Location/Affiliation: Colorado Mesa University
- USAT Age-Group National Championship
- 1st Team All-American
- 5th overall at the Xterra USA Championship
Shannon Feran initially came to Colorado Mesa University to be a part of CMU’s Swim & Dive team with plans to race with the Track & Field team as well. Little did she know she would add a third sport to her mix and become a part of the Maverick’s newly formed Triathlon team.
Shannon took to the sport like a natural and had quite the year in 2022. In the summer, she won her division at the USAT Age-Group National Championships and placed 5th overall at the Xterra USA Championship Triathlon. In October, she won the West Regional title and in November placed 2nd at the NCAA National Championships. She was also 1st Team All-American in 2022, besting her 2nd Team All-American in 2021. Not only has she earned high honors in athletics, academically she has overcome a learning disability and has been recognized 1st Team Academic every year at CMU. Our honoree in Triathlon, Shannon Feran.