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5 Shannon Foley
Shannon  Foley


Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif.

High School:
Santa Margarita Catholic




HONORS: 2005--Virginia Nike Soccer Classic All-Tournament Team. 2004--2nd Team All-ACC ... 2nd Team SoccerBuzz All-Mid Atlantic Region ... 3rd Team NSCAA All-Mid Atlantic Region ... 2nd Team VaSID All-State ... Soccer America Team of the Week (9/22, 10/12) ... SoccerBuzz Elite Team of the Week (9/1, 9/22). 2003--ACC All-Freshman team ... SoccerBuzz Freshman All-Mid-Atlantic Region ... 2nd team VaSID all-state.

AT VIRGINIA: Career--Enters 2005 season ranking third at UVa with 27 career assists and first with ten career game-winning assists. 2005--Played in 20 games, starting 18 ... made season debut vs. West Virginia and had assist on game's lone goal ... assisted on lone goal at James Madison, her 10th career game-winning assist, tying the UVa school record ... had an assist at Penn State ... had an assist vs. Dayton ... scored a goal vs. St. Bonaventure ... assist vs. Richmond ... assist at North Carolina ... assist vs. Wake (ACC) ... goal vs. Tennessee (NCAA) ... PK goal vs. CS Fullerton (NCAA). 2004--Started all 22 games ... was second on the team in scoring with nine goals and 13 assists for 31 points ... tied a career high with two assists four times ... tied a career high of four points against South Carolina and George Mason ... had a career high two goals against Duke ... had a career high six shots at Maryland ... had a goal or assist in 13 games, including eight games with a goal. 2003--Appeared in 15 games, starting six (missed the other six due to injury) ... made collegiate debut vs. Santa Clara and had an assist ... recorded a point in first six collegiate games ... scored first career goal at Dartmouth ... had three points at NC State ... scored a goal vs. Wake Forest ... had a career high two assists and four points vs. Liberty ... second on the team with seven assists and third with 17 points.

PREP & PERSONAL: Four year letterwinner at Santa Margarita Catholic as a midfielder and forward ... led the Eagles to four Serra League Championships, two CIF Championships and team was ranked No. 1 nationally by Student Sports Magazine in 2002 ... Two-time Serra League MVP ... 2002 CIF Offensive Player of the Year ... twice named to the Los Angeles Times All-Southern California Team ... 2002 Orange County Register Player of the Year ... 2002 Amateur Athletic Foundation of Los Angeles Player of the Year ... 2002 and 2003 Parade All-American ... 2001 and 2002 NSCAA Youth All-American and 2002 NSCAA High School All-American ... member of the 2003 McDonalds High School All-American Team ... member of West Valley Samba club team with fellow second-year Christina de Vries ... helped West Valley Samba to the 2002 U-16 National Cup Championship ... named MVP of the 2002 National Championships by National Student Sports Magazine ... member of U-16 National Team from 2000 to 2002 and played on U-19 National Team in 2003, along with fellow second-year Becky Sauerbrunn ... four year member of the state and regional ODP teams ... led state ODP team to 2001 regional and national championship ... member of honor roll ... full name is Shannon Elizabeth Foley ... born October 29, 1985 in Canoga Park, Calif. ... daughter of Mark and Tammy Foley ... father played baseball at the University of Colorado ... has two younger sisters, Kaitlyn and Jenna.

Foley's Career Statistics

Year GP/GS Min. Sh. G A Pts.
2003 15/6 868 18 5 7 17
2004 22/22 1,719 35 9 13 31
2005 20/18 1366 23 3 7 13
Career 57/46 3953 76 17 27 61


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