PL Honor Roll
MSOC 2, Campbell 0
MSOC 1, SFU 0
Loyola rallied from a 1-0 halftime deficit, with Larry Ndjock and Stephen Dooley scoring second-half goals, to beat Princeton, 2-1
Loyola rallied from a 1-0 halftime deficit to beat Princeton, 2-1, on September 18. Larry Ndjock and Stephen Dooley each scored goals, and Zach Kane made four second-half saves, in the win.
Loyola men's soccer downed Campbell, 2-0, on Saturday, September 14.
NSCAA All-North Atlantic Region Second Team ('12)
All-MAAC First Team ('12)
MAAC Rookie of the Year ('12)
College Soccer News National All-Freshman Second Team ('12)
MAAC All-Rookie Team ('12)
Four-time MAAC Rookie of the Week ('12)
All-Patriot League Second Team ('13)
Patriot League Preseason Offensive Player of the Year (`13)
College Soccer News Preseason All-America Third Team (`13)
Ranked No. 41 on TopDrawerSoccer's Top 100 Players ('13)
Two-time Patriot League Offensive Player of the Week ('13)
Rockin' Refuel Performance of the Week ('13)
Two-time Top Drawer Soccer Team of the Week ('13)
2013 (Sophomore):Patriot League Preseason Offensive Player of the Year...One of two sophomores included on the Preseason Patriot League Team...College Soccer News Preseason All-America Third Team...Ranked No. 41 on TopDrawerSoccer's Top 100 Players...Led the Patriot League with 12 goals and 25 points...Also ranked second in the NCAA with 0.86 goals per game and sixth with 1.79 points per game...Notched first career hat trick in 5-3 win at La Salle, scoring on all three shots taken and was credited with the game-winning goal...Became the first Greyhound since Glenn Leitch in 2010 to tally a hat trick...Scored the game-winning goal in a 1-0 win over Saint Francis (Pa.) to finish the week with four goals on four shots...Was named the Patriot League Offensive Player of the Week on Sept. 9 for his play in the two games, becoming the first Greyhound to earn offensive weekly honors...He also earned Rockin' Refuel Performance of the Week accolades of his play and was included on the Top Drawer Soccer Team of the Week on Sept. 11...Scored late in Loyola's 1-0 win at Quinnipiac, marking the third-straight game with a goal...Tallied game-winning goal vs. Campbell, marking fourth-straight game with a goal...Was a Patriot League honorable mention on Sept. 16...Also included on the Top Drawer Soccer Team of the Week on Sept. 18, marking the second-straight week he was honored...Converted first penalty kick of the season to notch his seventh goal of the year...The goal also marked the fifth-straight game he has scored in, tying the longest goal-scoring streak for a player under head coach Mark Mettrick (Phil Bannister, 2010)...Did not play vs. No. 21 UMBC or in the Patriot League opener vs. Holy Cross due to a red card received vs. Princeton...Had a five-game scoring streak snapped in loss at JMU...Notched a goal in Loyola's next game, at Colgate...Had five points, and a hand in all three goals, in Loyola's 3-1 win over American, its first Patriot League victory...With an assist on Connor Thompson's insurance goal vs. the Eagles, he recorded his 50th career point...Added a goal at Patriot League regular-season champion Navy, marking just the fourth goal the Midshipmen have given up in league play this year...Earned second Patriot League Offensive Player of the Week honor on Nov. 4 after having a hand in all four of Loyola's goals in a 1-1 week...Scored game winner in overtime vs. Lafayette...Was included among Patriot League Honorable Mention performances on Nov. 11...Finished season with four goals in last three games.
2013 (Summer):Played with Reading United in the PDL...Appeared in six games, starting five ...Scored four goals on 14 shots and added one assist...Led the team with 1.5 points per game and ranked tied for fourth on the team with nine points...Scored in his debut vs. the Westchester Flames and added an assist on Mario Pinto Neto's goal...Had two goals, including the game-winner, off the bench and in 19 minutes of play vs. the New York Magic...Played former teammate Kevin Curran and the Ocean City Nor'easters to a 1-1 tie on June 15...Started and scored in a 2-2 tie vs. Jersey Express...Missed the July portion of the schedule due to a knee injury.
2012 (Freshman): Led the MAAC in goals and game-winning goals en route to MAAC Rookie of the Year honors...Third freshmen under head coach Mark Mettrick to earn MAAC Rookie of the Year honors...Was the top freshman in the region, as he was the lone rookie on the NSCAA All-North Atlantic Region first or second team, earning second-team honors...Was also the only freshman on the All-MAAC First Team...Became the first Greyhound under head coach Mark Mettrick to earn Rookie of the Year and first-team honors in the same season since Omar Alfonso in 2003...Was also on the MAAC All-Rookie Team and the College Soccer News National All-Freshman Second Team...Played in 19 games, starting 18...Sat out during Marist game due to five yellow cards...His 13 goals and 29 points were the most for an individual Greyhound since Phil Bannister had 13 goals and 33 points in 2007...Finished the year as the second-ranked freshman in the NCAA in scoring, sitting tied for 14th overall in goals per game (0.68), tied for 18th in total goals, 21st in points per game (1.53)...Earned a league-best four MAAC Rookie of the Week honors (Sept. 4, Sept. 24, Oct. 22 and Oct. 29)...Named to College Soccer National Team of the Week on Oct. 28...Scored Loyola's first goal of the season vs. Cal State Northridge...Also had game-winning goal vs. the Matadors to become the first Greyhound since Geaton Caltabiano vs. Saint Peter's (10/9/11) to score more than once in the same game...Scored the equalizer vs. Quinnipiac in 84th minute to secure overtime...Scored for third-straight game with a goal vs. Towson...Was also taken down in the box after that, setting Connor Thompson up for his first collegiate PK...Strung together a streak of three-straight games with at least one goal - vs. Cal State Northridge (2g), Quinnipiac (1g) and at Towson (1g)... Had one goal and two assists vs. James Madison...Assisted Dooley's game-winner vs. American...Also recorded a goal in 72nd minute vs. the Eagles...Had another goal vs. Niagara...Scored two goals in a span of three minutes to lead Loyola to 3-1 win at Iona, Gaels' first MAAC loss...Scored for second-straight game at Fairfield...Recorded third career multi-goal game, including scoring first collegiate PK against Saint Peter's...Scored for fourth-straight game in 19 minutes of play vs. Manhattan...Closed out MAAC play six goals in four-straight games - Iona (2g), Fairfield (1g), Saint Peter's (2g) and Manhattan (1g)...Two of those goals were game winners.
Before Loyola: Played for the Nordberliner SC, Tennis Borussia Berlon, Hertha BSC Berlin and FC St. Pauli club teams... Helped the Hertha BSC Berlin U19 team to a second-place finish at the German Junior Cup...Was a member of the Berlin Choice Players from 2006-10.
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Saturday, Sept 5 EVENT LOCATION TIME COVERAGE Old Dominion Ridley Athletic Complex 7:00 PM Video Tuesday, Sept 8 EVENT LOCATION TIME COVERAGE Duke Durham, N.C. 7:00 PM Saturday, Sept 12 EVENT LOCATION TIME COVERAGE UMBC Ridley Athletic Complex 7:00 PM Video Saturday, Sept 19 EVENT LOCATION TIME COVERAGE George Washington Washington, D.C. 1:00 PM Saturday, Sept 26 EVENT LOCATION TIME COVERAGE Navy Annapolis, Md. 8:00 PM Naval Academy Access & Parking
Tuesday, Sept 29 EVENT LOCATION TIME COVERAGE Rutgers Piscataway, N.J. 7:00 PM