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#25 Ellen Shaffrey
Position: Attacker/Midfield
Year: Senior
Hometown: Charlottesville, Va.
High School: Western Albemarle
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Shaffrey Photos
Ellen Shaffrey Bio
Courtesy: TribeAthletics.com
Release: 07/05/2011

Career Stats

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Career Honors
CAA All-Academic Team (2014)
IWLCA Academic Honor Roll (2014)
Yeardley Reynolds Love Unsung Hero Award Finalist (2013)
W&M Provost's Award (2012, 2013, 2014)
CAA Commissioner's Academic Award (2012)

2014 – Junior Season
Selected to the CAA All-Academic Team … Established a single-season school record in draw controls (54) … Finished the season ranked sixth all-time at W&M with 99 career draw controls … Started all 16 games and finished the season with 24 points (18g, 6a) … Also totaled 19 ground balls and 12 caused turnovers … Ranked fourth in the CAA in draw controls per game (3.38) and tied for fifth in game-winning goals (2) … Honored as the CAA Defensive Player of the Week twice (3/31; 4/28) … Totaled three goals, four draw controls, two caused turnovers and a ground ball at No. 18 Ohio State … Posted seven draw controls, four ground balls, a caused turnover and a goal in the senior day victory against Old Dominion … The impressive draw controls total ranked tied for the third-best performance in school history … Recorded three points (2g, 1a), five draw controls and a ground ball at Towson … Registered five draw controls and two goals at No. 3 Maryland … Tallied five draw controls at No. 5 Duke … Posted six draw controls, two caused turnovers and a goal at Richmond … Totaled a goal, four ground balls, two caused turnovers and two draw controls versus Louisville … Recorded two points (1g, 1a), three ground balls, three draw controls and two caused turnovers in the win against Longwood … Posted three points (1g, 2a) with two draw controls and a ground ball in the overtime win against Drexel … Scored the game-winner with 10.8 seconds remaining in the initial period of the second overtime versus the Dragons … Earned the W&M Provost's Award ... Selected to the IWLCA Academic Honor Roll ...

2013 – Sophomore Season
One of five national finalists for the Yeardley Reynolds Love Unsung Hero Award … Appeared in all 16 games and earned 15 starts … Led the team with 37 draw controls … Ranked fourth on the team with 31 points and third with 22 goals … Posted a .579 shooting percentage, which ranked first on the team among players with at least five goals … Also totaled 12 ground balls and four caused turnovers … Recorded six points (4g, 2a) with six draw controls and a ground ball in the win against Richmond … Honored as the CAA Co-Player of the Week following her performance against the Spiders … Posted five points (4g, 1a) with four draw controls and two ground balls in the triumph versus American … Recorded a career-high seven draw controls with three points (2g, 1a), two ground balls and a caused turnover at Jacksonville ... Registered three goals and three draw controls in the victory against Hofstra … Tallied two-goal, one-assist efforts against No. 13 Ohio State, Stetson and Drexel … Posted three ground balls and two draw controls at No. 9 Virginia …

2012 - Senior Season
Appeared in 14 games and earned a start against No. 5 Duke in the season opener ... Finished the season with 13 points on nine goals and four assists ... Posted a team-high .600 shooting percentage ... Also totaled eight draw controls, three ground balls and two caused turnovers ... Recorded five points on three goals and two assists in the win against Longwood ... Found the back of the cage twice versus No. 6 Florida ... Registered a goal, assist, two draw controls and a ground ball in the victory against George Mason ... Earned the CAA Commissioner's Academic Award ...

Western Albemarle
Four-year letterwinner for head coach Nancy Weber Haws at Western Albemarle ... Garnered All-America honors as a senior ... Participated in the All-America Showcase/ESPN Rise Tournament in Florida following her senior season ... Selected as an Academic All-American in 2010 ... Served as a team captain in 2010 and 2011 ... Honored as the Jefferson District Player of the Year in 2011 ... Totaled 98 goals, 18 assists, 125 draw controls and 79 ground balls as a senior ... First-team all-district selection as both a junior and a senior ... Second-team all-region honoree in 2010 ... Second-team all-district choice as a sophomore ... Garnered the Claudia L. Dodson Integrity in Sports Award ... Also earned four letters in basketball, serving as a captain twice ... A two-time first-team all-district selection who was honored as the Jefferson District Player of the Year as a senior ... Averaged a double-double in 2010 and 2011 ... Member of the Honor Roll all four years ... Member of the National Honor Society, National English Honor Society, National Spanish Honor Society, Honor Council, World Culture Club and Spanish Club ... 

Personal Information
Daughter of Christopher and Catherine Shaffrey ... Father played basketball at the Citadel ... Mother swam and rowed at Mount Holyoke.

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