Year: Junior
Hometown: Lakeville, Minn.
High School: Lakeville South
Major: Accounting


Honors & Awards

  • Three Letters (2017, 2018, 2019)
  • Academic All-Big Ten (2018, 2019)
  • Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2016, 2017; Spring 2017, 2018)
  • Herman Team GPA Award (2017)
  • Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2017, 2018, 2019)

2018-19 (Junior)
Bougie competed in the butterfly and individual medley events during her junior campaign and rallied in three top-five finishes, including a runner-up finish at the Last Chance Meet in the 200 IM (2:03.30). She earned her fourth-place finish against Iowa State in the 200 IM and her fifth-place finish against Rutgers in the 100 fly. Bougie set two career bests this season at the Last Chance Meet, including the 100 fly (54.86) and the 200 fly (2:02.03). The three-time letter winner made the Academic All-Big Ten for two consecutive years and is a three-time member of the Tom Osborne Citizenship Team.

2017-18 (Sophomore)
Bougie competed in multiple events for the Huskers as a sophomore. She racked up six top-five finishes, including a runner-up finish in the 200 IM against Iowa State. She set career bests in three of her events at the 2018 Big Ten Championship. Bougie competed in the 200 fly (2:02.34) and the 200 IM (2:02.04), while added a career best of 4:21.33 for a 28th-place finish in the 400 IM. The two-time letterwinner set her first career best of the season at the Mizzou Invite, where she competed in the 100 fly (55.27). A standout in the classroom, Bougie earned academic All-Big Ten honors and earned a spot on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll both semesters. She also claimed her second straight selection to the Tom Osborne Citizenship Team.

2016-17 (Freshman)
Bougie produced a solid first year as a Husker, compiling nine top-five finishes, including one victory and two runner-up performances. 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 took 35th 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 letter winner, 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 Honor Society and earned a place on 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. An accounting major at Nebraska, Shea earned academic All-Big Ten honors in 2018 and 2019. She is a four-time Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll selection. She is a three-time member of the Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2017, 2018, 2019). She chose Nebraska over Minnesota and Pennsylvania.

Career-Best Times

Event Time Meet (Date)
100 Fly 54.86 Last Chance (2019)
200 Fly 2:02.03 Last Chance (2019)
200 IM 2:02.04 Big Ten Championships (2018)
400 IM 4:21.33 Big Ten Championships (2018)
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