Shaun  VanBuskirk
Shaun VanBuskirk

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Old Bridge, NJ

High School:
Old Bridge

11/18/2017

Cross Country Finishes Up Season At ECAC/IC4A Championship

Kibet & Forman Lead the Way for Siena

10/28/2017

Men Third, Women Seventh in Record Setting Day at MAAC Championship

Kibet and Forman Earn All-Conference Honors

10/14/2017

Men Third, Women Fourth at UAlbany Invitational

Forman and Kibet Lead the Way for Siena

09/29/2017

Men Third, Women Seventh At Paul Short Run

Kibet and Forman Lead the Way for Siena

09/16/2017

Cross Country Grabs Fourth at Monmouth Invitational

Kibet and Forman Lead the Way for the Saints

09/28/2017

2017 Siena Cross Country/Track Photo Day

2017 Siena Cross Country/Track Photo Day

09/18/2017

Cross Country at Monmouth Invitational (9/16/17)

Cross Country at Monmouth Invitational (9/16/17)

05/24/2017

2017 MAAC Outdoor Track Championship

2017 MAAC Outdoor Track Championship

02/04/2017

Track at Armory Invitational (2/4/17)

Track at Armory Invitational (2/4/17)

09/20/2016

Cross Country Home Opener (9/1/16)

Cross Country Home Opener (9/1/16)

AS A JUNIOR:
  • Finished in eighth at the MAAC Outdoor Championship in the 1000m
  • Took sixth place at the Rider Invitational in the 5000m (Outdoor)
  • Placed 18th in the 5000m at the MAAC Indoor Championship
  • Had two fourth place finished in the 3000m during indoor season
  • Finished in 46th place at the MAAC Cross Country Championship
  • MAAC All-Academic Team

AS A SOPHOMORE:
  • Finished 33rd out of 156 at the UAlbany XC Invite (10/17) with a time of 26:22.5
  • Came in fourth at the Monmouth Season Opener (Outdoor)
  • Finished seventh in the 10000m at the MAAC Outdoor Championship (5/8)
  • Came in 22nd at the MAAC Outdoor Championship (5/8) in the 5000m

AS A FRESHMAN:
  • Broke the school record for the fastest freshman time of 26:14.3 in an 8K race at the Paul Short Run (10/4)
  • Completed the 20th Annual Monmouth Invitational (9/20) with a 5-mile time of 28:25.9
  • Finished second on the team in the Saratoga Invitational (9/13) in the 6K race with a time of 20:17.0
BEFORE SIENA:
  • Two-time captain at Old Bridge High School
  • Named sophomore distance runner of the year
  • Named both First Team All-Division and First Team All-Conference
  • Tied the school record and placed seventh in the section with a 5K time of 16:19.0
  • Captain of both his indoor and spring track teams where he was a three-time MVP

PERSONAL:
  • Son of Paul and Maryellen VanBuskirk
  • Has a brother, Ryan, and a sister, Amy
  • Political Science major

GETTING TO KNOW SHAUN VANBUSKIRK:

    My superstitions are: My laces must be triple knotted before a race
    My favorite TV show is: 24
    My favorite artist is: Billy Joel
    My favorite professional sports team is: The New England Patriots
    Favorite Athlete: Jimmie Johnson
    If I could travel anywhere in the world, I would go to: Australia
    My favorite movie: The Avengers
    If I had $10 million I would: Buy an enormous yacht
    Another sport I like to follow at Siena is: Baseball
    My favorite book: The Great Gatsby

VANBUSKIRK'S CAREER RESULTS

PERSONAL BEST TIMES
Mile: 4:35.92 (2014)
1500m: 4:15.58 (2016)
5000m: 15:26.61 (2016)
10000m: 31:43.59 (2017)
8kmXC: 25:20.9 (Paul Short Run, 2016)
10km XC: 33:12.9 (VanCortlandt Park, 2014)