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Austin Shanks

#33 F Halifax
Age: 26
Height: 5' 10"
Hometown: Whitby, Ontario
Shoots: Right
Birthdate: February 24, 1994
Weight: 185 lbs.
Draft: 2017 Round 1, #5
college Team: Ohio State
Bio

Completed his third season in the NLL and third with the franchise…In 2020 played in 9 games with 16 goals and 16 assists… In 2019 finished third on the team in goals (23) and points (48)… Posted a career-high seven goals and eight points on...

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Year Team GP G A PTS PIM PPG PPA SHG SHA GWG AVG TOF LB TO CTO S SOG SPCT FO FO%
2019-20
Halifax Thunderbirds
9 16 16 32 4 4 6 0 0 0 19:44 45 28 0 126 81 .127 0-0 .000
2018-19
Rochester Knighthawks
13 23 25 48 8 4 8 0 1 1 58 28 0 138 91 .167 0-0 .000
2017-18
Rochester Knighthawks
15 27 25 52 2 7 4 1 1 0 50 26 3 170 121 .159 0-0 .000
Total 37 66 66 132 14 15 18 1 2 1 19:44 153 82 3 434 293 .152 0-0 .000
Year Team GP G A PTS PIM PPG PPA SHG SHA GWG AVG TOF LB TO CTO S SOG SPCT FO FO %
2017-18
Rochester Knighthawks
5 9 9 18 0 0 0 2 0 1 16 15 0 50 38 .180 0-0 .000
Total 5 9 9 18 0 0 0 2 0 1 0:00 16 15 0 50 38 .180 0-0 .000
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2019-20 2018-19 2017-18
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Completed his third season in the NLL and third with the franchise…In 2020 played in 9 games with 16 goals and 16 assists… In 2019 finished third on the team in goals (23) and points (48)… Posted a career-high seven goals and eight points on 1/26/19… Named to the NLL All-Rookie Team… In the postseason, he was tied for third in the NLL in goals (11) and fourth in points (18)… Scored four goals in his NLL playoff debut on 5/4/18… Finished second in the NLL in points among rookies with 52… Was third on the Knighthawks in goals (27), and fourth in assists (25) and points… Posted a career-high five goals on 3/24/18… Scored a career-high four goals on 3/17/18… Had the fifth two-goal game of his career on 3/4/18… Had a career-best six assists and seven points on 2/11/18… Scored two goals in his pro debut on 1/12/18… During his collegiate career, he posted 83 goals and 40 assists in 60 games… Played his last two seasons at Ohio State University (2016-17)… In 2017, he finished second in the nation with nine man-up goals… Notched 15 goals and four assists as a senior… In 2016, he started all 15 games and led the Buckeyes with 16 assists and 31 points… Had a point in each of his last 13 games (14+14)… Prior to arriving at Ohio State, he played for Bellarmine for two seasons (2014-15)… Recorded a goal and point in all 24 games with the Knights… He had 29 points, with 22 goals and seven assists in 12 games as a freshman in 2014… He followed that up with 44 points, including 31 goals and 13 assists, as a sophomore in 2015… Was a 2015 First Team All-Southern Conference selection after tying for first in the league in points per game (3.57)… Earned SoCon Offensive Player of the Week and National Player of the Week accolades in April 2015 after connecting for 11 points (7+4) in games vs. Marquette and Air Force… Played his Junior “A” ball with the Whitby Warriors and won a Minto Cup in 2013… Led the OLA in goals in 2014 and was second in points… Named league MVP and most outstanding player in 2015, while leading the circuit in points… Registered 129 goals and 140 assists in 72 regular season games with Whitby from 2010-15… He has spent parts of four seasons with the Brooklin Redmen of Major Series Lacrosse, posting 55 goals and 50 assists in 31 games.

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