Women's Lacrosse 2014 – Player Profile

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Shawna Chopko – 13

Year: Freshman

Major: Finance

Height: 5-2

Position: M/D

High School: Newark

Hometown: Newark, Del.


At Temple: Played a season of field hockey at Temple in the fall of 2013, helping the Owls to a 14-6 overall record – the Owls reached the BIG EAST Tournament Semifinal , falling to eventual NCAA Division I Field Hockey National Champion UConn – team went 14-6 overall.

High School: Three year letterwinner in lacrosse at Newark High School for head coach Jaime Moore – earned Second Team All-Conference honors as a senior and was a two-time All-Conference honoree in lacrosse – also a four-year starter and two-time team captain on the Newark field hockey team for head coach Erin Manhugh – three-time All-Conference selection in field hockey – also a three-year letterwinner in track and field at Newark – was on the fourth place 4x200 relay team at the Delaware State Championship in 2012 – earned Women’s Athlete of Promise Award for the Delaware Women’s Alliance for  Sports and Fitness in 2011 – academic all-conference and honor roll student all four years at Newark.

Personal: Shawna Clare Chopko – daughter of Tim and Cecilia Chopko – has a younger brother, Shane – had an uncle who wrestled at Delaware State – had an aunt who played volleyball at Drexel – majoring in finance at Wilmington University with aspirations of becoming a personal finance advisor – if she could be anything being a college or professional athlete, she would be a professional baker – if she could be someone else for a day, she would be Beyonce – her perfect mean would be crab cakes with corn and a salad.