|Hometown:||White Plains, N.Y.|
|High School:||Iona Prep|
2010: Was the top Holy Cross finisher at the Bryant Invitational with a sixth place finish and time of 16:36 ... ran a season-best time of 26:29 at the New England Championship ... placed eighth at Maine (26:38) ... finished 74th at the Patriot League Championship (27:47) ... placed 87th at the National Catholic Championship (27:13).
2009: Ran a season-best time of 26:45.32 at the Murray Keatinge Invitational ... placed 70th with a time of 27:31.4 at the IC4A Championship ... finished in 11th place at the Blue Devil Invitational with a time of 27:06.03 ... placed 54th at the Patriot League Championship (28:28.5) ... finished with a time of 35:04 at the NCAA Northeast Regional and a time of 27:19 at the New England Championship.
Before Holy Cross: Four-year member of the cross country team at Iona Preparatory ... team captain senior year ... received the Coaches Award in 2006 ... named best competitor in 2007 and 2008 ... named All-County in 2007 and 2008 ... four-year member of the indoor and outdoor track and field team ... team captain senior year ... named first team All-County 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009 ... also a member of the varsity tennis team ... received the Peter L. Waters Award (excellence in school citizenship and student leadership) ... member of National Honor Society.
Personal: Son of Daniel and Michele Shepard ... has two brothers (C.J. and Christopher) and one sister (Karlie) ... majoring in Spanish ... also a member of the Holy Cross track and field team.