Feb. 13, 2013
Forward/Midfielder, 5-5, Andover, Mass./The Governor’s Academy
Quoting Miller: “Siobhan is an extremely versatile player who can play within any line and brings extreme athleticism and speed to the team. Having also been a hockey player, it has allowed her to bring a bit of grit to the pitch. Her competitiveness in everything she does will put her in a position to be on the field from day one.”
High School: Will graduate in June, 2013 from The Governor’s Academy in Byfield, Mass., where she was a four-year varsity starter for head coach Mike Karin…Earned NSCAA All-America honors, becoming just the second player in school history to earn such honors…Two-time Massachusetts All-State Prep Soccer Team selection…Named to the Boston Globe All-Scholastic Team…Led the Govs to back-to-back New England Prep School Athletic Conference Class B championships (2011 and 2012)…Scored 11 goals with seven assists as a senior…Named the Independent School League’s Offensive Most Valuable Player and Team MVP as a senior while guiding her team to a state title and league championship as a senior…Two-year team captain…Led the Govs to a state and league title during her junior year…Earned league honorable mention honors after helping guide team to the New England quarterfinals as both a sophomore and freshman…Played with the New England Football Club Elite for coach Chris Hamblin from 2011-13…Led team to 2012 Jefferson Cup semifinals, the NEFC Preseason Tournament title and 2012 Massachusetts State Cup championship…Played for the Shooting Stars for coach Cesar Gilbert from 2005-2011…All-around athlete who will earn a combined 12 varsity letters…Also competed in track and field (three letters) and ice hockey (four letters)…In track and field, competed primarily in the 400-meter dash…Set a school-record in the 400-meter dash (58.41), captured a conference title and earned back-to-back all-conference honors…Named Track and Field Team MVP as a sophomore…Also competed in the 4x400-meter relay…Named to the Independent School All-League team, served as team captain and earned coaches award while guiding her ice hockey team to back-to-back New England Prep School Athletic Conference Division II championships in 2010 and 2011.
Personal: Born Siobhan Mary McDonough on August 16, 1995…Daughter of Bill and Kathy McDonough…Has an older sister Alanna and younger brother Liam…First name is pronounced Sha-vohn…Father Bill played ice hockey at Boston College (1980-84) and on the US Junior National Team…Sister Alanna competed in cross country and track and field and currently is attending Colby College (Maine)…Nickname is Shiv or Chevy…Stellar student who received High Academic Honors…Four-year volunteer with the Special Olympics of Massachusetts…Describes herself as a “sports junkie”…Enjoys spending time with family…Hobbies and interests include running.