A true warrior who has a winning mentality on the field, at practice and even in meetings ? possesses excellent passing range ? has a rocket for a shot ? an intimidating presence in the air ? a versatile player who can play all over the field ? redshirted the 1999 season due to a broken leg.
2000 Limited by various injuries during his redshirt freshman campaign but was very effective when healthy ? started five games and saw action in 11 ?? missed nearly a full month of the season after the trip to Connecticut ??returned in time to be a late substitution in the Maryland game and scored the goal that erased a two-goal deficit to give the Deacons a 3-2 lead in a game they eventually won in overtime ??fired 11 shots during the course of the season.
1999 Missed the entire season due to a broken leg ??made the Dean?s List both semesters during the 1999-2000 academic year ??made the ACC Academic Honor Roll.
Before WFU A member of the U.S. National Under-18 Team from 1995-98 ? a two-time high school conference player of the year ? led his Naperville North High School team to the Illinois state championship in 1998, earning NSCAA High School All-America honors ? also earned all-state, all-Midwest, all-conference, and all-sectional honors in high school ? named one of Soccer America?s Top 25 Recruits in 1999 ? member of the ODP Region II team from 1995-98 ? also played with the Windy City soccer club in the Chicago area.
Personal A sociology major ? says his most memorable athletic moment was scoring his first international goal vs. Poland in the World Youth Games in Moscow in 1998 ? born 6/27/81 in Chicago, Ill. ? the son of Mark and Karen Wickart of Lisle, Ill.