Stephan Shay
Stephan Shay

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
East Jordan, Mich.

High School:
Central Lake

Event:
Distance


2006 (Outdoor): Competed at the NCAA Mideast Regional, placing 14th in the 5000m (15:02.35) ... Finished second and ran a personal best at the Hillsdale Relays with a time of 14:07.25 in the 5000m ... Placed fourth and ran a personal best at the Central Michigan Triangular with a time of 3:57.68 in the 1500m... Placed seventh at the Big Ten Championships in the 5000m (14:17.22) ... Posted a 1:53.69 in the 800m at the Spartan Invitational.

2006 (Indoor): Ran a team-best indoor time of 14:17.64 in the 5000m, placing 10th at the Iowa State Classic ... Finished fourth in the mile at the Notre Dame Opener (4:13.94) ... Placed 12th in the 5000m at the Big Ten Championships.

2005 (Cross Country): Redshirted ... Placed second overall at first two meets of the season, the 5K Jeff Drenth Memorial (15:41) and the 8K Spartan Invitational (24:46), running both meets unattached ... Named Big Ten Runner of the Week (Sept. 22).

2005 (Indoor/Outdoor): Did not compete.

2004 (Cross Country): Paced the Spartans with a third-place finish at the 5K Jeff Drenth Memorial (15:26.7) and a seventh-place finish at the Spartan Invitational (8K - 25:03.0) ... Placed 53rd at the Notre Dame Invitational ... Ran a 24:56.7 at the 8K Pre-NCAA meet ... Placed 37th at the Big Ten Championships (8K - 25:12.0) ... Finished 30th at the Great Lakes Regional (10K - 31:02.9) and 220th at the NCAA Championships (10K - 34:16.7).

High School: Four-time all-state selection ... Four-time conference champion and three-time regional champion ... Captured the state Division IV individual title as a senior ... Broke the state Division IV cross country record with a time of 15:35 a senior ... Set 12 meet or course records ... Named academic all-state on three occasions ... Won every meet during his senior season.

Personal: Son of Joe and Susan Shay ... Brother, Joe, won the 10K while attending Notre Dame ... Brother, Casey, won the NAIA steeplechase while attending Lubbock Christian ... Majoring in kinesiology ... Born February 11, 1986.