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A. Mickey Watson
A. Mickey  Watson

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Berwyn, Pa.

High School:
South Kent

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 180

Position:
Defender

Worth Noting
• All-Patriot League First Team ('17)
 Four-time Patriot League Defensive Player of the Week (2016: 1x; 2017: 3x)
 Patriot League Rookie of the Week (2015: 1x)

2017 (Junior): Made his first appearance on an all-conference team, being named to the All-Patriot League First Team as a defender...Earned a League-best three Patriot League Defensive Player of Week awards (9/4, 10/2, 10/16)...Started and played in 15 games, missing the other three due to injury...Fourth on the team in goals, scoring three this year...Netted first goal of the season in opener at La Salle...Named Patriot League Defensive Player of the Week after contributing to scoreless draw at W&M...Assisted game winning goal vs. Navy, heading Gabriel Carlsson’s corner kick to Brian Saramago...Named Patriot League Defensive Player of the Week after holding the Mids to three shots in the game...Scored what held up as game-winner at Boston University...Earned third Patriot League defensive honor after High Point and Boston University games ...Headed in Gabriel Carlsson’s corner kick vs. Colgate in the Patriot League semifinals

2016 (Sophomore): Played in 15 games, started 13... Scored insurance goal at Lafayette... Named Patriot League Defensive Player of the Week on Sept. 26 after Pittsburg/Lafayette games

2015 (Freshman): Played in 12 games, starting 11, and logged 1049 minutes before being sidelined with a season-e to injury…Scored first career goal at Boston University…Was named Patriot League Rookie of the Week on September 14 after helping the Greyhounds to a 1-0 upset win over No. 11 UMBC.

Before Loyola: Gatorade Connecticut Boys Soccer Player of the Year for 2014-15…Participated in prestigious NSCAA High School All-American Game, first player from South Kent School to be named a high school All-American…A two-time Connecticut Soccer Coaches Association All-State First Team selection…SCSA Player of the Year…Two-time Western New England Prep School Soccer Association All-Star…South Kent’s Abel Mickey Watson Most Valuable Player Award was named after Watson after he earned the honor twice…Won six New England Championships and eight Western New England Regular Season Championships in soccer, basketball and lacrosse with South Kent…Finished in the top-10 in Prep High School Rankings by TopDrawerSoccer as a junior and senior…Played club for FC Delco, FC Westchester and Beachside, captaining Beachside U-19 team to a state championship…Four-star recruit on TopDrawerSoccer.

Personal: Abel Mickey Watson…Son of Harriet Walwolie, Lauri Ludwig Grims and Mart Grims…Has five siblings, including three sisters, Sydney, Carlie and Apphia, and two brothers, Cole and Aristachus…Four-year member of student council and was a co-Head Prefect (School’s President) at South Kent School.

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