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Drew Shields
Drew Shields


Fishers, Ind.

High School:



Cross Country Bio
Drew Shields Photo Gallery

Eligibility (Indoor/Outdoor): Junior/Junior

At Wisconsin
2011 Indoor:
Won the mile with a time of 4:09.93 at the Illini Classic (1/22) ... finished second in the 400 meters with a new personal best of 48.48 and took fifth in the mile with a new collegiate best at 4:05.21 at the Wisconsin Elite Invitational (1/29) ... placed 33rd in the 3,000 meters at the Husky Classic (2/12) earning a new personal best finishing in 8:05.26 ... finished ninth in the 3,000 meters crossing the line in 8:07.95 at the Big Ten championships (2/27) ... earned a second-place finish in the 3,000 meters at the Wisconsin NCAA Qualifier (3/4) in 8:57.26

2011 Outdoor: Placed 14th in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the NCAA West Preliminary Round (5/27) with a time of 8:53.37 ... finished ninth in steeplechase at the Big Ten championships (5/14) in 8:59.60 ... placed fifth in the 5,000 meters in 15:13.01 at the Aztec Invitational (3/19) ... finished 34th in the 400 meters, crossing the line in 48.75 at the Florida Relays (4/1) ... finished third in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the Mt. SAC Relays (4/14) in a personal-best time of 8:49.12

2010 Indoor: Competed unattached in the mile at the Red & White Open (2/19), finishing second in 4:09.42 ... competed unattached in the 3000 meters at the Wisconsin Elite Invitational (1/30), finishing sixth in 8:23.90

2010 Outdoor: Finished 28th in the 3000-meter steeplechase at the NCAA Preliminary Round (5/28) in a time of 9:06.91) ... finished 15th in the 3000-steeplechase at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships in a time of 9:19.62 ... placed eighth in his section of the 3000-meter steeplechase in a personal-best time of 8:55.71 at the Payton Jordan Cardinal Invitational (5/1) ... member of the third-place 4x1600-meter relay team (16:29.57) at the Drake Relays (4/23) ... finished seventh in the 1500 meters at the Mt. SAC Relays (4/16) in a time of 3:47.71 ... placed sixth in the steeplechase at the Florida Relays (4/2) in a time of 9:06.01

High School
All-American in the mile, finishing fourth at Nike Outdoor Nationals in 2009 ... won the 1,600 meters at the Indiana state track meet as a senior, also finishing fifth in the 800 ... member of the 2008 state cross country championship team ... won the state championship in the 800 meters and 1,600 meters as a junior ... also finished runner-up in the 4x800-meter relay as a junior ... team finished second in the 4xmile relay at 2007 Nike Outdoor Nationals ... earned all-America honors after placing fourth at the 2008 Foot Locker Cross Country National Championship ... finished seventh at the 2008 Nike Cross Nationals ... named Indiana's 2008-09 Gatorade Cross Country Runner of the Year ... claimed individual championship at Indiana state cross country meet as a senior ... placed fifth at the state cross country meet as a junior after winning sectional and regional races ... earned all-conference and all-county honors in both cross country and track three consecutive years (sophomore, junior and senior) ... placed 13th at state cross country meet as a sophomore and finished seventh in the 1,600 meters at state that season ... also played basketball and football as a freshman ... high school coach: Nathan Warnecke ... pre-collegiate bests: Mile (4:09.64); 3,200 meters (9:18)

Born in Lafayette, Ind. ... parents are Mary and Joseph Shields ... has a sister, Krystin, and a twin brother, Alex, who runs cross country and track at South Alabama ... intended major is economics

Personal Bests
Indoor Outdoor
400 Meters 48.48 1-29-11 400 Meters 48.75 4-1-11
Mile 4:05.21 1-29-11 800 Meters 1:54.14 High School
3000 Meters 8:05.26 2-12-11 1500 Meters 3:47.71 4-16-10
Steeplechase 8:49.12 4-14-11
5000 Meters 15:13.01 3-19-11

Honors and Awards
USTFCCCA All-Academic (1)

At the NCAA Preliminary Round
2011 - Outdoor
3000-Meter Steeplechase: 14th (8:53.37)

2010 - Outdoor
3000-Meter Steeplechase: 28th (9:06.91)

At the Big Ten Championships
2011 - Indoor
3000 Meters: 8th (8:07.97)

2011 - Outdoor
3000-Meter Steeplechase: 9th (8:59.60)

2010 - Outdoor
3000-Meter Steeplechase: 15th (9:19.62)

Other Notable Performances - Track
2011 Mt. SAC Relays
3000-Meter Steeplechase: 3rd (8:49.12)

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