21 - Molly McShane
Molly McShane
Height: 5-6
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Lake Bluff, Ill.
High School: Los Altos
Position: M
Major: Mechanical Engineering

2013: Started all 17 games...10 goals...five assists...15 points...40 groundballs...24 draw controls...was tied for fourth in the NEWMAC in groundballs...tied for third on the team in groundballs...graduates ranked second all-time at MIT in groundballs (127) and fifth in draw controls (101)...tallied four goals, one assist, four groundballs, and two draw controls at Framingham State (4/2)...generated eight groundballs and three draw controls against Smith (3/30)...registered seven draw controls in the season-opener with Southern Maine (3/2)...NEWMAC academic all-conference.

2012: Started all 16 games...15 goals...two assists...17 points...34 groundballs...40 draw controls...seven caused turnovers...led the team in groundballs, ranked second in draw controls, and fourth in goals, points, and caused turnovers...found the back of the net twice against Framingham State (3/20), Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (3/26), Mount Holyoke (3/31), Southern Maine (4/7), and Keene State (4/12)...also earned an assist at Keene State for a season-high three-point performance...collected six groundballs versus Mount Holyoke (3/31)...notched five draw controls against Eastern Connecticut (3/17)...generated two caused turnovers at Wellesley (4/10)...NEWMAC academic all-conference.

2011: Played in 15 games, started 14...eight goals...four assists...12 points...25 groundballs...22 draw controls...nine caused turnovers...ranked second on the team in draw controls, third in groundballs, fourth in assists...scored twice against Gordon (3/8)...posted three points (one goal, two assists) at Framingham State (4/5)...collected five groundballs against Smith (4/26)...earned four draw controls versus Western Connecticut (3/20)...NEWMAC academic all-conference.

2010: Started all 16 games...six goals...six points...28 groundballs...15 draw controls...eight caused turnovers...ranked fourth on the team in groundballs and caused turnovers and fifth in draw controls...had a hat-trick against Smith (4/10)...collected five groundballs at Gordon (3/18)...earned five draw controls versus Springfield (3/27)...posted two caused turnovers against Southern Maine (3/22), Western Connecticut (3/24) and Wellesley (4/28).

Off the Field at MIT: Majoring in mechanical engineering...interned at Function Engineering...researcher in the MIT Media Lab...residential tutor for the MIT Women's Technology Program in mechanical engineering...also a member of the MIT field hockey team...2012 recipient of the MIT Malcolm G. Kispert Award which recognizes the male/female scholar-athletes of the year...Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society...president of Alpha Phi sorority.

High School: A 2009 graduate of Los Altos High School (Calif.)...played field hockey...Los Altos Co-Athlete and Co-Scholar Athlete of the Year as a senior...first team All-Central Coast Section as a senior...team co-MVP as a senior...Los Altos High Eagle Award...Rensselaer Medal in Math and Science.