Feb. 27, 2013
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - University of Louisville head coach Justine Sowry announced that Shannon Sloss has signed her National Letter of Intent to play for the Cardinals starting in the fall of 2013. She is the fourth of six newcomers expected to join the U of L field hockey program, with the other signees to be announced in the upcoming weeks.
Pequea, Pa. Penn Manor HS Forward
Shannon Sloss joins U of L from Pequea, Pa., where she was a senior captain on the 2012 Pennsylvania State runner-up Penn Manor High School team. She 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. The two-time Harrow Sports/National Field Hockey Coaches Association All-Pennsylvania Region first team selection (2011 and 2012) earned third-team All-America honors in 2011. Sloss is a three-time All-State selection, earning first team honors in 2011 and 2012 and a second team selection in 2010. She is also a two-time All-League and All-Region pick.
Sloss 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. She also participated in the Disney Tournament, the Keystone Games and the National Club Field Hockey Championship.
Justine Sowry on Shannon Sloss
"Shannon is an exceptional athlete with great speed and a skillset that will add punch and depth to our forward line. Her work rate and hustle on the field are unyielding with the ability to put to put the ball in the back of the goal. Shannon knows how to win as she hails from an exceptional school and club program led by Coach Matt Soto. We are excited to have Shannon join our program and we look forward to her being an offensive threat for the Cardinals."
Shannon Sloss on Louisville
"I chose U of L because when I came out here for the first time, the campus amazed me and I liked how everyone was so nice. The facilities are the best I have ever seen and I love how the whole community supports the athletic programs! The team is a great group of girls and I cannot wait to start playing for U of L!"