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 Shawon Harris
Shawon Harris

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Abilene, Texas

High School:
Abilene

Position:
Volunteer Assistant Coach

Experience:
3L


2007 Redshirted

2006 OUTDOOR: Earned one All-America honor, along with three all-conference and two all-midwest honors... regionally qualified on seven occasions for the 110M hurdles and six times for the 400M hurdles... finished is the top three five times in the 110M hurdles and six times in the 400M hurdles... regionally qualified in first 110M hurdle race of the season, with a time of 13.86 at the Wes Kittley Open... regionally qualified for the 400M hurdles at the Texas Relays with a time of 50.47, finishing second... set a then-school record for the 110M hurdles at the TCU Invitational clocking a time of 13.60... TCU Invite time remains Harris' personal best... had many of season's best showings during Big 12 Championships, Midwest Regionals and NCAA Championships... clocked a time of 13.74 during preliminary run of the 110M hurdles at the Big 12 Championships, the second-fastest prelim time... finished fourth in the finals with a time of 13.91... ran the fastest prelim time of the 400M hurdles (50.58) at the conference championship... clocked a 51.01 in the 400M hurdle final, good for fourth place... ran on the sixth-place 4x100M relay team, with a time of 40.68... had a prelim time of 13.79 in the 110M hurdles at the Midwest Regional, and finished with a second-place time of 13.68... took first at the regional competition in the 400M hurdles with a personal-best time of 50.40... gained All-America status with a tenth-place showing at the NCAA Championships in the 400M hurdles, clocking 50.47.

2006 INDOOR: Two-time All-American and two-time all-conference ... participated in four events this season ... recorded personal-best times in both hurdle events with a 7.30 in the 55M hurdles at the Wes Kittley 6Way and 7.76 in the 60M hurdles at the NCAA Championships, resulting in the fifth-fastest qualifying time and a new school record ... ran a season high time of 22.73 in the 200M ... was a member of the 4x400M in four meets, including the Big 12 Championships and NCAA Championships ... ran the third of leg of the 4x400M that finished sixth at Nationals ... had a team season high and NCAA provisional time of 3:07.62 at the Tyson Invite.

2005 OUTDOOR: Claimed all-region honors with a sixth place finish at the Midwest Regional in the 110M hurdles with a time of 14.00 ... two-time all-conference performer in the 110M and 400M hurdles ... finished fifth in the 110M hurdles at the Big 12 Championships in a time of 13.99, which was also a regional qualifying time ... was fourth in the 400M hurdles at the conference championships in a personal-best time of 51.17 ... established a personal-best time of 13.96 in the 110M hurdles during the preliminary round at the Midwest Regional ... in the 110M hurdles, recorded regional qualifying times in all eight races preceding the regional meet ... earned four regional qualifying times during the season in the 400M hurdles.

2005 INDOOR: School record holder in the 55M and 60M hurdles ... in the 55M hurdles, clocked a school record and career-best at the Wes Kittley Invite with a time of 7.40 ... in the 60M hurdles, ran a 7.96 at the Tyson Invite, good for a personal-best and the school record ... as a member of the DMR, earned all-conference honors with the team that placed eighth at the Big 12 Championships with a time of 10:03.83.

2004 OUTDOOR: Competed in the 110M hurdles, 400M hurdles and as a member of the 4x400M relay team ... all-conference in the 110M hurdles and 400M hurdles ... regional qualifier in the 110M hurdles and the 400M hurdles ... finished first in the 110M hurdles at the ASU Relays with a time of 14.18 after posting a time of 14.38 in the prelims ... finished second at the MJ Invitational with a time of 14.25 after running a prelim time of 14.50 ... ran a 14.35 in the prelims of Regionals ... earned all-conference honors with a finals time of 14.42 for a sixth-place finish ... in the 400M hurdles, turned in a season-best time of 52.15 in the prelims of Regionals ... finished fifth in both the prelims, 52.19, and finals, 52.69, at the Big 12 Championships for all-conference honors ... as a member of the 4x400M, finished fifth at the Texas Relays with a time of 3:08.33.

2004 INDOOR: Competed in the 55M hurdles, 60M hurdles and the 4x400M ... in the 55M hurdles, took first with a season-best mark of 7.50 at the Texas Tech Quad ... finished third at the Red Raider Invitational with a prelim time of 7.69 and 7.56 in the finals ... as a member of the 4x400M, ran anchor leg of the third-place team with a time of 3:18.63 at the Red Raider Invitational.

HIGH SCHOOL: 2003 graduate of Abilene High School in Abilene, Texas ... in 2001 team won district, regionals and state championship ... as a freshman finished second in the 300M hurdles at district ... as a sophomore had three first place-finishes at the district championships in the 110M hurdles, 300M hurdles and the 4x400 relay ... relay team, that also featured former Red Raiders Jonathan Johnson and Tyree Gailes, won state championship with a time of 3:11.17, with Harris running a time of 47.0 ... won district in 2002 in the 300M hurdles ... finished second in district in the 110M and 300M hurdles ... named Outstanding Track Athlete in 2000, 2001 and 2002 ... Who's Who recipient and member of the National Honor Society.

PERSONAL: Born on 7-1-85 in Abilene, Texas ... son of LaMart and Myra Harris ... father played minor league baseball for the Expos and Royals ... has one younger sibling, Jordan ... majoring in exercise and sport sciences.

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