Tara Vittese scored a hat trick and assisted on three goals
Young Women's National Championship take place June 12-16 at the Home of Hockey
Cavaliers win the title for the first time in program history
Cavaliers close out New England road trip shutting out the Stags
Riley Tata scores two goals, Lucy Hyams contributes two assists in the victory
- Over the summer, attended Young Women's National Championship and earned an invitation to U21 US Junior Squad National Camp
- Scored two goals with an assist in the win over Columbia (Sept. 1)
- Contributed two assists in the win over Michigan State (Sept. 10)
- Appeared in 24 games
- Made her collegiate debut at Miami, scoring a goal in her first game (8/26)
- Made her first career start against Rutgers (9/2)
- Scored the game-winning goal against Fairfield on her only shot of the game
- Scored one goal against North Carolina in the ACC Tournament (11/6)
- Scored twice in the NCAA Tournament against Michigan (11/12) and Princeton (11/13)
- 2015 Player of the Year for three major newspapers (Capital Gazette, Baltimore Sun, Washington Times)
- 2015 Varsity Sports Network Player of the Year
- 2015 Maryland High School Coaches Association Scholar-Athlete of the Year
- 2015 Pigskin Club of Washington Outstanding Field Hockey Player of the Year
- Only player to earn the Capital Gazette Field Hockey Player of the Year three years in a row (2013-15)
- Two-time NFHCA/Harrow Sports High School All-American (2014-second team; 2015-first team)
- Two-time MAX Field Hockey All-Region (2014-15)
- Three-time NFHCA All-Region
- NFHCA All-Academic Team Scholar of Distinction
- Finished her career at Archbishop Spalding with 94 goals and 50 assists
- Lead Archbishop Spalding to a 2013 IAAM "A" Conference Championship, the first in the school's history
- 2015-16 USA Women's Indoor U19 National Team
- Daughter of Glenn Shanahan and Kelly Shanahan
- Has an older sister, Kasey
- Her cousin, Meghan Keelan, played lacrosse at UMBC and is currently an assistant lacrosse coach at Arizona State
Shanahan's Career Statistics
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A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.
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