Shannon Myer
Shannon Myer

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
St. Joseph, Mo.

High School:
Central High

Event:
Free

Major:
Cell & Molecular Biology

11/21/2014

Bears in Third Following First Day at Louisville Invite

Dora Kiss breaks her own school record in the 500-yard freestyle as the Bears complete the first day of swimming and diving action in Louisville

10/25/2014

Swimming & Diving Finishes Kansas Double Dual Action

More records fall as the Missouri State swimming and diving teams conclude their duals against Kansas and Denver on Saturday

10/10/2014

Bears Sweep Purple Aces in First Dual Victory

Missouri State sets the pace in a sweep for the men's and women's swimming and diving teams over Evansville on Friday

10/08/2014

Swimming and Diving Heads to Evansville, Southern Illinois

The Bears travel to face the Purple Aces and Salukis in dual action this weekend

02/12/2014

Swimming & Diving Bears Take Aim at Seventh Straight MVC Title

MSU looking for 11th conference title starting Thursday

Honors & Awards
MSU Athletics Director's Honor Roll - Fall 2013, Spring 2013, Fall 2012, Spring 2012, Fall 2011

2013-14: Earned several first-place finishes as member of multiple relay times ... Helped Bears achieve top times in 400 free relay in dual meets at Southern Illinois and Missouri ... Member of 400 medley relay team that won event at TYR Invitational on campus of Northwestern with a time of 3:46.42 ... Second-place finish at Arkansas in 200 medley relay ... Earned individual crowns in the 50 free (24.97) and the 100 free (53.75) at Truman State dual ... Fifth-place finish in the 100 free (53.87) at Missouri Show-Me Showdown.

2012-13: Swam career bests in the 100 and 200 free at the 2013 MVC Championships ... Dropped an entire second in the 200 free C-Final on Day 2 of conference with a time of 1:55.71 ... Clocked in at 53.24 in the 100 free, a time that would have placed 13th overall in the consolation final...Made the C-Final and placed 21st overall in the 100 free at the UIW Christmas Invitational...Finished the season among the Bears' top-five swimmers in the 50 free (5th) and 100 free (5th).

2011-12: Was entered as an exhibition swimmer at the 2012 MVC Championships ... Swam in the C-Final of the 200 free at the conference meet ... Dropped nearly two seconds off her seed time in the 100 free (53.59) at the conference championships ... Registered season bests in all three of her exhibition events at the MVC Championships ... During the dual-meet season, she won the 50 free vs. Lindenwood (11/4) ... Finished on the season's top times list in the 50 free (5th).

Background: Swam four seasons at Central High School under Marnie Jenkins ... Four-time all-conference first team selection ... Won seven individual gold medals at the Suburban Big 6 championships in four years with the Indians ... As a senior, she was named St. Joseph News-Press Athlete of the Year for the fourth year in a row ... Placed third in the 50 free and fourth in the 100 free as a junior; earned all-state honors in Missouri for first time ... Finished career at Central High with school and conference records in the 50 free, 100 free, 100 fly and 200 IM.

Personal: Shannon Nicole Myer is the daughter of Morris Myer and Sheila Holley ... Born on May 26, 1993 in St. Joseph, Mo. ... Has three siblings: Ashburn, Matthew and David Holley...Majoring in cell & molecular biology.

Career Bests at Missouri State
Event Time Opponent/Meet Date
50 Free 24.30 2012 MVC Championships 2/17/12
100 Free 53.13 Louisville Invitational 11/22/14
200 Free 1:55.71 2013 MVC Championships - Finals 2/17/12
500 Free 5:22.03 Purdue Invitational 11/16/12

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