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2005 Men's Soccer Player Bios
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USI Returnees...

Senior...Evansville, Indiana 
MAJOR: Mechanical Engineering

2005: Needs three shutouts to move into third all-time at USI. 2004: Played in 14 of USI's 18 games as a junior, posting a 2.16 GAA in 1208:51 minutes between the posts...recorded his 11th career shutout against Harris Stowe State College in the season opener...tied a career-high with nine saves versus the University of Indianapolis. 2003: Led USI between the posts with a 1.41 GAA and five shutouts in 17 games...had a rough start to the year, but posted a 1.30 GAA in the final 14 games of 2003...ranked fifth in the GLVC with a 0.87 GAA in league games...led the team with 64 saves...had a season best eight saves versus Lewis University during the regular season. 2002: Named GLVC co-Freshman of the Year after posting a 1.21 goals against average and an 11-4-0 record...played in 17 matches, starting 14, and 1336:44 minutes...also led the team with 65 saves...had a career-best nine saves during the regular season against Southern Illinois University Edwardsville...ranked fourth in the GLVC in GAA and shutouts. HIGH SCHOOL: Earned three letters in soccer at Harrison High School (Evansville, Indiana)...was an All-City and All-District goalkeeper at HHS...had an outstanding 0.81 GAA in his three years in goal at HHS.

Career Statistics
            G/GS    G    SV    SHO       MIN        GAA
2002       17/14   18    65      5     1336:44      1.21
2003       17/17   25    64      5     1591:19      1.41
2004       14/14   29    66      1     1208:51      2.16
Total      48/45   72   195     11     4136:54      1.57

Sophomore...Hanson, Kentucky
MAJOR: Exercise Science

2004: Led the Eagles in scoring during his first season with the team, scoring 16 points on eight goals...had the game-winning goal in the victory over Kentucky Wesleyan College. TRANSFER: Transferred from the University of Kentucky where did not see game action in 2003. HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered in soccer and basketball at Madisonville-North Hopkins High School and was All-American by the NSCAA...ranks second all-time in Kentucky high school soccer with 151 career goals...led Madisonville-North Hopkins in goals scored each season and was a three-time team Most Valuable Players.

Career Statistics
G  A     PTS.
2004    17/16    8  0     16

Sophomore...Madisonville, Kentucky
MAJOR: Business Administration

2004: Played in three matches for the Eagles as a freshman. HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered in soccer, football, powerlifting, and baseball at Madisonville-North Hopkins High School...set the Kentucky High School Athletic Association record for consecutive games with an assist (4) and goals scored (5)...also was a four-time Athletic Academic All-State selection; a four-time All-District player; and was named All-Region in 2002...scored 44 career goals and assisted on 23 more in 53 career games in three varsity seasons at Madisonville-North Hopkins...had his best season as a junior when he had 55 points on 23 goals and nine assists...helped lead Madisonville-North Hopkins to the district championship during each of his varsity seasons, winning the regional crown in 2002...competed in the 165-pound category as a powerlifter and ranked sixth in Kentucky...has a max bench press of 270 pounds, which was second best in the 165-pound class at the Kentucky State meet, and a deadlift of 450 pounds.

Career Statistics
  G    A     PTS.
2004    3/ 0     0    0      0

Junior...Jeffersonville, Indiana

2004: Played in 16 of USI's 18 matches, starting in nine...scored his first collegiate goal in the loss to Saint Joseph's College. 2003: Saw action in 16 matches off the bench for the Eagles as a freshman. HIGH SCHOOL: Earned letters in soccer at Jeffersonville High School (Jeffersonville, Indiana)…named All-Conference all four seasons at JHS and was All-District in 2001…led the team in goals all four years and had a career total of 69. CLUB SOCCER: Member of the five-time state champion Javanon Soccer Club (1997-2002).

Career Statistics
G    A     PTS.
2003    16/ 0    0    0      0
2004    16/ 9    1    0      2
Total   32/ 9    1    0      2

Senior...Newburgh, Indiana 
MAJOR: Business Administration

2004: Named Academic All-GLVC and was one of USI's top defensive players in of three players to start all 18 matches for the Eagles last year. 2003: Named Academic All-GLVC...played well on the USI defense, starting the first eight games of the year before suffering a knee injury. 2002: Saw action in 12 matches as a freshman...named Academic All-GLVC. HIGH SCHOOL: Collected two letters in soccer at Castle High School (Newburgh, Indiana)...member of Castle's 1999 IHSAA State Finalist team and was the starting sweeper on the 2000 IHSAA State Championship team.

