20   Matthew Shea
Matthew Shea

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Boston, Mass.

High School:
Hanover

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 165

Position:
B

Birthdate:
03/09/1989


AS A JUNIOR IN 2009:

Finished the season with a goal and an assist ... First collegiate score was a golden goal at Albany on Oct. 31 ... Assisted on Aaron O'Neal's goal against UMBC on Oct. 21 ... Helped BU shut out six opponents, including then-No. 1 St. John's and No. 12 UConn.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2008:

Was one of seven players to start all 21 games ... Recorded a total of three assists, including one on Jin Oh's game-winner against Fairleigh Dickinson in the first round of the NCAA tournament ... Had another against Rhode Island and Colgate ... Helped the Terriers shut out 10 opponents.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2007:

Played in all 20 games for the Terriers, starting 18 ... First collegiate start came on Sept. 3 against Northeastern ... Tallied one assist on the season against Northeastern ... Played solid defense for a Terrier backfield that posted seven shutouts on the season ... Earned a spot on the America East All-Rookie team.

BEFORE BOSTON UNIVERSITY

Started and lettered on the varsity squad all four years ... Senior team captain ... Member of the Mass State Olympic Development Program Team for two years ... Two-time Patriot League All-Star, Patriot Ledger All-Scholastic, and Brockton Enterprise All-Scholastic honoree ... As a senior, named Eastern Mass All-Star, Boston Globe and Boston Herald All-Scholastic, and the Brockton Enterprise Co-Player of the Year with brother Ryan ... Participated in the Super Y League National ODP camp ... Played club soccer for the South Shore United Blazers and Cape Cod Crusaders ... Also played two years of basketball ... Member of the National Honor Society ... A Boys' State candidate ... Won the Junior Mathematics Award ... Earned cum laude on National Latin Exam ... Member of the Hanover High Math Team.

PERSONAL

Born March 9, 1989 ... Son of Christopher and Lisa Shea ... Has a twin, Ryan, who is also a senior on the team, a younger brother Colin and a younger sister, Emily ... Enrolled in the School of Education, majoring in mathematics education.

STATISTICS
Overall Stats America East Stats
Year GP-GS Sh G A Pts GP-GS Sh G A Pts
2010 14-4 4 0 0 0 7-2

3

0
0
0
2009 18-16 3 1 1 3 7-5 3 1 1 3
2008 21-21 4 0 3 3 8-8 0 0 0 0
2007 20-18 3 0 1 1 8-8 0 0 0 0
Total 73-59
14
1
5
7
30-23
6
1
1
3

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