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  Shawna-Lei Santos
 

Shawna-Lei Santos


 

 
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Hawaii Kai, Hawaii

High School:
Sacred Hearts Academy

Height:
5-8

Position:
L/DS

07/31/2014

BIG EAST Names 169 St. John's Student-Athletes To 2013-14 All-Academic Team

13 Red Storm teams represented on all-conference list.

07/07/2014

Head Coach Joanne Persico Announces 2014 Volleyball Schedule

St. John's will play against five teams from the 2013 NCAA Tournament.

03/31/2014

St. John's Volleyball Wins Spring Tournament At Fordham

Red Storm went 5-1 in six sets played against Hofstra, Stony Brook, Fordham.

02/21/2014

Santos, Guzman Begin Tryout With USA Volleyball

Red Storm duo to compete with over 240 other athletes at U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo.

11/22/2013

Santiago Posts Third Double-Double In 3-1 Loss To Seton Hall

Sophomore outside hitter records third 12 kills, 16 digs.

10/28/2013

Amy Zimmer Interviews Shawna-Lei Santos

09/11/2013

2013 Intro Video

2013 Intro Video

11/13/2012

BIG EAST Tournament Preview

BIG EAST Tournament Preview with Gabriela Petkova, Aleksandra Wachowicz, Karin Palgutova, and Shawna-Lei Santos.

08/25/2012

Highlights And Interview With Shawna-Lei Santos After 3-0 Win Vs. Coppin State

Highlights And Interview With Shawna-Lei Santos After 3-0 Win Vs. Coppin State

08/21/2012

2012 Season Preview With Head Coach Joanne Persico

Head Coach Joanne Persico Previews The 2012 Season

09/27/2013

Women's Volleyball vs. Seton Hall

Big East Season Opener vs. Seton Hall

12/22/2012

Season in Review: Volleyball

The Red Storm finished 20-12 (7-8)

11/09/2012

DePaul vs. St. John's - November 9, 2012

St. John's takes on DePaul on "Senior Night" from Carnesecca Arena on Nov. 9, 2012.

09/21/2012

Georgetown vs. St. John's - Sept. 21, 2012

St. John's defeats Georgetown in three sets at Carnesecca Arena on Sept. 21, 2012.

09/18/2012

Iona vs. St. John's - Sept. 18, 2012

St. John's defeats Iona in three sets at Carnesecca Arena on Sept. 18, 2012.

As A Sophomore (2013):Played in 119 sets over 32 matches... posted a team-leading digs (572) and digs per set (4.81) and was second most in assists (100), service aces (27) and service aces per set (0.23) ... recorded double-digit digs in 29 of her 32 matches ... recorded 36 total digs in the opening day of the weekend against Binghamton and CCSU (Aug. 30) ... compiled a season-high eight assists as well as 24 digs vs. Villanova (Oct. 12) ... posted 31 digs at home game vs. Butler (Oct. 26) ... picked up 27 digs and two assists vs. Georgetown (Oct. 11) ... registered 27 digs and one kill in win against Creighton (Nov. 1) ... racked up a season-high 32 digs in a five-set win vs. Seton Hall (Sept. 27)... posted a season-high two kills and added 15 digs in a sweep vs. Siena (Sep. 2).

As A Freshman (2012): Played in 116 sets over 32 matches, making 28 starts ... posted the second-most digs (351) and digs per set (3.03) on the squad ... placed fourth on the team in kills (148) and kills per set average (1.28) ... had the second-most service aces (29) and service aces per set (0.25) on the squad ... recorded double-digit digs in 21 matches ... had eight digs vs. then-No. 10 Louisville in the BIG EAST quarterfinals (Nov. 16) ... compiled a season-high five blocks vs. DePaul (Nov. 9) ... collected her first-career double-double with an 11 kill, 11 dig performance at Syracuse (Nov. 2) ... posted 23 digs and added six kills vs. Rutgers (Oct. 28) ... picked up 12 digs, 8 kills, and a service ace at USF (Oct. 21) ... had 13 digs, four kills, a pair of assists, and a service ace vs. then-No. 15 Louisville (Oct. 12) ... registered 18 digs and a block at Notre Dame (Oct. 7) ... racked up a season-high 32 digs in a five-set win vs. Villanova (Sept. 23) ... picked up a season-high five service aces, while adding seven kills and four digs in a road win at LIU Brooklyn (Sept. 15) ... received Kaiser Classic All-Tournament honors after collecting 30 kills and 36 digs over four matches (Sept. 8) ... registered 11 digs, four service aces, and three kills vs. Brown (Sept. 1) ... had 13 digs and five kills in the home opener vs. Siena (Aug. 29)

At Sacred Hearts Academy: A four-year starter ... led the Lancers to a fourth place finish at state championships as a senior ... a member of the school's Honor Roll from 2009-12 ... a co-captain and floor captain from 2011-12 ... also a team captain for her club team, Imi'Ike, in 2012 ... has also been heavily involved with the United States High Performance, Junior National and Junior Olympics squads since 2006 ... guided the GYA Blue High Performance team to a gold medal at the 2011 High Performance Nationals in Tuscon, Ariz. ... has won four total medals with USA High Performance (two gold and two bronze) ... won bronze and earned all-tournament honors at the 2011 Junior National Championships in Atlanta, Ga.

Off the Court: Most thrilling moment of her athletic career was making the U.S. national team in 2012 ... was recruited by numerous Pac-12 and Big 12 schools ... aspires to play professionally, study abroad in Europe, and make the U.S. Olympic team ... if she were Coach Perisco for the day, she would take the team to the beach for a beach volleyball tournament and team bonding ... favorite quote is: "After the many hours of practices and the coaches who have pushed you to your limit, there is a little girl that fell in love with the sport. Play for her" ... most influential person in her athletic career is her father because he has always been there no matter what and will always be her No. 1 fan ... daughter of Shawn and Maria ... has three siblings: Chaz Hew-len, Ha'oli Hew-Len, Shayla-Ann Santos.

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