Villanova took on Akron in the first round of the NCAA Championship on November 17, 2016.
An energetic presence who was called on often in 2014 to help raise the defensive tempo ... A strong and versatile defender who can play in the defensive midfield or on the back wall.
Wrapped up his career as a key part of Villanova's defense ... Started 20 of the 21 games he appeared in and his versatility was instrumental in helping the 'Cats overcome injuries to defenders Nikkeye DePoint, Christopher Bared, and Andres Camacho ... Scored two goals on six shots (.333).
Saw action in 14 games, primarily in the defensive midfield .. Was a part of the starting lineup on 10 of those occasions ... Generated two shots on the campaign.
Often gave Villanova a lift with his work as a substitute, particularly in the defensive midfield off the bench ... Appeared in 15 games and was twice in the starting lineup ... Selected to the BIG EAST All-Academic Team for his work in the class room.
Practiced but did not appear in a regular season game for the Wildcats.
Served as a team captain for the U18 Albertson Academy squad and helped anchor a defense that surrendered the second fewest goals in the USSF ... Was a four-time New York state champion with the Dix Hills Thunder (2005-08) ...Played three seasons of varsity soccer at East Islip High School, where he also was a team captain ... Earned all-Suffolk County honors in 2010 and 2011 ... Has an older brother who plays soccer at Stony Brook ... Born 11/26/1994.