5 Shannon Hullum
5 Shannon Hullum
Height: 6-0
Year: So.
Hometown: Van, Texas
Previous College: Eastern Illinois
Position: OPP

2009: Played in 28 matches with three starts...Recorded the third-best total in kills with 122 during the season...Tied for second-best block total among returning players with 20...Had a career-high 14 kill performance against Penn...Recorded a career-high two blocks in a match five times last season...Had 42 digs during the season with a career-high of seven at Stephen F. Austin.

Prior to A&M-Corpus Christi: Redshirted during the 2008 volleyball season at Eastern Illinois University of the Ohio Valley Conference.

High School: Played at Van High School for coach Kim Welch...Averaged 12 kills, 10 digs and four blocks per match during her senior season...Recorded 250 kills during her final year with the Vandals...was District 14-3A MVP and Second Team All-East Texas...Named to First Team All-District in her junior season...Helped her team to district, bi-district and area championships while reaching the quarterfinals of the state playoffs...Lettered four years in volleyball, four years in basketball, three years in track, two years in softball and three years of cheerleading...Second-Team All-District in basketball her junior and senior seasons...Cheerleading All-American.

Personal: Born Shannon Grace Hullum on March 26, 1990 in Tyler...Daughter of Amy White and Bill and Angie Hullum...Has three older siblings and three younger siblings: Kristen (24), Amy (22), Aaron (22), Michael (18), Braydon (6) and Cooper (4)...Accounting and finance major.