Shannon Wells

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Shannon Wells

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Blacklick, Ohio

High School:
Bishop Hartley

Last College:
West Virginia State

Height:
5-6

Position:
Defensive Specialist/Libero

Birthdate:
06/14/1989


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2010 ... competed in 82 sets over 27 matches in her senior campaign, starting on six occasions ... had a career-high tying two services aces vs. Temple (11/12) ... got under a career-high 14 digs vs. Dayton on Oct. 15 ... had 130 digs on the season with a 1.59 digs/set average.

2009 ... saw action in 61 sets over 25 matches in 2009, getting the starting nod three times ... recorded her first kill of her Xavier career and served up a career-high two aces on Sept. 19 versus Bowling Green ... tied that career-high with two services aces vs. La Salle (10/2) and at Charlotte (10/25) ... got under a Xavier career-high 12 digs versus Charlotte on Nov. 15.

2008 ... played in 12 matches during her first year as a Musketeer, seeing action in 19 sets ... twice tallied a Xavier career-high three digs, Oct. 10 versus La Salle and again on Nov. 16 versus No. 20 Saint Louis ... recorded her first career assisted block and served up an ace on Oct. 11 versus Temple.

2007 (at West Virginia State) ... started in all 36 matches the Yellow Jackets played in and saw action in 112 games ... initially started as a defensive specialist but stepped in at libero for the last 10 regular season matches ... during the 10 matches played as libero, Wells averaged 5.03 digs per game ... finished the season with 400 digs, a 3.57 digs/game average and 30 services aces ... West Virginia State finished 22-14 overall and 15-3 in league play.

High School ... played for Max Miller at Bishop Hartley High School in Columbus, Ohio ... helped lead her team to back-to-back Central Catholic League and Central District Championships in 2005 and 2006 ... the 2006 squad, her senior year, was Regional Runner-up and the teams combined for a 44-10 overall record and a 15-1 CCL mark over those two seasons ... she was a varsity team co-captain in 2006 and was named the 2005-06 varsity defensive MVP ... Wells was also named the JV Offensive Player of the Year and MVP and the 2003 freshman team Offensive MVP ... played for the Mintonette Volleyball Club.

Personal ... a history major ... daughter of Thom and Sherry Wells ... nicknamed "Shan" or "Swells" ... born June 14, 1989 in Columbus, Ohio.

CAREER HIGHS at Xavier
Kills 1 Twice; last at Charlotte (October 25, 2009)
Assists 3 vs. UNC-Wilmington (September 11, 2010)
Digs 14 vs.Dayton (October 15, 2010)
Aces 2 Four Times; last vs. Temple (November 12, 2010)
Block Assists 1 vs. Temple (October 11, 2008)
CAREER STATISTICS
Year SP MP K E TA PCT A Aces Digs BS BA
2007* 112 32 8 12 37 -.108 6 30 400 0 0
2008 19 12 0 2 4 -.500 1 1 11 0 1
2009 61 25 2 2 13 .000 7 10 86 0 0
2010 82 27 0 2 10 -.148 8 3 130 0 0
TOTAL 274 96
10
18
64
-.148 22 44 627 0 1

*In 2007, Wells played at West Virginia State