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3  Shannon Sims
Shannon Sims

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Plano, Texas

High School:
Plano East

Height:
5-6

Position:
MF

Experience:
3L


2008 Season: Played in 11 matches, while making eight starts ... was hampered by injury midway through the season ... finished with one goal on the season ... her lone goal came in the season-opener against Lamar ... the goal was her first since 2006 and second of her career ... also attempted a career-high four shots against the Cardinals ... two shots-on-goal against Lamar matched her career high ... played a season-high 63 minutes against TCU... attempted eight shots and three shots-on-goal on the season ... Academic All-Big 12 first team.

2007 Season: Started in all 17 matches during her junior campaign ... finished with two assists, which tied for second on the team ... both assists came in back-to-back matches against Texas State and UTSA ... attempted a career-high 15 shots with five being on-goal ... had a season-high three shots attempted against Iowa State ... was an Academic All-Big 12 first team selection.

2006 Season: Saw four starts and 18 appearances during her freshman campaign ... scored her first collegiate goal against No. 12 Texas A&M on Sept. 24 ... record two assists ... took 10 shots and five on goal ... named to the 2006 Academic All-Big 12 Soccer First Team.

2005 Season: Played in 18 games for the Red Raiders in 2005, making 14 starts as a midfielder ... took six shots on the season, including three shots on goal.

High School: A four-year letterwinner at Plano East ... named honorable mention All-District in 2003 ... garnered second team All-District honors in 2004 and was named first team All-District following the 2005 season ... received the All-State Academic Award in 2005 ... was active in the PAL (Peer Assistance Program) ... member of the Sting Royal `87 club team, the 2006 USASA Texas State and Region III Champions ... club team placed third at the 2006 Youth Soccer National Championship Tournament.

Personal: Born Dec. 24, 1986, to parents Phil and Nancy Sims ... both parents attended Texas Tech ... has two sisters, Lauren and Katherine ... sister Lauren played soccer at Iowa State ... majoring in business.

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