Charlotte Women's Basketball BIO
5 Shannon McCallum

Signed professional contract with WNBA's Atlanta Dream.

Preseason first-team All-Atlantic 10 and named to the preseason A-10 All-Defensive team.

At Charlotte - 2010-11: Named to the WNIT All-Tournament team...Named second-team All-Atlantic 10...Named first-team NCCSIA All-State...Played in a school-record tying 37 games......Became one of only 17 players in school history to record 100 assists in a season with her six assists against Florida...Finished the season with a career-high 108 assists...Recorded her 16th career 20-point scoring game with 20 points (14 of them in the 2nd half) at Saint Joseph’s...Knocked down the go-ahead three-point basket with seven seconds left on the clock in the 49ers’ 60-58 win over Virginia Tech...Tied her career-high with five steals against VCU...Recorded her 10th double-double of her career with 14 points and 10 rebounds against East Carolina...In her return to her hometown area, she scored 15 points at UNC Wilmington...With her 13 points against Duke, she recorded her 55th career double-figure scoring game which moved her into the top 15 in the school’s all-time double-figure scoring games list...Recorded her 14th career 20-point scoring game with 21 points against Iona...Recorded her 15th career 20-point scoring game and her ninth career double-double with 22 points and a career-high 15 rebounds against Hampton...Scored her 1,100th career point against Savannah State...Scored her 1,200th career point against Old Dominion...Solid all-around game with 23 points (including 6-for-6 from the line) wth four assists,four steals and two blocked shots against #7 Xavier...Recorded her 17th career 20-point scoring game against #7 Xavier...Scored her 1,300th career point at Richmond...Tied her career-high with four three-point field goals made at Massachusetts...Recorded her 18th career 20-point scoring game against Saint Louis...Scored 13 points against Duquesne which moved her past Charlita Davis (1989-93) into 10th place on the school’s all-time scoring list...Scored her 1400th career point against St. Bonaventure...Recorded her 19th career 20 point scoring game with 21 points against Richmond...Scored 14 points with a career-high eight assists against Massachusetts in the A-10 Tournament...Recorded her 20th career 20-point scoring game with 21 points against South Carolina in the WNIT...Had one of the best games of her career with 25 points (21 of those points came in the 2nd half and overtime), nine rebounds and six assists against Florida in the WNIT...Recorded her third straight 20-point scoring game with 24 points at Virginia.


2009-10: A second-team All-Atlantic 10 selection and also named to the A-10 All-Defensive team...Became the 18th player in school history to score 1,000 career points when she connected on a jump shot at the 2:32 mark of the first half in the 49ers A-10 Tournament semifinal game against #5 Xavier...Ranked in the top eight in the A-10 in conference games only in scoring (17.3), rebounding (8.5), assists (3.7), steals (2.9) and blocks (1.3)...Recorded four straight 20-point scoring games (2/10-2/24) which was the 11th time in school history that a Niner has recorded at least four consecutive 20-point scoring games...Was one of three 49ers to tally a double-double with 14 points and 13 rebounds off the bench at Duquesne, January 9...Her 14-point performance at Duquesne marked her 28th career double-figure scoring game off the bench.

2008-09: Named A-10 Sixth Player of the Year and honorable-mention All-Atlantic 10...Named to the A-10 All-Tournament team after scoring a game-high 22 points against Richmond in the Championship game...Earned NCCSIA All-State honors...Recorded 15 double-figure scoring games off the bench this season...Enjoyed one of the best games of her career against Duquesne (Feb. 7) with 23 points with 14 of those 23 points coming in the second half, she was 10-for-14 from the field, with eight rebounds, three assists, four steals and a blocked shot...Recorded her first career double-double with 16 points and a career-high 11 rebounds against USC...Collected her second career double-double with 17 points and 11 rebounds at Richmond.

2007-08: Collected ten of the 49ers 19 double-figure scoring games off the bench...Came off the bench to score a team-high 22 points (which was the second highest single-game total for the 49ers this season) at UAB with 12 of her 22 points coming in the first half including connecting on a long three-point field goal at the first half buzzer...Grabbed nine rebounds at UAB...Her 11-point performance off the bench at Penn State marked her first career double-figure scoring game...Scored a team game-high 18 points against VCU in the WNIT.

High School: Played the 2006-07 season at the Patterson School, a prep school in North Carolina...Averaged 25 points and six rebounds per game at Patterson...Before spending one season at Patterson she enjoyed a highly successful career at Whiteville High School in North Carolina...Earned Columbus County Player of the Year honors three times...As a senior, she led Whiteville to a 25-1 record and a berth in the 2006 Eastern North Carolina 2A regional finals after averaging 20 points and 5.9 assists per game...Named All-County three times.

Personal: Daughter of Timothy and Doris Vereen...Major is Africana Studies...Born August 20, 1987. ..Younger sister Paige plays for the 49ers this season.

Position: Guard
Height: 5'10"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Whiteville, NC
High School: Patterson School
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