2012 Michigan Men's Soccer Roster
Sixty-Four Wolverines Garner Fall Academic All-Big Ten Honors
Men's Soccer Falls at No. 1 Akron in NCAA Tournament Second Round
Pereira's Hat Trick Lifts Men's Soccer Past Niagara in NCAA Opener
Men's Soccer to Open NCAA Play at Home Thursday vs. Niagara
The Wolverines trounced Vermont, 3-0, in their home opener for Coach Daley's first win at U-M.
The Wolverines begin the Chaka Daley Era this season.
Michigan knocked off No. 4 Akron, 1-0, in OT.
At Michigan ... Team tri-captain (2012) ... 2012 Big Ten Player to Watch list member... All-Big Ten Second Team (2011) ... All-Big Ten Tournament (2011) ... Academic All-Big Ten (2010-12) ... Big Ten All-Freshman Team (2009) ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement Award (2009-11).
Senior (2012) ... Fired three shots against No. 1 seed Akron (Nov. 18) and two shots against Niagara (Nov. 15) in the NCAA Tournament ... 83rd career start against Michigan State (Nov. 11) allowed him to surpass Ryan Sterba (2002-05) for the most starts in program history ...Had one assist against Northwestern (Nov. 9) ... Fired four shots against Wisconsin (Nov. 7) and five shots against Bowling Green (Oct. 23) ...Fired two shots on goal against No. 11 Indiana (Oct. 19) and also fired one shot on goal against No. 3 Akron (Oct. 16) ...Had 4 shots on goal in a 3-2 win over Ohio State (Sept. 30) ... Tallied final goal in 4-1 win over Northeastern (Sept. 9) on an assist from Tyler Arnone in the 44th minute ... Scored first goal of season in 3-0 win over Vermont (Aug. 31) ... Ranks No. 5 all-time in matches started at U-M with more than 72 starts.
Junior (2011) ... Academic All-Big Ten (2011) ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement Award (2011) ...All-Big Ten Second Team member ... All-Big Ten Tournament selection ... Started all 20 matches on the season, stretching consecutive start streak to 63 matches, having never missed a match in Maize & Blue career ... Tied for third on squad with pair of scores ... Responsible for lone goal in Michigan's signature win on the season, a 1-0 overtime win over No. 4 Akron at U-M Stadium ... First score of the season came against No. 16 Notre Dame (Sept. 16) on an Etienne Lussiez assist ... Contributed pair of assists on season, the first coming against Ohio State (Sept. 25) in a 3-2 overtime defeat on a Fabio Pereira score ... Second helper came on Noble Sullivan's game-winning score in 2-1 overtime victory over Oakland (Oct. 12) ... Second on team in shots (40) and shots on goal (18) ... Had at least one shot in 18-of-20 matches ... Played 1,611 minutes on season to rank sixth on team, and played full match on six occasions ... Faced off against brother, Fatai, in 1-0 loss to Michigan State (Oct. 30), becoming what was believed to be the first time in Big Ten history that a pair of brothers squared off against each other in a match.
Sophomore (2010) ... Academic All-Big Ten (2010) ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement Award (2010)... Played and started in each of U-M's 25 games this season ... Posted eight points (3g, 4a) on the season ... Tallied a career-best 28 shots in his sophomore campaign ... Tallied one shot on goal in U-M's 3-2 OT win over No. 3 Maryland (Dec. 4) to advance to the NCAA College Cup ... Posted one shot, reaching frame, in U-M's 3-1 win over No. 18 South Carolina (Nov. 28)in the NCAA Championship third round ... Recorded his second goal of the season and first career game-winner in U-M's 2-1 overtime win over UCF (Nov. 21) in the NCAA Championship second round ... Tallied an assist in U-M's opening round win over Michigan State (Nov. 11) at the Big Ten Tournament ... Added another assist in the Big Ten Tournament title game against Penn State (Nov. 14) ... Posted one shot on goal in U-M's 4-2 win over Northwestern (Nov. 6) ... Recorded his first career goal in U-M's 3-2 overtime win against No. 23 Michigan State (Oct. 30)... Also tallied one assist against the Spartans ... Posted a shot in U-M's 2-1 loss to Indiana (Oct. 16) ... Tallied one shot on goal in U-M's 3-2 win over Wisconsin (Oct. 10) ... Posted three shots, two of them reaching goal in U-M's loss to No. 23 Ohio State (Sept. 25)... Recorded two shots in Michigan's double overtime tie to Notre Dame (Sept. 17) ... Tallied three shots, one on goal,in U-M's 2-2 tie with Seattle (Sept. 12) ... Posted U-M's first assist of the season in U-M's 2-1 (OT) win over Detroit (Sept. 1)... Posted two shots in games against Detroit (Sept. 1) and Drake (Sept. 3).
Freshman (2009) ... Big Ten All-Freshman Team (2009) ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement Award (2009) ... Played and started in each of Michigan's 18 games ... Posted three points (3a) in his freshman campaign ... Recorded 17 shots on the season ... Made his debut as a starter against Notre Dame (Sept. 1) ... Earned his first assist against Lipscomb (Sept. 13) ... Picked up an assist against Detroit (Sept. 16) ... Added another assist in U-M's 5-1 win over Bowling Green (Sept. 23) ... Recorded two shots, including one on goal against Indiana (Oct. 10) ... Also recorded one shot on goal in U-M's 2-0 win at Cincinnati (Oct. 14).
Prep ... Northville (2009) ... Earned MHSAA Dream Team honors as a senior.
Club/Junior Team ... Vardar, Ann Arbor Arsenal, Michigan Wolves ... Earned two Michigan State Cup championships (2004-05) ... Member of the USA Under-18 National Team tour of Uruguay and Argentina.
Personal ... Enrolled in the college of engineering.
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