Shannon Harcus
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Auburn, Calif.

High School:
Placer HS '10

Height:
5-7

Position:
Distances

Major:
Neurobiology, Physiology & Behavior

2013: Had season-best times of 4:38.82 in the 1,500, 10:15.70 in the 3,000, 17:35.38 in the 10,000 and 36:30.57 in the 10,000... Was 4th in the 10K at the Big West Championships... Placed 3rd in the 5K at the Aggie Open.

2012: Finished 3rd in 10,000 (36:19.05), 17th in 5,000 (17:48.24) at Big West Conference Championships... Missed entering school's all-time 10K top 10 by less than a second... Best 5K mark was 17:30.53 at SFSU Distance Carnival... Also ran 1,500 (4:39.97) and 3,000 (9:52.49) during the year... Earned Academic All-Big West honors.

2011: Finished 12th in 10,000 (37:10.02) at Big West Conference meet... Also raced in 1,500 (4:46.05), 3,000 (10:10.71), two mile (11:26.54) and 5,000 (17:18.63) at various meets... Highlighted sophomore season in 2011 with 10th-place at Santa Clara Bronco Invitational and was 11th at season-opening Aggie Open in 2012.

UC DAVIS CROSS COUNTRY: Competed in both the Big West Championships and NCAA West Regionas during her career... Was 12th at the 2013 Big West Championship...

PLACER HS '10: Qualified for CIF state meet as a junior and senior, placing 12th among Division III field in 2009... Advanced to state after finishing 2nd at Sac-Joaquin Section championship in each of final two seasons... Earned nod on Sacramento River Cats All-City squad... Won 3,200 and finished 1,600 at CIF-SJS D-III meet that spring... Class valedictorian... Selected as school's top female student-athlete in 2009.

PERSONAL: Born in Auburn, Calif.... Majoring in neurobiology, physiology & behavior... Parents are David & Eva Harcus... Career highlight was breaking 11-minute barrier (10:58.05) in 3,200 at Arcadia Invitational.