Women's Swimming

Shannon Love  
Shannon Love

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Green Cove Springs, Fla.

High School:
Fleming Island

Height:
5-10

Event:
Free


AS A JUNIOR:
  • One of the most decorated members of team during 2013-14 season
  • Won the 100 yard free against Wagner 11/9 (55.01)
  • Won the 50 yard free vs. Sacred Heart 2/1 (25.32)
  • Member of 200 free relay team that beat UVM 11/2, St. Francis 1/25, and finished fourth at the MAAC Championships (1:37.31)
  • Part of 400 free relay team that beat Assumption 1/24 (3:46.73)
  • Finished sixth in MAAC Championships in the 50 yard freestyle (24.20)
  • Named to MAAC All-Academic Team
AS A SOPHOMORE:
  • Member of the top Saints 400 medley relay team at ECAC Championships (12/2) finishing in 4:00.78
  • Earned her top 50 Free time at the ECAC Championships, Day one (11/30)
  • Recorded top 100 Free times at the MAAC Championships (2/14) in 53.21
  • Provides depth at the 50, 100 and 200 distance swims
AS A FRESHMAN:
  • 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)
  • 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)

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:
  • 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:
    "Shannon is a great competitor, she's our top sprinter and I look for her to do even more things this year. She thrives in the big meet atmosphere"

GETTING TO KNOW SHANNON LOVE:
    Major: English- Education
    Twitter handle: @shloveee
    What I like most about Siena College: the small campus
    Another Siena Sport I Follow: Baseball and Water Polo
    What is one thing you can't live without: Chapstick
    If I could travel anywhere, I would go: London or Australia
    Best Advice I have ever received:"Stop breathing, you're annoying me." -Shawn Delifus
    If I could meet anyone, it would be: Albus Dumbledore
    Sport/Position I always wanted to try: Hockey because I've never been ice skating!
    Favorite Reality TV Show: Survivor
    Phone App: TimeHop
    Song: Don't Stop Believing -Journey
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