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Shannon Sullivan
Position: Throws
Height: 5'10"
Year: Redshirt Graduate
City/State: Wood-Ridge, N.J.
High School: Immaculate Heart Academy
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Shannon Sullivan Bio
Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
Updated: 07/11/2013

Honors: Outdoor Honorable Mention All-America (Javelin - 2011)...NCAA Outdoor Championships Participant (Javelin - 2011)...ACC Outdoor Champion (Javelin - 2012)...ECAC Outdoor Champion (Javelin - 2012)...Outdoor All-ACC Academic (2012)...ACC Academic Honor Roll (2010, 2012)

2012-13: Did not compete during the 2012-13 season.

2011-12: Did not compete during the indoor season...Blue Devils' top javelin thrower of the season...her personal best mark of 159-2 (48.51) earned her an ACC title and a second-place slot on Duke's all-time list...ECAC Champion after throwing 156-10 (47.80)...earned the priviledge of competing at the NCAA First Round for the second year in a row but failed to qualify for the NCAA Championships...named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll.

2010-11: Best performance of the indoor season was a toss of 40-5 in the shot put at the ACC Indoor Championships, where she finished 15th...outdoors, recorded a season-best toss of 39-9.25 in the shot put to finish tied for 11th at the Tiger Track Classic...took 15th in the same event at the ACC Indoor Championships with a mark of 39-0.25...notched the Blue Devils' third-best performance of the season in the javelin, throwing 155-11 at the NCAA First Round...that ranks third on Duke's all-time list...just missed collecting All-ACC honors with a fourth-place showing at the conference meet with a toss of 146-0...closed the season at the NCAA Championships, where she threw 139-4 to finish 22nd, earning Honorable Mention All-America honors.

2009-10: Indoors, competed twice in the shot put with her best result (42-0.75) coming at the ACC Championships on Feb. 27...outdoors, opened the season with a third place finish at the Wake Forest Open, recording a season-best throw of 137-9 for the No. 5 Duke performance...placed 10th at the ACC Championships with a 132-3 performance...threw 134-11 to take fourth at the Duke Invitational...finished third at the NC A&T Invitational with a 137-7.

Prior to Duke: Three-year letterwinner at Immaculate Heart Academy...all-state selection in the javelin in 2008 and 2009...All-America selection in the spring of 2008...won the javelin and shot put at the 2008 and 2009 Bergen Meet of Champs...finished first in the javelin at the 2008 and 2009 State Meet of Champs...National Honor Society member.

Personal: Daughter of Margaret Sullivan...born Aug. 8, 1991...majoring in political science.


Indoor PR
Shot Put- 42-0.75 (2/27/2010)

Outdoor PRs
Shot Put- 39-10.75 (4/15/2010)
Javelin- 159-2 (4/20/2012)

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