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SHANNON BURCHAM

Junior

Distance

Palm Harbor, Fla. (Clearwater HS)







PERSONAL RECORDS
INDOORS

1000m: 3:04.85b - 2000 PSU Qualifier, State College, Pa.
1500m: 4:50.67 - 1999 Florida Relays, Gainesville, Fla.
Mile: 5:09.48b - 2000 PSU Qualifier, State College, Pa.
3000m: 10:26.02 - 2000 Florida Intercollegiates, Gainesville, Fla.
5000m: 18:32.08 - 2000 SEC Quad, Gainesville, Fla.
OUTDOORS
1500m: 4:50.67 -1999 Florida Relays, Gainesville, Fla.
3000m: 10:48.84 - 1999 SEC Quad, Gainesville, Fla.
5000m: 18:20.51 - 2000 Florida Relays, Gainesville, Fla.

2000 AS A JUNIOR: Bests of 3:04.85b (1000m), 5:09.48b (Mile), 10:26:02 (3000m) and 18:20.51 (5000m)... Competed in nine meets (Five Indoors, Four Outdoors)... 14th in the Florida Relays collegiate 5000m, 18:20.51- Personal Best; 27th in the collegiate 1500m, 4:54.85...Competed in, but did not finish the SEC Indoor Championships 5000m.

1999 CROSS COUNTRY: Competed in one meet... Was kept out of the lineup for much of the season due to lower back pain... Earned her first top-10 finish at the Nike Twi-Light, setting a new personal best of fifth in 18:56.47.

1999 AS A SOPHOMORE: Bests of 4:50.67 (1500m) and 10:48.84 in the 3000m... 11th in the Florida Relays 1500m, 4:50.67 - Personal Best... Did not compete indoors.

1998 AS A FRESHMAN: Bests of 4:50.70 (1500m) and 10:58.68 (3000m).

PRIOR TO FLORIDA: As a sophomore in high school, placed second in the two mile at the Florida Relays in a time of 11:16...Placed second in the 3,000 meters and fourth in the 1,500m at the USA Track and Field Nationals in Louisiana in 1993...Holds the Florida state record in the 3,000m.

PERSONAL: Born March 6, 1979...Parents are David and Barbara Burcham...Has a brother Sean who is 15 years old... ... Member of the National Honors Society, the Varsity Club... Graduated cum laude... Also considered Oklahoma and UCF.

MAJOR: Health science education.

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