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31 Sheldon Sullivan
Sheldon  Sullivan

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Stafford, Va.

High School:
North Stafford

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 160

Position:
D

09/21/2015

Late Etienne Goal Lifts No. 6 Virginia to 1-0 Win at VCU

Freshman scores in 84th minute as UVa remains unbeaten

12/14/2014

National Champs! Virginia Downs UCLA in PKs for Seventh NCAA Title

Virginia wins PK shootout 4-2 for championship

12/06/2014

Virginia Advances to Second Straight NCAA College Cup

No. 16 seed Cavaliers advances past No. 8 Georgetown following penalty-kick shootout

09/08/2015

Men's Soccer vs. Tulsa (by Kelsey Grant)

Men's Soccer vs. Tulsa (by Kelsey Grant)

12/14/2014

Virginia vs. UCLA - NCAA Final (USATSI)

Cavaliers prevail in penalty kicks to claim their seventh national championship

12/10/2014

A Championship Season in Photos: 2014 Virginia Men's Soccer

Top images from the run to a seventh NCAA title

2015
• Started first 15 matches at center back
• Played full game in first 37 matches of his career over past two seasons (3,274 minutes)
• Prior to leaving North Carolina match with season-ending injury after 20 minutes, he was lone Cavalier to play every minute of every game in 2015
• Missed UVA’s final three matches with injury

2014
• Starting left back for most of season
• Named to College Soccer News 2014 All-Freshman Team (second team)
• Lone Cavalier to start all 23 matches; did not come off the field at any point during the season (team-leading 2,174 minutes)
• Named to NCAA College Cup All-Tournament Team
• Sent long ball into box and credited with assist on Todd Wharton's equalizer in final minute at Georgetown in NCAA quarters (12/6)

2013
• Redshirt season

HIGH SCHOOL
• Three-year starter at North Stafford High School
• Helped team to AAA state championship in 2011
• Two-time all-district honoree
• All-area honoree in 2012
• Was four-year starter on Virginia Youth Soccer Association State ODP team
• Starter on 2011 Virginia ODP national championship squad
• Four-year starter on Region 1 Olympic Development team
• Selected for adidas Super Group All-Star Team at Disney Showcase Inter-Regional Tournament in 2010

PERSONAL
• Parents are Hugh and Audrey Sullivan
• Has one brother, Kyler, who played for UVa soccer team from 2011-14

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