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Drew Shields
Drew Shields


Fishers, Ind.

High School:


Shields' Track and Field Bio

Cross Country

2013: Placed 82nd overall and ninth for UW in 26:02.8 (8K) at the Big Ten Championship (11/3) ... at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational (10/19), placed 208th overall and seventh for UW in a personal-best time of 25:09 (8K) ... with a time of 25:37 (8K), finished 54th overall and seventh for Wisconsin at the Coast-to-Coast Battle in Beantown (9/27)

2012: Did not compete

Finished the NCAA championship in a time of 30:53 to earn a 112th-overall finish, and was sixth for Wisconsin ... with a time of 31:30, placed 49th overall and seventh for UW at the Great Lakes Regional ... came in 44th place with a time of 24:46 at the Big Ten championship ... finished first overall and lead UW in his season debut, finishing the Badger Opener with a time of 18:20 ...came in second among UW runners and fourth overall in a time of 24:29 at the Orange and Blue Preview ... placed 42nd overall and sixth for UW with a time of 24:25 at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational

2010: Competed in first-ever collegiate meet at the Badger Classic and finished third overall in a time of 25:19 ... took 94th place at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational with a time of 24:54 ... placed 21st at the Bill Dellinger Invitational with a time of 24:25.12 ... took 26th at Big Ten Championships with a time of 24:26 ... claimed 185th at NCAA Championship in a time of 32:01.6

2009: Redshirt season ... competed in two meets unattached ... finished in 49th place at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational with a time of 25:56 ... took fourth place at the Badger Ridge Run with a time of 26:25.2

High School
Earned all-American honors after placing fourth at the 2008 Footlocker National Championship ... finished seventh at the 2008 Nike Cross Nationals ... named 2008-09 Gatorade Indiana Cross Country Runner of the Year ... was the individual champion of the Indiana state cross country meet as a senior ... earned all-conference and all-county honors in both cross country and track three consecutive years (sophomore, junior and senior) ... was an all-American in the mile, finishing fourth at Nike Outdoor Nationals in 2009 ... won the 1600 at the Indiana state track meet as a senior and placed fifth in the 800 ... member of the 2008 state cross country championship team ... placed fifth at the state cross country meet as a junior after winning the sectional and regional races ... won the state championship in the 800 and 1600-meter races and finished runner-up in the 4x800m relay as a junior ... team finished second in the 4xmile relay at Nike Outdoor Nationals ... placed 13th at state cross country meet as a sophomore and finished seventh in the state 1600-meter race that season ... high school coach was Nathan Warnecke

Born May 26, 1990 in Lafayette, Ind. ... parents are Mary and Joseph Shields ... has sister Krystin and a twin brother Alex ... also played basketball and football as a freshman ... intended major is marketing

Why Wisconsin?
"Everything clicked. It was everything I was looking for in a school, and not just athletically. I committed the day after I got back from my recruiting visit. I can't wait to compete as a Badger!"

Other Notable Performances - Cross Country
2013 Big Ten Cross Country Championship
8-Kilometer: 82nd, 26:02.8

Personal Bests
Cross Country Outdoor Track
6 Kilometers 18:20 9-07-11 1500 Meters 3:47.71 4-16-10
8 Kilometers 25:09 10-19-13 3000-Meter Steeplechase 8:55.71 5-01-10

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