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Shannon Osika crossed the line first at the season-opening Michigan Open on Friday, Aug. 30, 2013.
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At Michigan ... Member of Big Ten championship team (2012) ... Member of back-to-back NCAA Great Lakes Regional championship teams (2012, '13) ... Two-time All-Great Lakes Region (2012, '13) ... Two-time All-Big Ten second team (2012, '13) ... Big Ten Freshman of the Year (2012) ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement award winner (2012).
Junior (2014)... Helped lead the Wolverines with a 23rd place finish at 6,000-meter NCAA Pre-Nationals (Oct. 18) with a time of 21:13.8...Finished runner-up at the 6,000-meter Big Ten Preview (Sept. 20) with a time of 21:16.45, helping U-M to a near-perfect 16 points and a first-place finish ... Opened the season by earning her third concesutive title (17:01.5) at the 5,000-meter Michigan Open (Aug. 29) -- named Big Ten Athlete of the Week for her performance (Sept. 2).
Sophomore (2013) ... Finished 56th (20:56.6) at the 6,000-meter NCAA Championships (Nov. 23), helping U-M finish fourth -- its best finish since 2006 ... Finished sixth (20:25) at the 6,000-meter NCAA Great Lakes Regional (Nov. 15), earning All-Great Lakes Region honors, and helping U-M defend its third straight title ... Finished 11th (21:20.5) at the 6,000-meter Big Ten Championships (Nov.3), earning All-Big Ten second team honors ... Opened the season defending her title (17:44.09) at the 5,000-meter Michigan Open (Aug. 30) -- named Big Ten Athlete of the Week for her performance (Sept. 3).
Freshman (2012) ... Finished 119th (20:53.9) at the 6,000-meter NCAA Championships (Nov. 17), helping U-M finish fifth -- its best finish since 2006 ... Finished eighth (20:38) at the 6,000-meter NCAA Great Lakes Regional (Nov. 9), helping U-M win its second-straight regional title -- earned All-Great Lakes Region honors ... Finished 13th (20:41.6) at the 6,000-meter Big Ten Championships (Oct. 28), helping U-M win its ninth Big Ten title -- garnered All-Big Ten second team honors ... Finished 56th (21:07.6) at the 6,000-meter NCAA Pre-Nationals (Oct. 13) ... Finished sixth (20:54.1) at the 6,000-meter Rim Rock Farm Classic (Sept. 29) ... Led the Wolverines at the 6,000-meter Spartan Invitational (Sept. 14), finishing third overall (21:23) ... Opened the season with a first-place finish (17:56) at the 5,000-meter Michigan Open (Aug. 31).
Personal ... Enrolled in College of Literature, Science and the Arts ... Undeclared major ... Born June 15.