Shannon Quirk
Shannon Quirk
Height: 5-5
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Wakefield, Mass.
High School: Wakefield Memorial
Position: freestyle
Major: Undecided

2015-16: Was named the Northeast-10 Rookie of the Year for the 2015-2016 season… Named Northeast-10 Rookie of the week six times… Made the Northeast-10 Weekly Honor Roll three times… Was a member of the 800 Freestyle Relay team that captured the Northeast-10 Relay team of the Week on 1/18/16… Set the Assumption College program record in the 500 Freestyle (5:03.39) and 1650 freestyle (17.19.08)  at the Northeast-10 Championships… She placed  third in the 200 freestyle with a season-best time of  1:54.69… Also set a school record in the 100 freestyle with a time of 10:36.14 at the URI Invitational… Helped her team place second in the 800 freestyle relay with a time of 7:41.81... During her 1650 freestyle at the URI invitational where she finished second (17:22.60), she set the 1000 freestyle record at 10:29.61.

Prior to Assumption: Competed for Wakefield Memorial High School... Also competed for the Northshore Sharks from the YMCA... Earned the Boston Herald and Boston Globe All Scholastic honors in 2015... Was named a league All-Star in the Swimming Middlesex League... She was a YMCA All-American... Also ran track for Wakefield.

Personal: Daughter of Richard and Margaret Quirk... Born on April 23... Has two sisters, Maureen (23) and Rebecca (21)... Her sister Maureen swam and graduated from Assumption College... She volunteered at the Buddy Walk in Wakefield for the past four years... Also Volunteered at the Greater Boston Food Bank.

Fun Facts: Favorite Athlete: Amanda Beard... Dream job: News Reporter... #1 Song on her iPod: Cruise- Florida Georgia Line... If she could meet anyone, living or dead: Barack Obama... Celebrity she gets mistaken for: Anna Camp... Favorite sports memory: Qualifying for the YMCA Nationals in the 800 free.