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    Sheila Nesselbush
    Sheila Nesselbush

    Class:
    Sophomore

    Hometown:
    Penfield, N.Y.

    High School:
    Penfield

    Height:
    5-8

    Position:
    M



    2014: Appeared in the starting lineup in her first career game with the Wildcats, a 13-12 win over No. 8 Virginia, and went on to start all 21 games of her freshman season ... Ranked second among NU field players with 26 ground balls on the year ... Scored her first career goal and picked up two ground balls in a win over Marquette ... Sparked the NU defense with three ground balls, three draw controls and one caused turnover vs. Notre Dame ... Netted her second goal of the season at Syracuse ... Two draw controls and two ground balls at UMass ... Also had two draw controls in upset of No. 1 North Carolina on March 31 ... First career assist came vs. Johns Hopkins ... Scored a goal in her debut in the NCAA Tournament, scooping up a loose ball and scoring in the first half of an 11-8 win over Louisville ... Came up with three draw controls in NCAA quarterfinal win at Florida ... Recorded two caused turnovers in semifinal loss to No. 1 Maryland.

    High School: Four-year starter at Penfield ... Leading scorer (62 goals) and team captain on 2013 New York State Regional Championship team ... 2013 All-American, All-Greater Rochester Player of the Year and Monroe County Player of the Year ... Two-time first-team All-Monroe County ... Team's offensive MVP in senior season ... Played in US Lacrosse Greater Rochester Senior All-Star game ... Received Penfield High School's Elmer Peck Most Improved Athlete Award in 2011-12, given to one PHS student annually ... Led Penfield to a win in 2013 New York State Championship semifinal game with three goals and one assist, including the game-winning goal in overtime ... Two-time US Lacrosse Academic All-American ... Ranked No. 2 academically in her senior class of 385 students ... Also a captain and four-year starting point guard on varsity basketball team, earning first-team All-Monroe County and honorable mention All-Greater Rochester as a senior ... Treasurer and Historian for PHS student government.

    Personal: Born Sheila A. Nesselbush in Penfield, N.Y. ... Daughter of Marlene and Robert Nesselbush ... Father played college football at Bucknell and is president of Rochester General Hospital ... Twin sister, Michelle, is playing collegiate lacrosse at Harvard ... Competed in high school against NU teammate Spring Sanders ... Plans to major in engineering.

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    Nesselbush's Career Highs

    Goals 1, two times, most recent at Syracuse (3/23/14)
    Assists 1, vs. Johns Hopkins (4/13/14)
    Points 1, three times, most recent vs. Johns Hopkins (4/13/14)
    Ground Balls 3, vs. Notre Dame (3/5/14)
    Draw Controls 3, vs. Notre Dame (3/5/14)
    Caused Turnovers 1, three times, most recent vs. USC (4/26/14)