Shannon Browne
Shannon Browne

Player Profile
Hometown:
Staten Island, N.Y.

High School:
Curtis

Position:
Cross Country/Middle Distance

Birthdate:
04/27/1991

Experience:
Sr./Sr.

04/19/2013

Wildcats Compete in Three Events on First Day of Larry Ellis Invitational

Petruzzellis in second place after first day of heptathlon competition

04/13/2013

Wildcats Put Up Blistering Times in 800 Meters at Hurricane Alumni Invitational

Seven different athletes set or tied personal bests during Saturday's meet

04/06/2013

Walden Leads the Way in Preliminary Heats of 100 Meter Hurdles at Colonial Relays

Wildcats had successful day of competition on first day of this weekend's meet

03/30/2013

Middle Distance Group Fares Well at Raleigh Relays

Villanova had runners competing in five different events at elite meet

03/02/2013

Lipari Moves Inside NCAA Top 16 in 3000 Meters

Wildcats get top times from Lipari and Margey at Columbia Last Chance Meet

On Browne: A part of the Wildcats middle distance unit during her career ... Developed into a consistent BIG EAST qualifier who was a contributor to the team during meets ... Competed during both the cross country and track seasons.

2013 Outdoor: Competed in the 1500 meters at the BIG EAST Championships and finished with a time of 4:43.14 ... Earlier in the season posted times in the 1500 meters of 4:33.73 at the Raleigh Relays and 4:37.64 at the Hurricane Alumni Invitational ... The latter mark earned her a runner-up finish out of 27 competitors ... Also competed in the 800 meters twice ... Had a time of 2:12.96 and finished 17th out of 67 runners at the Colonial Relays ... Also anchored Villanova to a third place finish in the 4x800 meter relay at the Colonial meet ... Came in 24th in the 800 meters at the Larry Ellis Invitational (2:13.42).

2013 Indoor: Scored team points at the BIG EAST Championships with a fourth place finish in the 1000 meters ... Registered a career-best time of 2:50.03 in the finals at the conference meet after finishing third in her preliminary heat with a time of 2:51.01 ... Prior to the conference meet came in seventh in the 1000 meters at the New York City Gotham Cup (2:51.34) and finished 17th in the Championship section at the Armory Collegiate Invitational (2:53.42) ... Ran three times in the 800 meters, with a top time of 2:13.00 at the Columbia Last Chance Meet ... Came in fourth at the season-opening Jack Pyrah Invitational (2:17.57) and tied for third place at the Penn State National (2:14.77).

2012 Cross Country: Did not compete at any meets.

2012 Outdoor: Competed at the BIG EAST Championships in the 800 meters and came in 16th in the preliminaries of the conference meet with a season-best time of 2:12.52 ... Finished in fifth place out of 121 runners at the Danny Curran Invitational (2:17.20) ... Posted times of 2:16.08 at the Colonial Relays and 2:12.57 at the Patriot Open Invitational, coming in 15th out of 46 runners at the latter meet ... Registered a time of 2:14.62 at the Larry Ellis Invitational ... Ran in the 800 meters (2:19.68) and the 1500 meters (4:53.64) at the season-opening Big Five Invite.

2012 Indoor: Finished in 11th place in the preliminaries of the 800 meters at the BIG EAST Championships with a time of 2:17.09 in her only 800 meters race of the season ... Was also qualified for the BIG EAST Championships in the 1000 meters and established a personal best time of 2:56.28 in a 28th place finish at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational ... Finished in sixth place at the Penn State National (2:57.56) and was 13th at the Great Dane Classic ... Opened the season with a fourth place finish in the Mile at the NYC Gotham Cup (5:10.12).

2011 Cross Country: Started the season with a 10th place finish in the Main Line Invitational ... Came in 286th with a 6K time of 23:48 at the Paul Short Run.

2011 Outdoor: Came in 13th in the 800 meters at the BIG EAST Championships with a time of 2:13.93 ... Crossed the finish line in a career-best time of 2:10.63 at the Swarthmore Last Chance Meet, where she finished in eighth place ... Finished third in her section at the Larry Ellis Invitational (2:12.96) and was sixth in her section at the Colonial Relays ... Ran one race in the 1500 meters at the season-opening Big Five Invite and came in 11th place in 4:48.33.

2011 Indoor: Started the season off by running the 1000 meters at the Jack Pyrah Invitational, where she came in third with a career-best time of 2:56.51 ... Placed 27th in the event at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational (2:59.51) ... Qualified for the BIG EAST Championships in the 800 meters and finished in 11th place at the conference meet with a time of 2:14.80 ... Also came in 11th at the Columbia Last Chance Meet, where her time of 2:14.42 was a season best ... Placed 13th at the NYRR II meet (2:16.75) ... Anchored the 4x800 meter relay squad to a first-place finish at the NYRR II meet.

2010 Cross Country: Opened the season by running a 6K time of 24:14 at the Paul Short Run ... Two weeks later posted a personal best 6K time of 23:28 at the Penn State National ... Ran in the BIG EAST Championships and came in 82nd at the conference meet in 23:58 ... Finished in fifth place at the Haverford Invitational with a three-mile time of 18:03.

2010 Outdoor: Earned All-BIG EAST honors for a third place finish as part of the 4x800 meter relay team at the BIG EAST Championships ... Also finished seventh individually in her heat of the 800 meters in a personal best time of 2:12.89 at the conference meet ... During the season finished seventh in her heat of the 800 meters at the Miami Hurricane Invitational and second in her heat at the Larry Ellis Invitational ... Placed fourth in the 1500 meters at the Villanova Duals ... Won her heat in the 1500 meters in a personal best time of 4:40.74 and ran a strong leg of the 4x400 meter relay squad that finished sixth at Miami ... Third in the 1500 meters at the Widener Invitational and third in her heat at the Swarthmore Last Chance Meet.

2010 Indoor: Qualified to run the 800 meters at the BIG EAST Championships and placed sixth in her heat with a time of 2:15.27 ... Came in ninth in the 800 meters at the NYRR I meet (2:17.47) ... Also was third in her heat at the NYRR II meet ... Runner-up in the 1000 meters at the Jack Pyrah Invitational in 3:00.5 ... Finished second in her heat of the event at the Penn State Relays and third in a personal best time of 2:58.07 at the Albany Great Dane Invitational ... Placed fifth in her heat of the 1000 meters at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational.

2009 Cross Country: Ran in the three-mile race in the JV Meet at Haverford and placed fourth out of 83 runners with a time of 18:36.

Personal: Born 4/27/91 ... Daughter of Brian Browne and Sylvia Rusdan ... Has a brother, Steven ... Sociology major.

PERSONAL BESTS

800 Meters               2:10.63         2011 Swarthmore Last Chance Meet
1000 Meters              2:50.03         2013 BIG EAST Championships
1500 Meters              4:33.73         2013 Raleigh Relays
Mile                     5:10.12         2012 NYC Gotham Cup
6000 Meters (XC)         23:28           2010 Penn State National

CAREER AWARDS

All-BIG EAST (Outdoor)                   2010 (4x800 Meter Relay)
BIG EAST Academic All-Star               2011-12, 2012-13

BIG EAST TOP 8 FINISHES

4x800 Meter Relay        3rd             2010 Outdoor
1000 Meters              4th             2013 Indoor

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