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Shannon Davis is a third-year middle blocker on the UVa volleyball team from Austin, Texas. In 2005 she was named to the ACC’s All-Freshman team and has been a consistent member of the Cavaliers’ starting lineup since she first arrived on Grounds.

Nicknames: Shan, Shani, Shan Pan
Family: Dad-Mike, Mom-Pippy, Sister-Paige, Dog-Lexus
Childhood heroes: Michael Jordan and Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Favorite food: Tex-Mex queso and fajitas
Magazine subscription(s): Time and Cosmopolitan
Musical tastes: Everything but country and hard-core metal
Dream car: Lexus GX437
TV shows you never miss: Grey’s Anatomy, House, Big Shots, CSI, The Office
Hobbies/interests: Science and how the body works, sleeping and eating
Favorite vacation spot: Any beach with sunny weather
First pro sports event you attended: Dallas Stars hockey game
First time you started playing organized sports: Soccer at age five
Most famous person you have met: Michael Jordan as a kid at basketball camp
Best thing about Charlottesville: There is a small-town feeling with a large university
Favorite spot on Grounds: The Lawn
One thing about you that would surprise most people reading this: I have a hidden dream to be come an actress
In 10 years, what do you hope to be doing: Married with one or two kids and working as a physical therapist
Greatest sports moment: Winning state in high school, or winning nationals
Greatest invention of the last 100 years: Microchip/Memory chip
How many songs in your iPod: 3,007
What was your best Halloween costume: A cute little pumpkin as a child

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