Women's Volleyball

7  Bridget Shanahan
Bridget  Shanahan


Hartland, N.Y.

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Cowgirls Rally Falls Short Against No. 12 Colorado State

Cowgirls Rally Falls Short Against No. 12 Colorado State


Cowgirl Volleyball Sweeps Rebels, 3-0

UW concludes regular season on Tuesday


Wyoming Volleyball Welcomes UNLV, CSU

Senior Night Scheduled for Tuesday


Cowgirls Rally Past Fresno State

UW will welcome UNLV on Saturday


Cowgirls Win in Five Over San Jose State

Shanahan moves into tenth all-time in kills

Senior (2015) | Match-By-Match Statistics
Bridget Shanahan played in 29 matches on the year, seeing action in 111 sets with 17 starts • Selected to the 2015 All-MW Preseason team and ended her career tied ninth all-time with 1,074 career kills • Second on the team with 284 kills (2.56 kps), in addition to 67 blocks and 59 digs • Named to the Wyoming Invite All-Tournament team • Opened her senior campaign against Ohio State (8/28) with five kills and seven blocks • Against Butler (8/29), Shanahan led the Cowgirls with 16 kills, and then posted 13 kills with six blocks against Montana (9/5) • Had a team-leading 18 kills and a .366 hitting percentage against Marquette (9/11) • Recorded 11 kills against each McNeese State (9/18), Utah State (9/26) and at San Jose State (10/15), while also posting a career-high 14 digs against the Spartans • Had ten kills against Pepperdine (9/18) and at Utah State (10/22), before notching 12 kills against San Diego State (10/31) • At New Mexico (11/5), Shanahan became the 12th Cowgirl in school history to surpass 1,000 career kills, after posting eight against the Lobos • At Air Force (11/7), Shanahan was one kill shy of tying her career-high of 20 • Posted 18 against San Jose State (11/14), with a season-high .368 hitting clip • Recorded seven blocks at Fresno State (11/21), before having ten kills against UNLV (11/21), and 15 against Colorado State (11/24) • An Academic All-MW selection.

Junior (2014) |
Match-By-Match Statistics
An All-Mountain West selection for the first time in her career • Played in all 31 matches with 28 starts and 116 sets during the season • Averaged a team high 3.33 kills per set (386) while recording 51 total blocks (0.44 bps) • Hit .251 (386-125-1038) • In league matches, she averaged a team-high 3.06 kills while hitting .222 (214-75-627) • Ranked third in kills (3.33 kps), ninth in points (3.56 pps) and 19th in hitting percentage (.251, 386-125-1038) overall, while ranking sixth in kills (3.06 kps) and 14th in points (3.29 pps) in MW matches • Finished with a career-high 20 kills against Utah State (9/27/14) • Had 19 kills and hit a season high .600 (19-1-30) against Hampton (9/19/14) • Averaged 3.85 kills, 4.15 points and hit .354 (50-10-113) for the week of Sept. 1-7 to earn MW Player of the Week honors and MVP honors at the UniWyo Cowgirl Classic • Recorded 19 kills and 44 attempts against Cal Poly (8/30/14) • Averaged 4.50 kills, 0.60 blocks and hit .365 (45-10-96) at the Montana Invite to earn All-Tournament Team honors • Recorded double-figures in kills in 24 of 31 matches, while leading the team in kills 18 times • An Academic All-MW selection.

Sophomore (2013) | Match-By-Match Statistics
Played in 34 matches with 20 starts appearing in 126 sets • Made her first career start against Stetson (8/30/13) • Second on the team in kills averaging 2.68 per set with 338 on the season • Also recorded 108 total blocks (0.86 bps) • In MW matches, she was second on the team in kills (2.92 kps), while recording 73 total blocks (1.01 bps) • Recorded a career-high hitting percentage of .600 (10-1-15) against Boise State (10/10/13) • Finished with a career high ten blocks against Fresno State (11/21/13) and followed that up with a season-high 19 kills and five digs against San Jose State (11/23/13) • Averaged 3.44 kills and 1.44 blocks on her way to earning MW Player of the Week for the first time in her career (11/25/13) • Recorded double-figure kills 21 times on the year • An Academic All-MW selection for the second year in a row.

Redshirt Freshman (2012) | Match-By-Match Statistics
Saw action in 24 matches and in 71 sets for UW during her first season • Averaged 0.93 kills and 1.15 points per set • Recorded 30 total blocks (0.42) for the year • Finished with a season-high ten kills against Arizona State while hitting a season-high .400 (10-2-20) • Recorded a season-high three digs against Colorado State-Pueblo (10/1/12) and San Diego State (10/27/12) • Recorded her first career solo block against New Mexico (9/22/12) • Played in the first match of her career against Presbyterian (8/24/12) • Finished with seven kills in her first match • Recorded 16 total kills for an average of 1.33 per set in her first four matches • Had five block assists against San Francisco, Seattle and College of Charleston • An Academic All-Mountain West selection.

Freshman (2011): Redshirted.

High School: A four-time First Team All-League selection while attending Royalton-Hartland High School • Also named All-Western New York four straight years • Helped her team to a league championship in both 2008 and 2009 • A two-time team captain, she was named to several All-Tournament Teams during her career and is the school record holder in kills, hitting efficiency and blocks • Coached by Bill Holahan • A member of the Niagara Frontier Volleyball Club for four years, and was selected to the USA Volleyball High Performance Continental Team • Besides volleyball, she lettered in track and field • Also a two-time captain and holds the school record in 100-meter hurdles.

Personal: Majoring in communications with a minor in disabilities studies • Born January 6, 1993 in Fayetteville, North Carolina • Has one brother, Kyle • Bridget Elizabeth Shanahan is the daughter of Bernard and Caryn Shanahan. 

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