Raleigh Relays in the 5,000 meter, placing fifth (17:09)...won the Tufts Invitational in the 1,500 meter with a run of 4:40...competed in both the 1500M and 3,000 meter at the Mount Sac Relays...finished eighth in the 5,000 meter at the BIG EAST Championship.

1998: Placed fourth in the 5,000 meter at the BIG EAST Championship...finished fifth at the ECAC's in the 3,000 meter.

1997: Competed for the United States at the World Cross Country Champion- ship in Turin, Italy.

Personal

Born on March 30, 1978...geology major enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences...won the 1996 U.S. National Junior Cross Country Championship...the oldest of Bonnie and James Smith's three children.

1500M    4:25.52
3000M    9:17.89
5000M	16:13.39

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