SENIOR (2016): Named First Team All-MAAC after an 18-point outburst... Scored five goals and added eight assists, earning him First Team All-Conference honors for the second time in his career... Was named MAAC Offensive Player of the Week three times.... Scored two goals and added an assist against Columbia (Sept. 14)... Scored goals against UMBC, Niagara, Quinnipiac... Assisted on all three goals in the 3-2 win over Marist (Oct. 29)... Ends his Monmouth career with 18 goals and 15 assists, playing in 79 total games.
JUNIOR (2015): Was named to the Preseason All-MAAC First Team and made good on the prediction with year-end All-MAAC First Team honors… Also earned All-MAAC Championship Team recognition… Started all 21 games… Finished second on the team with five goals to go along with three assists for 13 points, good for third on the team… Had a goal and two assists in the Hawks’ 5-0 win over Howard (Sept. 6)… Scored the game-winning goal in a 2-0 win to open MAAC play at Canisius (Sept. 26)… Also scored the game-winning goal against Siena (Oct. 3)… Added a goal and an assist in a 3-1 win over Quinnipiac (Oct. 10)… Tallied a goal against Niagara (Oct. 24).
SOPHOMORE (2014): Named to All-MAAC Second Team and All-MAAC Championship Team… Finished second on the team in goals (5) and points (13)… Scored the game-winning goal in double overtime of the MAAC Championship Game against Fairfield (Nov. 16)… Scored twice and added an assist in the season opener against UMass Lowell (Aug. 29)… Scored a goal and added an assist in the Hawks’ 3-0 win at Rutgers (Sept. 16)… Had a goal and an assist as the Hawks defeated hOURglass rival Saint Peter’s (Nov. 5).
FRESHMAN (2013): Finished second on the team in both goals (3) and points (7)… Started 14 of 20 games played, including 14 of the last 15… Scored his first-career goal to give the Hawks’ a 1-0 lead in a tie against Albany… Scored a goal in each of the Hawks’ first two MAAC games at Fairfield and against Iona.
BEFORE MONMOUTH: A three-year letter winner and captain for two seasons at Marlboro… Earned All-Freehold Regional and All A-North honors in 2011… Scored 15 goals and distributed three assists in earning All-Monmouth County, All-Shore and All-State honors in 2012… Also played club soccer for Coach John Murphy’s U18 PDA Harkes, leading the team to the 2013 NJ State Cup Championship, the USYSA Region One Championships and the USYSA National Championship third place finish with five goals and five assists.
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