Clark, Flanigan & Fong Win Two Events Each; Owls Take 1st & 2nd In Final Relay
2012-2013: Conference USA Academic Honor Roll; Scored 21 points at the C-USA Championships in first season of Division I swimming to help the Owls win the second league title in the program's history... Qualified third for the finals of the 100-yard backstroke at the C-USA Championships with a career-best 55.59 in the morning prelims, the fourth-fastest time in school history and fastest-ever by any Owl freshman... Went on to finish sixth in the league in the 100-backstroke (56.25)... Scored for the team with an 11th place finish in the 200-back after a season-best 2:01.94 in the prelims (just missing the C-USA's championship final by .01-seconds)... Swam a season-best 23.52 in the morning prelims of the 50-freestyle before finishing 15th in the conference overall... Registered a season-best 56.84 in a timed trial of the 100-butterfly at the C-USA meet held across town at the University of Houston.
High School - A 2012 graduate of Ardrey Kell High School in Charlotte, N.C... Twice named the swim team's Most Valuable Player... Served as the team captain in 2011-2012... Earned the Knight Pride Award as the best all-around athlete as a senior... Anchored the 200-freestyle relay team that won the 2012 North Carolina state championship... Coached at Ardrey Kell by William Keith... Also attended Charter School of Wilmington (DE) where she won four state titles as a freshman... Appeared in Sports Illustrated's Faces In The Crowd (Feb. 28, 2011)... Outstanding student who graduated 10th in her class of 548... Member of the National Honor Society and National Technical Honor Society.
Club - Competed for Swim MAC Carolina... Junior National Qualifier in the 50-freestyle... Coached by James Wike... Two-time USA Swimming scholastic All-American.
Personal - Name: Shannon Nicole Foreman. Born: August 28, 1993, in Wilmington, Delaware. Parents: John and Lisa Foreman of Charlotte, N.C. (two sisters). Father was a basketball letterman at Delaware in 1983-84. Three uncles all played college football. Worked with age group swim club and volunteered community service with Special Olympics, Shoeboxes for Soldiers and Make A Splash. Chose to attend Rice because of " the balance between academics and athletics was exactly what I was looking for. I was very impressed by the camaraderie of the team and coaching staff, and was captivated by the beauty of the Rice campus." Rice College: McMurtry