16  Shannon Fowkes
Shannon Fowkes

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Smithsburg, Md.

High School:
Smithsburg HS

Height:
5-3

Position:
F


2009: Finished second on the team with six points ... Only one of four Catamounts to start in all 19 matches in 2009 ... Had an assist in the game winner against East Tennessee State on Aug. 28. ... Notched an assist at Tennessee on Sept. 13 ... Tallied her first goal of the season against Jacksonville State on Sept. 18 ... Scored the equalizer in the final seconds at Samford on Oct. 2 ... Finished 2009 with a .516 shot-on-goal percentage for a total of 9-for-16 ... Finished her career with 10 goals and five assists for a total of 25 points ... Managed a shot-on-goal percentage of .485 (33-for-68) ... Finished her career tied for ninth with a total of four game-winning goals.

2009: Had an assist in the game winner against East Tennessee State on Aug. 28.

2008: Appeared in all 23 matches, starting 22 at the forward position ... Scored two goals and tallied two assists for six points overall on the season ... Scored first goal against Butler (9/05) in overtime for the game-winner ... Also tallied a marker in the Belmont match in a 2-1 loss in OT ... Finished the season with 17 shots 11 of them were on goal for a .647 shot-on-goal percentage ... Earned her second SoCon Fall Academic All-Conference Team honors.

2007: Started 13 of her 20 matches played on the year... Scored three goals, second-highest on the team...Also had one assist for seven points overall on the season, good for third-place on the team... Took 15 shots, five of which found the goal...Was named Southern Conference Player of the Week for the week of October 9th, after scoring a goal in both of her games, wins against Appalachian State and The Citadel, and led the team in goals, points, and shot percentage on the week... Also garnered 2007 Southern Conference Fall Academic All-Conference Team honors.

2006: Played in 21 matches and started 16 ... Named Southern Conference Player of the Week on October 10 after scoring three goals in two games, with two of them being game winners ... Scored the first goal of her Catamount career against Appalachian State, notching two goals in the game to give her club a come from behind victory ... Ranked second on the team in game-winning goals with two ... Notched a season-high six shots against the College of Charleston (10/13).

High School: Was a four year starter helping Smithsburg HS to a 61-13-1 overall record ... Helped the Leopards win three-consecutive Maryland West Regional Championships en route to back-to-back state semifinal appearances before capturing the Maryland 1-A state soccer championship as a senior ... For her career, scored 65 goals and dished out a school-record 34 assists for an additional school-record of 164 points ... Was a three-time, first-team All-Antietam Conference, all-area, and All-Washington County selection and also earned All-Maryland, All-State accolades each of her final two seasons ... Also earned Herald-Mail Co-Player of the Year as a sophomore before garnering the honor herself again as a junior ... She finished her prep career with 65 goals scored and 34 assists for 164 total career points ... Off the pitch, was a two-year starter for the SHS varsity girls basketball team ... Also ran track & field, winning a Maryland 1A state championship in 2003, anchored the 2004 1A state 4x200-meter state championship relay team and earned first team All-MVAL Antietam Conference accolades as a senior ... Ranked 18th in her senior class and was a member of the National Honors Society.

Club: Played for the Hagerstown Soccer Club for two years in 1998-99 before moving to the FC Frederick squad ... Helped the latter to the 2004 State Cup semifinals.

Personal: Full name is Shannon Marie Fowkes ... Daughter of Bill and Jill Fowkes.

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