Thomas Shannon returns to Tulsa Athletic for the 2019 season after last playing for the club in 2016. He made five starts in 2016 and helped the club win the South Central Conference.
2016: Started in five contests late in the season…Tallied two goals during the year…For the season, played 376 minutes…Helped the club win the South Central Conference.
Pro: Signed first professional contract with Brisbane City FC in the National Premier League in Brisbane, Australia…Named the captain…Helped lead BCFC to a second place finish in the league…Transferred to the Dandenong Thunder in the Victorian Premier League to finish out the last 10 matches of the season…Played indoor soccer for the Tulsa Revolution of the PASL…Started all 16 matches…Finished with a team-high 16 assists and tallied six goals.
College: Played collegiately at NCAA Division I University of Memphis…Four-year starter and team captain during his senior season…In four seasons, made 56 starts with 10 goals and eight assists…As a senior, played every minute possible, totaling 1,664 minutes in 18 starts…Tallied two goals and one assist…Fourth-leading scorer as a junior despite playing only nine matches due to injury…Finished with three goals and three assists…Scored two goals against North Florida…Named All-Tournament at the UAB Classic…Scored three goals and added two assists as a sophomore…Helped the Tigers post six shutouts during his sophomore campaign. In his first collegiate season, started 17 matches for the Tigers…Scored two goals and tallied two assists…Appeared in all 19 matches and was the only Tiger to do so…Opened his Memphis career with a brace against Oral Roberts in the second contest of the season…Named All-Tournament at the Memphis Classic.
Prep: Prepped at Broken Arrow High School…Four-year letterwinner…Named the Oklahoma Gatorade Player of the Year along with being named all-conference, all-district and all-metro…Registered 42 points as a senior to lead the team in scoring…Played club soccer for Tulsa Soccer Club, helping his TSC team to eight state championship titles and two Region III championships.