Bucknell University
Bucknell Women's Water Polo BIO
4 Shyla Lintz

Graduated tied for fifth in school history in career ejections drawn (168) ... also 10th in single-season ejections drawn (66, 2018).

2018: Played in 33 games with 30 starts ... recorded 27 points on 23 goals and four assists ... team leader with 66 ejections drawn, good for 10th in school history ... also tied for fifth among Bison with 20 steals ... enjoyed five multi-goal games, including three hat tricks ... posted season-best three steals against Saint Francis (4/28) and season-high five ejections drawn against Cal Baptist (2/3) and Siena (2/11) ... served as team captain ... earned Excellent Recognition ACWPC All-Academic Award. 

2017: Started all 32 games … totaled 37 goals, three assists, 30 steals and a team-best 50 ejections drawn … ranked fifth on the team in goals, points and steals … 12 multi-goal performances, including four-goal outings in wins over Gannon and Ponoma-Pitzer … drew a career-high seven ejections against George Washington ... earned Excellent Recognition ACWPC All-Academic Award.   

2016: Spent second year as part of center rotation with all-conference choice Hannah Sunday ... appeared in all 33 games in a reserve role ... finished second on the team to Sunday in ejections drawn with 28 ... had at least one ejection drawn in 13 straight games at one point ... seven contests with multiple ejections drawn ... added 18 goals to rank seventh on the team ... season-high three goals on two occasions (vs. St. Francis Brooklyn and VMI) ... registered 19 steals ... earned Excellent Recognition ACWPC All-Academic Award.    

2015: Part of center rotation with all-conference selection Hannah Sunday ... played in all 28 games off the bench ... totaled 18 goals to rank fourth on team ... five multi-goal outings ... scored five goals during CWPA Championship ... also had six goals at the Bison Invitational on season's opening weekend ... second on team with 24 ejections drawn ... seven games with multiple ejections drawn, including season-high five in April win at Gannon.

High School: Latest in a long line of Bison water polo players from Cumberland Valley High School, including Hannah Sunday '16 … three-year member of water polo team at Cumberland Valley … also a two-year member of swimming squad … 2013 PA Ms. Water Polo as state player of the year … helped team to state title … two-time First Team All-State selection … also earned Third Team All-State honors as a sophomore … three-time PA Water Polo Western All-Conference choice … named to PA Water Polo All-Freshman Team in 2010 … water polo team captain as a senior … two-time USA Water Polo Academic All-American … also named a swimming Academic All-American … helped water polo ODP to regional title in 2012.

Personal: Shyla Maris-Kai Lintz … born Oct. 16, 1996 in Yokosuka, Japan … daughter of Glenn and Eileen Lintz … has one brother, Caleb, who played for the Navy men's water polo team ... majoring in civil engineering.

Position: Center
Year: Senior
Hometown: Mechanicsburg, Pa.
High School: Cumberland Valley
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