|Shane Elsner - 20
Sat out last season ... a true scorer who has a knack for finding the back of the net.
Redshirt Season (2007)
Did not play in 2007.
Junior Season (2006)
Played in 18 contests during season, with lone start coming against Stetson (9/17) ... accounted for three goals on the year, marking the third consecutive season he has scored a trio of goals in a season while wearing the Green and Gold ... scored the team's lone goal in the NCAA Tournament game against Gardner-Webb (11/11) ... also tallied goals against Wright State (9/3) and Tulsa (10/21) ... finished campaign with 17 shots, nine shots on goal and a .529 shots on goal percentage.
Sophomore Season (2005)
Played in 12 games during season ... three goals on the year, including one game winner ... scored the game-winning goal in the victory over Maine (9/4) ... also scored against East Carolina (10/7) and Kentucky (10/23) ... Kentucky tally was his first career penalty kick goal ... had 11 shots, six on goal, for the season.
Freshman Season (2004)
Appeared in 15 contests ... scored three goals and dished three assists on the season ... scored two goals in a five-minute span in 4-0 win over DePaul ... provided offensive punch in 4-0 win over Birmingham-Southern (10/22) with a goal and two assists for his first of each in his college career ... tallied an assist in the C-USA championship game against Memphis ... recorded two shots against Cincinnati (10/2), Birmingham-Southern (10/22), Memphis (10/27) and Kentucky (10/30) ... had eight shots on goal on the year and a .381 SOG percentage.
Was a four-year starter under head coach Kevin Joyner ... was a captain for junior and senior seasons ... named to all-area team as a sophomore and junior ... also named all-district first team as a sophomore and junior ... named team's offensive player of the year in 2002 ... led team to district championship in 2001.
Other Soccer Info
Played seven years for Solar Soccer Club for coach Kevin Smith ... led team to the Under 19 North Texas championship ... played for ODP team for three years ... ODP team won the national championship as well as the Region III championship.
Full name is Shane Ramsey Elsner ... born July 28, 1986 ... parents are Scott and Sharon Snipes, father is Clint Elsner ... majoring in business ... has one older brother (Tyler).