Shamell Forbes
Shamell Forbes


Springfield Gardens, N.Y.

High School:
Valley Stream Central H.S.



Health Science


Track and field sets for America East Outdoor Championships

Begins Saturday, May 4 at Binghamton


Van Dalen named Most Outstanding Track Performer at AE Championships

Set an America East Championship record 4:14.71 in the 1,500


Track & Field completes day one of America East Championships

Van Dalen and Keown pick up wins


Track & Field runs Yale Springtime Invitational

Final tune-up before next week's America East Championships


Track & Field competes at Bucknell Invitational and Metropolitan Championship

Terry Martin sets school record in the long jump

Career Highlights:
America East All-Conference Indoor Track & Field (2007-08)... Record holder in the 4x800-Meter Relay (7:47.18; 2009).

Indoor: Ran a 1:09.5 in the 500m at Manhattan ... finished third in heat (2:02.75) in 800 at Princeton Invitational (1/26) ... took fourth in the 1000 (2:37.1) at Fordham Invitational (12/4) ... ran a 4:27.06 mile in the NYU Last Chance Meet (2/26) ... part of 4x800 relay (7:40.80) that finished second at the America East Championships (2/20) ... part of distance medley relay (10:00.58) that finished fourth at the America East Championships (2/20).
Outdoor: Took 14th in the 800 (1:58.00) at the Larry Ellis Invitational (4/17) ... finished the 1500 in 4:12.10 at the Monmouth Invitational (3/27) ... part of 4x800 relay at America East Championships (5/1) ... part of distance medley relay that finished 11th (9:57.61) at Penn Relays (4/22).

Outdoor: Finished fourth in the 4x800-meter relay at the America East Championship (5/3)... ran a season-best time of 1:59.99 in the 800-meter at the Yale Invitational (4/26)... crossed seventh in the 800 at both the Monmouth Invitational (3/28) and Quinnipiac Classic (4/8).

Took 15th in the outdoor 800-meter at the America East Championships (5/4)... named to the America East Indoor All-Conference team... finished tenth in the outdoor 400-meter at the Quinnipiac Invitational (4/9)... crossed 20th in the outdoor 800-meter at the UMass Invitational (4/12)... finished 40th in the indoor 500-meter at the Gotham Cup (1/18)... took 50th in the indoor 800-meter at the Terrier Invitational (1/25).

High School: Three-time letter winner at Valley Stream Central High School... competed in 1,600-meter, 800-meter, 1,000-meter and 600-meter... received all-conference and all-county honors.

Personal: Shamell Michael Forbes... born November 15, 1989... son of Carol Abrahams and Earl... brother of Katya, Kaysha, Kyra, and Nikayla... majoring in health science.