AT GW: Moves from starting at second base to third base.
2005: Batted .366 for the season, third highest in the Atlantic 10 Conference ... recorded two four-hit games (2/18 at Georgia Southern, 2/22 vs. Old Dominion) ... recorded two multi-home run games (3/22 vs. Delaware State, 4/12 vs. Towson) ... broke his own team record 15 game hitting streak (2/20-3/24), ... of returning players, led the team with 43 RBI (third overall).
2004: Atlantic 10 First-Team All-Conference selection ... started 53 of team's 59 games ... third on the team in batting (.335 avg.), at-bats (211), and doubles (15) ... second on the team in hits (70) ... played for the Chatham A's in the Cape Cod Baseball League.
2003: Named 2003 Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American ... named ECAC Second-Team All-Star Shortstop ... named Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Year and all-conference second-team shortstop ... five-time A-10 Rookie of the Week award winner ... batted .398 for the 43rd-best average in the NCAA last year ... is currently third all-time on GW's career average list ... started freshman campaign with a 15-game hitting streak ... played in 54 of 55 games at shortstop starting all but one of them ... tied for fourth in the A-10 with three other Colonials with 48 runs ... played for the Amsterdam Mohawks in the summer of 2003.
HIGH SCHOOL: Played for Phil Amelio ... named New York State Player of the Year his senior year ... team won the New York State Championship ... batted .550 with five homers, seven triples, 12 doubles, 39 runs batted in, and 20 stolen bases ... also played hockey, basketball and soccer.
PERSONAL: Born December 29, 1983, in Poughkeepsie, NY ... son of John and Valerie Shanley ... has two brothers, John (25), Pat (19) and his late sister Erin ... history major.