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Colleen Shea
Colleen Shea

RS Senior

Baltimore, Md.

High School:
Seton Keough



Club Team:
Hero's Lacrosse


Record 68 PSU Student-Athletes Honored as Big Ten Distinguished Scholars

Honored for earning 3.7 GPA or higher during 2012-13 academic year


School-Record 296 Penn State Student-Athletes Earn Academic All-Big Ten Honors in 2012-13

Record-Breaking Academic and Athletic Year Continues for Penn State Student-Athletes


Nittany Lions Earn NCAA Tournament Bid

Penn State to open NCAA Women's Lacrosse Championship against Canisius Friday


Nittany Lions Shine On Senior Day

Lions return hom to face Lafayette on Wednesday


BLOG: Nittany Lions Keep It Going At Home

Lions take on Ohio State on Sunday at 1:05 p.m.

2012 (Redshirt Junior): Named to the IWLCA and ALC Academic Honor Rolls...Started all 19 games...Recorded first career assist against Delaware March 10...Ranked third on the team with 27 ground balls...Tied for second on the squad with 16 caused turnovers...Added eight draw controls.

2011 (Redshirt Sophomore): Big Ten Distinguished Honor Scholar...ALC Academic Honor Roll...Academic All-Big Ten...Appeared in 16 games, making a career-high 15 starts...Finished third on the team in caused turnovers with 15...Recorded 20 ground balls and nine draw controls...Had her best game of the season in a win over Lehigh, totaling four ground balls and four caused turnovers.

2010: ALC Academic Honor Roll...Redshirted season.

2009 (Freshman): ALC Academic Honor Roll...Saw playing time in three games, wins over Lafayette (Feb. 18), Mount St. Mary's (March 3), and Ohio State (April 19)...Collected one ground ball.

Ten-time letter winner (four in lacrosse, three in cross country, three in indoor track)...Named to the All-Baltimore City team in 2007...Led her team in ground balls in 2007...Selected team captain and team MVP in 2008...Led team in ground balls and caused turnovers as a senior...Honored on All-Conference and All-Baltimore City Teams (2008)...Named All IAAM her senior year...Earned valedictorian honors and was named a National Merit Commended Scholar, a Maryland Distinguished Scholar Semifinalist, Two-time US Lacrosse Academic All-American, a Archdioscean Distinctive Scholar and Seton Keough Scholar Athlete of the Year...Played for the Hero's Lacrosse Club.

Born Colleen Fitzgerald Shea on October 2, 1990...Parents are Edward and Theresa Shea...Has two older sisters, Linsey played on the Penn State lacrosse team from 2004-2008 and sister Kerry is currently a senior on the team...Father Ed wrestled and played lacrosse for Western Maryland College (1971-1975)...Majoring in math and security and risk analysis.

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