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Oliver Shannon
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Oliver Shannon 1893631
Position: Midfielder
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 170
Year: Senior
Hometown: Liverpool, U.K.
Major: Sports Communication

In 2016 (Junior):

  • One of three captains
  • Named to the All-ACC Second Team
  • Played in 23 total matches, recording over 2,000 minutes
  • Led the team with six assists
  • Recorded one game-winning goal
  • Earned a spot on the All-ACC Academic Team
  • Named the Dalton Family Most Valuable Player
  • Accepted the No. 1 RPI award on behalf of the team
  • Named to Clemson's Honor Roll for maintaining at least a 3.0 GPA during the Spring 2017 semester
  • Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll (3.0 GPA or higher) for the second time

In 2015 (Sophomore):

  • Named to the All-ACC Third Team
  • Played in 22 matches, starting 18
  • Scored five goals on the season, including two game-winning goals (one against South Carolina and one against Virginia Tech)
  • Assisted four goals, tallying 14 points, finishing fourth on the team
  • Took 31 total shots, averaging 1.41 shots per game

In 2014 (Freshman):

  • Played in 18 matches, starting 14 in the midfield
  • Scored three goals on the season, including two golden goals (one at Providence on Sept. 14 and one against Coastal Carolina in the regular season on Oct. 21)
  • Assisted on two more goals during his freshman season
  • Took 22 total shots, including a career high four against Notre Dame in the ACC Tournament semifinals
  • Named to Clemson’s Dean’s List for maintaining at least a 3.5 GPA during the Spring 2015 semester 

Before Clemson: 

  • Graduated from St. Anselms College in Heswall, England
  • Played For Everton Youth academy for 13 years
  • Scholar/Apprentice at Everton from 2012-14
  • Won the 2013-14 Youth Premier League with Everton
  • Reached quarterfinals of FA Youth Cup with Everton
  • Completed two A-levels while playing for Everton in business studies and history
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