News & Notes on Purdue Athletics
Elite group of Boilermakers now numbers 153
Boilermakers record 11 shots on goal by IU goalkeeper stands tall & makes 10 saves.
2006: Team Captain ... Academic All-Big Ten ... selected as Purdue's representative to the All-Big Ten Tournament Team ... recorded six shots in two tournament games, placing four on goal ... was great with the ball on offense, keeping it away from pressing defenders from Ohio State and Illinois ... established personal season bests in several categories, including games played (23), shots (53) and shots on goal (18) ... lone goal of season was the game-winner in a 1-0 home win over OSU ... provided assists in 4-1 win over Western Kentucky and one of two to Jessica Okoroafo (along with Parrissa Eyorokon), who kicked in the game-winner vs. Indiana ... made 12 starts, including the final eight matches of the season ... picked up yellow card in 0-0 tie at Cincinnati.
2005: Academic All-Big Ten ... appeared in 19 of the team's 20 matches, starting 17 times... played a career-high 82 minutes against the 2-1 loss to Iowa ... scored her first goal of the season against Missouri off of a Lauren Sesselmann pass into the middle of the box...scored her second and final goal during the sixth minute against Minnesota again off of a Lauren Sesselmann pass ... recorded her first and only assist of the season in the 1-0 win over Wisconsin when her shot ricocheted off the left post and was punched back by Parrissa Eyorokon... finished seventh on the team with 20 shots.
2004: Only member of the freshman class to start all 20 matches ... second on the team with 34 shots ... scored goals in back-to-back wins over Indiana State and Oakland ... first career goal, scored against the Sycamores, came off a Kira Bilecky header that bounced off the left post ... her second and final goal of the season also came off a teammate's rebound, putting back a Parrissa Eyorokon shot that ricocheted off an Oakland defender ... recorded a season best five shots in consecutive matches against Iowa and Minnesota ... posted four shots in collegiate debut against Cincinnati.
High School: Graduated from North High School in 2004 ... played for her high school team as a freshman ... led the club with a school-record 25 goals in her only season ... was named first-team all-district and all-area ... named first team Western Ohio League ... played club soccer with the Dayton Soccer Academy with current Purdue teammate Jordyn Shaffer ... won three state championships and finished third in the region in 2003 ... played on Region II team in 2001 and 2002 ... made the regional pool in 2002 and 2003 ... recipient of several outstanding student awards ... member of the National Honors Society.
Personal: Given name is Shauna S. Stapleton ... born Sept. 21, 1985 ... daughter of Rocky and Deborah Stapleton ... has an older brother, Adam.