Athlete of the Week: Shannon Shaw


Name: Shannon Shaw

Sport: Basketball

Grade: 11

Accomplishments: Shaw has been a leader all season, and in the District 6 Championship game vs. Cambria Heights, she had 17 of the Lady Eagles 37 points, with 15 of them coming from beyond the arc. 

Eagle Eye: How did you first get involved in this sport?

Shannon Shaw: “I started playing at the rec center with my sister in kindergarten.”

EE: What other sports do you play?

SS: “None”

EE: Favorite professional sports team?

SS: “Los Angeles Lakers”

EE: Favorite professional athlete?

SS: “Giannis Antetokounmpo”

EE: Who is your hero? Why?

SS: “My dad because he inspires me and and pushes me to be the best that I can be.”

EE: Favorite band /musician?

SR: “Luke Combs”

EE: Favorite movie/show?

SS: “Creed”

EE: Favorite food?

SS: “Wings.”

EE: What advice would you give younger athletes?

SS: “Be coachable and listen to your coach but also play like every game is your last.”

EE: What are your future goals?

SS: “Go to college for premed and also play basketball.”