Shannon Irwin
Shannon Irwin
Height: 5-8
Year: Fr.
Hometown: North Andover, Mass.
High School: North Andover HS
Events: Sprints
Major: Allied Health

As a Freshman: Finished third in her first race as a Spartan at the Embry-Riddle First Chance-Last Chance (2/18)... Also at the Embry-Riddle First Chance-Last Chance, she recorded her top time in the 400M with a time of 1:02.92... At the High Point VertKlasse Meeting (3/31) she finished the 800M with a time of 2:23.13. 

High School: Graduated from North Andover High School...Received nine letters with the Scarlet Knights...Was team captain in fall and spring seasons of senior year...Had a personal best in the long jump of 16'2.5"...Also played basketball, where she was a forward and center...Was coached by Rachel Boepple (cheerleading), Megan Ryan (basketball) and Rick DelleChiaie (track)...Set women's outdoor long jump relay record and women's outdoor pentathlon record. 

Personal: Member of the National Honor Society...Member of the Best Buddies Club which educates others about intellectually disabled individuals and forms relationships with those who have intellectual disabilities...Member of the Service Oriented Spartans Club, which volunteers at various opportunities in the surrounding areas to benefit those who are not as fortunate...Daughter of Bill and Christina Irwin...Has three siblings, Brittany, Patrick and Hailey...Brother, Patrick, is decathlete at High Point University...Born on December 3.

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