2009-10 Women's Cross Country
Shannon Compher
Shannon Compher
Shannon Compher

HT.Fr.
YR.5-4
HOMETOWNOviedo, Fla.
PREVIOUS SCHOOLHagerty High School

As A Junior (2011)
Competed at the Walt Disney World Classic (Oct. 8), crossing the finish line at the 20:55.8 mark to place 89th among 269 runners at the 5K event.

As A Sophomore (2010)
Missed the opening meets of the year due to injury … opened her season at the Sean Earl Invitational (Oct. 2) with a time a 19:11, just two seconds behind what she ran at the 2009 A-Sun Championship … finished 27th out of 219 runners at the Walt Disney World Cross Country Classic (Oct. 9) with a time of 18:47.20 … finished 20th a the A-Sun Championship (Oct. 30) with a time of 18:29.72, which is the third-best time in program history overall and for a sophomore.

As A Freshman (2009)
Finished second at Miami Greentree Invitational (Sept. 4) to teammate Megan Thies … top finishing Eagle (14th) at the Flrunners.com Invitational (Oct. 2) with a time of 19:15.30 … finished in 19:09 (30th place) at the A-Sun Championship (Oct. 31), the second-fastest time in school history.

High School
Attended Hagerty High School...Graduated with a 4.0 GPA...Was a member of the English Honor Society and National Honors Society...Named Cross Country MVP and Track & Field MVP.

Personal
Born December 26, 1990 ... majoring in community health ... daughter of Dean and Tracy ... has two sisters, Angela (17) and Brooke (8) ... favorite athlete is Steve Prefontaine ... favorite book is "Without Limits" ... favorite sport to watch is football ... chose FGCU because of the location and the campus.