10 - Shawn Loiseau
Shawn Loiseau
Height: 6-1
Weight: 245
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Shrewsbury, MA
High School: Shrewsbury
Position: LB
Major: Criminology

2010: Started in all ten games…Named Preseason All-American by Consensus Draft Services… Was named 2nd team All-American by Don Hansen and honorable mention All-American by D2 football…Northeast-10 defensive player of the year and 1st team All Conference performer…Ranked 2nd nationally and set a school record with 133 tackles which was tops in the Northeast-10 conference…Ranked 1st nationally in solo tackles per game (7.2)…Ranked 3rd in the conference with 11.5 tackles for loss and sacks with six…Recorded 18 tackles (10 solo, 8 assists) including 3.5 for a loss, 1.5 sacks and three quarterback hurries Vs. Saint Anselm (10/2)…Notched 16 tackles (11 solo, 5 assists) and one fumble recovery for a touchdown (50 yards) Vs. Southern Connecticut (11/6)…Recorded 16 or more tackles on three occasions Vs. Saint Anselm (10/2), Vs. Southern Connecticut (11/6) and at Pace (11/13)…Tallied three forced fumbles and five quarterback hurries on the season.

2009: Started in all ten games…was named to the All-conference 1st team and was NE-10 Defensive Player of the Week…set a school record with 123 tackles which was tops in NE-10...ranked first in the NE-10 and T-1st the nation with 12.3 tackles per game...recorded a season-high 17 tackles (8 solo, 9 assists) against Bentley (10/3)…picked up his first career interception against Assumption (10/10)…notched a total of 1.5 sacks, his first career sack came against Southern Connecticut (10/30).

2008: Appeared in five games as a freshman…tallied three tackles vs. Saint Anselm (10/10)…added a tackle vs. Bentley (10/18) and vs. Assumption (11/8).

Personal/High School: Born October 10, 1989…son of Paul and Denise Loiseau…has one sibling Cheyanne…two-time Central Mass all-star…Massachusetts Defensive Player of the Year…All State Super 26 team…two-time team MVP, homecoming MVP, and Thanksgiving game MVP…set team record with 136 tackles in 2007…added 280 rushing yards and six touchdowns…criminology major at Merrimack.