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Height: 5'3"
Year: Senior
City/State: Summit, N.J.
High School: Oak Knoll


Career Statistics

Career: Took the field in 48 career contests, making 11 starts on attack … Recorded 29 goals and two assists to go along with 21 ground balls, one draw control and six caused turnovers … Team captain as a senior … Two-time IWLCA Academic Honor Roll selection and four-year member of the ACC Academic Honor Roll.

2017: Played in all 17 contests, starting seven on attack … Totaled 18 goals, one assist, 13 ground balls, one draw control and three caused turnovers … Tallied three goals from the eight-meter mark … Placed 30 of her 34 shots for the season on cage … Notched multiple tallies six times, including in a career-best four-goal performance against Navy (2/12) … Filled the stat sheet with one goal, three ground balls, one draw control and two caused turnovers in the season opener against Drexel (2/5) … Team captain … Named to the IWLCA Academic Honor Roll and the ACC Academic Honor Roll.

2016: Took the field in 15 games as a junior … Recorded five goals, three ground balls and one caused turnover … Matched a career high with two tallies against Penn (2/28) … Placed 11 of her 13 shots for the season on goal … IWLCA Academic Honor Roll and ACC Academic Honor Roll.

2015: Played in 11 games during Duke’s run to the NCAA semifinals, making starts against Elon (2/7), Richmond (2/13) and Navy (2/15) … Notched three goals on the year, including two in the season opener against the Phoenix … Added four ground balls and one caused turnover for the season … Picked up three ground balls at Davidson (3/31) … ACC Academic Honor Roll. 

2014: Appeared in five contests as a freshman, starting the season opener against Elon (2/7) … Scored two goals in the win over the Phoenix … Registered a ground ball and a caused turnover against Louisville (2/9) … Tallied her first career assist at William & Mary (2/16) … ACC Academic Honor Roll.

Prior to Duke: Lettered four seasons for Elizabeth Mercogliano at Oak Knoll … 2012 US Lacrosse Academic All-American … Earned first team NJISAA Prep A Division and NJGLL Stars and Stripes South Division accolades as a senior … Totaled 36 goals, 12 assists, 30 draw controls, 34 ground balls and eight caused turnovers during her final year … NJISAA Prep A Division first team, NJIGLL Stars and Stripes South Division second team and all-county selection as a junior … Finished her prep career with 106 goals, 38 assists, 76 draw controls, 98 ground balls and 25 caused turnovers … Guided Oak Knoll to NJISAA Prep A championships as a sophomore, junior and senior … Played on the Metro Lacrosse and STEPS Lacrosse club teams … All-group, all-conference and all-county honoree in field hockey, helping her team capture conference, county, section and group titles as a senior … Graduated class valedictorian … Member of the Cum Laude Society, National Foreign Language Honor Society and the National Merit Honor Society … AP Scholar with Distinction … Recipient of the NJSIAA Scholar Athlete Award and the NJISAA Jan Baker Scholar Athlete Award.

Personal: Born Hayley Blaire Shaffer on March 17, 1995 in Livingston, N.J. … Daughter of John and Marta Shaffer … Has three brothers, John, Reed and Kohl … Father was a quarterback on the Penn State football team (1984-86), guiding the Nittany Lions to a national championship in 1986 … Brother, John, played lacrosse at Duke from 2013-16 while Reed is currently a member of the team.

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