AS A FRESHMAN IN 2018
Appeared in four matches off the bench and seven sets, as an opposite hitter ... Made college debut in home opener vs. UC Merced (1/11), entering late in opening frame and finishing with four kills on five swings without an error (.800) over the first two sets of sweep ... Did not play again until April, providing two kills and first dig vs. No. 1 Long Beach State (4/6) before season-high five kills on 11 swings, plus his first block, a solo effort, at eventual national champion 49ers the next night.
Competed for SMBC Volleyball (2012-17) ... Third place at 2016 Junior Nationals.
A 2017 graduate of Harvard-Westlake School in Studio City ... All-Mission League pick for the Wolverines as a junior and senior ... 2017 Dos Pueblos Invitational All-Tournament Team ... Harvard-Westlake Athlete of the Month in May 2017 ... Also was junior varsity water polo goalie as a freshman and sophomore.
Born March 24 ... Parents are Kevin and Heather Shannon ... Father attended Haverford College and mother played tennis at Stanford, later captaining the U.S. national women's polo team ... Has an older brother named Kayj and an older sister named Kassie ... Comes from long line of athletes ... Brother played water polo at Princeton (2011-14) ... Sister swam at Davidson (2013-17) ... Cousin Beau Vandeweghe played volleyball at Pepperdine (2009-13) ... Cousin Coco Vandeweghe is a professional tennis player on the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) tour ... Uncle Kiki VanDeWeghe starred in basketball at UCLA (1976-80), was a two-time NBA All-Star (1983-84) during a lengthy pro career (1980-93), and is currently the NBA's executive vice president, basketball operations ... Uncle Bruk Vandeweghe was a professional beach volleyball player in the 1990s ... Aunt Tauna Vandeweghe was an Olympic swimmer in 1976 before playing volleyball at USC (1981-83) and later the U.S. national team (1983-84), earning a silver medal at the 1984 Olympics ... Grandfather Ernest Vandeweghe played basketball at Colgate and later the NBA in the 1950s ... Great uncle Mel Hutchins played basketball at BYU and later the NBA in the 1950s ... Also pair of aunts, Haley Scott and Mary Frances Scott, who swam at Notre Dame (1992-97) and was a volleyball captain at Virginia (1996-99), respectively ... Grandmother Colleen Kay Hutchins Vandeweghe was Miss America in 1952 ... Undeclared-physical sciences major at Revelle College ... Roots for the Baltimore Ravens and Los Angeles Lakers ... Top movie is Secondhand Lions ... Listens to Coldplay ... Loves homemade fish tacos ... Big fan of roller coasters.