Shannon Nemetz
Shannon Nemetz

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Denmark, Wis.

High School:
Denmark

Height:
5-9

Event:
Middle Distance

Birthdate:
12/04/1991

2011-12

Indoor: Ran a personal-best 10:42.90 in the 3,000-meter run at the Early Bird Invitational (Dec. 3), finishing sixth ... ran a career-best 5:09.80 in the mile at the Indiana Relays (Jan. 27).

Outdoor: Redshirted.

2010-11

Indoor: Did not compete.

Outdoor: Ran a personal-best 5:10.21 1,500-meter run at the Lee Calhoun Invite.

PRIOR TO ISU

At Denmark High School: Cross country sectional champion her senior season ... a four-time state qualifier in the 1600-meter run ... earned all-conference, all-area and all-state honors her senior cross country season ... finished fourth at the Wisconsin state cross country meet ... named the team MVP for cross country ... named all-area runner of the tear and was also scholar athlete of the year at her high school ... a member of the 4X800-meter relay team that finished eighth at state her senior season ... conference champion in the 1600-meter run and state qualifier ... a member of the 4X800-meter relay that set a new school record with a time of 9:48 ... set a personal-best mark of 5:03.36 in the 1600-meter run to place fourth at the 2009 Division 2 WIAA Championships ... track MVP her sophomore, junior and senior seasons ... also named the Defensive MVP for her basketball team ... a member of the National Honor Society.

Personal: Born: 12/4/1991 ... daughter of Randy and Carla Nemetz ... siblings are Stephanie and Brad ... her cousin plays volleyball at North Dakota State ... plans to major in exercise science or math education.