Shannon Myer
Shannon  Myer

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
St. Joseph, Mo.

High School:
Central HS

Event:
Free

Major:
Dietetics

06/30/2015

Missouri Valley Recognizes 135 MSU Scholar-Athletes

Becker, Karlsen, Duckworth, Scott and Beaty earn prestigious MVC President’s Council Award

02/21/2015

Missouri State Captures Eighth Straight MVC Championship

The Bears' women's swimming and diving team has three individuals crowned champions as Missouri State wins its eighth straight Missouri Valley Conference Championship and 12th title in the last 13 years

02/18/2015

MSU in First After Opening Day of 2015 MVC Championship

Missouri State women's swimming and diving sits in first place after finishing first in the 200 medley relay and setting a school-record in the 800 free relay to begin the 2015 Missouri Valley Conference Championship

01/23/2015

Women's Swimming & Diving Falls to Arkansas in Dual

The Bears competed in their final regular-season meet of the season and were defeated by the host Razorbacks at the Arkansas Natatorium

01/17/2015

Senior Class Goes Out With a Bang, Bears Sweep Truman at HSC

The Missouri State Bears had a first-place finisher in all but three of the 26 events in the final home men's and women's swimming and diving dual this season, leading to a sweep of the Truman State Bulldogs on Senior Day

Honors & Awards
MSU Athletics Director's Honor Roll - Fall 2014, 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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