ODU Women's Rowing BIO
Shannon La Sala
Player Profile:
Shannon La Sala 1751537
Position: Rower
Height: 5'6"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Egg Harbor Township, N.J.
High School: Holy Spirit

2015-2016: A member of the Lady Monarchs' 1V8 at the Big 12 Championship ... Helped the 1V8 place sixth at Big 12s ... A member of the 2V8 for a majority of the regular season ... Competed with the 2V8 at the Head of the Hooch, helping lead the boat to a pair of top-10 finishes ... Helped the 2V8 to a sweep of West Virginia and Georgetown at the UNC Invite ... Also competed witht he 2V8 at the Knecht Cup and SIRA Regatta, where the boat finished second in the JV final ... An Academic All-Big 12 selection ... Named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll ... Received the CRCA Scholar-Athlete Award.

2014-15: Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association National Scholar Athlete … Big 12 All-Academic First Team … Bow of the Varsity 8 that went 1-1 against North Carolina at the Tail of the Lafayette … Bow in the Second Varsity 4 that placed third in a time of 16:16.96 at the Head of the Schuylkill … Led the Varsity 8 to a fourth place finish at the Head of the Schuylkill (16:19.91) in the Women’s Championship Heavy Eight division … Member of the V8 that placed fourth at the Head of the Lake in the Championship Women’s 8+ division (19:33.54) … Helped the V8 to an eighth place finish in a time of 7:24.85 at the 2015 Big 12 Championships.

PREP: Competed on the crew team for four years at Holy Spirit High School ... Helped the team earn a state and national championship as well as a 1st place petite final finish at the U.S Rowing Youth Nationals in 2012 ... Also helped her team capture a state championship and runner-up finish at nationals in 2011.

PERSONAL: Born on May 1, 1995 ... Daughter of Joseph and Linda La Sala ... Has two brothers, Matthew and William ... Majoring in Psychology.

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