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William  Shaffer
William Shaffer


Madison, W.Va.

High School:


Marshall Earns Second-Most Academic Medals in C-USA

The amount of medal winners increased by four from the previous year


C-USA Announces 2016-17 Commissioner's Honor Roll

Marshall places second-most student-athletes on list among league schools


Cross Country’s Shaffer Honored with C-USA Spirit of Service Award

Senior Shaffer named one of 14 recipients


Herd Cross County’s Hayes and Shaffer Named Conference USA All-Academic

Hayes and Shaffer two of 12 student-athletes honored by the conference office


Marshall's Cross Country Seniors are Leading by Example

Story was first featured in the Marshall football program on Sept. 17 against Akron


Marshall XC at Morehead State

Photos from the Cross Country team's meet at Morehead, Kentucky on 9/2/16.

2016: Named to the 12 member C-USA XC All-Academic Team…named Marshall's Fall 2016 Spirit of Service Award recipient by the Conference USA...ran in all six of the team’s meets…finished in 11th at the Morehead State Eagle Opener with a time of 16:05.2…ran in 26:48.4 at Commodore Classic…lowered that time at Joe Piane Notre Dame Invitational with a time of 26:18.4…finished in 40th at HPU VertCross Invitational with a time of 26:07.54…set best time of 25:49.4 at C-USA Championships in a 28th place finish…finished in 99th at Mid-Atlantic Regionals with a time of 32:22 in the 10K.

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Competed at six events for the Herd, with his best time of 21:22.00 at the Tommy Evans Invitational, the first event of the season (Sept.4) ... at the Asheville Cross Country Carnival, finished with a time of 26:03.41 (Sept.20) ... at the Greater Louisville Classic, ended with a time of 26:22.70 (Oct.4) ... in the Cross Country Only National Invitational he ended with a time of 25:50 (Oct.17) ... at the Conference USA Championships, ended with a time of 25:49.67, landing him in 36th place (Nov.1) ... at the NCAA Mid Atlantic Regionals, ended with a time of 33:00 to end the season (Nov.14) ... named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll ... received the C-USA Academic Medal for achieving a cumulative GPA of 3.75 or better.

2013: Ran in three of the five meets for the Herd on the season ... Ran a season best time of 26:44.46 placing 13th and pacing the Herd to an overall team win at the Evansville Invitational (Oct 19.) where he finished 149th with a time of 34:15.