Men's Soccer Blue Collar Blog: Productive Start to Season
Men's Soccer Picked Fourth in Big Ten, Three Named to Watch List
Pereira Earns Men's Soccer Preseason Best XI First Team Nod
2012 Michigan Men's Soccer Roster
Sixty-Four Wolverines Garner Fall Academic All-Big Ten Honors
Through Nov. 25, 2013
At Michigan ... Selected by the Seattle Sounders in the 4th round (77th selection) of the 2014 MLS SuperDraft ...2013 TopDrawerSoccer.com Starting XI member ... College Sports Madness First Team All-Big Ten honoree ... 2013 Big Ten Watch List member ... 2012-13 Academic All-Big Ten ... 2011 Team Offensive MVP ... All-Big Ten Freshman Team (2010) ... All-time shot leader in U-M history (194) ... No. 2 in program history in assists (22) and No. 8 in total points (48) ... No. 9 in career goals (13) ... No. 5 in shots on goal (77) ... Tied for No. 2 in career penalty-kicks made (five).
Senior (2013) ... Named No. 10 player in the NCAA, according to TopDrawerSoccer.com ... Fired two shots against Indiana (Nov. 13) ... Scored the winning goal against Valparaiso (Nov. 4) ... Took five shots and assisted Yamann Sahlool in the 2-1 win over Indiana (Oct. 26) ... Had one assist to Tyler Arnone in the 2-1 win over Wisconsin (Oct. 20) ... Assisted Lars Eckenrode in the 1-0 win over Creighton (Oct. 15) ... Had two shots against Ohio State (Oct. 6) ... Assisted Marcos Ugarte against Western Michigan (Oct. 2) ... Had four shots against Northwestern (Sept. 28) as well as three shots against both Oakland (Sept. 24) and West Virginia (Sept. 21) ... Took four shots against Marquette (Sept. 13) ... Also took five shots and had one unassisted goal against Bowling Green (Sept. 2).
Junior (2012) ... Named No. 12 player in the Big Ten, according to TopDrawerSoccer.com ... Ranked second in Big Ten in assists with eight, fourth in points (20), and fifth in goals (5) ... Ranked 30th in the NCAA in helpers ... In the NCAA Tournament had two shots against No. 1 seed Akron (Nov. 18) and also had a hat trick against Niagara (Nov. 15) and two of the goals resulted from penalty kicks ... Named to College Soccer News National Team of the Week (Nov. 18) ... Was one of four Big Ten players to register hat trick on season ... Had three shots and had two assists, one to Tyler Arnone and the other to Etienne Lussiez, against Northwestern (Nov. 9) and also fired four shots against Wisconsin (Nov. 7) ... Had one assist to Kofi Opare against Michigan State (Nov. 3) ... Scored one goal off of an assist from Tyler Arnone in the 1-0 victory over Valparaiso (Oct. 27) ... Had one assist to Tyler Arnone in the 2-1 victory over No. 11 Indiana (Oct. 19) ... Took four shots against Wisconsin (Oct. 13) ... Had the second assist on a TJ Roehn goal against Penn State (Oct. 6) ... Scored goal against Ohio State (Sept. 30) off rebound from TJ VanSlooten, along with an assist off of a corner kick to Ezekiel Harris ... Had two shots against No. 8 Notre Dame (Sept. 16) ... Also had a pair of shots on goal against No. 17 Marquette (Sept. 14) ... Scored first goal of season on a penalty-kick in 4-1 defeat of Northeastern (Sept. 9) ... Also had two assists on the match, coming on a pair of Kofi Opare goals in the 26th and 71st minute off corner kicks.
Sophomore (2011) ... Started 17 of 20 matches in the Wolverine midfield, including the first 12 of the season ... Lead team in assists (five) and points (13), while tying for team lead with four goals ... Fired 65 shots on the season to lead the team and finish second in the Big Ten with 3.25 shots per contest ... His 13 points on the season tied for eighth in Big Ten ... Three of four goals came in first five matches of season, beginning with penalty-kick score in 2-1 loss to Kentucky (Aug. 28) ... Scored game-winning unassisted goal in 1-0 win over Marshall (Sept. 9) ... Had a least four shots in nine matches, highlighted by an eight shot effort in a 2-1 loss to Notre Dame (Sept. 16) and seven shots against Bowling Green in season opener (Aug. 26) ... Had 18 shots combined against Notre Dame (Sept. 16), Marquette (Sept. 18), and Ohio State (Sept. 25) ... Took 14 corners on the season.
Freshman (2010) ... Saw action in 21 games as a freshman and made 12 starts in his freshman season ... Posted seven points (1g, 5a) along with one game-winner ... Tallied his first collegiate goal -- the game -winner -- in U-M's 3-2 overtime win over No. 3 Maryland, sending the Wolverines to the 2010 NCAA College Cup ... Named to TopDrawerSoccer.com's National Team of the Week for his performance against Maryland ... Posted one shot, which reached frame, in U-M's 2-1 overtime win over UCF (Nov. 21) in the NCAA Championship second round ... Saw action in each of U-M's Big Ten Tournament games ... Recorded shots in U-M's wins over Michigan State (Nov. 11), Wisconsin (Nov. 12) and Penn State (Nov. 14) ... Back in the starting lineup in U-M's 4-2 win over Northwestern (Nov. 6) ... Tallied two shot, including one on goal, in the Michigan victory ... Posted his fifth assist in U-M's 4-2 win over Valparaiso (Oct. 13) ... Recorded his first multi-point game with two assists in U-M's 3-2 Big Ten win over Wisconsin (Oct. 10) ... Has tallied points in each of U-M's last two games (vs. Wisconsin, vs. Cincinnati) ... Has been in the starting lineup in each of Michigan's last six games ... Tallied three shots against Kentucky (Sept. 22) and Ohio State (Sept. 25) ... Had one shot on goal against No. 23 Ohio State ... Posted a combined 10 shots against Notre Dame (Sept. 17) and Marquette (Sept. 19) ... Recorded his first career point with an assist against Marquette (Sept. 19) ... Made his collegiate debut against Detroit (Sept. 1), where he posted two shots on goal ... Made his first career start against No. 14 Drake (Sept.3),posting five shots in the U-M loss.
Prep ... South Kent School (2010) ... Two-time all-state selection ... Two-time state all-star selection ... Led South Kent to back-to-back New England Championships in 2008 and 2009.
Club/Junior Team ... F.S. A. Soccer Plus and Beachside Soccer (Connecticut) ... Played in eight games in 2008-09 with Soccer Plus, scoring nine goals and 17 assists.
Personal ... Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts.
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