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19 - Shannon Harkey
Shannon Harkey
Height: 5-1
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Purcellville, Va.
High School: Loudoun Valley/Florida
Position: M

2013: Tied for second on the team with 28 goals on the season… Added six assists for 34 points… Registered a point in 13 of 16 contests… Connected on 13 of 23 free position attempts to rank second in the league in free position goals per game (0.81)… Started all 16 contests… Tallied seven ground balls, six draw controls and five caused turnovers… Found the back of the net twice versus Towson, starting a streak of seven consecutive games with a goal… Scored a career-high four goals at Colgate after connecting on three-of-four free position attempts… Recorded five points on three goals and two assists against Drexel… Scored the game-winner on a free position shot in overtime to complete a come-from-behind victory at Boston University… Registered five points on a hat trick and two assists versus Stony Brook… Recorded a hat trick for the second-straight game, with all three scores coming on free position shots at Albany… Earned the Gritty Award for Breakthrough Athlete of the Year at the annual varsity awards banquet.

2012: Made 13 starts in 17 appearances… Notched six goals and five assists on the year… Recorded 22 shots and seven ground balls… Won seven draw controls and caused five turnovers… Controlled a career-best three draws in the season-opener against then-No.4 Florida… Also dished out an assist against the Gators… Scored her first goal as a Retriever at George Mason, going two-for-two on free position shots… Registered an assist, two ground balls, two caused turnovers and a draw control versus Delaware… Tallied two points (one goal and one assist) versus Colgate.

2011 (at Florida): Saw action in six games as a freshman at the University of Florida, which advanced to the NCAA quarterfinals as the No. 4 seed after winning the ALC regular-season title and posting a 16-4 overall record… Recorded one ground ball and one draw control on the season… Made her collegiate debut against Jacksonville and picked up a ground ball… Recorded her first career shot against Colgate.

BACKGROUND: A four-time first-team all-district and first-team all-region selection… Also earned first-team all-metro honors as a senior… Named Player of the Year as a junior and senior… Helped lead Loudoun Valley to district and regional titles and a berth in the state semifinals… Daughter of Kathy and Jay Harkey… Father played lacrosse on the 1980 UMBC national championship team before transferring and competing at Maryland… Brother, J.D., was a five-year member of the UMBC men’s lacrosse team, while sister, Jessie, is a current Retriever teammate… Also has an older sister, Meghan, who plays lacrosse at Christopher Newport… Born July 27, 1992… Majoring in new media and communication studies and hopes to be a yoga instructor.

 

 Year

 GP/GS

 G

 A

 Pts.

 SH

 Pct.

 GW

 FPG-FPS

 GB

 DC

 TO

 CT

2011 (at Florida)

6/0

0

0

0

1

.000

0

0-0

1

1

5

0

2012

17/13

6

5

11

22

.273

1

2-9

7

7

15

5

2013

16/16

28

6

34

59

.475

1

13-23

7

6

21

5

Career

39/29

34

11

45

81

.420

2

15-32

15

14

41

10

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