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Sharon Pagorek
Sharon Pagorek

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Dyer, Ind.

High School:
Marian Catholic

Height:
5-9

Position:
Defender

Birthdate:
12/12/1983

Experience:
1VL



2004: Redshirted.

2003: Academic All-Big Ten selection ... Big Ten All-Freshman team selection on defense ... part of defensive effort that enabled Purdue to hold off DePaul (11/14) and Western Michigan (11/16) during the first two rounds of the NCAA Tournament ... came away with several key blocks and interceptions in win over Broncos ... played an outstanding defensive game in Big Ten Tournament loss to Illinois (11/7) ... blocked several Illini shots playing at right defense ... helped lead team to its eighth shutout of the season against Indiana (11/6) at the Big Ten Tournament ... part of a team effort that limited the Hoosiers to just two shots on goal ...played all 90 minutes vs. Ball State (11/1), holding the Cardinals to two shots ... helped Purdue collect its seventh shutout of the season, with its 2-0 win over Indiana State (10/29) ... part of defensive effort that limited the Sycamores to one shot in the second period ... played all 90 minutes at defense in Purdue's 2-1 win at Indiana (10/24) ... helped hold the Hoosiers scoreless for the first 89 minutes of the game ... took one shot vs. the Hoosiers ... recorded first career goal against Illinois (10/19) ... headed in goal off Jayme-Lee Biamonte corner kick ... recorded a season-high two shots against Northwestern (10/17) ... played all 90 minutes on defense vs. the Wildcats ... competed for all 110 minutes in 2OT match at Michigan (10/12) ... defensive work kept the Wolverines off the board for the final 75 minutes of the match ... started and played entire game on defense at Michigan State (10/10) ... part of defensive effort that limited the Spartans to just four shots in the entire second half, allowing Purdue to come back and win ... played all 73 minutes of the rain-shortened match with Penn State (9/26) ... helped clear out nine Nittany Lion corner kicks ... scored first career point on a game-winning assist to Courtney Coppedge against Wisconsin (9/21) ... sent in the assist from the right midfield area ... played all 90 minutes against the Badgers on defense, helping to clear out 13 corner kicks and 14 shots ... recorded a blocked shot in the 67th minute, taking down a Marla Froelich shot from point-blank range ... played all 90 minutes on defense at Minnesota (9/19) ... limited Golden Gophers to just three shots in the first half ... recorded first collegiate shot and shot on goal vs. Illinois State (9/12) ... finished game with two shots in 79 minutes played ... started game against Marshall (8/30) at defense and played 64 minutes ... was her regular-season debut for the Boilermakers after redshirting all of last season.

2002: Redshirted.

High School: Three-year varsity letterwinner ... all-conference as a freshman and sophomore ... named to all-area team both her freshman and sophomore years ... all-sectional pick as a sophomore ... earned second team all-state as a freshman ... Star All-Area Team member in 1999.

Personal: Given name is Sharon Pagorek ... born Dec. 12, 1983 ... plans to major in liberal arts ... enjoys water sports, spending time with friends, golf and playing the piano ... has two high school teammates playing Division I soccer, both in the Big Ten ... parents are Stanley and Sally Pagorek ... has two sisters: Stacey and Suezanne, and a brother, Stephen ... Stacey played soccer at Spring Hill and is a graduate student at Emory ... Suezanne plays softball at Regis in Denver, Colo. ... Stephen attends Western Michigan.