Stony Brook student-athletes recognized for achievements
Student-athletes had to achieve a GPA of 3.00 or higher to qualify
Stony Brook will travel to Binghamton Saturday in its America East quarterfinal match.
Team holds clinic for youths ages 6-13 and then battles NJIT to 1-1 draw.
Stony Brook student-athletes continue to make their mark in the classroom.
2015: A second team All-Conference performer and America East All-Academic Team selection for the third consecutive season...Started all 18 matches, ranking top five in the conference in points (17) and goals (7)...assisted on Stony Brook's winning goal in its 1-0 victory over Central Connecticut in the season opener on Aug. 27...scored his first goal of the season at Louisville on Sep. 4...scored a goal vs. Harvard on Sep. 13...tied his season-high with three points on a goal and an assist vs. Marist on Sep. 16...had a goal and an assist in a win over Fairleigh Dickinson on Sep. 27...scored in the Seawolves' 2-1 win over Albany on Oct. 3...scored the game-winning goal vs. Hartford on Oct. 24...scored vs. No. 17 Hofstra on Oct. 26...led the team and the conference with 64 shots.
2014: Led Stony Brook with four goals in route to his second consecutive America East second team honors..also an All-Academic selection for the second straight year...scored his first goal of the year against Lehigh on Sep. 5...scored in back-to-back games against Sacred Heart and Northeastern on Sep. 23 and Sep. 28...recorded the game-winning goal in a 3-2 win over Albany on Oct. 24....led the team with 34 shots and 21 shots on goal.
2012: Solid freshman season, appeared in all 18 games...named to the America East All-Rookie team...finished fourth in goals (3) and points (7)...was named America East Rookie of the Week on Sept. 24...scored a goal in a 4-0 win over Buffalo (Sept. 16)...notched a goal less than one minute into the game in a 2-1 win against Sacred Heart (Sept. 19)...assisted Fernandes on a goal in a 1-1 tie at CCSU (Sept. 22).
High School: Played for Cypress Bay High School and USSDA Weston Soccer Academy...his Cypress Bay team was ranked No. 1 in the nation by ESPNHS and NSCAA in 2011-12...rated as one of the top 100 recruits in the nation by both TopDrawerSoccer.com and CollegeSoccerNews.com and was a member of the 2012 ESPN Midfielder Watch List...specifically ranked No. 8 among Florida recruits...his Cypress Bay Lightning team was three-time district champion and state champion in 2011...named All-County first team as a senior.
Personal: Born March 15, 1994...born in Buenos Aires, Argentina...member of the National Honor Society, and academically was in the top five percent of his class at Cypress Bay...majoring in Mechanical Engineering at Stony Brook...favorite sports hero is Lionel Messi...favorite non-sports hero is Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.