Events: Mile, 400 IM
Hometown: Minnetonka, Minn.
High School: Minnetonka HS
2005-06 Season: Member of the 400-Yard Individual Medley Relay team that placed first at the UM-Morris Relays...member of the 200-Yard Freestyle Relay team that finished first at four different meets...captured first in the 1650-Yard Freestyle at the MSU-M Dual and UM-Morris Dual...finished third in the 100-Yard Freestyle in the St. Ben's Dual...placed 6th in the 1650-Yard Freestyle at the Dragon/Cobber Open.
Personal: Earned HS letters in swimming...daughter of Lyle and Julie.
Why Did You Choose to Come to Concordia? “I loved the whole environment: the old buildings and the friendly people.”
The person I admire most is: “My parents.”
__________The SHAINA FOSSUM File:
Place I would most like to visit: Australia
Favorite foods: Pasta
Favorite TV show: Grey's Anatomy, Gilmore Girls, The Hills
Favorite musical groups: Waking Ashland, the Academy is..., Dashboard Confessional, A Day at the Fair, Spill Canvas, The Working Title, and much more.
Favorite book: My Sister's Keeper
Best class ever taken at Concordia: English 150 w/Joan Koperud
Biggest influence on my athletic career: Coach from HS - Gary Taylor
If I were to play another sport it would be: Volleyball
Before each meet I: Have to check and make sure I've packed everything I need at least twice, usually three times
What is your greatest fear? Drowning