2011-12: XC: Set a new personal best time in the 5,000m with a seventh place finish at the SoCon Championships in a time of 17:17 (Oct 29) … First Team All-Conference distinction … helped women’s team capture the first conference title in school history … recognized as Academic All-Conference. Indoor: Ran a personal record of 9:42.16 in the 3,000m at the Meyo Invitational in South Bend, Ind. (Feb 4) …. set her career best in the mile just one week later at the Spire Invitational with a time of 4:58.68 (Feb 11) … ran the 800 meter leg of the title winning DMR team that set the conference meet record in Birmingham, Ala., in 11:43.99 (Feb 23) … named Southern Conference Indoor Track Athlete of the Week for her performance in the 3,000m at the Hokie Invitational (Jan 20) … Academic All-Conference honors. Outdoor: Runner-up in the 1,500 meters at the Southern Conference Outdoor Championships, crossing the finish line in a personal best time of 4:33.55 (Apr 23)… earned All-Conference honors … set a personal best time of 16:35.00 in the 5,000m at the Virginia Challenge(May 12) … qualified for The NCAA East Preliminary Round … earned Academic All-Conference honors ... SoCon Academic Honor Roll … recipient of the Commissioner’s Medal.
2010-11: XC: Earned SoCon Academic All-Conference honors for the cross country season … named first-team All-SoCon after running a 17:56.41 to finish in fourth at the SoCon Championships … her time at the SoCon Championships also set a new personal-best … set a new personal-best in the 6k by over a minute after running a 21:31.99 at the NCAA Southeast Regional … ran a 17:58.66 in the 5k at the Greater Louisville Classic … earned runner-up honors at the Elon Invitational after posting an 18:17 … finished in 15th place at the Royal Cross Country Challenge in a time of 18:14.9. Indoor: Earned SoCon Academic All-Conference honors for the indoor track season … was a member of the distance medley relay team that won the SoCon title with a time of 11:55.95 … earned All-SoCon honors in the mile after setting a new personal best by 34 seconds with a time of 5:06.45 … won the 800 meter race at the Liberty Open after running a 2:20.60 to set a new personal-best by 1.41 seconds … set a new personal-best in the 3,000 meters after running a 10:24.21 at the Niswonger Invitational to finish in seventh … ran a 5:08.00 in the mile at the Tiger Paw Invitational. Outdoor: Earned SoCon Academic All-Conference honors for the outdoor track season … earned All-SoCon honors in the 5,000 meters after running a 17:54.44 to finish in third … posted a personal-best in the 5,000 meters with a time of 17:19.87 at the Raleigh Relays … set a new personal-best time in the 800 meters by nearly three seconds after running a 2:16.58 to finish in fourth at the UNCW Seahawk Invitational … ran a 4:35.35 in the 1,500 meters at the Wake Forest Open to set a personal-best by 12 seconds.
2009-10: XC: Set a personal-best time in the 5k at the Charlotte Invitational with a time of 19:07 … ran a 19:27.31 at the SoCon Championships … completed the 5k course at the USC Upstate Invitational in a time of 19:45.85 … clocked a 23:47.76 in the 6k at the NCAA Southeast Regional Championships. Indoor: Was best on the team in the 800 meters after posting a time of 2:22.01 at the SoCon Championships … also ran a 2:26.46 in the 800 meters at the Mountaineer Open … was tops on the team in the 1,000 meters by running a 3:11.47 at the Tiger Paw Invitational … completed the mile at the Niswonger Invitational in a time of 5:40.95. Outdoor: Earned All-Freshman Team honors at the SoCon Championships in the 1,500 meters after running a 4:47.22 to finish in sixth place … also ran a 4:47.37 earlier in the season in the 1,500 meters at the Carolina Fast Times … was best on the team in the 800 meters after running a 2:19.48 at the UNCW Seahawk Invitational … clocked a 2:21.25 in the 800 meters at the Duke Invitatioanl.
High School: Earned four varsity letters in cross country and three in track & field at Trinity High School in Washington, Pa. for coach Jim Faiella ... was a three-time state qualifier in cross country ... ran a personal-best 19:30.00 in the District 7 Championships to qualify for the state championship as a senior ... holds the school record in the 800 meters as well as the 4x800 relay ... was a member of the National Honor Society.
Personal: Shaina Teah Sumney ... born September 27, 1990 in Washington, Pa. ... daughter of John and Mary Sumney ... has three siblings, Sarah, Daniel and Chelsea, who is also on the cross country and track & field team ... majoring in speech pathology at UNCG.