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6 Shea Groom
  • 2014 Honda Sports Award nominee
  • 2014 MAC Hermann Trophy semifinalist
  • 2014 NSCAA All-America First Team
  • 2014 NSCAA All-South Region First Team
  • 2014 Capital One Academic All-America First Team
  • 2014 Capital One Academic All-District 7 First Team
  • 2014 SEC Offensive Player of the Year
  • 2014 All-SEC First Team
  • 2014 CollegeSportsMadness.com All-SEC First Team
  • 2014 SEC Tournament All-Tournament Team
  • TopDrawerSoccer.com Team of the Week (9/23/14)
  • TopDrawerSoccer.com Team of the Week honorable mention (9/30/14)
  • TopDrawerSoccer.com Team of the Week honorable mention (12/2/14)
  • CollegeSoccer360.com Primetime Performer (9/23/14)
  • SEC Offensive Player of the Week (9/21/14)
  • 2013 NSCAA All-America Third Team
  • 2013 NSCAA Scholar All-America First Team
  • 2013 Soccer America MVPs Second Team
  • 2013 NSCAA All-South Region First Team
  • 2013 NSCAA Scholar All-South Region First Team
  • 2013 All-SEC First Team
  • 2013 SEC All-Tournament Team
  • 2013 SEC Academic Honor Roll
  • 2013 Texas A&M Offensive MVP
  • 2013 Texas A&M Iron Aggie Award
  • TopDrawerSoccer.com Team of the Week (10/8/13)
  • 2012 NSCAA All-South Region First Team
  • 2012 All-SEC Second Team
  • SEC Academic Honor Roll (2012-13)
  • Big 12 Newcomer of the Week (9/13/11)
  • Soccer America Team of the Week (9/22/11)
  • 2011 TopDrawerSoccer.com Big 12 Top 20 Player Rankings (No. 9)
  • 2011 TopDrawerSoccer.com Freshman Top 100 List (No. 64)

CAREER

All-America performer and Academic All-America and Scholar All-America honoree ... Three-time All-SEC performer ... Has played in 84 matches, including 79 starts... Has recorded 41 goals and 25 assists for her career, good for 107 points ... 41 goals and 107 points both rank sixth in school annals ... Owns 15 game-winning goals at A&M ... Is 4-for-4 in career penalty kick opportunities.

2014 - SENIOR:

Has started all 26 matches on the season ... Leads the SEC and ranks third in the nation with seven game-winning goals ... Ranks third in the SEC and 19th in the nation with goals ... Has registered 39 points on 16 goals and seven assists... Scored a goal in each of the first four games this year ... Recorded her first assist of the year against Illinois State (Aug. 31) ... Drove in her first PK of 2014 against Marquette (Sept. 14) ... Completed the hat trick against Tennesse (Sept. 18) followed by a two-goal performance at LSU (Sept. 26) ... picked up goal number 12 against Vanderbilt (Oct. 10) ... Scored the game-winner in the SEC Championship victory over Kentucky (Nov. 9) ... Notched seven points in the first two matches of the NCAA Championship with one goal and one assist against Houston Baptist (Nov. 14) and one goal and two assists against Arizona (Nov. 21).

2013 - JUNIOR:

Has started in 23 out of 25 games this season ... Scored 14 goals, including game-winners against  UTSA (Aug. 25), Vanderbilt (Sept. 29), Alabama (Oct. 18), and Ole Miss (Oct. 25), and a hat trick including a game-winner against UMASS (Sept. 13) ... First penalty kick came against Cal Poly (Sept. 15) ... took and made another PK against Alabama (Oct. 18) and Ole Miss (Oct. 25) ... first pair of assists came against Auburn (Oct. 4), followed by a one-assist performance against Missouri (Oct. 6) on the same trip ... recorded her fourth assist against LSU (Oct. 31) ... Her final 3 assists came against Auburn (Nov. 6), South Carolina (Nov. 8), and Utah (Nov. 15), bringing her season total to seven assists.

