Molly Shepherd
Molly Shepherd
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Iowa City, Iowa
High School: Iowa City
Events: Mid-Distance

PERSONAL BESTS

EVENT TIME MEET DATE
800-Indoor 2:23.16 IC Alumni Classic 2/19/2016
Mile-Indoor 5:08.10 Midwest Elite Invite 2/9/2019
3,000-Indoor 10:12.19 UAA Championships 2/24/2019
5,000-Indoor 18:10.78 Midwest Elite Invite 2/10/2018
800-Outdoor 2:26.56 SLU Billiken Invite 4/8/2016
1,500-Outdoor 4:43.17 UAA Championships 4/28/2019
Steeplechase-Outdoor 10:45.68 NCC Dr. Keeler Invite 5/10/2019

--One-time NCAA DIII Indoor Track & Field All-American: 2019 (Distance Medley Relay - seventh, 11:48.00)
--One-time NCAA DIII Outdoor Track & Field National Qualifier: 2019 (3,000m Steeplechase)
--One-time UAA Outdoor Track & Field Champion: 2019 (3,000m Steeplechase - 11:11.95)

2018-19
INDOOR:
Helped WashU to a runner-up finish at the NCAA Division III Indoor Track & Field National Championships with an All-American seventh place finish in the distance medley relay with a time of 11:48.00 ... USTFCCCA Midwest All-Region in distance medley relay with the region's second fastest time, 11:49.42 ... Placed first in the mile at the Midwest Elite Invite on Feb. 9 with a time of 5:08.10.
OUTDOOR: NCAA DIII Outdoor Track & Field National Championship qualifier in the 3,000m steeplechase ... USTFCCCA Midwest All-Region in the 3,000m steeplechase ... Earned All-UAA honors as the event champion in the 3,000m steeplechase with a winning time of 11:11.95 ... WashU's fastest 3,000m steeplechase performer on the season.

2017-18
INDOOR:
WashU's second fastest 5,000m performer, posted a time of 18:10.78 at the Midwest Elite Invite on Feb. 10.
OUTDOOR: WashU's third fastest 3,000m steeplechase performer, posted a time of 11:00.64 at the North Central College Final Qualifier on May 16.

2016-17: Ran to a season-best 11:13.69 in the 3,000 steeplechase at the NCC Dr. Keeler Invite on May 11.

2015-16: Earned all-UAA honors as a member of the runner-up distance medley relay (12:04.95) at the UAA Indoor Championships.

HIGH SCHOOL: Team captain and four-year letterwinner in cross country, and four-year letterwinner in track & field at Iowa City High School ... Four-year state qualifier in track & field, and three-year state qualifier in cross country ... Finished fourth in the 1,600 relay at the State Track & Field Championships in 2015 ... Placed seventh in the 3,200 relay at state track in 2014 and 2015 ... Two-time All-Conference Cross Country First Team (2013-14) ... 2015 All-Conference Track & Field First Team ... Personal-bests: 4K cross country-14:47; 400m-1:00.5; 800m-2:19; 1,500m-4:52; 3,000m-10:43 ... Academic All-State Cross Country as a senior.

PERSONAL: Majoring in mechanical engineering ... Daughter of Nathan and Mary Shepherd.