Nicole Shanahan transfers to Tennessee

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The Tennessee volleyball team has added a graduate transfer for the 2021 season.

The Lady Vols landed middle blocker Nicole Shanahan. Shanahan signed with Tennessee after a four-year stint at Wisconsin, where she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in marketing.

At UT, she will pursue a master’s degree in human resources.

Shanahan, a native of Oconomowoc, Wisconsin and graduate of Oconomowoc High School, played for two Badgers’ teams to reach the NCAA semifinals.

She won the Big Ten Sportsmanship Award for the 2020-21 season and made the conference’s all-academic team in 2018-19.

Shanahan was also a member of the Big Ten’s All-Star team that toured Japan in 2019.

At Wisconsin, she appeared in 32 sets, recording 21 kills, three service aces and 26 blocks.