PRs: 3,000m SC - 9:29.32 (2004)
Born: January 6, 1981 in Tiffin, Ohio
Current Residence: Ottawa Hills, Ohio
High School: Seneca East 99
College: Toledo 04
Coach: Kevin Hadsell
Agent: Chris Layne
Career Highlights: American record holder; 2003 USA Outdoor champion; 3-time MAC indoor 3,000m champion (04, 03, 02), 3-time MAC indoor 5,000m champion (04, 03, 02)
The future is bright in the womens 3,000m steeple as Shook closed out her 2004 season with an American record at Heusden. The AR of 9:29.32 atoned for her Olympic Trials disappointment when she crossed the finish line first but was disqualified for running around the first barriershe has proven to be a contender after winning her first U.S. crown in the womens 3,000m steeplechase at the 2003 USA Outdoor Championships while only a junior at Toledoshe redshirted the 2003 outdoor season as part of her 2004 preparationswith her 2003 U.S. title, Shook became the first athlete from the Mid-America Conference to win a U.S. national title while still in school one of the most decorated Ohio high school runners of all time...won three straight Ohio State Division III cross country championships...holds the Ohio State Division III record for the 3,200m (10:59)...also won two Division III championships in the 1,600mmajor is photography and communications.
2005: 4th at USA Outdoor Champs (9:45.91)...1st in in the 3,000m
Steeplechase at the Penn Relays (10:01.51)...1st at Wright Open (10:04.10)...1st
at Minn. (9:49.90)...8th at Athens (9:49.51)...ranked #4 in the U.S. by T&FN...best
2004: 1st at Heusden (9:29.32 AR)NCAA Outdoors runner-up (9:49.44)dq at Olympic TrialsMAC indoor 3,000 (9:41.42i) and 5,000m (16:42.75 meet record) champion2nd in Austin (9:49.44)1st at Penn Relays (9:57.41)2nd at Payton Jordan US Open (9:52.31)1st at Baton Rouge (9:55.98)ranked #1 in the U.S. by T&FNbest of 9:41.42i.
2003: USA Outdoors steeplechase champion (9:44.71)redshirted outdoors MAC indoor 3,000m (9:25.91oversized) and 5,000m (16:33.00 oversized) champion 1st at St. Paul (9:49.68)1st at Penn Relays (9:56.63)1st at Akron (10:09.4)4th in 3,000m at Ames (9:23.90i)5th in 5,000m at Notre Dame (16:32.12i)ranked #1 in U.S. by T&FNbest of 9:44.71 at 3,000m SC.
2002: 5th at NCAA Outdoors (10:03.93) MAC steeple (10:04.18) and 5,000m (16:22.75 meet record) outdoor champion 1st at Penn Relays (10:16.06) MAC indoor 3,00m champion (9:43.55) and 5,000m runner-up (16:56.53) 3rd at Eugene (10:04.21) MAC XC champion (17:03.60) 24th at NCAA XC Championships best of 9:58.79 at 3,000m SC.
2001: MAC runner-up in steeple 64th at NCAA XCMAC XC champion (17:49.90) best of 10:31.15 at 3,000m SC.