The Alabama men's swimming and diving team led all UA and conference teams with 15 honors
ALABAMA HIGHLIGHTS: Freshman - 2013-14 Was named to the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll... Earned a third-place finish in the Collegiate 8+ race and tenth in Collegiate 4+ at the Chattanooga Head Race... Competed at Head of the Hooch in the Championship 4+ boat finishing 25th and Open 8+ which finished 23rd... rowed with the 2nd Varsity 4 at the Oak Ridge Invitational earning a 2nd place finish... competed against Sacramento State, San Diego State, & St Mary's earning a 1st place finish... earned a 1st place finish against SMU & Eastern Michigan in the 2nd Varsity 4... rowed in the Open 4-A at the C-USA Championships where Alabama finished 11th overall.
Prep Highlights: A three-sport athlete, whocompeted in soccer, rowing and basketball at James Madison High School ... State Champion in 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013 ... placed second at Stotesbury Cup in the Second Varsity 8+ and fourth at Nationals in 2011 ... rowed on winning boat at Stotesbury Cup in the Second Varsity 8+ and took third at Nationals in 2012 ...part of an undefeated season,highlighted by winning at the Stotesbury Cup and taking first at SRAAs Nationals in the First Varsity 8+ in 2013 ... National Honor Society ... Math Honors Society ... Spanish Club ... Key Club.
Personal Information: Full name: Alexa Melanie Shannon ... daughter of Mary Shannon and Pete Shannon ... stepmother, Paige Shannon ... sisters, Leigh and Erin Shannon ... pre-physical therapy major ... born April 24, 1995.