2010-11 (Senior) Academic All-Big Ten selection ... Named the team's Blueline President's Award recipient as the top GPA in the senior class ... Appeared in 22 games ... Developed into a lineup mainstay in the second half of the season ... Blocked one shot against Alabama Huntsville (10/30)... Recorded two shots and blocked a shot in a 4-0 victory over Ohio State (11/13) ... Scored his first goal in two seasons, the eventual game-winner vs. Michigan at Joe Louis Arena (1/29).
2009-10 (Junior): Did not appear in a game for MSU.
2008-09 (Sophomore): Appeared in 21 games, notching two goals and an assist ... Registered first-career point with an assist on Matt Schepke's first-period goal in 2-1 win over North Dakota in GLI Semifinals (12/28)...Scored first-career goal in 2-2 tie with Ferris State (2/6)...Scored first-period tally in 2-1 victory over Ohio State (2/14).
2007-08 (Freshman): Appeared in seven games for the Spartans ... Saw his game grow throughout the season as he adjusted to college hockey.
Prior to MSU: Two-year standout for the Fairbanks Ice Dogs of the North American Hockey League (NAHL) ... In 2006-07, recorded 23 goals and 57 assists for 80 points in 62 games ... Goal total included four power-play tallies and two each shorthanded and game-winning goals ... Led the league in assists and ranked fifth in the NAHL in overall scoring ... Served as an alternate captain his final year in Fairbanks ... Two-year totals of 36 goals, 76 assists, and 112 points in 124 games, with 134 PIM.
Personal: Born April 23, 1987, in Ann Arbor, Mich. ... Son of Marti and Joe Shean ... Has a twin sister, Caitlin, and two brothers, Kevin and Scott ... Mother, Marti, earned her Master of Science Degree from Michigan State ... Enjoys golf, tennis, and water skiing in the offseason ... Member of Little Caesars Pee Wee team which won a silver medal at Nationals in 2000 ... Participated in the U-14 Select Festival in Rochester, N.Y. ... Lists the Detroit Red Wings as his favorite NHL team and counts former Wings captain Steve Yzerman as his idol and biggest hockey influence.
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