20 Nick Shanks
20 Nick Shanks
Height: 5-10
Weight: 180
Year: So.
Hometown: Laguna Beach, Calif.
High School: St. Margaret's Episcopal
Position: M
Major: American Studies
Dream Job: Astronaut
Favorite Place on Campus: West Hall
Favorite Professional Athlete: Jalen Ramsey
Favorite Pregame Meal: Turkey sandwich
Pregame Superstition: Walk down the Hillside steps
Hobbies: Memorizing lyrics, movie quotes, financial accounting
gp 20
p 50
g 38
a 12

2018 (Sophomore): USILA first team All-American...the only New England middie on All-America first team...One of two NESCAC players on the All-American first team...one of the most explosive and athletic midfielders in the country...transitioned from a D-middie last year and scored 38 goals with 12 assists for 50 points...NEILA All-New England first team pick and a NESCAC All-Conference second teamer...played his best in the biggest games...scored four goals against Ithaca and four more versus Wesleyan in the NCAA Tournament.

2017 (Freshman): Shanks played in 15 games in his freshman year..scored six goals and had 10 assists totaling 16 points..picked up 25 groundballs and caused two turnovers..scored two goals in the 22-9 win versus Trinity on March 25th.

Before Tufts: Was on the lacrosse, football and track teams at St. Margaret's Episcopal School...was a four-time varisty starter in lacrosse...was a three-time varsity starter in football...was named an Adrenaline All-American...selected as a US Lacrosse All-American...was a two-time lacrosse and one-time football CIF champion...was named the Academy League Player of the Year in 2015-16 for football...was an CIF/All-State selection for football in 2015-16.

Personal: Son of Tom Shanks...has one sibling, Carey Waggoner (29).

Recent Games
Apr 28 Middlebury W, 16-12
May 5 vs. Amherst W, 20-12
May 6 at Wesleyan (Conn.) W, 12-9
May 9 Merchant Marine W, 25-8
May 12 Ithaca W, 18-11
May 16 Wesleyan (Conn.) L, 12-11
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 20 10
Points 50 25
Goals 38 19
Assists 12 6
Man-up goals 0 0
Man-down goals 0 0
Ground balls 18 9
Turnovers 15 9
Caused turnovers 3 2
Faceoffs 0-0 0-0
Faceoff percentage 0.0 0.0
Shots 126 66
Shooting percentage 30.2 28.8
Shots on goal 73 39
Shots on goal percentage 57.9 59.1
Date Opponent Score g a pts up dn gb to ct fo sh sh% sog sog%
Mar 4 at Hamilton W, 23-5 2 1 3 0 0 1 0 0 0-0 4 50.0 3 75.0
Mar 6 Keene St. W, 24-10 2 1 3 0 0 0 3 0 0-0 6 33.3 3 50.0
Mar 10 at Stevens W, 16-7 2 1 3 0 0 3 0 1 0-0 4 50.0 2 50.0
Mar 17 Colby W, 20-6 2 0 2 0 0 1 1 0 0-0 6 33.3 4 66.7
Mar 20 at Stevenson   - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 24 at Trinity (Conn.) W, 16-14 3 1 4 0 0 0 2 0 0-0 8 37.5 6 75.0
Mar 25 Cortland W, 16-15 1 0 1 0 0 2 1 0 0-0 6 16.7 3 50.0
Mar 31 Connecticut Col. W, 11-8 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0-0 7 28.6 3 42.9
Apr 4 at Williams W, 11-8 3 0 3 0 0 1 3 1 0-0 9 33.3 6 66.7
Apr 7 Wesleyan (Conn.) W, 14-10 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0-0 3 0.0 1 33.3
Apr 10 at Endicott W, 12-11 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 8 25.0 2 25.0
Apr 14 Amherst L, 20-16 4 1 5 0 0 1 0 0 0-0 10 40.0 7 70.0
Apr 17 at Bates W, 20-12 3 1 4 0 0 2 0 0 0-0 9 33.3 5 55.6
Apr 21 at Middlebury W, 13-10 0 2 2 0 0 1 1 0 0-0 3 0.0 2 66.7
Apr 25 Bowdoin W, 19-11 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0-0 7 0.0 2 28.6
Apr 28 Middlebury W, 16-12 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 7 14.3 5 71.4
May 5 vs. Amherst W, 20-12 2 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 8 25.0 4 50.0
May 6 at Wesleyan (Conn.) W, 12-9 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0-0 4 0.0 3 75.0
May 9 Merchant Marine W, 25-8 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 2 50.0 1 50.0
May 12 Ithaca W, 18-11 4 2 6 0 0 1 1 0 0-0 7 57.1 5 71.4
May 16 Wesleyan (Conn.) L, 12-11 4 0 4 0 0 1 0 0 0-0 8 50.0 6 75.0
  gp gs g a pts up dn gb to ct fo sh sh% sog sog%
2016-17 15 - 6 10 16 0 0 25 6 2 0-0 22 27.3 12 54.5
2017-18 20 - 38 12 50 0 0 18 15 3 0-0 126 30.2 73 57.9
Total 35 - 44 22 66 0 0 43 21 5 0-0 148 29.7 85 57.4
  gp gs g a pts up dn gb to ct fo sh sh% sog sog%
Total 20 - 38 12 50 0 0 18 15 3 0-0 126 30.2 73 57.9
Conference 10 - 19 6 25 0 0 9 9 2 0-0 66 28.8 39 59.1
Exhibition - - - - 0 - - - - - 0-0 - - - -
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Home 11 - 21 5 26 0 0 8 8 1 0-0 69 30.4 40 58.0
Away 8 - 15 6 21 0 0 10 7 2 0-0 49 30.6 29 59.2
Neutral 1 - 2 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 8 25.0 4 50.0
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Wins 18 - 30 11 41 0 0 16 15 3 0-0 108 27.8 60 55.6
Losses 2 - 8 1 9 0 0 2 0 0 0-0 18 44.4 13 72.2
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March 7 - 14 4 18 0 0 7 7 2 0-0 41 34.1 24 58.5
April 8 - 13 5 18 0 0 7 6 1 0-0 56 23.2 30 53.6
May 5 - 11 3 14 0 0 4 2 0 0-0 29 37.9 19 65.5