Adeena Shears

Player profile

  • Hometown Parkersburg, W.Va.
  • Previous School Parkersburg South H.S.
  • Year Senior

CAREER HONORS
• WGCA All-American Scholar (2018, 2019, 2020)
• Big Ten Distinguished Scholar (2018, 2019, 2020)
• Academic All-Big Ten (2018, 2019, 2020)
• OSU Scholar-Athlete (2017, 2018, 2019, 2020)

2019-2020 (Senior)
• Competed in all seven events, with 21 rounds played, including 14.5 toward the team tally and three as an individual
• Tied for second on the team with a 73.9 scoring average
• Posted one round in the 60’s, four under-par rounds to tie for second on the team and four rounds at even-par, the most on the team
• Notched one Top 10 finish and three in the Top 25, the second-most on the team
• Tied for sixth at the Ruth’s Chris Tar Hell Invitational (Oct. 11-13), including a 4-under 68 in the second round before a final-round 1-under 71
• Carded a 1-under 71 in the opening round of the White Sands Invitational (Oct. 28)
• Tied for 21st competing as an individual at the Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge (Feb. 9-11), carding an even-par 71 in the final round
• Tied for 25th at the Dr. Donnis Thompson Invitational (March 10-11)

2018-2019 (Junior)
• Played 11 tournaments, with 23.5 of 31 rounds counting toward the team total, and two as an individual
• Tallied a 75.4 scoring average with one round under-par and four at even-par
• Tied for 30th with a 7-over 223 at the Windy City Collegiate (Oct. 1-2)
• Notched the best finish in the Buckeye lineup, a tie for 43rd, at the Tar Heel Invitational (Oct. 12-14)
• Tied for 32nd at the Tar Heel Classic (March 15-16) with an 8-over 224, including a 1-under 71 in the final round
• Tied for 35th with a 15-over 231 at the Lady Buckeye Invitational (April 13-14)

2017-2018 (Sophomore)
• Competed in 11 events, playing 31 rounds, 22.5 counting toward the team total
• Earned one Top 10 finish and three Top 25’s
• Notched the second-best finish by a Buckeye in four tournaments and the fourth-best scoring average at 75.9
• Tied for ninth with a 5-under 211 at the Westbrook Spring Invitational (Feb. 25-26)
• Carded a career-best 5-under 67 in the second round of the Westbrook Spring Invitational (Feb. 25)
• Tied for 18th with a 7-over 223 at the Clover Cup (March 16-18)
• Tied for 15th at the Clemson Invitational (March 23-25)

2016-2017 (Freshman)
• Played seven rounds, including three as a member of the OSU lineup for the Lady Buckeye Spring Invitational (Apr. 15-16)
• Also competed as an individual in the Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge (Feb. 19-21) and match versus Florida Atlantic (Jan. 16)

PRIOR TO OHIO STATE
• Two-time West Virginia Women’s Amateur Champion (2014, 2015)
• Cleared the field by three strokes in the 2015 West Virginia Women’s • Also a two-time winner of the West Virginia Junior Amateur Championship (2012, 2015)
• Led Parkersburg Country Club to five consecutive West Virginia Women’s Intra-State Team titles (2011-15)
• Won the USGA Girls Junior Qualifier at Silver Lake Country Club in 2015, marching to the Top 32 in the USGA Girls Junior Championship
• Owns the all-time women’s course record at Greenhills Country Club in Ravenswood, W.Va.
• Academically finished in the Top 5 of her graduating class.

PERSONAL INFO
• Daughter of Daneen and Lance Shears
• Has a brother, Chance, and a sister, Catreena
• A human development and family science major