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BEFORE PENN STATE
Attended Shawnee High School in Medford, New Jersey … Won back-to-back South Jersey Group 3 South Championships in 2014 and 2015 … Named 1st Team All-State Freshman/Sophomore Team in 2014 … Missed most of 2015 due to injury … Recorded 27 goals and 13 assists in 2016 and earned 2nd Team All-Conference in 2016 …Played club for Tri-State and BlueStar Lacrosse Club … 2016 Team New Jersey team member and attended ‘Nike The Ride’ showcase.
Born Michael Shinske on October 12, 1998, in Camden, New Jersey … Parents are Jim and Lori Shinske … Father, Jim, played baseball and soccer at Gettysburg College … Has a brother and sister, Tommy (17) and Caroline (20) … Caroline plays lacrosse at Johns Hopkins … Intends to follow a career path in Wealth Management.
WHY PENN STATE?
I chose Penn State for the competitive academic and athletic environment along with a great connection with the coaching staff.