Villanova got the edge on early goal by Whalen
Wildcats return 10 of 11 starters for 2012
A versatile performer who appeared as a midfielder and defender for the Wildcats over the course of his four seasons on the Main Line.
Enjoyed his most productive and impactful season at the collegiate level ... Appeared in 14 contests and earned three starts ... Contributed two goals and an assist as one of the squad's veteran leaders ... Notched an assistant in a 1-1 draw against Hartford on Sept. 3 and followed that with goals in consecutive games against Marist and Monmouth ... Ended the season with 12 shots and four of those were on net ... Took home the Ryan Quane "Kaizen" Continual Improvement Award at the team's annual post-season banquet.
Appeared in four games for the Wildcats as a reserve ... Picked up his first career goal late in the second half of a victory over Pittsburgh in the regular season finale at the Villanova Soccer Complex.
Saw action in nine games as a reserve for the Wildcats ... Appeared in five consecutive games in the mid-season and also saw action in Villanova's final two regular season contests.
Appeared in two games for the Wildcats this season ... Generated one shot on goal.
Personal: Played club soccer at Potomac Soccer Academy ... A first team NSCAA All-South Region and All-Region choice in 2009 ... Named first team all-state and first team all county in 2008 and '09 ... A team co-captain in '09 and a three-time team most valuable player ... Started in each of his four seasons at Sherwood.