18 Meg Shea
18 Meg Shea
Height: 5-6
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Melrose, Mass.
High School: Melrose
Position: F

COLLEGIATE ACCOLADES: NFHCA Northeast Region First Team (‘08); America East All-Conference First Team (‘08); America East All-Conference Second Team (‘07); America East All-Rookie Team (‘06); America East All-Championship Team (‘08); Joyce V. Hiller Scholarship Award (‘08 ‘09).


AS A JUNIOR IN 2008: Started all 20 games, including both postseason games in the America East championship; led the team in shots with 72 and tied for the lead in goals (11); second in total points with 24; in the America East conference, ranked third in goals per game and sixth in points per game (1.20); scored twice, including the game-winner in overtime, in the America East semifinal game vs. Maine; the two goals and four points matched her season highs established vs. Brown (9/5); recorded a three-game goal scoring streak from Sept. 26 to Oct. 3 and also potted goals in consecutive games against Boston College (10/19) and Fairfield (10/25); tallied a point in six of eight games ranging from Sept. 17 to Oct. 8; recorded a point in 10 of 18 games overall; scored the game-winning goal vs. Brown.


AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2007: One of seven Wildcats to start all 21 games; recorded three goals and two assists for eight points; ranked second on the team in shots (44) – first in shots on goal (31); scored a goal in the season opener vs. St. Louis (8/26) and the regular-season finale at Sacred Heart (10/28); tallied three points with a goal and an assist at Central Michigan (9/22); scored the game-winning goal in that game; assisted on the game-winning goal vs. Davidson (10/16).


AS A FRESHMAN IN 2006: Played in 13 of 18 games and was in the starting lineup five times; started two of five America East conference games; ranked second on the team in both goals (five) and points (12); recorded all 12 points in the last five games of the season; recorded her first collegiate points with a goal against Providence College; tallied career highs in both goals (three) and points (six) at UMass; scored the game-winning goal at UMBC; among the nine ‘Cats in double digits in shots, recorded the highest shooting percentage (.278).


HIGH SCHOOL: Meg is a ‘06 graduate of Melrose High School, where she lettered in field hockey and tennis; Middlesex League All-Star in 2003, ‘04 and ‘05; led the league in scoring as a junior and senior; also the team’s leading scorer as a sophomore; Best of 60’s Senior Game participant; in tennis, was named to the league All-Star Team in ‘06; compiled a 31-5 singles record in her last two years; 


PERSONAL: Born 4/29/88 in Melrose, Mass.; daughter of Mike and Lynn Shea; major is sociology.



Year GP GS G A Pts
2006 13 5 5 2 12
2007 21 21 3 2 8
2008 20 20 11 2 24
Totals 54 46 19 6 44


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