About Curfman: All-ACC candidate... versatile enough to play in the back, flank or middle... great freshman season, but was hindered the past two seasons due to injuries... re-start specialist... fits the Wake Forest style of play perfectly... huge element in the Deacon starting lineup... must take game to another level.
In 2005: Started all 20 games he played... missed the NCAA Tournament after suffering a knee injury... totaled 13 points on five goals and three assists... converted the Demon Deacons' only two penalty kick attempts... registered game-winning goals against Appalachian State on Oct. 18 and Boston College on Nov. 8... also tallied goals against Alabama A&M on Oct. 7 and Maryland on Nov. 9... added assists versus St. Joseph's on Sept. 20, NC State on Oct. 30 and Boston College on Nov. 8... earned ACC All-Tournament team... awarded All-ACC Academic team.
In 2004: Played in 18 games and started 17... battled an ankle injury through much of the season that caused him to miss four games... totaled six points on a goal and four assists... scored a goal and assisted on another in the NCAA Tournament match against VCU on Nov. 27... had a pair of assists on set pieces in the 4-2 victory over Maryland on Oct. 2... also registered assist in the season-opening victory over Ohio State on Sept. 3... recorded 28 shots.
In 2003: Played in all 20 games for the Deacs and started 13 ... scored three goals and added six assists for a total of 12 points ... second on the team in assists and fourth in points ... tallied first career goal, a gamewinner, against Long Island on Oct. 15 ... picked up the gamewinning goal in the 4-0 victory over Duke on Oct. 31, then scored the equalizing goal in the 3-1 victory over the Blue Devils in the ACC Tournament ... recorded assists against George Mason, High Point (two), South Carolina, Clemson and North Carolina ... named to the ACC All-Freshman Team.
Background: A Parade All-America and member of the United States Under-17 National Team... helped the Americans capture a CONCACAF championship in Guatemala... comes to Wake Forest from the Edison Academic Center in Bradenton, Florida... a 2003 McDonald's All-American... named to the All-State team in 2002... played for the CASL (Capital Area Soccer League) Elite team, the three-time North Carolina state champions... regional champions and national finalists... led his team to a 2000 Youth League National Championship and was named most valuable player... played two years at Athens Drive High School in Raleigh before moving to Bradenton, Fla., where he was in residency with the Under-17 National Team coach John Hackworth, a former Wake Forest player and assistant coach... an outstanding student who scored a perfect 800 on the math portion of the SAT when he was 15 years old.
Personal: A computer science major... chose Wake Forest over Brown and Stanford... born Oct. 8, 1986 in Manassas, Va. ... the son of Greg & Diane Curfman.