Shelby Kean – Soccer – Ball State University Athletics
Named to the All-MAC Academic Team… started all 10 games on the back row… played 873 of possible 942 minutes, went the distance in six games… scored her first collegiate header on a header in the game. season opener against Toledo… that was the team’s first goal of the season and turned out to be the match winner… had two assists this year, including one in the MAC West Championship win against Eastern Michigan and one in the MAC Championship game against Bowling Green… part of a unit defense that has conceded just nine goals in 10 games, had four shutouts and allowed just 3.5 shots on goal per match… named on April 14th defensive player of the week for the MAC West Division.
Played only 12 games and made nine starts with an ankle injury… served as a team captain… was named to the All-MAC academy squad… helped lead the Ball State back line who has only conceded 12 goals in the games she has played… attempted two shots during the season including one on goal… played 92 minutes, a season high, in the 2-1 victory of BSU vs. Ohio.
2018 (second year)
Appeared in just eight games due to injury … made three starts in wins over Central Michigan, Eastern Michigan and Miami … played 30 minutes in the MAC Championship game at Bowling Green.
2017 (first year student)
Played thirteen games for 172 minuets … seven of the thirteen games she played were conference games.
High school / Club
Plays for coach Carlos Giron at Saint Thomas Aquinas, where she is currently playing her senior season… helped her team break a 21-1 record last year as a junior… plays club football for the Lauderhill Lions FC, coached by Phil Zayas.
The full name is Shelby Drew Kean… born April 8, 1999 in Weston, Florida… daughter of Michael and Lori Kean… has two brothers, Brett and Scott… brother Brett played football in South Florida and UNC Charlotte… uncle Marc Brody a played baseball at Hofstra… with a specialization in sports management.