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Shaquille Turner
Shaquille Turner

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Staten Island, N.Y.

High School:
Susan E. Wagner H.S.

Height:
5-9

Event:
Mid-Distance

2011 Outdoor Season: Competed in the 800m in two events, season best: 2:00.73 at the Wake Forest Open.

2011 Indoor Season: Season-bests: 500m - 1:09.30 (Navy Invitational); 800m - 2:02.60 (Giegengack Invitational); 1000m - 2:43.31/team-best (Albany Great Dane Classic) ... Also competed at the UMES Coach O Invitational, NYU Metropolitan Coaches Invitational and UMES Collegiate Invitational.

2010 Cross Country Season: Competed in three meets for UMES ... Recorded a season-best time of 29:53.50 at the MEAC Championships, hosted by the Hawks ... Also recorded a 5k time of 19:29.92 at the Delaware State Invitational.

High School: Participated in track & field ... Participated in the Penn Relays in 2009 and 2010 ... Team was three-time Outdoor Champions (2008-2010) ... Personal record in the 600m is 1:23.

Personal: Born August 12, 1991 ... Son of Shana Turner ... Has one sister, Naziya, and one brother, Javierelle ... Major is Construction Management Technology ... Personal best sports moment was winning the high school outdoor championship three straight years (2008-2010) ... Personal best non-athletic accomplishment was being a student-teacher in high school ... Plans to start his own business after graduation ... Enjoys playing basketball ... Favorite author is Nicholas Sparks ... Favorite movie is The Lovely Bones.