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Sixteen graduates this weekend include student-athletes from 12 teams
PSU, Robert Morris lead the way with 18 representatives each
Penn State women's hockey celebrated Senior Day vs. No. 8 Mercyhurst on Feb. 16, 2014.
Penn State and Vermont skated to a 3-3 tie on Friday, Oct. 4, 2013.
Penn State women's hockey hosted No. 7 Mercyhurst on Feb. 1, 2013. Photos by Steve Hass
Nittany Lions Hang 10 on Cougars
Penn State women's hockey took on RIT in a CHA matchup on Oct. 25, 2012 at Greenberg Ice Pavilion.
2015-16 ALL-BIG TEN ACADEMIC TEAM
2015-16 ALL-CHA ACADEMIC TEAM
2014-15 ALL-CHA ACADEMIC TEAM
2014-15 ALL-BIG TEN ACADEMIC TEAM
2013-14 ALL-CHA ACADEMIC TEAM
2012-13 ALL-CHA ROOKIE TEAM
CHA ROOKIE OF THE MONTH (NOV. 2012)
CHA PLAYER OF THE WEEK (OCT. 22, 2012)
NITTANY LION CAREER
Co-Captain...Played in all 37 contests during her senior year...Netted 13 points on eight goals and five assists...Her eight goals were tied for third-best on the team...Her eight goals are the second-most in program history by a Nittany Lion senior...Her 13 points on the year are the third-most by a Nittany Lion senior in program history...Scored a goal and an assist in Penn State’s 3-0 win over Union (10/17)...Recorded a pair of assists against UConn (10/25)...Netted an assist against St. Lawrence (11/23) and Ohio State (1/2)...Scored a pair of goals twice (RIT 1/30, Lindenwood 2/12)...Scored a goal against Mercyhurst (11/7), RIT (1/16) and RIT (2/27)...Led the team with 159 shot attempts...Tallied a season-best eight shot attempts three times in 2015-16 (RIT 1/30, Lindenwood 2/12, RIT 2/27).
Third on the team with 20 points (12g, 8a), appearing in all 37 games... Two-goal games against St. Cloud State (10/4) and Robert Morris (12/5)...Third multi-point game was at Colgate (11/7)...Four-game point streak from 11/15-12/5, dishing out an assist at RIT (11/15) and netting four goals in three consecutive games (11/21-12/5)...Four power play goals...Set the program's season record with six game-winning goals...Scored the game-winner in each of Penn State’s CHA Tournament wins, against Lindenwood (2/27-28)...Also got the game-winning goals over St. Cloud State, Union (10/17) Colgate (11/7) and Robert Morris (12/5)...Team-high 162 shots, recorded a season-best nine in each game of the Union series (10/17-18).
Finished tied for second on the team in points (16), scoring eight goals and eight assists with two power-play tallies...Opened the season with a three-point game on a goal and two assists in a 3-3 tie at Vermont (10/4)...Scored PSU's lone goals in losses at Quinnipiac (10/11) and Union (10/18)...Notched two assists in the opening game and another helper against New Hampshire (10/26, 10/27)...Scored a goal and an assist in a 4-1 win over Lindenwood (11/23)...Scored both Penn State goals in a narrow 3-2 overtime loss to RIT (2/28) in the CHA Tournament.
Led the team in goals (14), assists (17), points (31) and shots (169) en route to CHA All-Rookie Team honors...Led the CHA in shots...Posted eight multi-point games...Blocked 17 shots, tallied three game-winning goals and three power play goals...Recorded a point in 22 of 34 games played and in 22 of 25 games in which Penn State scored a goal...Named CHA Rookie of the Month for November and was named Player of the Week (Oct. 22)...Ranked ninth in the nation for points per game by a rookie (0.91), while ranking 47th overall...Opened collegiate career impressively by scoring two goals in a 5-3 win over Vermont (10/6), including the eventual game-winner...Posted a Penn State record seven-game goal scoring streak from Oct. 19-Nov. 10...Scored goals against Sacred Heart (10/19, 10/20), RIT (10/25, 10/26) before notching another two-goal game against Sacred Heart (11/2)...Posted first three-point game in a win over Sacred Heart (11/3), scoring a goal and two assists...Tallied two assists in a 3-2 win at Lindenwood (11/17)...Strung together a four-game point streak by tallying assists in games at Mercyhurst (12/1), St. Lawrence (12/7, 12/8) and scoring twice against Chatham (1/4)...Scored a goal and an assist at Robert Morris (2/23).
BEFORE PENN STATE
Played for the North American Hockey Academy in 2011-12 with Nittany Lion Hannah Bramm, helping the team to a 55-15-7 record...Scored 17 goals and 10 assists in 51 games for NAHA...Helped NAHA capture the Junior Women's Hockey League and USA-Canada Cup titles...Played for the Belle Tire Tier 1 19U team from 2008-2009 including a stint as team captain...Helped Belle Tire to the USA National quarterfinals, while winning the Michigan state championship...Played for the Little Caesars 14U squad from 2007-2008 earning second at USA Nationals and winning the Michigan title.
Shannon Nicole Yoxheimer was born December 23, 1993 in Jackson, Michigan...Parents are Beth and Scott Yoxheimer...Has an older sister, Shelby...Majoring in recreation, parks and tourism management.
QUOTING YOXHEIMER ON PENN STATE
"I chose Penn State because I fell in love with the campus and wanted to be a part of starting a new hockey program."