CERRITOS COLLEGE: Competed for two years at Cerritos College in Norwalk, Calif.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated in 2007 from Fountain Valley (CA) HS ... A three-time letterwinner in cross country for the Barons under coach Barry Migliorini ... Helped her cross country squad win the Sunset League cross country championship three times ... Personal bests are 18:08 in the three mile for cross country ... Also lettered in basketball twice.
PERSONAL: Shannon Marie Simpson was born on Oct. 19, 1988, in Fountain Valley, CA ... The daughter of Maureen and Don Simpson ... Has two brothers, Ryan and Sean ... Majoring in kinesiology.