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

2019 (Junior): Shanks appeared in 19 games and helped the Jumbos finish the year with a 19-2 overall record, a NESCAC Championship, and an NCAA Quarterfinal appearance...earned second team All-NESCAC, second team NEILA All-New England, and USILA third team All-American honors...netted 27 goals and dished out 15 assists, which was good for 42 points...scored a season-high four goals and dished out two assists in the Jumbos 19-15 win over Cortland State...the junior midfielder also netted hat-tricks in games against Williams, Bates, and Middlebury...recorded two or more points in 14 games on the season and reached that mark in each of his final 13 games played...netted two goals and had an assist in the Jumbos 17-16 overtime win over Williams in the NESCAC Title game.

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