SAINT MARY OF THE WOODS, Ind. -- Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College head men's cross country coach, Zach Whitkanack, is proud to announce the signing of Thomas Shaw to the 2017-18 class.
"Thomas is a runner that will bring experience to the new program," stated Coach Whitkanack. "His collegiate running experience and leadership skills will be instrumental in helping establish the new program. I look forward to working with Thomas for the remainder of his collegiate career."
Thomas is a transfer from Columbus State Community College where he ran for 2 seasons. He is a graduate of Hilliard Davidson High School in Ohio, where he ran a PR of 17:50 for a 5K. Thomas loves to read and is memorizing every line from Star Wars.
"I thought that my first two years of college cross country were also my last," commented Thomas. "It was a huge surprise and honor when the opportunity to run again was given to me, and I'll give the team my absolute best."
Thomas plans to major in English Education. He is the son of Dennis and Cynthia Shaw and has 2 siblings, Tyler and Sierra Shaw.