LSU Gold
Height
5'9
Class
Senior
Hometown
Eastborough, Kan.
High School
Valley Center HS
Experience
3L

2023 AVCA All-America Team
2023 CCSA All-Conference Team
2022 AVCA Top Flight (Court 5)

JUNIOR SEASON (2023)
Compiled an overall 25-13 record, including 23-12 on Court 1 with Kylie Deberg… Her and Deberg were named to the AVCA All-America Team… Started the season with a 10-game win streak … Earned Top-20 wins against UCLA, FSU, GCU, Stanford, Washington and South Carolina … Named to the CCSA All-Conference Team.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2022)
Went 28-11 overall, playing on Court 4 where she was 10-6 and Court 5 where she was 18-5… Was 15-3 on Court 5 with Sierra Caffo as the duo earned AVCA Top Flight honors.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2021)
Had a perfect 7-0 record during her freshman season playing all of her matches on Court 4 with Jess Lansman … Won all of her matches except for one in straight sets.

HIGH SCHOOL
A two-sport athlete who played both volleyball and basketball… Set a Valley Center High School record as a sophomore, with a 2.48 passing percentage… Earned First Team All-League honors in 2016, 2017 and 2018 and was named All-State honorable mention in 2018… Listed on the 2018 All-State Academic team… Earned a spot on the Honorable Mention AVCA Junior All-America team.

PERSONAL
Full name is Ellie Clare Shank… Born on January 11, 2002… Daughter of Scott and Heather Shank… Has one older brother, Jay.

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