Shivani Kaushal
Shivani Kaushal
Height: 5-1
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Grand Blanc, Mich.
High School: Grand Blanc
Position: Distance
Major: Brain and Cognitive Sciences

2014: NEWMAC Academic All-Conference … (Outdoor): crossed the line in 40:07.30 to finish seventh in the 10000m run at the NEWMAC Championships (4/26) … finished seventh in the 5000m run at the Sean Collier Invitational (4/19) in 19:26.98 … ran season best 5000m time of 19:17.66 for a sixth place finish at Bates (4/12) … (Indoor): finished ninth in the 3000m run at the Gordon Kelly Invitational (2/8) with a season best time of 11:00.16 … crossed the line 40th at the John Thomas Invitational (1/25) in the 5000m run in 18:32.46 … came in fifth at Bates (1/11) in the 3000m run with a final time of 11:08.29. 

2013: NEWMAC Academic All-Conference … NEWMAC All-Conference (10,000m) … (indoor): finished 56th in the 3000m at the Terrier Classic (1/25) in 10:44.68 … came seventh in the 5000m at the Tufts Stampede (2/01) with a time of 18:36.21 … (outdoor): finished in fifth place in the 5000m with a time of 18:51.25 at the Engineer’s Cup (4/06) … was second in the 10,000m at the NEWMAC Championships (4/27) with a time of 40:14.71 … improved her time in the 10,000m to 38:33.45 at the New England Division III Championships (5/04).

Off the Track: Majoring in brain and cognitive sciences … researched the cognitive bases of autism in the Saxe Lab … received research funding for Simons Center for the Social Brain … Colleges Against Cancer fundraising committee co-president … corporate sponsorship chair for GlobeMed at MIT … SAAC community service co-chair … tutor for Let’s Get Ready college prep program … conducted a UROP in the Langer Lab at the Koch Institute … tutor for ReachOut reading program … Relay for Life team participant … volunteered for Samanvai Organization for Children with Disabilities … Lego DNA kit building.

High School: A 2011 graduate of Grand Blanc High School … cross country all-conference, all-county and all-region teams … team MVP … owns school record in 5k … academic all-state … National Honors Society … National Merit Scholar … AP Scholar with Distinction … Humanitarian Committee Youth Member.