Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Lakeville, Minn.
High School: Lakeville South
Major: Marketing


Honors & Awards

  • One Letter (2017)
  • Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2016; Spring 2017)
  • Herman Team GPA Award (2017)
  • Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2017)

2017-18 (Outlook)
A versatile performer in the pool, Shea Bougie produced a solid freshman season in the fly and IM events for the Huskers in 2016-17. With a year of collegiate training under her belt, the sophomore from Lakeville, Minn., is hoping to see significant gains in her times across all strokes. Bougie also expects to challenge for higher academic honors after earning a pair of spots on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll as a freshman.

2016-17 (Freshman)
Shea Bougie had a solid first year as a Husker, compiling nine top-five finishes, including one victory and two runner-up finishes. She set seven career bests, with two of those coming at the 2017 Big Ten Championships. At the conference meet, she set a career best in the 200-yard butterfly, racing to a time of 2:03.83. In the 200-yard individual medley, Bougie earned 35th place with a time of 2:03.05. A strong 200 fly swimmer, Bougie recorded five of her top-five finishes in the event, including both runner-up finishes. Bougie also got off to a strong start in the classroom, claiming spots on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in the fall and spring semesters of 2016-17. She was also a member of the 2017 Tom Osborne Citizenship Team.

A six-time letterwinner, Bougie helped Lakeville South to a fifth-place finish at the Minnesota state championships. From 2010 to 2013, Bougie earned all-conference honors, while adding all-state accolades in 2014 and 2015. The 2016 Section 1AA champion was undefeated in her individual conference races. Bougie aided her Riptide Swim Team to the 2015 Class AA state championship and the 2016 Class AAA state championship. Bougie was a member of National Honors Society and earned the Magna Cum Laude, Honor Roll. She was an NISCA Scholastic All-American in 2016. Bougie won the South Suburban Conference Award while attending Lakeville South.

The daughter of Kara and David Barnes and Joseph and Heidi Bougie, Shea was born July 23, 1998 in Minneapolis, Minn. Shea has four sisters, Kate, Ally, Maddie, and Lily and two brothers, Sam and Vinny. A marketing major at Nebraska, Shea earned spots on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in the fall and spring semesters of 2016-17. She was also a member of the Tom Osborne Citizenship Team in 2017. She chose Nebraska over Minnesota and Pennsylvania.

Career-Best Times

Event Time Meet (Date)
200 Back 2:10.57 Northern Iowa (2016)
100 Fly 55.27 Mizzou Invite (2017)
200 Fly 2:03.83 Big Ten Championships (2017)
200 IM 2:02.21 Mizzou Invite (2017)


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