Shannon Rowbury (T’06)

Summer 2014 - Shannon set a new American Record at the Prefontaine Classic at Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon, when she ran the two mile race in 9:20.25. Since Duke, Shannon has been a professional athlete, sponsored by Nike. 2014 is her seventh year of competing at the highest levels of national and international track and field competition. She is a two-time Olympian, three-time Outdoor World Championships qualifier, and two-time Indoor World Championship qualifier.