2007 Men's Soccer Milestones

TEAM ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • Began season with 11-game winning streak
  • Finished with a 15-2-1 overall record to mark one of the best finishes in program history
  • Finished atop the NESCAC standings with an 8-1 conference record
  • Earned first-round bye in NESCAC Tournament as No. 1 seed; defeated No. 5 Bowdoin in semifinals, 2-1
  • Earned first-round by in NCAA Tournament; defeated WNEC in second round, 3-2
  • Led NESCAC in goals per game (2.39) and assists per game (2.44)
  • Finished second in the NESCAC in goals-against average (0.77) and shutouts (8)

INDIVIDUAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Senior forward Taylor Downs

  • Named to NSCAA/adidas All-America Second Team
  • Named to NSCAA/adidas All-New England First Team
  • Named to All-NESCAC First Team
  • Named NESCAC Player of the Week Sept. 17
  • Finished with seven goals and four assists to tie for fifth in the NESCAC in points per game (1.00)

Senior midfielder John Kneeland

  • Named to NSCAA/adidas All-New England First Team
  • Named to All-NESCAC First Team
  • Named to NESCAC Fall All-Academic Team for second straight year
  • Finished with four goals and five assists for NESCAC’s 17th highest points-per-game average (0.72)

Senior midfielder/forward Joe Martinez

  • Named to NESCAC Fall All-Academic Team

Senior midfielder Ryan O’Donnell

  • Named to NESCAC Fall All-Academic Team for second straight year
  • Finished with five goals and five assists for NESCAC’s seventh highest points-per-game average (0.88)

Junior forward Jake Duker

  • Named to NSCAA/adidas All-New England Second Team
  • Named to All-NESCAC Second Team
  • Finished with eight goals and three assists for NESCAC’s third highest points-per-game average (1.36)
  • Finished second in the NESCAC in game-winning goals (4)

Junior goalkeeper Jeff Grover

  • Named to NESCAC Fall All-Academic Team
  • Finished tied for second in the NESCAC in shutouts (5) and third in goals-against average (0.81)

Junior defender Grayson Holland

  • Named to NSCAA/adidas All-America Third Team
  • Named to NSCAA/adidas All-New England First Team
  • Named to All-NESCAC First Team

Junior midfielder/forward Nick Lynch

  • Named to NSCAA/adidas All-New England First Team
  • Finished with three goals and eight assists for NESCAC’s 14th highest points-per-game average (0.78); finished third in the NESCAC in assists

First-year forward Ian Rothkopf

  • Finished with four goals and an assist for NESCAC’s 18th highest points-per-game average