Deckard posts hat trick in scrimmage over Bobcats
Ohio State (12-8) faces No. 2 seed Old Dominion (20-2) at 11:30 a.m. ET Saturday
Buckeyes face No. 7 seed Michigan State at approximately 12:15 p.m. Thursday in State College, Pa.
Buckeyes tied for third as Big Ten race heats up in final week
2011 (Sophomore Season): Started all 21 games for the Buckeyes at the back position ... made first career start against Duke (Aug. 26) in the season opener ... tallied 70 minutes against top-ranked Old Dominion (Sept. 11) ... notched a season-high 76 minutes in the 4-3 victory vs. Wake Forest (Sept. 18) ... part of the starting backfield that limited opponents to 1.62 goals per game.
2010 (Freshman Season): Saw action in two games during the 2010 Final Four campaign...contributed for the Scarlet and Gray in shutout victories against Robert Morris (Sept. 29) and Ball State (Oct. 27) in Columbus.
Archmere Academy: Played four years of varsity field hockey in both the mid- and backfield at Archmere Academy in Claymont, Del. ... as a senior captain, scored eight goals and added 11 assists for 27 points as the team recorded a 13-1-1 season ledger, the best in school history ... a Diamond State All-Conference and All-State honoree in field hockey ... a four-year All-Conference honoree in softball.
Personal: Daughter of Hugh and Angela Shea ... brother, Patrick, is just 19 months older ... started playing field hockey at age 14 ... nickname is Shea ... enjoys traveling, has been to Peru, several Caribbean Islands and Mexico ... loves the game because of the teamwork needed to be successful ... most admires her parents ... would like to become a sports broadcaster.