2014: Saw action in four games and registered a shot and a caused turnover ... appeared in games against UMass (Feb. 8), Furman (Feb. 22), Holy Cross (March 8) and Colgate (Apr. 18).
2013: Played in four games in his first season with the Black Knights ... did not figure statistically in Army wins over VMI (Feb. 16), Michigan (Mar. 2), Navy (Apr. 13) and Holy Cross (Apr. 20) ... Patriot League Academic Honor Roll member.
2012: Moved up from Army's junior varsity team midway through the season ... did not play ... named to the 2012 Patriot League academic honor roll.
Prior to West Point: Four-year letterwinner at The Hill School outside of Philadelphia under head coach Ned Ide ... lettered three seasons in football and twice for the hockey team ... served as team captain for both lacrosse and football in his final two seasons at The Hill School ... played as a short stick midfielder until sophomore year of high school when he switched to long stick.
Personal: Thomas Elton Shade was born on Sept. 21, 1992, in Bryn Mawr, Pa. ... son of Ken and Doran Shade ... eldest of three children - Dan and Andrea ... carried a 3.3 grade-point average while taking 20.5 credits in his fall semester at West Point ... enjoys music and hiking ... entire family hiked Mount Washington over the summer ... majoring in Mechanical Engineering.