Eleven Golden Bears Named to NFHCA National Academic Squad
Megan Shimojima Wins Weekly Award
NorPac West Offensive Player of the Week
Sunday, Oct. 16, 2011
Career: Ended her three-year career with 21 goals, including three game-winners, five assists, and 47 points, playing in 57 games.
2011: Scored a career-high nine goals on 15 shots-on-goal...also had two assists for 20 points...scored four goals in Cal's 10-0 rout of Pacific to begin NorPac play, tying for the most goals in a single game by any player in the NCAA in 2011...her eight points in that game were tied for fifth most in a single game by any player in the NCAA in 2011...was named the NorPac West Player of the Week after the Pacific game...earned her second NorPac West Player of the Week honor on Oct. 25 after scoring two goals, including the game-winner in overtime, at UC Davis.
2010: Led the team with in points with 18, collecting eight goals and two assists ... earned a game-winning goal at Pacific ... named to the NFHCA Division I National Academic Squad ... played in all 19 games, starting 18 of them.
2009: Won NorPac West Offensive Player of the Week honors on Oct. 27 after scoring two goals, one of which was the gamewinner against UC Davis...totaled four goals over the course of the season, three of which came against UC Davis and one against Iowa...also had an assist on the second goal of the season against Kent State...produced 10 shots and six shots on goal...appeared in 18 games and started 13 of them...named to NFHCA Division I National Academic Squad.
High School: Competed in the 2007 USA Field Hockey's National Futures Championship on the same team as Cal teammates Kristen Goodman, Jessica Kreck, Haleh Nourani and Erin Magill...a 2007 All-CCS selection who was named BVAL MVP as a senior...her 2007 Lynbrook team placed fourth in the Central Coast Section (CSS)...also played basketball for Lynbrook.
Personal: Born on Jan. 7, 1990...father is Edward Shimojima...Media Studies major.