Abra Shen
Abra Shen
Height: 5-4
Year: So.
Hometown: Toronto, Ontario
High School: Richview Collegiate Institute
Major: Brain and Cognitive Sciences

2013-14: Solid season as a sophomore for the Engineers … appeared in every match but one … finished the season with averages of 519.5 in smallbore and 538.7 in air rifle … both of those marks were career bests … fired a 528 in smallbore in her first action of the season against Rose Hulman (10/18) … 533 in air rifle at the University of the Sciences (10/26) … at the Beanpot (1/25-26) she went 547 and 549 in air rifle … upped that mark again at VMI (2/8) with a career best 557 … also set a new career best with a 535 in smallbore against the Keydets … boosted that to a career-high 537 against Maritime (2/15) … closed the season with a 525 in smallbore and a 551 in air rifle at the MAC Championships (3/2).

2013-14: Saw action in six matches during her first season … competed in air rifle in all six outings and in smallbore twice … averaged a 495.5 in smallbore and 501.3 in air rifle … shot both disciplines three times during the season … reached the 500 mark for the first time in air rifle against the University of the Sciences (11/3) with a 504 … shot a 512 against SUNY Maritime (11/10) … twice reached 518 for a season-high, once in the Beanpot (1/25-26) and again at Coast Guard (2/16) … also set her season mark against the Bears in smallbore with a 510.

2012-13: Saw action in six matches during her first season … competed in air rifle in all six outings and in smallbore twice … averaged a 495.5 in smallbore and 501.3 in air rifle … shot both disciplines three times during the season … reached the 500 mark for the first time in air rifle against the University of the Sciences (11/3) with a 504 … shot a 512 against SUNY Maritime (11/10) … twice reached 518 for a season-high, once in the Beanpot (1/25-26) and again at Coast Guard (2/16) … also set her season mark against the Bears in smallbore with a 510.

Off The Range at MIT: Majoring in brain and cognitive science … internship with LIFT Communities … research in memory … clinical research with the Cancer Survivorship Program at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre … Outstanding Leader Award … Freshman Service Award … Co-President and Co-Founder of LIFT, MIT … President of ARCTAN … President of Next Act … Vice-President Marketing of BrainTrust … Vice-President Publicity of Colleges Against Cancer.

High School: A 2012 graduate of Richview Collegiate Institute … curling MVP … also participated in archery and softball … Valedictorian.