Dan Shears
Dan Shears
Height: 5-8
Year: Senior
Hometown: Warren, R.I.
High School: Mt. Hope
Position: MDistance

2010-2011: (Indoor) Won the 800m run in a time of 1:58.93, while helping the 4x800 relay team to a second place finish with a time of 8:37.85 at the URI Sorlien Invitational... Post tenth place finishes in the 800m run (2:01.24) and 4x400m relay (3:30.15) at the Northeastern-Carisella Invitational... Recorded a time of 1:57.28 in the 800m run at the Terrier Classic... Helped Rhody finish 10th in the 4x400m relay at the Giegengack Invitational... Recorded a sixth place finish in the 800m run with a time of 1:56.21 at the Atlantic 10 Championships... A member of the 4x800m relay team that finished seventh in a time of 7:46.14 at the New England Championships... (Outdoor): A member of the 4x400m relay team that finished fourth in a time of 3:26.03 at the Bryant Invitational... Posted a time of 2:02.11 in the 800m run at the Brown Outdoor Invitational... Finished 19th in the 800m run with a time of 1:55.83 at the Larry Ellis Invitational.

2009-10: (Indoor) Placed 2nd in the 4x800 relay and 7th in the 800m run at the Sorlien Invitational... Finished 8th in the 4x800 relay at the Rhody Open... Outdoor: Finished 9th in a time of 2:01.78 in the 800m run at the UConn Alumni Invitational... Placed 18th in the 800m run at the Brown Invitational. 2008-09: (Indoor) Took twelfth place in the 800 meter run at the Sorlein Tack and Field invitational with a time of 2:02.47 (1/17)...Placed tenth at the URI Quad Invitational in the 500 meter run (1:09.729) (1/24)...Finished fourth in the 400 meter dash (53.36), and added a fifteenth place finish in the 200 meter dash (24.42) at the URI Invitational (1/30)...Recorded a twenty first place finish in the 800 meter run (1:59.84) at the Amory Winter Games (2/13)...Collected an eighth place finish in the 800 meter run (2:00.83) at the Atlantic-10 Indoor Championships (2/21). Outdoor: Took home seventh place at the Bryant Invitational in the 400 meter hurdles (58.69) (3/28)...Finished nineteenth in the in the 800 meter run (2:03.47) at the UConn Alumni Track and Field Invitational (3/28). 2007-08: (Indoor) Did not compete. Outdoor: 13th in the 800m run at the UNH Wildcat Invitational... Finished 7th in the 800m run in a time of 2:00.10 at the Holy Cross Meet. High School: Earned eight varsity letters - four in track, three in soccer and one in cross country ... captain of track team as a senior ... voted 'Most Likely to Succeed' ... member of National and Foreign Language Honor Society as well as math team. Personal: Born September 29, 1989 ... son of Jean McCabe ... has four siblings - David Shears, Amy Shears, Lucas Shears, and Jen St. Angelo ... enjoys running ... lists Jesse Owens as his favorite pro athlete and the Boston Red Sox, Boston Bruins, Boston Celtics, and New England Patriots as his favorite pro teams ... pharmacy major at URI. Updated Oct. 7, 2011