Kristen Shimkus
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Kristen  Shimkus

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Draper, UT

High School:
Juan Diego Catholic

Height:
5-4

Position:
M

Club:
Utah Avalanche ECNL

2016 (Junior): Appeared in three matches in reserve...attempted one shot.

2015 (Sophomore):
Appeared in four matches...attempted one shot on goal.

2014 (Freshman): Appeared in 11 matches, all in reserve...tied for third on the team with two assists...had two assists off corner kicks against Central Michigan.

Club/High School: Lettered four years in soccer and one in lacrosse...first-team all-state, team captain and state championship finalist as as senior in 2013...all-state honorable mention and state quarterfinalist in 2012 and 2011...played on 2010 State 3A Champion team...high school soccer coach was Simon McFall...played club for Utah Avalanche `96 ECNL, coached by Gabe Smart...2011 US Soccer Training Center Invite...team captain in 2010 and 2011...on state ODP team since 2008 and selected to four Region IV camps...on 2010 and 2011 ODP Championship teams.

PERSONAL: Daughter of Dave and Estella Shimkus...has two older sisters...foreign area studies major with a minor in German...on the Dean's, AD's and Commandant's lists...during the summer prior to her senior year, completed Cadet Summer Language Immersion program (CSLIP) to Germany and was the assistant flight commander for Basic Cadet Training (BCT)...active in her squadron as the character officer...began playing soccer at age five...guilty pleasure is watching the Bachelor...hobbies are lacrosse, basketball and community service...favorite food is cereal...favorite class subject is German...favorite TV show is Survivor...favorite movie is Tangled...person in history she’d most like to meet is Malala Yousafzai...credits her sister, Vicki, as having the biggest influence on her sports career...her favorite rode models are her parents...most noteworthy thing about her home town is the delicate arch...best personal moment in soccer is winning a state championship with her sister...enjoys disco skating when away from soccer...favorite athlete is Jerome Boatang...favorite team is Bayern Munich.


Shimkus' Career Stats

Year Games-Started Goals Assists Points Shots SOG GW
2014 (Fr.) 11-0 0 2 2 0 0 0
2015 (So.) 3-0 0 0 0 1 1 0
2016 (Jr.) 3-0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Career 17-0 0 2 2 2 1 0
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