West Windsor, N.J.
West Windsor Plainsboro South HS
At Delaware: Expected to challenge for a starting position again on the Blue Hen forward line • two-year letterwinner who has played in 22 career games with nine starts.
2011 Season: Played in all 20 games, which included 18 starts during junior season • National 5 & 10 Best of the Blue Hens Athlete of the Week award winner (Sept. 6) • tied for second on the squad with six goals • tied for third on the team with 13 points • third on the team with 23 shots • posted a two-goal game in UD’s 7-1 victory over Bryant University on Aug. 26 • tallied lone assist of the season in Delaware’s 4-2 win at Rutgers on Aug. 29.
2010 Season: Appeared in 14 games while starting eight in the midfield for Delaware as a sophomore • recorded one shot during the year.
2009 Season: Saw action in eight games and earned a start in one contest as a freshman • was the lone freshman to earn a starting nod during the year after cracking the lineup against California on Sept. 20 • appeared in a pair of postseason bouts after squaring off with James Madison during the CAA semifinals on Nov. 7 and Michigan State during the NCAA Tournament on Nov. 14 • earned playing time in a pair of CAA regular season contests as well after appearing against Northeastern on Oct. 11 and Drexel on Nov. 1.
High School: Three-year letterwinner and two-year captain for West Windsor Plainsboro High School South • garnered Central Jersey Coaches All-Star honors and was an All-Conference, All-Central Jersey, and All-County selection • also was named the team Most Valuable Player as a senior • led her club team to a gold medal at the USA National Field Hockey Festival • also competed in basketball, softball, and lacrosse in high school • earned the team MVP award and was a three-time Defensive Player of the Year selection for the basketball team • chosen as a second-team All-Conference selection in softball and lacrosse • earned Army Reserve National Scholar-Athlete honors.
Personal: Victoria Lynn Sharpless • daughter of Rod and Linda Sharpless • father played football at Maryland, while mother competed in field hockey and lacrosse at The College of New Jersey • plays the double bass • human development major at Delaware with a minor in leadership • SAAC member and H.E.N.S. mentor at Delaware • worked as a lifeguard and camp counselor during the summer.