Women's Volleyball



7  Bridget Shanahan
Bridget  Shanahan

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Hartland, N.Y.

High School:
Royalton-Hartland

Height:
6-2

Position:
OH/MB


11/24/2015

Cowgirls Rally Falls Short Against No. 12 Colorado State

Cowgirls Rally Falls Short Against No. 12 Colorado State

11/21/2015

Cowgirl Volleyball Sweeps Rebels, 3-0

UW concludes regular season on Tuesday

11/20/2015

Wyoming Volleyball Welcomes UNLV, CSU

Senior Night Scheduled for Tuesday

11/18/2015

Cowgirls Rally Past Fresno State

UW will welcome UNLV on Saturday

11/14/2015

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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