Shane Ferris
Shane Ferris
Height: 6-1
Year: Fy.
Hometown: Glenmont, N.Y.
High School: Bethlehem
Events: Jumps
Event(s): Multi

Prior to Geneseo: Transferred from Onondaga Community College (OCC) where he ran track and field for head coach Kerri Hermann ... named two-time First-Team All-Region 3 (long jump, 4x400m) ... three-time NJCAA Division III All-American (Long Jump, 4x400m, 4x100m) … competed for Bethlehem High School with head coach Sean Schreiner … two-time NYS qualifier (2017) … named Rookie of the Year in 2016 … earned the Most Outstanding Field Performer Award in 2017 … named to the OCC Provost’s List in Spring 2018.

Personal: Shane Patrick Ferris was born in Albany, N.Y. ... raised in Glenmont, N.Y. … parents are Rita and Bill Ferris ... has two younger brothers, Declan and Liam ... both his brother are committed to play Division I lacrosse in college; Declan at Binghamton in 2020 and Liam at Syracuse in 2021 … father, Bill, played basketball for SUNY Fredonia … majoring in political science ... enjoys playing basketball and piano and traveling ... started competing in track & field his junior year of high school because he did not make the varsity basketball team and wanted to try a new sport … favorite professional athlete is Larry Bird … favorite professional sports team is the New York Knicks … credits his high school track coach, Sean Schreiner, as having the greatest impact on his athletic career because he believed in him more than any other coach had. His former coach inspired him to compete in sports at the collegiate level.