Named to the 2009 All-Atlantic 10 second team...Moved to midfield after playing defense for her first two seasons...Started all 19 games for the Rams as a junior...Led the squad in goals (six) and points (14)...Attempted 37 shots (15 on-goal)...Netted the game-winning goal in a 2-1 home victory over Richmond on Oct. 30.
Was named a 2008 All-Atlantic 10 honorable mention selection as a defender...Started all 20 games during the season...Recorded three assists on the season, including helping on the game-winning goal at home versus Massachusetts...Key component of the URI defensive corps, which yielded just 1.30 goals per game...Attempted eight shots on the season - five on-goal.
Earned the start in all 20 games for the Rams in 2007...Was a mainstay in the Rams defensive backline...Took 16 shots on the season, registering one assist...Tallied that helper in a 3-2 win at Massachusetts on Oct. 11.
Prior to URI:
Has been a Canadian National Team pool player and member of National Traning Centre (NTC) Ontario since 2003...Was a member of the Ontario Provincial team...Helped guide her premier team, the Dixie 88s, to the Ontario Cup and Ontario Youth Soccer League Championships in 2004 and 2005...In 2006 her premier team - the Burlington Flash - were finalists in the Ontario Cup and runner-up in league play...In addition to being a standout soccer player, Shimoda is an extremely successful figure skater...By the age of 15, she was a triple Gold Medalist in the Test Stream disciplines of Skills, Dance, and Free Skate...A competitive skater since age 10, she most recently completed her Junior level and is currently working to complete her Senior Competitive, the highest level of competitive skating.