Matt Shanklin

#30 Matt Shanklin

HT. 6-1
WT. 150
HOMETOWN (LAST SCHOOL) Calvert City,Ky./Marshall Co. HS
High School:Multiple-sport athlete with four letters in soccer, three in tennis and one in track. …Named team MVP in high school in both 2006 and 2007. …Team captain for 2007 season. …All-Region selection in 2006 and 2007. …All-District pick in 2006 and 2007. …In 2007 scored 16 goals and was credited with 10 assists on high school team. …In 2006 scored 10 goals and made four assists for high school team. …High school team was a four-time district champion. …In tennis he advanced to the second round of the district tournament as the No. 3 seed in 2006 and 2007. …Played as the No. 1 seed in 2008.

Personal: His soccer highlight is scoring a goal in the district championship game his freshman year. …Played for Jackson Purchase Futbol Club in club soccer. …Jackson Purchase was the Queen City Classic Champion in 2004, 2005 and 2006. …Jackson Purchase also won the Tennessee Futbol Fall Classic in 2004 and 2005. …Won Jackson Purchase Invitational in 2005. …Tournament championships in 2006 included the Owensboro Classic, Louisville Cup and Bluegrass. …Member of Stiga National Youth Ping Pong team. …Also enjoys competing in motocross. …Plans to be a dentist.

Why he chose Lipscomb: “I liked the campus, the soccer team and the student environment.”