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3 Erin Shanahan
Erin  Shanahan


Pasadena, Md.

High School:
Archbishop Spalding




Virginia Blanks Columbia, 9-0

Tara Vittese scored a hat trick and assisted on three goals


Four Cavaliers Competing at USA Field Hockey's YWNC

Young Women's National Championship take place June 12-16 at the Home of Hockey


Virginia Wins the ACC Field Hockey Championship

Cavaliers win the title for the first time in program history


No. 16 Virginia Blanks Fairfield, 4-0

Cavaliers close out New England road trip shutting out the Stags


No. 5 Virginia Opens the 2016 Season with a 5-1 Win Over Miami

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)
High School/Club
  • 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

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