The seniors earn their first All-American nods.
UConn picked to finish second in Preseason Coaches' Poll.
The recent graduate becomes first UConn goaltender to receive All-American accolades
Record set for most Huskies honored by IWLCA in any single season.
UConn vs Georgetown (photo by Stephen Slade)
UConn vs JMU (photo by Stephen Slade)
UConn vs Georgetown Big East Semi (photo by Stephen Slade)
UConn vs Florida Lacrosse
UConn vs Binghamton Women's Lacrosse
AS A SENIOR (2016): IWLCA Second Team All-American…became the first UConn goaltender to ever receive All-American honors…earned IWLCA All-Northeast Region First Team honors for the fourth time in her career…Big East Goalkeeper of the Year for the second consecutive season…named to All-Big East First Team for the third straight year…one of four team captains…started in all 17 games…earned Big East Defensive Player of the Week four times…contributed three saves in the 21-0 shutout against Quinnipiac (Feb. 17)…boasted 12 saves against JMU (Feb. 21)…had a season-high 14 saves at UNH (Feb. 27)…racked up 12 saves and eight ground balls at Rutgers (March 5)…recorded seven saves, three ground balls and two caused turnovers at William and Mary (March 16)…made 12 saves, picked up three ground balls, and caused two turnovers against Fairfield (March 19)…racked up double digit save totals in six straight contests, including 10 at Syracuse (March 29), 12 against Cincinnati (April 2), 10 at Marquette (April 9), 13 in the overtime win at Temple (April 13)…13 on senior day against Vanderbilt (April 16), and 10 against Georgetown (April 20)…tallied six saves and six ground balls at Florida (April 24)…had eight saves and one ground ball at Towson (May 1)…stopped eight shots and had three ground balls against Temple in the Big East semifinal game (May 5).
AS A JUNIOR (2015): Made the start in the cage in all 18 games... Tabbed the Big East Goalkeeper of the Year and earned All-Big East First Team honors after boasting the top save percentage (.471) in the league... Named to the IWLCA All-Northeast First Team for the third straight year... Ranked 15th in save percentage among Division I keepers and was 21st in total saves (147)... Matched the program record with 11 wins... Equaled a career-high with 15 saves against Fairfield (March 18) and finished with at least 10 saves in four matches... Currently sits one win shy of the program record (32)... Named the Big East Defender of the Week (March 24) following her performance against Fairfield... Earned an invitation to the U.S. Women's Lacrosse National Team tryout following her junior campaign.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2014): Started every game in the cage for the Huskies, finishing the season with a 10.34 goals against average... Earned All-Big East First Team honors and was named the Conference Defensive Player of the Week four times throughout the season... Named to the IWLCA All-Northeast Region First Team for the second straight year... Saved 117 of the 324 shots faced (.447)... Was second on the team with 27 ground balls... Caused two turnovers against UMass (Feb. 15) and finished with eight caused turnovers for the year... Recorded at least 10 saves five times and made a career-high 15 saves against Dartmouth (Feb. 26)... Had nine saves in the first half of the Big East semifinals against Georgetown (May 1).
AS A FRESHMAN (2013): Named to the All-Big East Second Team... Started all 18 games as a freshman... Saved 95 of the 346 shots she faced... Won 11 games as goalkeeper... Earned Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) All-Northeast Region First Team honors... Named Big East Defensive Player of the Week and WomensLax.com's Rookie of the Week after making 10 saves in a victory over Notre Dame (April 21)... Finished the season with an average of 10.00 goals allowed a game and a .393 save percentage.
BEFORE UCONN: Named All-Lancaster League and All-Section all four years of high school... Named L-L League MVP Goalie in 2011 and twice made the WDNT Central PA team... Earned Honorable Mention All-America honors in 2011 and was named an All-American as a senior... Was a member of the 2011 Philly Under Armour team.
PERSONAL: Shannon P. Nee... Daughter of Michael and Maria Nee... Has three siblings, Connor, Brendan, and Devon... Born Feb. 23, 1994.
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