Shane Mullany Banks
Shane Mullany Banks
Birth Date: 06/13/1990
Height: 5-5
Year: Senior
Hometown: San Leandro, Calif.
High School: Bishop O'Dowd HS
Previous College: Louisville
Bats/Throws: Hurdles

Shane Mullany-Banks finished seventh in the 400 meter hurdles at the Big West Championships ... ran a time of 63.50 in the final after running 62.55 in the prelims ... season-best of 62.50 came at the Cal-Nevada Championships where she had the seventh-best qualifying time ... went on to finish seventh n the final (62.97) ... best 400 meter time of the season was 57.34 at the Tiny Lister Classic at Cal State LA ... also ran as part of the Matadors' 4x400 relay team ... finished 23rd in the 400 meters at the MPSF Indoor Championships in a season-best 58.69.

Mullany-Banks spent two seasons (2008-09, 2009-10) at the University of Louisville in Louisville, Ky. ... competed in the 400 meter hurdles for the Cardinals ... best time in the 400 hurdles was 61.30 ... Louisville won Big East Outdoor Championships in both 2009 and 2010 ... ran in the 400 hurdles and the 4x400 meter relay at the 2009 Big East Championships ... was a member of the Cardinals' 4x400 meter relay at the Rod McCravy Memorial that set a school record.

Lettered all four years in track & field at Bishop O'Dowd High School in Oakland, Calif. ... finished second in the North Coast Section in the 300 meter hurdles in 2007 ... anchored the Dragons' 4x400 meter relay team that won the state championship ... best time in the 300 hurdles was 43.62 and best time in the 400 meters was 55.20 ... ran for coach Anthony Green ... graduated in 2008.

Born June 13, 1990 in Berkeley, Calif. ... parents are Colleen Mullany and Bil Banks ... has one twin sister, Trey ... favorites include the Boston Celtics, Celtic Ray Allen and sprinter Lolo Jones, actors Denzel Washington and Angelina Jolie, the TV show "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" and the movie "He Got Game" ... says her best sports moment was "winning state in the 4x400 relay in high school" ... says the best thing about being an athlete is "traveling and meeting new people" and the toughest is "not having a social life" ... listens to music and reads Cosmopolitan in her spare time ... major is Sociology.

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