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Shannon Dwyer
Shannon  Dwyer


Hicksville, NY

High School:
Holy Trinity H.S.


Distance Freestyle


2008-09: Qualified for the BIG EAST Championships in the 500 and 1650 yard freestyle as well as the 400 individual medley ... Finished 10th in the 1650 free with a time of 16:59.00 and advanced to the finals of the 500 free, placing 14th in 4:55..87 ... That time beat her previous season best by nearly 10 seconds ... Won four races during the season, including two victories in the 500 free (La Salle, Seton Hall) and one each in the 1000 (La Salle) and 1650 (triangular meet with Connecticut and Rutgers) ... Her winning time against La Salle in the 1000 free was a season-best 10:19.20 ... Posted a seventh place finish in the 400 IM against Connecticut and Rutgers ... Her season-best time in the event was at the BIG EAST meet (4:32.80) ... Swam the 50 and 200 free and the 100 and 200 IM once each during the season.

2007-08: Finished second in the 1000 yard freestyle against Seton Hall and La Salle ... Placed first in the 500 yard free with a time of 5:03.58 against Rutgers ... Touched seventh in the 1650 free at the Terrapin Cup Invitational ... Took second in the 1000 free against Delaware with a time of 10:24.08.

2006-07: Placed third in the 1000 freestyle in the season opener against La Salle and Wagner ... Finished second against Seton Hall in both the 500 and 1000 free ... Touched third in the 1000 free against Rutgers and picked up a second place finish in the event versus Georgetown.

Holy Trinity High School: Received three letters in swimming ... Team MVP and All-Long Island selection as a freshman ... Three-time All-Catholic High School Athletic Association all-star ... Holds the New York State Catholic High School record in the 100 freestyle ... NCSAA Junior National qualifier in the 1500 meter freestyle ... Named a USA Swimming Scholastic All-American three times ... Member of the National Honor Society.

Personal: Born 7/20/88 ... One of three children of Daniel and Virginia Dwyer ... Has a twin sister, Caitlin, that swims for Colgate ... Also has a younger sister, Brianne (17) that swims for Bryant ... Majoring in Comprehensive Science.