University of Iowa Athletics

Shannon Stanley

Class Sr.
Hometown Rochester Hills, MN
High School Adams

2006 — Indoor – led team in 800 meters (2:17.32)… ran third leg on distance medley relay that placed second at Big Ten Championships in 11:29.54, which ranks third on Iowa[apos]s all-time best performers list… second team all-Big Ten… Outdoor – placed eighth in 1,500 meters (4:30.98) at NCAA regional, earning all-region honors… qualified for NCAA Midwest Regional in 1,500 meters (4:25.08)… placed sixth in 1,500 meters at Big Ten Championships with a collegiate-best 4:25.08… that time ranks sixth on Iowa[apos]s all-time bests list and qualified her for regional meet… placed fifth in 1,500 meters (4:29.34) at Drake Relays… letterwinner…Cross Country – ran collegiate-bests at Hawkeye Open (10:25-3,000 meters), Auburn Invite (16:56-5,000 meters) and NCAA Pre-Nationals (21:49-6,000 meters)… those times rank third, seventh and sixth, respectively, on Iowa[apos]s all-time bests list… placed 59th at Big Ten Championships (22:53)… letterwinner.

2005 — Indoor – led team in 800 meters (2:12.13), which ranks seventh on Iowa[apos]s all-time bests list… won 800 meters (2:16.48) at Iowa Open… ran collegiate-best mile (5:01.54) at Husker Invite… ran lead leg on 1,600-meter relay that placed fifth (3:48.54) at Big Ten meet… Outdoor – placed 10th in 1,500 meters (4:35.32) at Big Ten meet, running a season-best 4:32.99 in the prelims… ran on distance medley (11:34.04) and 3,200-meter relays (8:54.27) that placed seventh at Drake Relays… those times rank second and fourth, respectively, in school history… academic all-Big Ten… letterwinner… Cross Country – placed 44th (22:47) at Big Ten Championships, 51st (22:46) at NCAA Midwest Regional and 99th (21:58) at NCAA Pre-Nationals…runner-up (10:27) at Hawkeye Invite and placed 21st (17:49) at Willamette Invite…letterwinner.2004 — Indoor – ran third leg on distance medley relay that provisionally qualified for NCAA Championships at Iowa State Classic (11:30.36)… that relay ranks fifth in school history… placed seventh in 800 meters (2:16.51) at Big Ten Championships, running a season-best 2:12.48 in prelims… won 800 meters (2:13.38) in collegiate debut at Hawkeye Invite… letterwinner… Outdoor – placed 10th in 800 meters with a collegiate-best 2:12.01 at Big Ten Championships… that time ranks ninth in school history… ran second leg on 3,200-meter relay that placed second in 8:48.87 at Drake Relays, which ranks second in school history… letterwinner… Cross Country – one of two Hawkeyes to compete in every race… led team in 3,000 (10:27) and 4,000 meters (14:32)… those times both rank second in school history… also ran collegiate best in 5,000 meters (17:47.40)… won Hawkeye Invite (10:27), placed 13th at Murray Keatinge Invite (17:47:40) and 46th at Big Ten Championships (22:38)… academic all-Big Ten… letterwinner.

2003 — Cross Country – one of four Hawkeyes and the only freshman to run in all six meets… ran season bests in 5,000 meters at Willamette Invite (18:30) and 6,000 meters at NCAA regional (23:09)… placed 74th (23:40) at Big Ten meet… letterwinner

High School — four-time all-state, all-area and all-county, and three-time all-metro in cross country and track… three-time runner-up at state cross country meet… seven-time conference champion… three-time runner-up at state track meet as part of 3,200-meter relay and placed second as part of 1,600-meter relay junior year… set school records in 800 meters (2:12) and as part of 1,600 (3:59) and 3,200-meter relays (9:16)… placed 12th (18:10) at 2000 Footlocker Regional Cross Country meet… two-time cross country team MVP… track team captain and MVP senior year… also played softball, tennis and golf… coaches were Bud Cicciarelli and Gary Inman.

Personal — born February 22, 1985… daughter of Ted Stanley and Dawn Stanley… psychology major.

Stanley’s Collegiate Bests

Event Time Meet Date
800 meters (O) 2:12.01 Big Ten Championships 5/15/04
1,500 meters (O) 4:25.08 Big Ten Championships 5/14/06
Mile (I) 5:01.54 Husker Invite 2/5/05
3,000 meters (O) 10:28.48 at Shamrock Invitational 3/17/06
3,000 meters (CC) 10:25 Hawkeye Open 9/3/04
4,000 meters (CC) 14:32 Hawkeye Triangular 9/10/04
5,000 meters (CC) 16:56 at Auburn Invite 9/30/06
6,000 meters (CC) 21:49 at NCAA Pre-Nationals 10/14/06