#27 Molly Shawhan
AS A SENIOR: Played in 18 games, making four starts … served as a team captain in 2014 … collected 13 ground balls and notched career highs with nine draw controls and 10 caused turnovers … added two goals, one each against Cincinnati and No. 1 North Carolina … controlled four draws against the Bearcats in the season opener … scooped up two ground balls in games against Marquette and No. 13 Ohio State … named a finalist for the Yeardley Reynolds Love Unsung Hero Award for the second straight year … earned a monogram.
AS A JUNIOR: Played in all 17 games with 11 starts, coming in each of the team’s final 11 contests … collected 18 ground balls with three draw controls and seven caused turnovers … had one assist … scooped up a season-high four ground balls against No. 13 Ohio State while causing one Buckeye turnover … lone assist came against Detroit, a game where she also got a ground ball and caused a turnover … had two ground balls and a draw control at Boston University … also had two ground balls against both Villanova and Marquette … controlled one draw against both No. 5 Syracuse and No. 4 Northwestern … caused a turnover against Stanford in the NCAA Tournament … received the Notre Dame Club of St. Joseph Valley Rockne Student-Athlete Award … selected as a finalist for the Yeardley Reynolds Love Unsung Hero Award … named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star … earned a monogram.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Played in 15 games for the Irish, tallying a pair of goals and also chipping in two ground balls, three draw controls and two caused turnovers … two goals came against Yale and No. 3 Syracuse … had two draw controls in an 18-5 win over Villanova … named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star … earned a monogram.
AS A FRESHMAN: Saw action in 15 games as a freshman … notched a goal and three ground balls in a 15-4 win at Villanova … also added an assist in a 17-6 win at Cincinnati … was named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star … earned a monogram.
PREP AND PERSONAL: Played five sports during her high school career at Our Lady of Good Counsel High School in Olney, Md. … lettered in lacrosse, field hockey and indoor track … also played soccer and basketball in freshman and sophomore years … helped Good Counsel to three consecutive undefeated seasons (2008-10) … three-time all-WCAC selection … was an all-County selection as a senior … a two-time U.S. Lacrosse Academic All-American (2009, 2010) … named U.S. Lacrosse All-American as a senior … selected to the 2010 high school all-Tewaaraton Trophy team … named to the Watch List of the top 40 incoming freshmen by Inside Lacrosse magazine … had 103 goals and 62 assists for her career … all-conference selection as a senior in field hockey … ran the 400 and 800 meter relays in track … played for the Metro D.C. 1 team that played in the US. Women’s Lacrosse national tournament … a member of the Hero’s Lacrosse Club, she was selected to the Under Armour All-American Classic underclass all-star team following the 2009 season … participated in the Champions Challenge in the summer of 2010 with current teammates Kaitlyn Brosco and Margaret Smith … full name is Mary Catherine Shawhan … daughter of Kirk and Mary Shawhan … has three brothers, Tommy, Danny and Jack … has Notre Dame in her blood as her father is a 1984 graduate and her mother is a 1983 graduate of St. Mary’s … born in New Bern, N.C. … enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters and is majoring in psychology … also pursuing a supplementary major from the College of Arts & Letters in pre-health.
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