Career Statistics
       G/GS   G    A     PTS.
2002   12/ 1   0    0      0
2003    8/ 8   0    0      0
2004   18/18   0    0      0
Total  38/27   0    0      0

Sophomore...Frankfort, Kentucky
MAJOR: Business Administration

2004: One of three players to start all 18 matches for the Eagles in of USI's top defenders as a freshman. HIGH SCHOOL: Earned letters in soccer and basketball at Western Hills High School (Frankfort, Kentucky)...named All-District, All-Conference, and Most Valuable Player in 2003...helped lead WHHS to four straight district championships and two regional championships. CLUB SOCCER: Played for the Frankfort Crunch, Woodford Soccer Club, Lexington Fatbol Club.

Career Statistics
G/GS    G    A     PTS.
2004    18/18    0    0      0

Junior...St. Louis, Missouri
MAJOR: Marketing

2004: USI's top defensive player, who played in 16 of USI's 18 matches...missed the last two matches of the year due to injury...recorded his only point of the year on an assist in the loss to Quincy University...named Academic All-GLVC for the second straight year. 2003: Named Academic All-GLVC...played all 18 games last year for the Eagles...was GLVC Freshman of the Year candidate after helping the Eagles to a 0.87 GAA in conference play...posted his first collegiate point by assisting on a goal at Florida Southern College. HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered in soccer, baseball, and basketball at St. John The Baptist High School (St. Louis, Missouri)...earned first-team All-State honors after helping St. John to a third place finish in the 2002 Missouri State High School Athletic Association "Class 1" Tournament and a 24-3-2 record...recorded 46 points in 2002 on 15 goals and 16 assists. CLUB SOCCER: Played two seasons for the Laclede Soccer Club, scoring 35 points on 11 goals and 13 assists in 2001.

Career Statistics
G/GS    G    A     PTS.
2003    18/18    0    1      1  
2004    16/14    0    1      1
Total   34/32    0    2      2

Sophomore...Washington, Indiana
MAJOR: History

2004: Ranked second on the team in scoring as a freshman on four goals and four assists...ranked first on the team in assists and second on the team in goals scored...record a season-best two goals and the game-winner in the season-opening victory over Harris Stowe State College...also had a a season-best five points in the victory on two goals and one assist. HIGH SCHOOL: Earned letters in soccer, basketball, and baseball at Washington High School...was a two-time All-Big 8 Conference performer and a member of three conference and sectional championship teams as well as two regional championship honorable mention All-State selection as a senior in 2003...started and played in 22 games, recording 21 goals and 18 assists last fall...helped WHS to a 19-3-1 record in 2003, a state ranking of fourth, and to the IHSAA semifinals...scored 15 goals while dishing out nine assists to help WHS to a 20-2 record and a number one ranking as a junior...finished fifth in school history with 49 career goals and 38 career assists...also finished fourth with 136 total points in his four-year career at WHS....13 game-winning assists are a WHS record, while his 13 game-winning goals rank third in school history... was an Academic All-Conference selection in 2003. CLUB SOCCER: Scored 37 goals and recorded 12 assists for the SWISA Fire club team in 2003....was invited to play soccer with the Down Under Sports Tours in Australia for the summer of 2003 and to play in the Tourney Sport USA Hawaii Classic in July of 2003.

Career Statistics
G/GS    G    A     PTS.
2004    18/16    4    4      12

Senior...Kokomo, Indiana
MAJOR: Accounting

2004: Named Academic All-GLVC for a third straight year...recorded his first two collegiate starts as a junior. 2003: Named Academic All-GLVC...saw action in three matches for USI as a sophomore. 2002: Played in five games as a freshman, scoring a goal in the victory over Kentucky Wesleyan College...named Academic All-GLVC. HIGH SCHOOL: Earned letters in soccer, basketball, and track at Western High School (Russiaville, Indiana)...named Academic All-State, All-County, and All-Mid Indiana Conference in 2001...named WHS Offensive Player of the Year in 2000 and 2001when he led the team in scoring...helped lead WHS to the 1999 Mid Indiana Conference Championship...member of the Kokomo Soccer Club in 2000; the Indianapolis Dynamo in 2001; and the Noblesville United Soccer Club in 2002. 

Career Statistics
       G/GS    G     A     PTS.
2002    5/ 0    1     0      2
2003    3/ 0    0     0      0
2004    9/ 2    0     0      0
Total  17/ 2    1     0      2

Sophomore...Longmont, Colorado
MAJOR: Exercise Science

2004: Played in 17 of USI's 18 matches as a freshman...recorded his first collegiate point with an assist in the USI victory over Harris Stowe State College. HIGH SCHOOL:  Named 2003 honorable mention All-State selection at Skyline High School (Longmont, Colorado)...also was a two-time All-Conference performer and was named to the 2003 All-Area team...played for Francis Howell North in St. Charles, Missouri, during the 2000-01 season. CLUB SOCCER: Played the last three years for the St. Vrain Express Soccer Club in Longmont.

