Shannon Browne
Shannon Browne

Player Profile
Hometown:
Staten Island, N.Y.

High School:
Curtis

Birthdate:
04/27/1991

Cl./Elig.:
Sr./Sr.

10/24/2011

Wildcats Ran Strong at Haverford Invitational

Neutts was individual runner-up to lead group of Villanova runners in local meet

On Browne: Has developed into a consistent BIG EAST qualifier as part of the Wildcats middle distance group ... Showed steady improvement during her career and is poised for her best season as a senior ... Has the potential to help Villanova during meets in the middle distance events both indoors and outdoors.

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 (18) ... Undeclared major in the school of Liberal Arts.

PERSONAL BESTS

800 Meters               2:10.63         2011 Swarthmore Last Chance Meet
1000 Meters              2:56.28         2012 New Balance Collegiate Invitational
1500 Meters              4:40.74         2010 Colonial 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

BIG EAST TOP 8 FINISHES

4x800 Meter Relay        3rd             2010 Outdoor

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