Stephan Shay
Stephan Shay

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
East Jordan, Mich.

High School:
Central Lake


2005: Redshirted ... Led Michigan State and finished second overall at both of the Spartans' first two meets of the season, the Jeff Drenth Memorial (15:41) and the Spartan Invitational (24:46) ... Ran both meets unattached.

2004: Paced the Spartans with a third-place finish at the Jeff Drenth Memorial (15:26.7) and a seventh-place finish at the Spartan Invitational (25:03.0) ... Placed 53rd at the Notre Dame Invitational ... Ran a 24:56.7 at the Pre-NCAA meet ... Placed 37th at the Big Ten Championships (25:12.0) ... Finished 30th at the Great Lakes Regional (31:02.9) and 220th at the NCAA Championships (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 ... Majoring in kinesiology ... Born on February 11, 1986.