17 Shannon Walton
17 Shannon Walton
Height: 5-4
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Fairview Park, Ohio
High School: Magnificat

 

2014: Honorable mention All-Ohio Athletic Conference … one of two team captains … started in all 14 games she appeared in … led team and ranked fourth in the OAC with 34 caused turnovers … according to NCAA Division III statistics (through games of May 18), ranked 28th in the nation and third in the conference with 2.43 caused turnovers per game … led team and finished eighth in the conference with 54 ground balls … according to NCAA Division III statistics (through games of May 18), ranked fifth in the league with 3.86 ground balls per game … ranked second on the team with 47 points … tied for second on the team with 36 goals … third on the team with 11 assists … finished 11-of-27 on free position shots, good for second on the team and fourth in the league in free position goals … led team and ranked 10th in the OAC with 34 draw controls … ranked second on the team and in the top 10 in the conference in shots (85) and shots on goal (62) … scored two or more goals in all but one game she played in … racked up three goals, three ground balls, four draw controls and four caused turnovers in Capital’s season-opening 16-3 victory over Franciscan on March 1 at Bernlohr Stadium … set career highs in goals (4) and draw controls (8) and added one assist, seven ground balls and four caused turnovers in the Crusaders’ 14-4 triumph against Siena Heights (Mich.) on March 16 at Bernlohr Stadium … set a career best with five caused turnovers to go along with three goals, one assist, three ground balls and two draw controls in Capital’s 10-6 win over Mount St. Joseph on March 19 at Bernlohr Stadium … set a career high with two assists to go along with three goals, five ground balls, two draw controls and two caused turnovers in the Crusaders’ 12-6 victory at Waynesburg (Pa.) on March 28 … named OAC Defensive Player of the Week on April 7 after picking up a career-best eight ground balls and adding three goals, two assists and seven draw controls, and matching a career high with five caused turnovers in Capital’s 21-8 triumph over Hilbert (N.Y.) on April 5 at Bernlohr Stadium … set a career best with six points (four goals, two assists) and contributed three ground balls, two draw controls and a caused turnover in the Crusaders’ 14-1 win at Defiance on April 9

 

Personal: Major is undecided … parents are Patrick and Maureen Walton … attended Magnificat High School, where she participated in lacrosse and cross country … career ambition is to become a Child Life Specialist … hobbies include working with physically handicapped kids in sports.