Shannon McDonnell
Shannon McDonnell
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Shoreham, N.Y.
High School: Shoreham-Wading River
Major: Economics
Residential College: Ezra Stiles

Collegiate Bests

400m 58.08

500m 1:14.58

800m 2:06.36

1000m 2:54.12

1500m 4:27.13

5k (xc) 18:36.0

6k (xc) 22:01.7

High School Bests

600m 1:35.82

800m 2:13.08

1500m 4:44.1

2014-2015: In cross country, ran a personal best of 22:01.7 in the 6k at Lehigh…25th at HYP…Competed at the Heptagonal Championships…In indoor track, earned first team All-Ivy League honors in the distance medley relay at the Heptagonal Championships…earned All-East honors with a seventh-placed finish in the 800-meter run at the ECAC Championships…finished fourth in the 800-meter run at the Heptagonal Championships…First in the 800-meter run at Yale-Dartmouth Columbia…Ran on first-place relay teams at HYP, Yale-Dartmouth-Columbia, the Giegengack Invitational, and the Yale Collegiate Invitational…In outdoor track, earned All-East honors with a seventh-place finish in the 800-meter run at the ECAC Championships…Competed at the NCAA Division I East Preliminary Round…Third in the Heptagonal Championships in the 800-meter run…First in the 800-meter run at Harvard-Yale.

2013-2014: In cross country, second on the team at the Iona Meet of Champions…Ninth overall and second on the team at the New England Championships (junior varsity)…Third on the team and 14th overall at the CCSU Mini Meet. In indoor track, ran a personal best of 2:09.24 in the 800m at HYP, placing second…Ran a personal best of 5:11.32 in the mile at the Yale Season Opener, placing third…Ran on the 4x800-meter squad that placed second at ECACS...Eigth in the 800m at Heps. In outdoor track, earned a personal best of 4:32.97 at the Stanford Invitational, placing second…First in the 800m at the Yale Springtime Invitational…Second in the 800m at Harvard-Yale…10th in the 800m at Heps…Ran on the 7th place 4x800-meter relay team at ECACs.

2012-2013: In cross country, competed at the New England Championships and the CCSU Mini-Meet...In indoor track, ran a personal best in the 1,000m of 3:01.46 at the Yale Season Opener...Also raced a personal best in the 500m of 1:14.58 at the Boston University Terrier Classic...Competed in the 500m at ECACs to place 16th...In outdoor track, ran a personal best of 58.77 in the 400m at the Sam Howell Invitational...Claimed a personal bestof 2:11.25 in the 800m at Heps...Also finished with a personal best of 4:35.41 in the 1,500m at the Raleigh Relays...Contributed to the team's best 4x400-meter relay finish in the ECAC Championship meet.

High School: Team captain for indoor and outdoor track (2011-2012)… All-State in 600m (2010, 2011)...County Champion in 600m (2010)...County Champion in 800m (2012)… School record holder in 600m and 4x400…Also team captain and All-State in soccer (2011).  

Personal: Ezra Stiles College