2012 - SOPHOMORE:

Started in 23 matches for the Aggies as a sophomore ... Ranked third on the squad with 17 points on five goals and seven assists (second on the squad) ... Notched one game-winning goal on the year ... Tallied 42 shots, including 18 shots on goal ... Assisted on both goals in A&M's 2-1 win at UC Irvine (Aug. 20) ... Scored two points with one goal and goal win vs. UTSA Roadrunners (Aug. 25)...Notched two points with one goal vs. Rutgers (Aug. 31) ... Tallied four points with two goals and one goal win vs. Long Beach State (Sep. 7) ... Registered four points with one goal and goal win vs. Ole Miss (Sep. 16) ... Scored two points with one goal vs. South Carolina (Sep. 21) ... Notched one point with one assist vs. Mississippi State (Sep. 30) ... Tallied two points and one goal vs. Alabama (Oct. 5) ... Registered four points with one goal and one goal win vs. Vanderbilt (Oct. 14) ... Scored two points with one goal vs. Missouri (Oct. 25) ... Assisted on two goals in A&M's 3-0 NCAA Championship win against UC Irvine (Nov. 16).

2011 - FRESHMAN:

Saw playing time in 10 matches and started in seven before sustaining a season-ending injury against Fordham (Sept. 18) ... Netted a season-high two goals twice, against Dartmouth (Sept. 2) and Fordham ... Scored six goals on the season and assisted four, including three vs. McNeese State (Sept. 5) ... Scored the game winner in the first minute of overtime against No. 1 North Carolina in the Duke Nike Classic ... Also had the game-winning goal at home vs. Dartmouth ... Was named the Big 12 Newcomer of the Week after a big performance against top-ranked UNC ... Her two goals against Fordham earned the forward a spot on the Soccer America Team of the Week ... Ranked No. 9 on the TopDrawerSoccer.com Big 12 Top 20 Player Rankings and No. 64 on the TDS Freshman Top 100 List.

HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB:

Twice honored as the Gatorade Missouri Player of the year (2010-11) ... Named to the NSCAA High School Girls All-America Soccer Team and slated the NSCAA State Player of the Year (2010) ... Led her Liberty High School team to a 2010 Class III State Championship and was named the state's Player of the Year ... Titled All-Conference First Team (2008-10), All Western Region First Team (2008-10) and All-State First Team (2008-10) ... Selected to the ESPNRISE.com Spring Soccer Girls All-America First Team (2009-10) ... Honored as the Kansas City Star High School Girls Athlete of the Week and the Sun News Girls Athlete of the Spring as a freshman in 2008 ... Was on the U.S. Girls National Team from 2007-2008 and attended WNT Camp in 2009-2011 ... Selected to the NSCAA Youth Girls All-America Soccer Team in 2009-10 ... Ranked No. 10 in Top Drawer Soccer's Top 100 Class of 2011 ... Earned the Golden Shoe Award at the 2009 Region II ODP Camp ... Was a member of State Cup Championship teams from 2007-10 ... Netted the game winner for the 2011 Missouri State Championship ... An all-around athlete who lettered in track (2008-09) and basketball (2009-10) ... Named All-State in track (2008) ... Named to the ESPN Rise Spring All-America list (2011).

PERSONAL:

Shea Ellese Groom was born March 4, 1993 to parents Kelly and Lesa Groom of Liberty, Mo. Has one sibling, Kami (21) ... A 2011 graduate of Liberty High School, where she was a member of the National Honor Society and received the LHS Academic Emblem ... Volunteered as a preschool helper at Pleasant Valley Baptist Church, at the City Union Mission and the KC Rescue Mission ... Majoring in general studies ... Chose A&M because "it feels like home and I wanted to be a part of the Aggie traditions." ... Recreation, Park, and Tourism Sciences major.

Position: Forward
Height: 5'6"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Liberty, Mo.
High School: Liberty
Graduating Year: 2015
Experience: 1 Letter
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