Shannon Winchell
Shannon Winchell


Sacramento, Calif.

High School:
St. Francis



2013-2014 (Senior)... In the six seat, helped Michigan earn fifth place finish (6:50.134) in the 1V8 and first appearance in 1V8 Grand Final since 2012 at NCAA Rowing Championships on 6/1. Michigan qualified for Grand Final after an exciting finish in the A/B Semifinal on 5/31, closing with the fastest 500m split in the heat to finish third (6:30.312) ... In the six seat, helped Michigan earn a second place finish in the 1V8 at the Big Ten Championships, as the Wolverines finished in 6:34.22 ... Moved to stroke seat and helped Michigan 1V8 crew earn wins over No. 17 Louisville and Michigan State on 5/3 ...Member of the 1V8 boat that swept No. 4 UVA and No. 9 Notre Dame on 4/19 ... Rowed in winning 1V8 boat on 4/12, with victories over Minnesota and No. 15 Wisconsin.

2012-2013 (Junior) ... Academic All-Big Ten Conference ... Rowed in the 2V8 at the Big Ten and NCAA championships ... Member of 2V8 boat that earned Big Ten Boat of the Week (April 2) ... Member of the 1V8 for the first two races of the season ... Rowed in the 2V8 for the final five competitions.

2011-2012 (Sophomore) ... Rowed in the first varsity four ... Helped team to a Big Ten title and runner-up finish at NCAA Championships

2010-2011 (Freshman) ... Second varsity eight ... Big Ten Boat of the Week (April 26) ... Placed third and Big Ten Championships and 11th at NCAA Championships.

Prep ...
St. Francis (2010) ... Member of National Honor Society ... Participated in the USFSAA Senior freestyle test for figure skating.

Club /Junior ... Participated in selection camp and was selected to the High Performance team (2008) ... Went to club nationals in the varsity four and took fifth place.

Personal ... Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts... Undeclared major ... Birthday: December 29, 1991 ... Parents are Buzz and Jean Winchell.