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Shannon Taylor
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Shannon Taylor 1743627
Year: Senior
Hometown: Wilmington, Del.
High School: St. Mark's
Major: Biological Sciences

Earned four letters with the rowing team during her Blue Hen career.

Earned the team’s Varsity Coaches Award • competed in all eight regattas on the year, the first three with the Varsity Eights and the final five with the Second Varsity Eights • helped lead the Varsity Eights to a third place finish at the Temple/Lehigh Invitational, a second place finish at the Saint Joseph’s Invitational, and a third place finish in its heat at the Murphy Cup • member of the Second Varsity Eights boat that posted victories over George Mason, Duquesne and Lehigh • the crew also placed third in its heat at the Murphy Cup, sixth in its final at the Dad Vail Regatta, and fourth at the CAA Championship.

Competed with the Second Varsity Eights boat in all six regattas during the season • helped lead the Second Varsity Eights to a sixth place finish in the finals of the Dad Vail Regatta and a third place finish in the CAA Championship • named National 5&10 Best of the Blue Hens Athlete of the Week on May 10.

Top Colonial Athletic Association Finisher (4th, Second Varsity Eights) • Top Knecht Cup Finisher (5th, Third Final, Second Varsity Eights).

Competed with the Varsity Eights at the Saint Joseph’s Quad Meet, Occoquan Sprints, Knecht Cup,  • earned a third place finish at the Murphy Cup with the JV Eights • participated in the Bucknell Quad Meet, the Dad Vail Regatta and the CAA Championships with the Second Varsity Eights • CAA Academic Honor Roll.

Earned three varsity letters and one novice letter as a member of the rowing team • placed third in the Philadelphia City Championships and Head of the Christiana during her senior year • placed third in the Mid-Atlantic Regional Championship during her sophomore year. 

Shannon Taylor • born Oct. 6, 1993 • daughter of Marshall and Teresa Taylor • has a brother, Shane • biological sciences major at Delaware with minors in biochemistry and anthropology • served as a coach as the Wilmington Youth Rowing Association over the summer.

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