Cards place 12 players on NFHCA National Academic Squad
Cards earn academic honors
Cards will face No. 8 Stanford in first round game Saturday at 2 p.m.
Cards will open the 2014 ACC Championship against Wake Forest Thursday
Student-athletes volunteered at the center's Fall Festival
Louisville Field Hockey v North Carolina
Louisville Field Hockey v New Hampshire
Louisville Field Hockey v Providence
Louisville Field Hockey v Temple
Louisville Field Hockey v Old Dominion
As a freshman (2013): Selected 2013 BIG East Rookie of the Year... Played in all 20 games with 18 starts... Second on the team with 10 goal and 22 points... Scored her first career goal in the 2-1 win over Richmond.. Named to BIG EAST honor roll on Oct. 7... Named to NFHCA National Academic Squad... Selected for the USA Field Hockey High Performance program in the summer of 2014.
High School/Club: Played varsity field hockey for four years for coach Matthew Soto... Captain on the 2012 Pennsylvania State runner-up team... Helped lead her team to three Lancaster-Lebanon League titles and two section and district championships while scoring 62 career goals and dishing 92 assists... Two-time Harrow Sports/National Field Hockey Coaches Association All-Pennsylvania Region first team selection (2011 and 2012)... Earned third-team All-America (2011)... Three-time All-State selection, earning first team honors in 2011 and 2012 and a second team selection in 2010... Two-time All-League and All-Region team member... Played for the Penn Lanco/Spooky Nook club team and helped lead her team to gold medals at the National Field Hockey Festival from 2010-12... Participated in the Disney Tournament, the Keystone Games and the National Club Field Hockey Championship.
Personal: Full name is Shannon Marie Sloss... Nickname is Shanni... Daughter of Kelley and Joseph Sloss... Birthdate is July 4, 1995... Major is exercise science... Post college ambition is to get a job and possibly coach... Best moment of her athletic career was making it to the Big East tournament and winning Big East Rookie of the Year... Most people would be surprised to know that she used to be a ballerina and was going on pointe... Favorite quote is "Courage is being scared to death... and saddling up anyway." - John Wayne... Before every game she braids her hair the same way.