The 5-foot-3 freshman set a state record in the 2-mile with a time of 10:10.49 at the USATF New England Mini Meet on June 5, which ranked as the nation’s No. 3 mark among prep competitors in the event in 2021. A Middlesex League Outdoor Track All-Star, her third-place finish in the mile of 4:45.42 at the Boston Boost Games ranked No. 13 nationally. She was the Massachusetts Middle School state champion in the 800-meter run and 1,500-meter run as a seventh-grader in 2019.
Shea has maintained a 3.99 GPA in the classroom. She will begin her sophomore year of high school this fall.
Shea has volunteered locally at a food pantry, and she has donated her time to a non-profit farm in Maine, where her extended family spends time during the summer.