Connor Shimmel
Connor Shimmel
Height: 6'4"
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Carol Stream, Ill.
High School: Wheaton North
Major: Business


  • USA South All-Academic (2016-17)
  • USA South All-Academic (2014-15)
  • USA South All-Academic (2013-14)

Career Match-by-Match Stats: 2013-14, 2014-15, 2015-16, 2016-17

2016-17 (Senior): Played exclusively in doubles all year... Went 11-11 with partner Trey Wood, with 10 of those wins coming at the No. 3 spot... Compiled a 6-2 record against USA South foes... Finishes career with 20 doubles wins, sixth-most in program history... Collected a thrid straight selection to the USA South All-Academic team

2015-16 (Junior): Won four singles matches on the year, all coming at the No. 4 spot... In doubles, went 5-13 overall, with partner Trey Wood, and 4-6 in the USA South... Had the match-clincher with a 6-4, 0-6, 6-2 victory over LaGrange's Zachary Tyner to give Covenant a 5-4 win (April 8)... Competed in the ITA Regional tournament in the fall and went 0-2 in singles and 0-1 in doubles play

2014-15 (Sophomore): In singles, he played in eight matches... Went 2-0 from the No. 5 slot... Competed in four doubles matches... Earned USA South All-Academic honors for a second consecutive year

2013-14 (Freshman): Competed in 12 singles matches and 18 doubles... Won three singles matches, all three of which came against USA South opponents... Knocked off Ferrum's Tyler Lee 6-4, 6-1 for first singles win (March 1)... Also had singles wins against Maryville (April 3) and Averett (April 4)... Teamed with Michael O'Brien in 17 of 18 doubles matches and the duo took four wins... Earned USA South All-Academic honors

High School: Attended Wheaton North.

Personal: Parents are Sean and Jennifer Shimmel… Has three siblings, Jamison, Cassandra, and Chandler… Favorite Bible verse is Jeremiah 29:11… Majoring in Business.