|| Tammy Shuer
General: An aggressive player who "leaves everything on the field" when she plays A hard-worker and team leader Provides vocal support for her teammates A physically strong player.
Cardinal Career: Played in 76 games with 59 starts, contributing five points (2 G, 1 AST) and six defensive saves Four-time NFHCA All-Academic.
As A Senior in 2005: Co-captain of the squad for the second-straight year, along with fellow senior Lyndsay Erickson Played in all 21 games, starting 20 Helped lead the Cardinal's defense that shutout three teams Tied for first on the squad with two defensive saves Scored her second career goal for two points Recorded five shots Named to the NFHCA All-Academic team for the fourth-straight season.
Individual Game Notes (2005)
11/4 vs California (NorPac Tournament Semifinal)- G ... Scored her second career goal and first of the season to force the game into overtime before Stanford fell to the Bears, 2-1 10/10 at Wake Forest - DS ... tallied her sixth career defensive save against top-ranked Wake Forest 9/17 at California - DS ... fifth career defensive save as Stanford narrowly fell 1-0 to the Bears
As A Junior In 2004: Started and played in 19 of the team's 20 games, helping lead a defense that was fifth in the NorPac in goals allowed per contest (2.05) and notched three shutouts, including two in three outings at the NorPac Championship Second on the club with a pair of defensive saves Named NFHCA All-Academic for the third straight season Earned a pair of Political Science Achievement awards.
Individual Game Notes (2004)
As A Sophomore In 2003: Started all 19 games and was a cornerstone of the team's defense Tied for second on the club with a pair of defensive saves Named NFHCA All-Academic.
Individual Game Notes (2003)
10/26 vs. Southwest Missouri State - AST ... first career assist 10/7 vs. Central Michigan - DS 8/31 vs. Villanova - DS ... first career defensive save|
As A Freshman In 2002: Played in 17 games with two starts Scored a goal on the only shot she took during the season Named NFHCA All-Academic.
Individual Game Notes (2002)
11/8 vs. Radford (NorPac Championship Semifinals) - First career start 10/4 at Saint Louis - G ... first career goal on only shot she took during the season|
High School: A 2002 graduate of St. Francis High School A First Team All-League and Second Team All-Central Coast Section selection as a senior in 2001 Earned the team's Most Valuable Defensive Player honor as a senior and its Most Improved Player selection in her junior year Team won the Central Coast Section title in only its fourth year of existence during her senior season Also played three years of soccer and was a member of the school's CCS championship girls' soccer squad in 2001 A National Merit Scholar.
Other Amateur Field Hockey: Club team (San Jose Fly) finished third at the 2002 National Hockey Festival.
Coaching Staff On Shuer: "Tammy is competitive with such a strong desire to win. We are so thankful for her leadership and dedication to our team. We feel so confident in her leadership ability. Her work ethic and competitive desire is unbelievable."
Getting To Know Tammy Shuer
|Born:||June 21, 1984|
|Parents:||Lawrence and Paula Shuer|
|Stanford Family:||Sister, Jenna Bott, played three seasons of soccer at Stanford (2000-02)|
|Last Summer:||Spent last summer working as a camp counselor in Palo Alto at the Youth Community Service's Summer of Service Camp|
|My earliest field hockey memory is:||When I decided to play field hockey at the end of my sophomore year in high school, I went to a spring practice and whiffed when I tried to hit the ball|
|For me to improve as a person, I need to:||Understand that "we are what we repeatedly do"|
|Favorite Professional Athlete:||Lance Armstrong|
Last Updated: 6/07/06