Katie Shamel of Tuscarawas is a member of the 2017 Muskingum University women's lacrosse team in New Concord, Ohio. Muskingum competes at the NCAA Division III level and is a member of the prestigious Ohio Athletic Conference.

Muskingum University is a four-year liberal arts institution affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (USA). Muskingum offers a full range of academic majors, interdisciplinary and pre-professional programs, as well as numerous graduate degrees.