13 Shannon DiStefano
    Shannon DiStefano


    Longmeadow, Mass.

    High School:



    Field Hockey Drops 6-2 Match To No. 19 Indiana

    Freshman Callie Vitalo nets the first two goals of her collegiate career.


    Field Hockey Falls To BIG EAST Foe Louisville, 6-0

    Friars face No. 19 Indiana on October 22 at 2:00 p.m. in Louisville, Ky.


    Field Hockey Falls To Rutgers, 3-1

    Henni Tietze records Providence's lone goal.


    Field Hockey Drops Tough Match At Dartmouth, 3-1

    Bernasconi tallies lone Friar goal; DiStefano records nine saves.


    Field Hockey Earns Critical BIG EAST Win vs. Villanova

    Daniella Bernasconi tallies game winner in overtime to defeat Wildcats, 3-2.

    As a Senior: Played 15 games for the Friars and made 13 appearances in the starting line-up at goalkeeper... Posted a 3-9 overall record... Logged 821 minutes of action, allowed 38 goals and recorded a career-best 103 saves for a 0.730 save percentage and a 3.24 goals against average... Was named to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll on September 12.

    As a Junior: Played 12 games overall and got the starting nod in goal seven times... Played a total of 611 minutes and recorded a 1.26 goals against average and a 0.788 save percentage... Posted a 3-4 record, including two shut-out victories against Northeastern (9/15) and Columbia (9/19)...Allowed 11 goals and made 41 saves...Named to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll four times (9/13, 9/20, 9/27, 10/25).

    As a Sophomore: Played in four games for the Friars and appeared in the starting line-up once...Recorded a season-high five saves against Massachusetts on August 29 and finished the year with a 1-1 record...Registered a 0.857 save percentage and a 0.74 goals against average in 94 minutes of action...Recorded her first-career victory against Rutgers on October 9...BIG EAST Academic All-Star.

    As a Freshman: Did not play.

    In High School: Earned three varsity letters in field hockey and indoor/outdoor track at Longmeadow High School...Captained each team as a senior...Four-time Republican All-Scholastic selection...Two-time member of the Republican Super Seven for Western Massachusetts...Helped guide Longmeadow to four league titles and finished as Western Mass. Champs three times...Longmeadow posted a 62-3-7 overall record during her tenure with the team...A member of Futures Elite and has participated in the National Futures Tournament three times.

    Personal: Born March 16, 1990...Daughter of Tim and Louise DiStefano...Has one brother, Sam... Elementary education major.

    2008	0/0	0	0/0.000	0/0.00	0-0
    2009	4/1	94:09	6/0.857	1/0.740	1-1
    2010	12/7	610:57	41/0.788	11/1.26	3-4
    2011	15/13	820:55	103/0.730	38/.730	3-9
    TOTALS	31/21	1526:01	150/0.750	50/2.29	7-14

    BIG EAST Academic All-Star • 2009, 2010