NAME: ALEXIS SHAFFERCITIZENSHIP: USA COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY: UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA POSITION: MIDFIELD/FORWARD HOMETOWN: CARY, NC YOUTH CLUB: CASL CHELSEA LADIES
The daughter and granddaughter of two NBA players and college basketball stars, Alexis Shaffer blazed her own trail through the world of soccer stardom. She was twice named a NSCAA High School All-American, two-time Gatorade North Carolina Player of the Year and the Raleigh News & Observer Player of the Year. She won a state title with her Green Hope High School, multiple club state championships and two ECNL National Championships.
At the University of Virginia, Shaffer played in every game for the Cavaliers, starting 64 of them and she scored 103 pts (37 goals, 29 assists) collegiately. In 2015 she earned a selection to the NSCAA All-Southeast Region team and All-ACC Second Team honors. She followed that up her senior year by being named a MAC Herman Trophy Semi-finalist, NSCAA All-Region First Team and NSCAA All-American First Team.