Current team members shared memories of the past season and looked ahead toward 2012-13
Senior Stephanie Payne was on the set of KUJH TV's 'Jayhawk Sports Talk'
Taking a look back at the Jayhawks' 2011-12 year in the water
A grand total 22 KU swimmers and divers help put up 423 points on the board for the Jayhawks
Milers and 200 flyers provide plenty of points as Jayhawks comfortably claim fourth place
*Will serve as captain for 2011-12 season*
2010-11 (Junior):Continued to be a strong contributor in the distance freestyle events... At the 2011 Big 12 Championships she swam a career best time in the 200 freestyle (1:49.32) and compiled season bests in the 500 freestyle (4:54.47) and the mile (17:03.99)... Finished second in 1000 freestyle (10:24.54) during double-dual versus South Dakota/Northern Iowa... Swam to first place finish versus Nebraska, with 1:52.02 time in 200 freestyle... Against Vanderbilt her 10:12.22 time in the 1000 freestyle was her best of the season... Had stellar triple-dual meet at Florida International, where she took first place honors in 200 freestyle (1:52.74) and finished second in 500 freestyle with 5:02.47 time... Finished in second, with 1:52.09 time during 200 freestyle versus Drury/North Dakota Ranked in the top five of her team's best performances for the 2010-11 season in six different events.
2009-10 (Sophomore): Set three career-best times at the Big 12 Championships, placing eighth in the 1650-yard freestyle (16:45.12), 12th in the 200-yard freestyle (1:50.16) and 13th in the 500-yard freestyle (4:51.63)... Won the 200 freestyle (1:52.71) at the UNI/USD double dual... Took first in the 400-yard freestyle (3:58.29) and second in the 500-yard freestyle (5:00.71) vs. Iowa State... Placed first in the 200 freestyle (1:53.28) at the LMU/USCD double dual... An Academic All-Big 12 Second Team selection... Named to the Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll and Athletic Director's Honor Roll for Fall 2009 and Spring 2010.
2008-09 (Freshman): One of Kansas' most improved swimmers and was one of the team's best distance freestyle swimmers... She was a member of the school-record breaking 800 yard freestyle relay team (7:13.86) at the 2009 Big 12 Championships... Placed 6th in the 1650 yard freestyle (16:47.23), and 21st in the 500 yard freestyle (4:54.68) at the 2009 Big 12 Championships... She earned 43 points for KU at the Big 12 Championships including the 800 yard freestyle relay... She had KU's season-best times in the 1650 and 1000 yard freestyle events and the teams' second-best time in the 500 yard freestyle... Other top performances came against South Dakota and Northern Iowa when she won the 200 yard freestyle in a time of 1:53.94 and against Iowa State where she was victorious in both the 400 and 800 yard freestyle events.
High School (Fossil Ridge): A four-year letterwinner in swimming... Team captain her junior and senior seasons... A 2007-08 High School All-American... Received all-conference honors nine times throughout her career... Named the 2008 Northern Colorado Swimmer of the year... Holds numerous school records including the 500 free, 200 free, and 100 back... Member of the 200 medley, 200 free, and 400 free relays that broke the school records... Two-time 4A State Champion in the 500 free and two-time 4A runner-up in the 200 free.
Personal: Parents are Brian and Glee Garlie... Mother, Glee, coached Shannon in high school and was a Kansas swimmer herself... A Communication Studiesmajor... And a third generation Jayhawk.
Getting to Know Shannon:
Reason you chose KU: Family tradition (3rd generation Jayhawk), and the great team atmosphere
Favorite sport to compete in other that swimming: Skimboarding
Favorite Big 12 city to visit (Other than Lawrence): Nothing can compete with Lawrence!
Web-site you visit the most:Google.com everyday because it is my homepage
Favorite Food: Bread Pudding
Teammate most likely to make me laugh: Brooke Brull
Teammate most likely to motivate me: Morgan Sharp
Time my alarm clock is set for during swim season:5:31 a.m.
Describe Clark in one word: Itinerary