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
Men's Soccer at Northwestern for Big Ten Tournament Semifinal
Postgame Notes: Michigan 1, Michigan State 0
Adam Grinwis posted five saves and the shutout, while Kofi Opare headed in a Fabio Pereira corner kick at 69:49 for the match's lone score as U-M topped Michigan State, 1-0, to reclaim the Big Bear Trophy.
The Wolverines begin the Chaka Daley Era this season.
At Michigan ...Ranks fifth all-time in matches played (80), fourth in matches started (75) and third in minutes played (6,700) ... Team tri-captain (2011-12) ... Academic All-Big Ten (2010) ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement Award (2009-10) ...2012 Academic All-Big Ten.
Senior (2012) ...Played full match on 18 occasions ... Fired one shot against Michigan State in the Big Ten Tournament (Nov. 11) as well as one shot during the regular season against Bowling Green (Oct. 23) ... Had one assist to Tyler Arnone in the 2-1 loss against Wisconsin (Oct. 13).
Junior (2011) ... Started 19 of 20 matches on the season, with the lone exception being Senior Night against Northwestern as he gave way to senior Jarrett Kerr ... Second on team in minutes played with 1,748. playing entire match on 15 occasions ... Lone shot on goal of season came on header off corner against Michigan State (Oct. 30).
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 on the season ... Recorded three points on three assists ... Anchored the U-M defense to a 3-2 overtime win over No. 3 Maryland (Dec. 4) to send the Wolverines to the 2010 NCAA College Cup ... Recorded his third assist this season in U-M's 4-1 win over Penn State in the Big Ten Tournament Final ... Tallied his first shot of the season, on goal,in U-M's 3-2 win over Wisconsin (Oct. 10) ...Picked up double assists in U-M's 2-1 win over Oakland (Sept. 15), his first points of the season... Played in both of U-M's season-opening games against Detroit (Sept. 1) and Drake (Sept. 3) as a starting defender... Has started every game this season.
Freshman (2009) ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement Award ... Saw action in 15 games with 10 starts ... recorded one point with an assist against Bowling Green (Sept. 23) ... Posted nine shots on the season and have five shots on goal... Made his collegiate debut against Wright State (Sept. 11) ... Made his debut in the starting lineup against Western Michigan (Sept. 19) ... Recorded his first point with an assist in U-M's 5-1 win over Bowling Green (Sept. 23) ... Recorded one shot on goal in U-M upset victory over Northwestern (Nov. 1).
Prep ... Livonia Stevenson (2009) ... ESPN Rise High School All-American as a senior ... Named to the national high school soccer all-region team as a senior ... Earned a spot on the MHSAA Dream Team as a senior ... Earned MHSAA All-State first team honors as a senior and was a member of the second team as a junior.
Club/Junior Team ... Derby County Wolves ... Served as team captain from 2006-09 ... Five-time Michigan State Cup Champions (2004-08) ... Helped club to USYSA Region II Championship (2007) ... USYSA National finalists (2007) ... Four-year member of the Region II ODP regional team ... Has participated in several international ODP events (Italy-2006, Argentina-2007, Austria/Germany-2008), also participated in several interregional events.
Personal ... Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts.
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