22 Shannon Wessel
22 Shannon Wessel
Height: 5-8
Year: Sr./Sr.
Hometown: Reno, Nevada
Position: OF
Previous School: Galena

Major: Biology

2016: Shannon led Whitworth with four home runs, batted .294 and had 24 RBIs.  Her sluggling average of .504 was the best on the team and he was named Second Team All-NWC.
Shannon received honorable mention All-NWC recognition while starting at second base.  She batted .336 and finished second on the team in RBIs (35) and home runs (4).  She played in 41 of the Pirates' 43 games.
Started 40 of the 41 games she played as a freshman. Fourth on the team with a .352 batting average. Led the team in stolen bases and tied a Whitworth record with four stolen bases in a single game. She was successful in 17 of her 19 attempts. Hit seven doubles, two triples and a home run with 23 RBI. Led the team in runs scored with 28. All-NWC honorable mention.
Was a four-year varsity started. Elected team MVP as a sophomore, junior and senior. Northern Nevada 4A stat leader in batting average, on-base percentage, runs and hits.

Personal -
Parents: Chris and Margaret Wessel
Hobbies: Drawing, painting, reading
Admired Athlete: Colin Kaepernick
Summer travel team: Nevada Lightning