Wake Forest men's soccer defeated Akron 2-1 on Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014
2015 All-ACC Second Team
2015 NSCAA All-South Region Second Team
2014 All-ACC First Team
2012 All-ACC Freshman Team
2012 All-ACC Academic Honors
2012 TopDrawerSoccer Second Team All-Freshman
2012 College Soccer News Second Team All-Freshman
In the Record Books… (as of end of 2015 season)
Tied for No. 9 in program history with 68 points
Tied for No. 13 in program history with 24 career goals
Tied for No. 13 in program history with 20 career assists
Appeared in 14 games, starting 11 of them and was one of three team captains … Tallied six goals and two assists for 14 points … Scored all six of his goals in the team’s first eight games … Named a Second Team All-ACC performer while earning Second Team NSCAA All-South Region honors … Scored game-winning goals against Florida Gulf Coast (9/5), Pittsburgh (9/12) and Akron (9/22) … Scored a season-high three points in the Genna Wiley Memorial Game against Syracuse (Sept. 19), which included the insurance goal to lock up Wake Forest’s 3-1 win … Returned from injury for Wake Forest’s Elite Eight matchup against Stanford (12/5), a 2-1 overtime loss … Was named to Top Drawer Soccer’s Preseason Best XI Second Team, was No. 13 on the organization’s preseason National Top 100 list and No. 4 in the preseason Top 20 in the ACC … Checked in at No. 5 in TDS Midseason Top 100 and No. 1 in the ACC … Finished the season ranked No. 52 in the TDS Postseason Top 100 in the Nation and No. 13 in the ACC … Was named one of SBI’s Top 30 MLS Draft Prospects during the season at No. 18 … Partook in U.S. Soccer’s College I.D. Camp before the season … Was one of 59 players invited to the MLS Player Combine ahead of the 2016 MLS SuperDraft.
Established himself as one of the top forwards in the country during a standout junior season ... Consistently led the nation in assists, assists per game, points and goals throughout the regular season ... Finished the year with six goals and 10 assists for a total of 22 points ... Tied for seventh in school history in assists for a season ... Became the first Deacon since 1983 to score four goals in a game which is the second most goals in a game scored by a Wake Forest player ... Was named to the All-ACC First Team ... Earned ACC Player of the Week and Disney Soccer/NSCAA National Player of the Week honors ... Was a midseason nominee for the MAC Hermann Trophy Semifinal Ballot ... Earned an assist in the season-opener vs. No. 4 UCLA (8/29) ... Assisted on both goals in the 2-1 overtime win over No. 21 UConn (9/5) ... Scored a goal and had an assist in the win over Cleveland State (9/7) .... Tallied a goal vs. NC State (9/12) ... Recorded four goals and an assist for a total of nine points in the win over VMI (9/23) ... First ACC player to have four goals in a game since 2011 ... Tallied an assist at Clemson (9/26) ... Also had an assist in the win over Akron (9/30) ... Recorded an assist at Syracuse (10/10), vs. Boston College (10/17) and at Virginia (10/24) ... Missed the last three games of the season due to injury.
Missed the first three games of the season due to an injury ... Came on the last 10 minutes of the first half vs. Virginia (9/13) and scored his first goal of the year ... Recorded three points with a goal and an assist in his first start of the season at Pitt (9/21) in a 2-0 win ... Assisted on Jalen Robinson's game-tying goal from a corner kick with just 57 seconds left in regulation vs. No. 1 North Carolina (9/28) ... Scored the equalizer in the 73rd minute at Charlotte (10/1) ... Was forced to miss another seven games due to injury ... Returned against Syracuse (11/2) ... Dished out an assist in the Second Round of the NCAA Championship vs. Navy (11/24) ... Put Wake Forest up 1-0 with a goal in the 12th minute at Notre Dame (12/1) in the Third Round of the NCAA Championship ... Later assisted on Tolani Ibikunle's game-tying goal when he served a corner kick against the Irish ... Was named to College Soccer News' Team of the Week for his three-point performance in South Bend.
Played in all 20 games and made 19 starts during his freshman campaign ... Earned national recognition when he was named Second Team on TopDrawerSoccer's All-Freshman Team and Second Team on the College Soccer News All-Freshman list ... Named to the All-ACC Freshman Team ... Earned All-ACC Academic Honors ... Was second on the team with eight goals and 20 points ... Also tied for second on the team with four assists ... Started and took a team-high three shots vs. Wofford in 77 minutes ... Scored his first two career goals, including the game winner, vs. Boston U. (8/31) ... Played all 110 minutes in a 1-1, double-overtime tie at Clemson (9/7) ... Scored a goal and recorded his first-career assist for three point in a 3-1 win over Ga. Southern (9/18) ... Recorded his first-career two-assist game in a 4-0 win over Appalachian St. (9/25) ... Assisted on the game-winning goal at Davidson (10/2) ... Came off the bench for the first time all season and gave Wake Forest a 2-1 lead over ETSU in the 57th minute (10/9) ... Scored the Deacs third goal in a 4-1 win over Virginia (10/12) ... Put the Deacs up 3-1 with a goal vs. South Carolina (10/27) ... Got Wake Forest on the board first with a goal vs. Virginia (11/6) in the ACC Tournament Quarterfinals ... Scored the Deacs' only goal in the NCAA Tournament against Coastal Carolina (11/18) in a 2-1 loss.
Two-Time NSCAA high school All-American ... Rated no. 1 in 2012 class by College Soccer News.com ... Ranked no. 14 overall player in 2012 class by TopDrawerSoccer.com ... Ranked no. 12 in the ESPNHS 150 ... Candidate for Gatorade Player of the Year ... Maryland State Player of the Year by the NSCAA ... 2011 NSCAA High School Boys All-Region III Team ... Baltimore Sun Boys Soccer Player of the Year ... US Development Academy All-Star ... Experience with U-15/U-17/U-20 National Team ... 2010 Disney Soccer Showcase All-Star ... Scored 35 goals and added 16 assists during senior season at McDonogh while helping his team to the Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association A Conference Championship ... His goal total was the most for a McDonogh player since 2000 ... Scored 28 goals and connected on 10 assists as a junior ... Club team is Baltimore Bays under coach Steve Nichols.
Verbally committed to Wake Forest early in November of 2010 ... Born January 5, 1994 ... Mathematics major.