14 Emily Shafer
14 Emily Shafer
Height: 5-6
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Leonardtown, Md.
High School: Leonardtown
Position: A
Major: Psychology

2013: Second team All-CAC ... CAC All-Academic Team ... CAC Offensive Player of the Week (Apr. 1) ... Team captain ... Second in CAC with 40 assists ... Fifth in CAC with eight free-position goals and 68 points ... Led in team in assists, points, and game-winning goals (3) ... Second with 28 goals ... Third with 31 draw controls ... Career-highs of eight assists and nine points vs. McDaniel (March 15) ... Career-best five goals at Haverford (March 20) ... Added 10 ground balls and one caused turnover ... Personal-best six draw controls twice ... Season-best two loose ball pickups three times.

2012: Second team All-CAC ... CAC All-Academic Team ... Team's Best Offensive Player ... Led team with 48 points ... Second with 28 goals, 20 assists, and 26 draw controls ... Season-highs of three assists and five points at Marymount (March 24) ... Season-bests of five goals, five points, and five draw controls at Frostburg State (April 14) ... Career-best three loose ball pickups twice ... Career-highs of three ground balls and four caused turnovers at Wesley (April 10).

2011: CAC All-Academic Team ... Saw action in all 18 games with 13 starts ... Fifth in scoring with 24 goals and 31 points ... Added seven assists ... Contributed 11 ground balls, 11 draw controls, and six caused turnovers ... Season-best three goals twice ... Career-high three ground balls twice ... Season-highs of two assists, four points, and two draw controls vs. Wesley ... Career-best three ground balls and season-high two draw controls at York (Pa.).

2010: Played in all 18 games with two starts ... Top 10 scorer with three goals and two assists ... Notched 11 ground balls, seven draw controls, and three caused turnovers ... Season-best two ground balls three times ... Season-high two draw controls vs. Hood.

Leonardtown HS: 2009 graduate ... Two-sport athlete (field hockey, lacrosse) ... Four-time Southern Maryland Athletic Conference All-Academic Team ... Lacrosse: Coached by Ken McIlhenney ... Team captain as a senior ... 2009 US Lacrosse Academic All-America ... Three-time SMAC champions ... 2009 first team All-St. Mary's County at defense ... 2008 Coaches Award ... Varsity letterwinner ... Field Hockey: Mentored by Vicky Lydon and Mia Finkelston ... Varsity letterwinner ... Four-time Minds-in-Motion Award recipient ... Scholar Academic Achievement Award all four years ... National Honor Society ... National Art Honor Society ... Maryland Senate Scholarship ... Maryland Delegate Scholarship ... Claudia Pickerall Scholarship ... Margaret Brent High School Alumni Scholarship ... SMC Teen Court ... Hollywood United Methodist preschool ... Special Olympics ... Best Buddies ... Southern Maryland Girls Lacrosse League ... Served as docent at Historical Sotterley Plantation ... Voted Most Artistic in 2009.

Club Lacrosse: SMGLL Jets

Personal: Emily Elizabeth Shafer ... art studio minor ... wants to pursue a master's degree in counseling ... born August 23, 1991 in La Plata, Md. ... daughter of Rea and Jane Shafer ... has an older sister, Allison.

Best SMCM Sports Moment: "Beating York by two last year."