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Illissa Blackshear
Illissa  Blackshear

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
West Orange, N.J.

High School:
West Orange

Height:
5-7

Position:
GK


10/05/2015

Blackshear Earns Second Goalkeeper of the Week Award

Junior becomes fourth Pirate goalkeeper all-time to earn the award twice in one season

10/04/2015

Blackshear Matches Career High in Narrow Setback at DePaul

Illissa Blackshear ties a career-high with eight saves; has allowed one goal or less in three of four starts

10/10/2014

WSOC to Host Xavier in Pivotal BIG EAST Tilt

Pirates aim for three points as conference season passes halfway mark

09/19/2014

Offensive Flurry Leads WSOC Past LIU-Brooklyn

Kosch, Fiorino and Shehaj score for The Hall as Pirates extend unbeaten streak to four

09/12/2014

Saint John Strikes in Second OT to Down Army

Freshman scores first career goal in 104th minute to give The Hall a 1-0 win

2015: Appeared in eight matches, earning seven starts…Ranked third in the BIG EAST with a .786 save percentage…Finished fifth in the conference with 4.12 saves/game…Twice named BIG EAST Goalkeeper of the Week (9.21, 10.5) – becoming the Seton Hall keeper to earn two such awards in the same season since Elizabeth Bond in 2011 and one of four SHU keepers to be recognized twice in the same year all-time…Recorded team-highs of two clean sheets and two victories…Placed eighth among BIG EAST goalkeepers in goals against average (1.25) and shutouts/game (0.25)…Started season finale against Villanova, recording five saves (10.30)…Posted season-high eight stops at DePaul (10.4)…Recorded six saves in historic 1-0 shutout victory over Marquette (10.1)…Denied three shots to register a clean sheet in an overtime win over Albany (9.20)…Came on as a substitute in season debut against Cornell, stopping all three shots faced (9.17)

2014: 
Ranked second in the BIG EAST in both GAA (0.93) and save percentage (.825) in her first full season of action...Averaged 4.40 saves per match; the fourth-highest total in the conference...Posted 0.33 shutouts per appearance; the fourth-best mark in the league...Appeared in 15 matches, making 14 starts...Allowed one goal or less on 11 occasions...Tallied four saves vs. St. John’s (10.25)...Notched fifth shutout of the year with eight saves at Villanova (10.19)...Totaled three stops at Marquette (10.16)...Tallied two stops to record fourth shutout of the season against Xavier (10.12)...Tied a career-high with eight saves at Creighton (10.5)...Came up with four stops in 60 minutes at Butler (9.28)...Turned away four shots at Providence (9.25)...Made two saves and earned the victory against LIU-Brooklyn (9.19)...Tallied six saves to blank Columbia in a draw (9.15)... Named to BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll for the first time in her career (9.15)...Registered four stops at Army, earning her first career victory in double overtime (9.12)...Recorded first career shutout with six saves in 0-0 draw at Princeton (9.8)...Totaled three stops at Stony Brook (9.4)...Made eight saves in first collegiate start vs. Monmouth (9.1)...Came on to start the second half at Rutgers, recording two stops without allowing a goal in her Pirate debut (8.29)

2013:
Did not see action

High School/Personal: Local product who attended nearby West Orange High School, lettering in basketball and track in addition to soccer...Earned First-Team All-Conference honors all four years on the pitch...Burst on to the scene with 198 saves as a freshman, capturing a Second-Team All-State selection...Picked up First-Team All-Conference recognition from 2009-11 and was named one of the top-20 girls soccer players in New Jersey by MSG Varsity heading into her junior campaign after making 145 stops and recording 10 shutouts as a sophomore...Was the only New Jersey representative on the 16-player `95/'96 Super Y-League Olympic Development Program (ODP) Select Team in 2010

CAREER STATISTICS
SEASON GP-GS MIN GA GAA SAVES SAVE % W L T SHO
2013 0-0 0:00 0 0.00 0 .000 0 0 0 0
2014 15-14 1350:46 14 0.93 66 .825 2 7 5 5
2015 8-7 650:15 9 1.25 33 .786 2 4 0 2
CAREER 23-21 2001:01 23 1.03 99 .811 4 11 5 7