5 Shannon Hullum
5 Shannon Hullum
Height: 6-0
Year: Junior
Hometown: Van, Texas
High School: Van HS
Previous College: Eastern Illinois
Position: Opposite Hitter

2010 (Sophomore): Played in 28-of-30 matches during the year and her 20 starts were the fourth-most on the team ... finished with 163 kills, the third-highest total among Islanders, and had a 1.75 kill-per-set average throughout the year ... finished with 123 digs to go along with 32 total blocks ... had 24 service aces and 16 assists as a sophomore ... against Maryland Eastern Shore (9/4) she recorded a season-high 11 kills while surpassing the double-digit kill mark three times during the season ... 11 digs against UTPA (10/19) and seven blocks against Sam Houston (9/30) were season highs ... had double-digit digs three times during the year.

2009 (Freshman): Played in 28 matches with three starts ... recorded the third-best total in kills with 122 ... tied for second-best block total among returning players with 20 ... had a career-high 14 kill performance against Penn (9/11) ... recorded a career-high two blocks in a match five times ... had 42 digs during the season with a career-high of seven at Stephen F. Austin (9/19).

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

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, Amy, Aaron, Michael, Braydon and Cooper ... accounting major.