New Hyde Park, N.Y./New Hyde Park HS
At Delaware: Third-year veteran of the team • third-year starter at the forward position • has played in 38 career games with 23 starts and recorded six goals and four assists.
2011 Season: Appeared in 19 games and started five as a sophomore • team went 10-7-4 and advanced to Colonial Athletic Association Tournament semifinals • recorded game-winning and only goal of the season in 4-1 victory over Siena on Sept. 9 • had two assists on the season and finished season with four points • took 16 shots with nine on goal.
2010 Season: Played in 19 games including 18 starts as a freshman • team went 8-10-1 • second on team with 12 points (5g, 2a) • selected to CAA All-Rookie Team • scored game-winners in overtime vs. Binghamton in second career game (Sept. 5) and at Drexel (Oct. 30) • took 18 shots with eight on goal, scoring on 62.5 percent of her shots on goal • recorded two goals in first career game vs. Delaware State (Oct. 22) • named Colonial Athletic Association Co-Rookie of the Week (Sept. 6).
High School: Three year starter under head coach Phil Cascella • earned New York Section 8 all-class honors in 2008 • earned N.Y. Section 8 all-county honors in 2009 • named to the All-Long Island and All-State teams in 2009 • helped lead club team Albertson Fury '91 to two State Cup Championships in 2009-10 • started on the Olympic Development Program (ODP) squad from 2007 until 2009 • also played lacrosse, starting all four years • class officer • honor roll student.
Personal: Shannon Anne Kearney ("car-nee") • daughter of Cyril and Colleen Kearney • born July 20, 1992 • health behavior science major with minor in public health and nutrition at Delaware • has a younger sister, Caitlyn, and a younger brother, Connor • inspired by Michael Jordan and his quotes, stating they make her want to be better and work harder • worked as an office assistant over the summer • likes to travel.
Career Statistics at Delaware
Career-High Goals: 2 (at Delaware State, 8/22/10)
Career-High Assists: 1 (twice, most recently vs. Towson, 10/24/10)
Career-High Points: 4 (at Delaware State, 8/22/10)
Career Game-Winning Goals: 2 (most recently vs. Drexel, 10/30/09)