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Marissa Shoji
Marissa Shoji
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Newton, Mass.
High School: Noble and Greenough School
Position: Distance
Major: Neurobiology

Finished 30th at the Nassaney Invitational Sept. 8, running a time of 19:06.9 and helping the Harvard women capture the team title at the event ... Posted a time of 23:10 at the Princeton Invitational to finish as the fourth Harvard scorer Oct. 13

High School
Secured an eighth-place finish in the Nike Cross Country Regional competition … Took sixth-place in the 5k during the New Balance National contest in 2011 … Finished 12th in the 3,200 at the New Balance National competition in 2011 … Holds personal bests of 16:55 in the 5k, 4:33 in the 1,500 and 10:37 in the 3,200 ... Two-time Nobles' Trustee's Prize for Scholarship winner and AP Scholar ... 2011 National Merit Scholar ... Cum Laude Society member ... Involved with Boston Cares leadership and community service efforts, Campus Against Cancer club and chief organizer of Children's Hospital 5k Fundraiser ... Highest academic distinction all four years of high school.