Shannon is a member of the Women’s Junior Development Squad and has been so since 2014. She has also been a member of the Women’s National Indoor Team since 2013. Her first appearance came in 2013 in Pennsylvania against the USA.
Shannon was introduced to field hockey by her father at the age of 8 in Ontario. She players her club hockey with the Toronto Titans and states that her greatest field hockey memory is winning a gold medal at the indoor Pan American Championships which qualified Canada for the 2015 Indoor World Cup in Germany.
Pereira is currently a student at the University of St. Francis where she is studying exercise physiology.