Shannon Myer
Shannon Myer

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
St. Joseph, Mo.

High School:
Central High

Event:
Free

Major:
Cell & Molecular Biology

02/12/2014

Swimming & Diving Bears Take Aim at Seventh Straight MVC Title

MSU looking for 11th conference title starting Thursday

01/25/2014

Bears Top Lindenwood, Missouri S&T on Senior Day

Wheeler, Conway win 1-meter diving with NCAA Zone cuts

01/18/2014

Bears Swimming Sweeps Truman State

Missouri State wins 24 events to beat Bulldogs

11/22/2013

Springer Sets School Record in 200 Breaststroke; MSU Finishes Third at TYR Invite

Bears conclude three-day event well

11/08/2013

Bears Fall to Mizzou in Dual Meet Despite Strong Showing

MSU wins 10 events; dropped by Tigers, 155-88, 139-97

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 53.24 2013 MVC Championships - Prelims 2/16/13
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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