Frank Shotwell
Frank Shotwell

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Medina, Ohio

High School:
Medina

Position:
Multi-Events


Last Updated: June 6, 2011

At Michigan ... U-M record holder in heptathlon and decathlon... 2008 Big Ten Outdoor Champion (Decathlon) ... 2008 Big Ten Indoor Champion (Heptathlon) ... 2008 First Team All-Big Ten (Indoor and Outdoor)... 2010 Second Team All-Big Ten (Outdoor)... 2010 All-American Strength and Conditioning Athlete of the Year by the NSCA (National Strength and Conditioning Association) ... Michigan's male representative for 2011 Big Ten Sportsmanship Award.

Fifth-Year Senior (2011) ... Michigan's male representative for 2011 Big Ten Sportsmanship Award ... Championships Meets ... Finished 10th in the decathlon at the Big Ten Outdoors Championships (May 13-14) ... Outdoor ... Finished fourth in the decathlon at the UCLA Rafer Johnson Invitational (April 7-8) ... finished 12th in javelin, eighth in discus and seventh in 110-meter hurdles at the FSU Relays (March 25-26).

Senior (2010) ... Named 2010 All-American Strength and Conditioning Athlete of the Year by the NSCA (National Strength and Conditioning Association)... Outdoor... Finished 14th in the decathlon (7,271 points) at the 2010 NCAA Outdoor Championships in Eugene, Ore. (June 10-11)... set a new U-M record in the decathlon at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships with 7,379 points (May 14-15)... led the decathlon at the Drake Relays at seven events, but finished in 13th (6,708 points)... set new career-high in the discus at "The Dual" (April 10)... took sixth in the decathlon at the Miami Hurricane Invitational (March 19-20)... Indoor... finished fourth in the heptathlon at the 2010 Big Ten Indoor Championships (Feb. 27-28)... won the heptathlon at the GVSU Big Meet (Feb. 12-13), the second-highest point total in school history... also reached NCAA provisional qualifying standard... set career-high mark in pole vault (15-7) and also finished fifth in shot put against Ohio State in "The Dual" (Jan. 16).

Junior (2009) ... Outdoor... Redshirted... did not compete (injury)... Indoor... finished the 60-meter dash ina career-best 7.05 at the Husker Invitational (Feb. 7) ... recorded a season-best time of 8.23 inthe 60-meter hurdles and a season-best mark of 22' 2.5" (6.77m) in the long jump at the Indiana Relays (Jan. 30-31) ... jumped a season-best 15' 1" (4.60m) in the pole vault against Ohio State (Jan. 17).

Sophomore (2008) ... Outdoor... Finished 20th at the NCAA Outdoor Championships with 6,641 points (June 12)...Won the first decathalon title in school history with an -- NCAA provisional -- and -- school record -- mark of 7,362, also recorded personal best marks in the100-meter dash (10.96) and 400-meter dash (49.66) at the Big Ten Championships (May 17) ... Finished fourth with an -- NCAA provisional -- mark of 7,077 in the decathlon at the Sea Ray Relays (April 10) ...Indoor... Finished 16th in the heptathlon (5,055 points) at the NCAA Championships (March 15) ... Won the first heptathlon title in school history with an -- NCAA qualifying -- mark of 5,503 points at the Big Ten Championships (March 2) ... Won the heptathlon with a -- school record -- and - NCAA qualifying -- mark of 5,525 points at the Akron Open (Feb. 2) ... Won the 60-meter hurdles (8.21), also finished sixth in the pole vault (14-1.25) and high jump (6-1.25) against Ohio State (Jan. 19).

Freshman (2007) ... Outdoor... Finished 10th in the decathlon (6,437 points) at the Big Ten Championships (May 11-13) ... Placed fifth in the decathlon (7,080 points) at the USA Junior National Championships (June 20) ... Took third place in the 400-meter hurdles (53.35) and ran on the winning 4x100-meter relay (41.12) at the EMU Invite (April 21) ... Placed fourth in the decathlon (6,644 points) at the Sea Ray Relays (April 11-14) ...Indoor... Took 14th in the heptathlon (4,410 pts.) at the Big Ten Championships (Feb. 24-25) ... Won the 60-meter hurdles (8.18) at the EMU Open (Feb. 10) ... Won the heptathlon with 4,824 points, winning the 60-meter dash (7.23), at the Indiana Gladstein Invite (Jan. 26-27) ... Won the pentathlon with 3,643 points at the Red Simmons/Jack Harvey Invitational (Jan. 19-20).

Prep ... Medina High School (2006) ... National Honor Society ... Academic All-Ohio ... Fourth place at 2006 Nike Indoor pentathlon ... State runner-up in 300m intermediate hurdles (2006) ... Third place at state meet in 110m high hurdles (2006) ... All-Ohio Honors ... Two-time conference champion in 110m high hurdles (2005, '06) ... 2006 Conference champion in 300m intermediate hurdles.

Personal ... Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts ... political science major ... born on May 5, 1988 ... son of Frank and Becky Shotwell ... Mother threw shot put for one season at Ohio State University.

COLLEGIATE BESTS

Event Time/Mark Date
60m 7.05 2/7/09
100m 10.96 5/17/08
200m 22.72 5/10/08
400m 49.66 5/17/08
1,500m 4:38.56 4/22/10
60m Hurdles 8.21 1/12/08
110m Hurdles 14.6 4/12/07
400m Hurdles 53.35 4/21/07
Heptathlon 5,525* 2/2/08
Decathlon 7,379* 5/15/10
Long Jump 23-3 1/4 2/2/08
High Jump 6-5 1/2 2/23/08
Pole Vault 16-0 3/4 1/16/10
Shot Put 45-3 2/12/10
Discus 149-4 4/10/10
Javelin 173-3 6/11/10

* U-M School Record