Women's Swimming & Diving

Brenda Shanahan
Brenda Shanahan
Year: Sr.
Hometown: San Ramon, Calif.
High School: Cal High
Events: Freestyle/Backstroke

Academic Major/Minor:
English / French

Career Highlights:

Whittier College
Capped her Junior year with 17th place in the 200 IM and 18th in the 100 FR at SCIACs… Swam a lifetime best in the 100 BK (1:01.57) at SCIACs… Finished the season ranked in the Top-10 in five events, including #4 all-time in the 200 IM.  Her junior year she was voted Most Improved and won the award "Most Likely to Show Up to Practice"  

Why Whittier College:
I wanted the opportunity to swim collegiately

Parents: Richard and Nahoko Shanahan
San Ramon, Calif.
Previous School:
California High School
Going to the Beach, Traveling, and Going to Raves
Admired Athlete:
Ryan Lochte (I too would like a reality show on TV)