University of Iowa Athletics

Molly Shannon

Class Jr.
Hometown Clinton, Iowa
High School Clinton
Molly Shannon - Women's Rowing - University of Iowa Athletics

• Competed on the I Varsity 8+ boat that placed second at PAC-12 Invite (6:33.8, 6:22.8, 6:53.8) and fifth at B1G Championships (6:31.33)
• Raced on the I Varsity 8+ boat that won race (6:40.91) and placed second (6:25.08, 6:52.60) at Lake Wheeler Invite
• Earned B1G Boat of the Week honors (4/18) for performances at B1G/Big 12 Double Dual
• Competed on the I Varsity 8+ boat that won races at B1G Invite (6:30.09, 6:2.74) and B1G/Big 12 Double Dual (6:59.7), and third at B1G Invite (6:31.49)
• Raced on the I Varsity 8+ boat that placed third vs. Yale & Ohio State (7:19.50) and 2nd vs. Syracuse (8:18.80)
• Competed on the III Varsity 8+ boat that placed 27th in 16:54.627 and the V Varsity 4+ boat that placed 19th in 17:49.013 at Princeton Chase
• Big Ten Distinguished Scholar
• Academic All-Big Ten honoree
• Dean’s List student (Fall 2022, Spring 2023)
• Letterwinner

• Raced on the I N8+ crew that placed won race (7:23.00) and placed second (7:26.60) at B1G/Pac-12 Challenge, placed second vs. #4 Yale (7:07.4) and at Harvard (7:17.5), won grand final at Sunshine State Invite (6:48.19), placed second (6:49.010), third (7:06.045), and fourth (7:13.288) at B1G Invite, and seventh at B1G Championships (7:09.058)
• Competed on the I N4+ crew that placed second in 21:42.159 at Jayhawk Jamboree
• Dean’s List student (Fall 2021)
• Letterwinner

High School
• Named Clinton Herald Player of the Year in swimming senior year
• Three-time all-conference and all-area team selection in swimming and soccer, all-conference and two-time all-area team honoree in soccer, and two-time honorable mention all-area honoree in track
• Three-time team captain in swimming, basketball and soccer
• Gold Key Award, four-time 4.0 Club, 2018 Miss Clinton County’s Outstanding Teen, HOBY Participant, attended Drake University Select Group Summer Camp, Recipient of Scholastic Scholarship at Miss Iowa’s Outstanding Teen 2019, AP Scholar, Young Americans Scholarship recipient, four-time Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union Scholastic honoree
• National Honor Society member, 3.0 Club, Future Business Leaders of America, Prayer Captain for Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Leo’s Club officer, Letterman’s Club, Students Against Destructive Decisions leadership team member, Student Ambassador, participated in drama and speech, Young Americans Participant Committee, Student Leader of the “Back 2 School Bash”, Glow Walk committee member, Food Pantry- “Royalty Closet” coordinator, Shop for a Cop Volunteer, Battle Of the Books Emcee Volunteer, River Bend Food Bank Volunteer, Victory Center Thanksgiving Dinner Volunteer, IMPACT Coalition Student Leader, Lions Club Student Representative, Clinton Junior Baseball Volunteer, Bluff Elementary Student Teacher Volunteer, Discovery Center Volunteer

• Born August 13, 2003
• Parents are Daniel and Nicole Shannon
• Her father played basketball Loras College
• Siblings are Casey and Cole
• Elementary Education major