5 - Molly McShane
Molly McShane
Height: 5-6
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Lake Bluff, Ill.
High School: Los Altos
Position: M
Major: Mechanical Engineering

2012: Appeared in and started all 20 games as a senior...served as one the team's three captains...led the team in assists (17), tied for second in points (37), and was third in goals (10)...ranked eighth in the country in assists per game (0.85)...graduates tied for first all-time at MIT in career assists (37) and is seventh in career points (87)...produced two goals, both unassisted, and two assists against Smith (10/27)...was a factor in four of MIT's five goals in a 5-3 win over Endicott (9/27) as she tallied one goal and three assists...notched two goals and one assist at Lasell (9/4)...totaled one goal and two assists versus Babson (10/15)...NEWMAC Defensive Player of the Week (10/8)...NEWMAC Athlete of the Year...NEWMAC first team all-conference...NEWMAC academic all-conference...ECAC New England all-star...NFHCA New England East Region first team...NFHCA New England East Region Player of the Year...NFHCA All-America first team...NFHCA National Academic Squad...NFHCA Scholar of Distinction...Capital One Academic All-District At-Large Team...Capital One Academic All-America At-Large first team.

2011: As a junior appeared in and started 21 games...served as the team's co-captain...posted three goals and one assist totaling seven points...scored the tying goal with 81 seconds left in regulation to force overtime against Mount Holyoke in the NEWMAC Championship (11/6)...currently ranks sixth all-time at MIT career assists with 20...NEWMAC first team all-conference...NEWMAC academic all-conference...was named first team All-New England East and second team All-America by the NFHCA....first team Capital One Academic All-America At-Large.

2010: Appeared in and started all 19 games as a sophomore ... registered four goals and 12 assists for 20 points...led the team in assists ... recorded a season-high four points on one goal and two assists against Clark (9/17) ... dished out three assists versus Daniel Webster (10/14)...scored only goal in NEWMAC final against Babson (11/7) ... first team NEWMAC All-Conference... NEWMAC Academic All-Conference ... first team All-New England East Region and third team All-America by NFHCA ... NFHCA National Academic squad ... third team Capital One Academic All-America At-Large.

2009: Appeared in and started all 23 games as a freshman...eight goals and seven assists for 23 points...ranked third on the team in assists and fourth in goals and points...posted a hat-trick against Simmons (9/10)...earned two assists versus Manhattanville (9/12) and Springfield (11/8) in the NEWMAC championship game...first team NEWMAC all-conference...NFHCA New England East Region Player of the Year and first team selection...second team All-America.

Off the Field at MIT: Majoring in mechanical engineering...interned at Function Engineering...researcher in the MIT Media Lab...residential tutor for the MIT Women's Technology Program in mechanical engineering...also a member of the MIT women's lacrosse team...2012 recipient of the MIT Malcolm G. Kispert Award which recognizes the male/female scholar-athletes of the year...Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society...president of Alpha Phi sorority.

High School: A 2009 graduate of Los Altos High School (Calif.) ... Los Altos Co-Athlete and Co-Scholar Athlete of the Year as a senior ... first team All-Central Coast Section as a senior ... team co-MVP as a senior...Los Altos High Eagle Award...Rensselaer Medal in Math and Science.