Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday
#6 Sheaffer Skadsen
Position: Defense
Height: 5'7"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Vancouver, Wash.
High School: Skyview HS
Experience: 1 Letter
Skadsen Photos

2013, 2014 Pac-12 All-Academic First Team

2014 CoSIDA Academic All-District First Team

2014: Outside of goalkeeper Gabby Kaufman, nobody logged more minutes on the pitch for the Wildcats than center back Sheaffer Skadsen … She played in 20 of the 21 matches and started in all of them … The only match she missed, versus Nevada, was due to family reasons … Skadsen, the leader of the defense, also contributed in the attack, scoring two goals on the year, both coming from the penalty spot … Of her eight shots, three were on target. 

2013: Competed and started all 20 matches, playing an important role for the Wildcat defense … Attempted 10 shots, including four on goal … Earned Pac-12 All-Academic Honorable Mention accolades by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.

2012: Played in nine matches, logging a total of 167 minutes ... Attempted three shots, including two on goal.

Prep: Oregon ODP Player of the Year ... Region Player of the Year ... Lead her team to Washington State semifinalis ... Member of the Oregon ODP State team five times ... Player on the National Pool in 2008 ... Nominated for Gatorade Player of the Year twice ... Nationally ranked No. 45.

Personal: Daughter of Brent and Chris Skadsen ... Has four siblings: Kramer, Mckenzie, Chaney and Ashton … Majoring in physiology.