The Word: Two-time captain that returns this season after sitting out in 2005 due to injury ... very fast and aggressive ... can take advantage of opposing defenses ... smart, mature player that can play well with both hands ... a composed player ... crafty shooter ... good footwork ... knows how to deliver in the clutch.
2005 Season: Sat out due to injury.
2004 Season: Started in 17 games ... was second on the team in goals with 35 ... also added two assists ... finished third on the team in overall scoring ... scored in 16 of the 17 games she played in ... had four goal performances over Delaware, George Mason and Syracuse ... posted three goals over UMBC, Towson and Virginia ... scored two goals in games against Penn, UNC, Boston University, Stanford and Vanderbilt in the NCAA Tournament ... had four single goal games ... also tallied assists against Stanford and James Madison ... was fourth on the team in groundballs (32) and draw controls (23) .. also had nine caused turnovers.
2003 Season: Started in all 19 games ... was second on the team in goal scoring with 34 ... third in overall scoring with 36 points ... scored a career-high four goals against both George Mason and Penn State ... also had multiple-goal games against UMBC, Princeton, Delaware, James Madison, Hofstra, William & Mary, Syracuse, Virginia as well as against UMBC and Yale in the NCAA Tournament ... scored the game-winning goal in a 9-8 overtime win over Princeton in the regular season and in the NCAA Tournament win over UMBC ... recorded 37 groundballs, 22 draw controls and 20 caused turnovers on the season.
2002 Season: Started in all 19 games ... scored 18 goals and had two assists ... caused 10 turnovers ... picked up 38 groundballs ... scored three goals in the regular season finale against American ... scored first two collegiate goals at UNC ... scored two goals against both Towson and Hofstra ... scored single goals against William & Mary, Penn, Old Dominion, Delaware, George Mason and Old Dominion in the CAA tournament, Virginia and Maryland ... also recorded assists against Penn and Virginia.
Before Loyola: Member of club lacrosse teams and Victoria senior state team from 1999-2001 ... also a member the Victoria Under-17 state team from 1997-2001 ... named "Best and Fairest" player three straight seasons in club lacrosse ... member of the track and field, netball and basketball teams at Star of the Sea ... team captain in track and field and netball senior year.
Personal: The daughter of Michael and Sue Shacklock, Talia Christine Shacklock was born March 10, 1984 in Melbourne, Australia ... has four younger sisters - Raina (19), Ashlee (16), Riley (15) and Neale (7) ... also has a younger brother Jeremy (11) ... major is elementary education.