13 Shannon Saunders
13 Shannon Saunders
Height: 5-9
Year: Senior
Hometown: Brunswick, OH
High School: Brunswick
Position: GK/D

Coach Falor's Comments

"Shannon brings our team tactical savvy and sound organizational skills. She has good size and strength, a strong grasp of team defending, is able to stay calm under pressure and remains verbally connected to her backline at all times. Her leadership will help us take a big step forward this year."

2009 - Junior Season

Played in four contests, earning the starting nod in goal for one match...started and played all 90 minutes against Robert Morris (9/18)...posted six saves in 180 minutes of action...had a season high three saves at Ohio (9/6).

2008 - Sophomore Season

Took the field in five games starting three of them...had 18 saves and one shot out...started against Loyola (10/5), Milwaukee (10/10), and IUPUI (10/12)...came off the bench against Niagara (8/31) and Detroit (10/3)...earned second letter.

2007 - Freshman Season

Came off the bench in four games...saw action against Temple (9/7)...started the second half versus Cincinnati

2006 - Redshirt Season

Redshirted as a reserve goalkeeper. . . did not see any game action as she worked to improve her skills.

High School

A two-time all-conference, All-Greater Cleveland honorable mention and team most valuable player performer at Brunswick High School. . . tabbed as first team All-Medina County as a senior after earning honorable mention accolades as junior. . . selected to play in the Greater Cleveland All-Star game following her senior campaign. . . named to first team All-Sun Newspapers soccer team.

Personal

Born Dec. 21, 1987, in Brunswick, Ohio. . . daughter of Dennis and Antoinette Saunders. . . has one brother, Christopher, and one sister, Stephanie. . . communication major.