20 Nick Shanks
20 Nick Shanks
Height: 5-10
Weight: 180
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Laguna Beach, Calif.
High School: St. Margaret's Episcopal
Position: M
Major: American Studies
Dream Job: Actor
Favorite Place on Campus: 209
Favorite Professional Athlete: Jalen Ramsey
Favorite Pregame Meal: Bandy's
Pregame Superstition: Walk down the Hillside steps
Hobbies: Memorizing lyrics, movie quotes, financial accounting
gp 16
p 42
g 27
a 15

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 (30).

Recent Games
Apr 27 Trinity (Conn.) W, 17-8
May 4 Middlebury W, 14-13
May 5 Williams W, 17-16
May 8 New England Col. W, 24-7
May 11 Stevenson W, 19-4
May 15 Amherst L, 13-11
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 16 8
Points 42 20
Goals 27 12
Assists 15 8
Man-up goals 0 0
Man-down goals 0 0
Ground balls 17 11
Turnovers 21 12
Caused turnovers 4 2
Faceoffs 0-0 0-0
Faceoff percentage 0.0 0.0
Shots 136 75
Shooting percentage 19.9 16.0
Shots on goal 56 25
Shots on goal percentage 41.2 33.3
Date Opponent Score g a pts up dn gb to ct fo sh sh% sog sog%
Mar 2 at Hamilton W, 20-11 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0-0 11 0.0 4 36.4
Mar 3 at Cortland W, 19-15 4 2 6 0 0 1 0 0 0-0 12 33.3 7 58.3
Mar 5 Keene St. W, 19-6 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0-0 1 0.0 0 0.0
Mar 9 at Stevens W, 19-17 1 1 2 0 0 0 2 0 0-0 7 14.3 4 57.1
Mar 12 Endicott W, 13-5 2 0 2 0 0 1 1 0 0-0 5 40.0 4 80.0
Mar 15 at Colby W, 13-11 2 0 2 0 0 1 5 1 0-0 9 22.2 5 55.6
Mar 19 at Stevenson W, 19-7 1 1 2 0 0 0 2 0 0-0 4 25.0 1 25.0
Mar 23 Trinity (Conn.) W, 25-12 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 30 at Connecticut Col. W, 24-6 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 3 Williams W, 15-14 3 1 4 0 0 2 0 0 0-0 12 25.0 3 25.0
Apr 6 at Wesleyan (Conn.) L, 10-9 1 1 2 0 0 1 2 1 0-0 6 16.7 1 16.7
Apr 13 at Amherst W, 15-14 0 2 2 0 0 2 2 0 0-0 12 0.0 2 16.7
Apr 16 Bates W, 19-14 3 1 4 0 0 1 0 0 0-0 10 30.0 5 50.0
Apr 20 Middlebury W, 23-14 1 1 2 0 0 2 3 0 0-0 5 20.0 1 20.0
Apr 24 at Bowdoin W, 13-7 2 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 10 20.0 4 40.0
Apr 27 Trinity (Conn.) W, 17-8 2 2 4 0 0 0 2 0 0-0 6 33.3 3 50.0
May 4 Middlebury W, 14-13 3 0 3 0 0 1 1 0 0-0 15 20.0 6 40.0
May 5 Williams W, 17-16 2 1 3 0 0 2 0 2 0-0 11 18.2 6 54.5
May 8 New England Col. W, 24-7 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 11 Stevenson W, 19-4 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 15 Amherst L, 13-11 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
  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
2018-19 16 - 27 15 42 0 0 17 21 4 0-0 136 19.9 56 41.2
Total 51 - 71 37 108 0 0 60 42 9 0-0 284 25.0 141 49.6
  gp gs g a pts up dn gb to ct fo sh sh% sog sog%
Total 16 - 27 15 42 0 0 17 21 4 0-0 136 19.9 56 41.2
Conference 8 - 12 8 20 0 0 11 12 2 0-0 75 16.0 25 33.3
Exhibition - - - - 0 - - - - - 0-0 - - - -
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Home 8 - 16 6 22 0 0 10 8 2 0-0 65 24.6 28 43.1
Away 8 - 11 9 20 0 0 7 13 2 0-0 71 15.5 28 39.4
Neutral - - - - 0 - - - - - 0-0 - - - -
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Wins 15 - 26 14 40 0 0 16 19 3 0-0 130 20.0 55 42.3
Losses 1 - 1 1 2 0 0 1 2 1 0-0 6 16.7 1 16.7
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March 7 - 10 5 15 0 0 6 11 1 0-0 49 20.4 25 51.0
April 7 - 12 9 21 0 0 8 9 1 0-0 61 19.7 19 31.1
May 2 - 5 1 6 0 0 3 1 2 0-0 26 19.2 12 46.2