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Women's Swimming & Diving
Shannon Ahearn
Position: Back/IM
Year: Junior
Hometown: Trumbull, Conn.
High School: Trumbell
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2013-2014: Ahearn began the season with a third-place finish in the 200 backstroke and a fourth-place finish in the 200 IM against Purdue. She took third and second in the 1000 freestyle against Xavier and Akron, respectively. She also finished fifth against Akron in the 200 IM. Against Bowling Green, Ahearn finished fourth in the 200 backstroke. At the Miami Invitational, she finished 10th in the 1650 freestyle, ninth in the 400 IM, 11th in the 200 backstroke and 18th in the 200 IM. Ahearn finished fifth in the 1000 freestyle and seventh in the 200 backstroke against Cincinnati and took fourth in the 100 backstroke against Evansville. She third-place finish in the 400 IM against Evansville. Against Buffalo, Ahearn was fifth in the 1650 freestyle and seventh in the 200 IM. She took fourth in the 1000 freestyle and 200 IM against Eastern Michigan. Ahearn was fifth, against Ohio, in the 200 backstroke. 

2012-13: Finished eighth in the 100 back against Purdue...She finished first in the 400 IM and fourth in the 200 breaststroke against Xavier...helped her relay team to a fifth-place finish in the 200 medley relay against Evansville...At the Miami Invitational, she placed 8th in the 400 IM, 19th in the 200 backstroke, 21st in the 200 breaststroke and 23rd in the 100 breaststroke...took third in the 200 back against Buffalo...finished fifth in the 200 back against Akron.

HIGH SCHOOL: Swam for head coach Michael Ferraro at Trumbull High School in Trumbull, Conn...four-year letter winner and captain of swimming team her senior year...set the team record in the 200 IM at 2:04 in 2010 when she won the state championship in the event...was state champion in 2009 in the 100 backstroke event where she set a team record of 57.00...part of the state championship team all four years of high school...named All-State and All-FCIAC all four years....named All-American in 2010...Conn. Post All-Star Athlete all four years.

PERSONAL: Born March 12, 1994 in Bridgeport Conn.... daughter of Michael and Patrica Ahearn...honor roll all four years of high school...was a Conn. Scholar Athlete and an U.S.S Scholastic All-American...is undecided in major.

 Ahearn's Career Bests

(Top Times Through Mar. 13, 2013)

100 Freestyle 56.70
100 Backstroke 58.01
200 Backstroke 2:03.40
100 Breaststroke 1:08.61
200 Breaststroke 2:28.24
200 IM 2:06.04
400 IM 4:27.67