Ran in all of the cross country meets for Lamar in the fall ... Played a key role in helping LU to the Southland Conference championship, posting a sixth place finish with a time of 25:23 over the 8K course ... Had a solid showing at the NCAA Regional in Waco, placing 32 in a time of 31:44.4.
2005: Ran in all of the cross country meets during the fall ... Was LU's top finisher in every meet... Recorded four top 10 finishes ... Placed first at the Lamar/McNeese Dual meet ... Took the top spot at the Northwestern State All Comers Meet ... Placed third at SLC Championships with an 8,000-meter time of 25:51.
2004: Ran in five of six cross country meets during the fall ... Was Lu's top finisher in two meets ... Recorded two top 10 finishes ... Placed 22nd at SLC Championships with an 8,000-meter time of 25:49.
High School: Ran for Coach Greame Tattisal at Wellington HS in New Zealand ... Placed third in the nation at the under-20 road race ... Recorded personal best times of 1:55 in the 800 and 4:06 in the 1,500.
Personal: Major is kinesiology ... Enjoys running in his spare time ... Born on July 4, 1985, in Auckland, New Zealand ... Son of Jacki Townsend and Lawrence Shaw.