William Shaffer

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  • Shaffer

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    Madison, W.Va.

Updated: April 18, 2018

2018 outdoor: Clocked at time of 9:34.41 in the 3,000-meter steeplechase to palce seventh at the Tennessee Relays … Ran a time of 15:32.69 in the 5,000 meters at the Raleigh Relays.

2018 indoor: Recorded a time of 8:55.33 in the 3,000 meters to finish 39th at the ACC Championships … Tallied a time of 4:19.97 in the mile at the Liberty Kickoff to place 20th … Ran a time of 8:48.34 in the 3,000 meters to finish 15th at the Keydet Invitational.

2016-17: Named to the 12 member C-USA XC All-Academic Team…Named Marshall's Fall 2016 Spirit of Service Award recipient by the Conference USA...Ran in all six of the team’s meets…Finished in 11th at the Morehead State Eagle Opener with a time of 16:05.2…Ran in 26:48.4 at Commodore Classic…Lowered that time at Joe Piane Notre Dame Invitational with a time of 26:18.4…Finished in 40th at HPU VertCross Invitational with a time of 26:07.54…Set best time of 25:49.4 at C-USA Championships in a 28th place finish…Finished in 99th at Mid-Atlantic Regionals with a time of 32:22 in the 10K … Won the William Walton Invitational 3,000-meter steeplechase with a time of 9:32.75 during the outdoor track and field season.

2015-16: No events attended

2014-15: Competed at six events for the Herd, with his best time of 21:22.00 at the Tommy Evans Invitational, the first event of the season ... At the Asheville Cross Country Carnival, finished with a time of 26:03.41 ... At the Greater Louisville Classic, ended with a time of 26:22.70 ... In the Cross Country Only National Invitational he ended with a time of 25:50 ... At the Conference USA Championships, ended with a time of 25:49.67, landing him in 36th place ... At the NCAA Mid Atlantic Regionals, ended with a time of 33:00 to end the season ... Named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll ... Received the C-USA Academic Medal for achieving a cumulative GPA of 3.75 or better.

2013-14: Ran in three of the five meets for the Herd on the season ... Ran a season best time of 26:44.46 placing 13th and pacing the Herd to an overall team win at the Evansville Invitational where he finished 149th with a time of 34:15.

High school: Graduated from Scott.

Shaffer's Track and Field Career Bests



Mile - 4:19.97, Liberty Kickoff (2018)

3,000m - 8:48.34, Keydet Invitational (2018)

3,000 steeplechase - 9:34.41, Tennessee Relays (2018)

5,000m - 15:32.69, Raleigh Relays (2018)