Shanahan heads to NCAA Championships

June 5, 2017

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The 2017 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships will be held at the historic Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon Wednesday, June 7th through Saturday June 10th. Danielle Shanahan is running the 5,000m race which will take place on Saturday, June 10th. Her race is slated to begin at 5:25 PM PST.

At the NCAA West Regional Shanahan needed to place in the top five in her section for an automatic bid to the Championship. She coasted to a fourth place finish and had the fourth fastest time of the evening. Shanahan finished with a time of 16:33.71. She is the fifth Lion in history to qualify for the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championship.

Shanahan's race at the Championship will be the 16th National Championship appearance by a Lion to include cross country, indoor and outdoor. Since the inception of Women's Track & Field at LMU in 2006, Lions will have been in six Outdoor Championships over the short twelve year history.  

All four days of the national championship will be broadcast on ESPN, ESPNU and ESPN2.



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