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Drew Shields
Drew Shields

Class:
Graduated

Hometown:
Fishers, Ind.

High School:
Fishers

Height:
6-1

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

2011:
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

Personal
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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