Career Statistics
G/GS    G    A     PTS.
2004    17/ 6    0    1      1

Sophomore...Washington, Indiana
MAJOR: Pre-Elementary Education

2004: Saw limited action as a freshman, playing in seven matches. HIGH SCHOOL: Named second-team All-State and was an All-Big Eight Conference selection as a senior at Washington High School (Washington, Indiana)...scored 16 goals and dished out 23 assists in 2003...the 23 assists led the State of Indiana...was third-team All-State and was an All-Big Eight selection when he produced 10 goals and 21 assists, which ranked third in the state as a junior...helped  WHS win four IHSAA Sectional Championships (2000, 2001, 2002, 2003); three straight Big Eight Conference titles (2001, 2002, 2003); and three IHSAA Regional crowns (2000, 2002, 2003) in four seasons. WHS also advanced to the IHSAA Indiana State Finals in 2003.

Career Statistics
G/GS    G    A     PTS.
2004     7/ 0    0    0      0

USI Newcomers...

Junior...Indianapolis, Indiana
MAJOR: Economics

TRANSFER: Comes to USI from Western Nebraska Community College...recorded six points on one goal and four assists...also attended Indiana University/Purdue University Indianapolis and Lincoln College. HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered in soccer, wrestling, and track and field at Cathedral High School (Indianapolis, Indiana).

Junior...Granite City, Illinois
MAJOR: Journalism

TRANSFER: Played the last two seasons for Southwestern Illinois College (Belleville, Illinois)...earned All-Tournament honors at the 2004 NJCAA Regional. HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered in track and soccer at Granite City High School  (Granite City, Illinois)...was the team captain in 2002 and helped lead GCHS to the 2002 regional and sectional championships.

Freshman...Jefferson City, Missouri
MAJOR: Business Administration

HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered in soccer and track at Jefferson City High School (Jefferson City, Missouri)...finished his prep career as a honorable mention All-State player in 2004 and was a two-time first team All-District and All-Region performer...helped lead JCHS to the 2002 and 2003 district championship.

Junior...St. Louis, Missouri
MAJOR: Marketing

TRANSFER: Played the last two seasons for St. Louis Community College (Meramec, Missouri). HIGH SCHOOL: Earned seven letters in soccer, basketball, and baseball at St. John the Baptist High School (St. Louis, Missouri)...earned first team All-State honors and had 67 goals during his four-year prep career...was a teammate of current USI's back Brian Shepherd...also played in the North/South All-Star game as a senior.

Sophomore...Portage, Indiana
MAJOR: Communications

TRANSFER: Transferred to USI after playing one year at Calumet College of St. Joseph's.  HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered in soccer and basketball at Portage High School (Portage, Indiana).

Sophomore...Evansville, Indiana
MAJOR: Undecided

TRANSFER: Transferred to USI from Ball State University...did not play collegiate soccer at BSU.  HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered in soccer and basketball at North High School (Evansville, Indiana)...was team captain and team Most Valuable Player in 2003 and 2004.

Sophomore...New Albany, Indiana
MAJOR: Undecided

TRANSFER: Transfers to USI from Lincoln Memorial University playing one season...helped LMU to the Gulf South Conference regular season championship.  HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered in soccer at New Albany High School (New Albany, Indiana)...was named Defensive Most Valuable Player and  All-Conference twice...also named honorable mention All-State and All-District.

Freshman...Evansville, Indiana
MAJOR:  Undecided

HIGH SCHOOL: Named honorable mention All-State and to the IHSAA College Showcase team as a senior at Harrison High School (Evansville, Indiana)...also earned first team All-City and All-SIAC honors twice. CLUB SOCCER: Member of the Evansville Elite Soccer Club U-16 Chevy State Cup championship squad.

Freshman...Evansville, Indiana
MAJOR: Undecided

HIGH SCHOOL: Three year varsity performer at Reitz High School...was the Panthers' 2003 and 2004 Offensive Most Valuable Player and led the state with 16 assists in 2004...also scored 12 goals as a senior...scored 20 goals and dished out 26 assists during his high school career and was coached by former USI soccer player B.J. Babb...also earned Academic All-State and All-District honors as a senior and was named All-City and All-Conference as a junior and senior.

Freshman...Munster, Indiana
MAJOR: Marketing

HIGH SCHOOL: Named the Munster High School (Munster, Indiana) Most Valuable Player in 2004...helped lead the Mustangs to three straight conference and sectional championships (2002-04).

Freshman...Portage, Indiana
MAJOR: Biology

HIGH SCHOOL: Earned seven letters in soccer and basketball at Portage High School (Portage, Indiana). CLUB SOCCER: Helped lead the NWI United Soccer squad to the midwest regional.

2004 Player Bios

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