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2011-12: Emerged on to the scene during her freshman season...MAAC Swimmer of the Week 11/15...Won eight individual races for Siena...Top finisher in the 100 free against Bryant and Niagara (53.37), Vermont (54.97), Holy Cross (55.11), Sacred Heart (55.32), and the Northeast Catholic Invite (53.95)...Also had success in the 50 free winning contests against Canisius and Gannon (25.02), Sacred Heart (24.63), and in the Northeast Catholic Invite (25.01)...Member of four winning relay teams...Recorded five season best times in the MAAC Championships, finishing fourth in the 50 free (23.78) , seventh in 100 free (53.31), seventh in 400 medley relay (4:00.82)...sixth in the 400 free relay (3:34.98), and 13th in 100 breast (1:08.51)
BEFORE SIENA:Earned four varsity letters at Fleming Island...Team captain and MVP in 2010-11 season...Freshman of the Year in 2007...District Champion in the 100 Free in 2009 and Regional Champion in 2010
PERSONAL:Born August 16, 1993...Daughter of Erin Love...Mother played basketball and softball at Siena in the 1980's...Grandfather played basketball for the New York Knicks, and aunt played basketball at North Carolina...Has an older brother, Brendan, and a younger brother, Tucker...Chose Siena for its swimming program, academics, and campus community...Also recruited by Florida Gulf Coast, Fordham, Indian River State College, and Tampa.
KUETERMAN ON LOVE: "A great sprinter for us. Will have an immediate impact and will continue her impact on the sprints and all dual meets and at championships. I look for her to continue to make great strides."
GETTING TO KNOW SHANNON LOVE:
Major: English- Education
Twitter Handle: @shloveee
What I like most about Siena College: The small student body because everyone knows each other.
Where do you see yourself in another five years: Grad school or working in a high school
My favorite class at Siena is: American Literature
My favorite spot on campus: The bread bar in Saga
What I like most about Siena swimming and diving: How close-knit my team is
My best Siena swimming and diving moment has been: MAAC's 2012
What I like most about Coach Kueterman: When he beat boxes on the starting system
My superstitions are: I have to listen to the same song before every race
The funniest player on the team is: Christen Cherry- She tells the funniest stories.
My most overused phrase in text messages is: "holla."
My hidden talent is: I can stand on my head for a really long time
What is that one thing, you can't do without: Chapstick- I'm addicted
If I could travel anywhere in the world, I would go to: Australia
My hobbies are: Watching Netflix
My biggest fear is: Any kind of surgery
The best piece of advice I have gotten is: "get up and go"
The person who has helped me the most is: My grandpa
Professional athlete: Derek Jeter
Pro sports team: NY Giants
Food: Caesar salad with shrimp
Flavor of ice cream: Ben and Jerry's Mint Chocolate Chunk
Pizza Topping: Pepperoni
TV Show: Pretty Little Liars
Song: Free Fallin'
Artist: John Mayer
Actor: The Guy who plays Dumbledore (movies 3-7)
Book: Harry Potter
iPhone App: Temple Run