2003 -- Earned her first varsity letter after a successful spring campaign in the novice boat ... N8 squad went undefeated in dual meets, recording victories versus Long Beach State (Mar. 15), Loyola Marymount (Mar. 29), UC Davis (Apr. 19), Sacramento State (Apr. 19), Minnesota, (Apr. 26), and USC (May 10) ... N8 squad also enjoyed success in regattas, winning at the Berg Cup (Mar. 22), placing third at the San Diego Crew Classic (Apr. 6), and earning a victory at the Miller Cup (Apr. 12) ... Rowed the three seat in UCLA's claim to the Pac-10 Novice Eight Championship (May 18) ... Rowed the three seat in the varsity eight during the fall schedule ... Named to the Director's Honor for the Winter `03 quarter.
2002 -- Gained experience with varsity squads during fall competition.
High School -- Three-year letterwinner as a doubles tennis player at El Toro HS.
Club -- Rowed two years for the Newport Aquatic Center Junior Crew team ... Rowed in novice eight that placed second and the novice four that won at the state championships in 2001 ... In 2002, V8 squad placed second in state and eighth at nationals.
Personal -- Full name is Shannon Rae Packer ... Born September 25, 1983 in Orange, CA ... Parents are Michael and Karen Packer ... Has an older sister, Meredith ... Undeclared major.