22 Shannon McGinnis
22 - Shannon McGinnis
Height: 5-10
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Walworth, N.Y.
High School: Gananda
Position: F

2013-14: Scored 22 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead the Knights to a 63-62 upset at No. 17 Lewis & Clark in the first round of the Bon Appetit Tournament (11/15) ... scored 20 points and grabbed 12 rebounds for 2nd straight double-double in victory over Willamette to garner MVP honors at the Bon Appetit Tournament (11/16) ... named SUNYAC Women's Basketball Player Of The Week (11/18) ... totaled 10 points and 9 rebounds in victory at Keuka (11/21) ... scored career-high 30 points and grabbed 10 rebounds in 88-69 victory over RIT in first round of Wendy's College Classic (12/3)...scored 18 points in semi-final win of Wendy's College Classic over Rochester (12/5)...named first-team all-tournament selection in Wendy's College Classic (12/7)...scored team-high 15 points and grabbed nine rebounds in loss to Plattsburgh (1/10)...totaled team-high 20 points and eight rebounds in 77-64 loss to Buffalo State (1/14)...scored 15 points and had 12 rebounds in loss to Cortland (1/17)...compiled 12 points and 16 rebounds in 69-50 win over Oswego (1/18)...added 15 points and nine boards in 81-70 win over Fredonia (1/21)...totaled 14 points and 11 rebounds for her sixth double-double of the year in win over New Paltz (1/24)...scored 24 points and grabbed 12 rebounds in 83-58 victory over Oswego (1/28)...scored game-high 19 points in 71-26 win over Brockport (2/1)...totaled a game-high 10 rebounds to go along with nine points in win over Potsdam (2/7)...scored a game-high 17 points and grabbed seven rebounds in 59-43 win over Brockport (2/11)...scored 19 points and grabbed seven rebounds to lead the Knights past Fredonia, 66-57 (2/14)...scored a game-high 14 points in 75-45 win over Buffalo St. (2/15)...totaled 16 points and 11 rebounds in 69-62 win over Cortland (2/18)...scored 13 points, including the game-winning layup and added nine rebounds in 61-58 victory over New Paltz (2/22)...scored 11 points and grabbed eight rebounds in a 55-52 SUNYAC quarterfinals win over Fredonia (2/25) ... totaled 19 points and 15 rebounds for her ninth double-double of the season to lead the Knights to a 75-58 SUNYAC semifinal win over Buffalo State (2/28)...scored 16 points, including the 1,000th of her career, and grabbed seven rebounds in 57-52 SUNYAC Championship loss to Plattsburgh (3/1)...named to the All-Tournament Team for the SUNYAC Tournament (3/1)...named first team All-SUNYAC for the Knights (3/4)...named an Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division III Upstate Basketball All-Star (4/24)...played and scored at least seven points in all 28 games for the Knights.

Prior to Geneseo: Won the New York State Class C Championship with the Gananda High School basketball team and earned the MVP award in 2011 … won the Section V Class CC Championship and earned the MVP award in 2011 … named first team all-league in 2011 … named second team all-state, first team all-league and second team All-Greater Rochester in 2010 … scored over 1,000 points during high school career … named first team all-league and third team all-state in 2009.

Personal: Shannon Elise McGinnis was born in Rochester, N.Y. … raised in Walworth, N.Y. … daughter of Michael and Pamela McGinnis … has one brother, Brendan … brother, Brendan, played football at Alfred University … major is childhood education with special education … enjoys playing soccer, softball, going camping, baking, and watching movies … started playing basketball in second grade mainly because she was tall and her parents wanted to keep her active … started to love the game of basketball after her best friend’s dad created an AAU team called the Blacksheep … favorite athletic-related moment was going undefeated and winning States senior year with teammates she had been playing with since sixth grade … best advice she has received during her career was to “play like every day is your last and never settle” … lists her family as having the most influence on her playing career.