2017-18 Track and Field Roster
Hometown St. Charles, IL
High School St. Charles East
- 2016 First Team All-American (outdoor 4×400-meter relay).
- 2015 Second Team All-American (outdoor 4×400-meter relay).
- 2015 ACC Outdoor 4×400-Meter Relay Champion.
- 2015 First Team All-ACC (outdoor 4×400-meter relay).
- Second Team All-ACC (2016) indoor 4×400-meter relay, (2016) outdoor 4×400-meter relay, (2015) indoor 4×400-meter relay).
- 2016 Honorable Mention All-ACC (distance medley relay).
AS A JUNIOR:
- Marked a personal best, and season best amongst all Irish runners, in the 400m with a time of 54.30 at the ACC Indoor Championship.
- Set a PR of 58.69 seconds in the 400m hurdles at the ACC Championship, putting her sixth in the all time records.
- Also had a season best race in the 400m at the Louisville Invite with a time of 53.41, good for seventh of all time Irish runners (outdoor).
AS A SOPHOMORE:
- Started the season with wins in the 400m (56.39) and 4x400m relay (3:47.42) at the Blue & Gold Invitational.
- Took first place in the 400m (57.62) and 4x400m relay (3:49.04) at the Wisconsin-Notre Dame Dual.
- Placed third in the 600m (1:31.29) and helped the 4x400m relay (3:40.95) to a first place finish at the Notre Dame Invitational.
- Finished third in the 4x400m relay (3:37.96) at the Yellow Jacket Invitational.
- Won the 400m (54.32) at the ACC/Big Ten Challenge.
AS A FRESHMAN:
- Started the indoor season with a third place finish in the 400m (56.44) and a win with the ‘A’ 4×400 relay (3:46.28) at the Blue & Gold Invitational.
- Snagged a first place finish in the 4×400 relay (3:46.71) at the Simmons-Harvey Invitational.
- Earned a third place finish in the 600m (1:32.84) and finished second with the ‘A’ 4×400 relay (3:40.93) at the Notre Dame Invitational.
- Placed third with the 4×400 relay (3:38.17), fourth in the distance medley relay (11:37.65) at the Razorback Invitational.
- Won the 4×400 relay (3:37.20) at the Meyo Invitational.
- Came in second with the ‘A’ 4×400 group (3:39.15) at the Spire DI Invitational.
- Helped the 4×400 quartet win the title at the Stanford Invitational (3:35.17).
- Snagged second place finishes in the 400 (54.80) and ‘A’ 4×400 relay (3:37.13) at the ACC/Big Ten Challenge.
- Captured first place with the 4×400 (3:33.21) at the Georgia Tech Invitational.
- Took third in the 4×400 relay (3:35.13) at the prestigious Drake Relays.
PREP AND PERSONAL:
- Graduated from St. Charles East High School in the spring of 2014.
- Aided the 4×800 and 4×400 relay teams to first place finishes at the Illinois track & field state championships.
- Competed in the 400m dash at the state championships as a sophomore and junior.
- Also lettered in basketball.
- Born in Aurora, Illinois, to Corey and Amy Shead.
- Has two brothers, Justin and Tyson, and a sister, Taylor.
- Enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters.
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