Skip to main content Skip to footer

Shelly Fanning 5

Shelly  Fanning

RS Sophomore

Cypress, Texas

High School:
Cypress Ranch H.S.





VB’s Fanning Takes on USA Volleyball Tryouts

Sophomore outside hitter shoots to land on one of US Women’s National Teams


VB Holds Successful Green & Gold Scrimmage

Bears play three-set intrasquad match, showcasing 2016 team


Baylor Volleyball’s Fanning Tabbed Preseason All-Big 12

Sophomore outside hitter looks to build on All-Big 12 freshman season


Volleyball’s Fanning Named to U.S. Collegiate National Team

Freshman outside hitter becomes second BU player selected to represent USA


Why I Chose Baylor: Q&A with Shelly Fanning

Freshman outside hitter shares her experiences at Baylor on and off the court


Baylor Volleyball vs. TCU - 11/11/15



Baylor Volleyball vs. Tech - 09/30/2015


• 2016 Preseason All-Big 12
 2016 U.S. Collegiate National Team member
• 2015 All-Big 12 (second team)
• 2015 All-Big 12 Freshman Team
• 2015 U.S. Collegiate National Team member
• 2015 Big 12 Rookie of the Week (Sept. 21)
• Three-time Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll selection

2016 (Sophomore - Redshirt):
Spent the season recovering from a preseason injury and did not participate in any matches…Prior to decision to redshirt, earned preseason All-Big 12 honors...Named to U.S. Collegiate National Team during the summer...Named to Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll for fall and spring semesters. 

2015 (Freshman):
Played in every match and in all but two sets in her first year...Third on the team in kills and fifth in blocks...Her .244 attacking percentage was best among Baylor hitters with 400 or more total attacks...Season-high 17 kills vs. Sam Houston State on Sept. 4...Season-high seven digs vs. Eastern Illinois on Sept. 12...Season-high seven blocks vs. Cleveland State on Sept. 12...Named to the All-Big 12 second team and the Big 12 All Freshman Team...Earned a spot on USA Volleyball’s U.S. Collegiate National Team, competing against the country’s best over the summer in Indianapolis...Named as the Baylor Invitational MVP and to the Dayton Invitational All-Tournament Team...Earned Big 12 Rookie of the Week Honors (Sept. 21).

2015 (Spring Early Enrollee):
After graduating high school a semester early, enrolled at Baylor in the spring to take part in the spring camp schedule and international tour to Italy...Named to the Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll.

High School:
Played four years of varsity volleyball at Cypress Ranch High School...Led the Mustangs to a four-year record of 113-49...Team finished 37-7 in 2014, winning the District 17-6A championship and advancing to the regional finals...Honors include four-time first-team all-district, District 17-6A MVP (2014), Cy-Fair Tournament MVP (2013 & 2014), Magnolia Tournament first team (2013), Magnolia Tournament MVP (2014), Under Armour All-American (2014), Houston Fab50 (2012, ‘13, ‘14) and KHOU News Athlete of the Week (2014).

Daughter of Bill and Holly Fanning...Has two older siblings, Mandy and Travis...Participated in FCA, traveled to Mexico for mission trips... Majoring in business...Would like to play professional volleyball and then coach at the professional level...Enjoys riding horses in her spare time. 


Online Store