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Payj O'Shea
Payj O'Shea

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Wixom, Mich.

High School:
Walled Lake Northern

Height:
5-7

Position:
Goalkeeper

Major:
Human Resource Development



12/05/2013

WOMEN'S SOCCER SEASON REVIEW

The Golden Grizzlies went 10-9-2 in their inaugural season in the Horizon League

11/10/2013

OAKLAND DROPS HEARTBREAKER TO MILWAUKEE, 4-3, IN LEAGUE FINAL

The Golden Grizzlies thrice take the lead in Horizon League Championship game, but Milwaukee prevails to win tournament title

11/09/2013

OAKLAND FACES MILWAUKEE SUNDAY IN HORIZON LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP

The winner of Sunday's contest will receive an automatic berth to the NCAA Tournament

11/08/2013

OAKLAND ADVANCES TO LEAGUE FINAL ON PKS OVER WRIGHT STATE

After a scoreless 110 minutes of regulation and overtime, the Golden Grizzlies best the Raiders 4-3 in penalty kicks to advance to the Horizon League Championship game

11/05/2013

GRIZZLIES OVERWHELM YOUNGSTOWN STATE, 6-2

Oakland scores three goals in 97 seconds to set the tone early to advance to the Horizon League semifinals

11/10/2013

Oakland vs. Milwaukee, 2013 Horizon League Women's Soccer Championship

Oakland vs. Milwaukee, 2013 Horizon League Women's Soccer Championship

11/05/2013

Oakland Women's Soccer vs. Youngstown State

Oakland opened up the Horizon League tournament with a 6-2 victory over the Penguins.

11/01/2013

Oakland vs. Milwaukee

Oakland fell to Milwaukee in a close battle, 1-0.

10/19/2013

Oakland vs. Detroit, 10/19/13

Oakland women's soccer defeated Detroit Oct. 19, 2-0, in a key Horizon League contest.

10/12/2013

Oakland vs. Youngstown State, 10/12/13

Oakland women's soccer hosted Youngstown State Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013.

Career Game-by-Game Stats | Career Stats

2012:
▪ Played in four matches, making three starts and totaling 316:59 in goal
▪ Finished the season with seven saves one shutout and combined on a second team shutout
▪ Had a season-high four saves against Eastern Michigan
▪ Shutout Rochester College in the season opener
▪ Ended the year with a 1.42 goals against average and a .583 save percentage
▪ Posted a record of 1-1-1 for the season

2011:
▪ Saw action in 10 matches including seven as a starter, playing 583:08 minutes
▪ Finished the season with 34 saves and one shutout
▪ Posted a 1-0 shutout win over Eastern Michigan (9/1)
▪ Earned Summit League Defensive Player of the Week honors on Sept. 6
▪ Had a season-high six saves in consecutive games against Michigan State, EMU and UCSB
▪ Ended the year with a .723 save percentage and a 2.01 goals-against average

2010:

▪ Earned a spot on The Summit League All-Newcomer Team
▪ Led The Summit League with a 0.43 goals-against average.
▪ Her .800 save percentage was the second-highest in the league
▪ She finished the season with two shutouts to rank eighth among Summit League goalkeepers
▪ Made nine appearances for OU, including six starts
▪ Allowed three goals in 630:35 minutes of action
▪ Did not lose a game, posting a 4-0-1 record

High School:
▪ Earned four varsity letters at Walled Lake Northern under head coach Drew Drummond
▪ Was a two-time All-State Goalkeeper at WLNHS in 2009 and 2010
▪ Played club soccer with the Michigan Hawks
▪ Helped her club team win the Michigan Regional League Championship in 2009 and 2010

Top Athletic Performance:
▪ A key game in which she had a shutout and later made three penalty kick saves to help win a shootout

Personal:
Full Name:
Payj J O'Shea
Parents: Brian and Karen O'Shea
> Father, Brian, played professional soccer with the Detroit Rockers
Siblings: Jacqi
> Sister Jacqi plays soccer at Troy (Ala.)

Top Three Reasons for Choosing Oakland:
1. Location
2. Good Reputation
3. Quality soccer program

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