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UAB 2013 Men’s Soccer

Information Guide

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GENERAL INFORMATION CONTENTS

ATHLETIC MEDIA RELATIONS

Contents & Credits........................................................................ 1 2013 Schedule & Facts................................................................ 2 Quick Facts & Media Information........................................... 3 Blaxers in the Pros.................................................................... 4-5 West Campus Field.................................................................... 6-7 Soccer and Birmingham............................................................. 8 UAB “Soccer for a Cure” Classic........................................ 9-10 2013 Outlook..........................................................................11-14 2013 Roster....................................................................................15 THE COACHES..............................................................16-21 Mike Getman...........................................................................16-18 Justus Griffin..................................................................................19 Joel Wallace....................................................................................20 A.J. Robles/Support Staff..........................................................21 THE PLAYERS...............................................................22-43 Returning Letterwinners..................................................22-36 Newcomers.............................................................................37-43 THE OPPONENTS........................................................44-48 2013 Opponents..........................................................................44 Record vs. All Opponents..................................................46-47 2012 SEASON IN REVIEW........................................48-51 2012 Season Notebook......................................................48-49 2012 Statistics & Results..........................................................50 2012 Conference USA Standings & Honors......................51 Conference USA Information..................................................52 HISTORY & RECORDS................................................53-69 Year-by-Year/Head Coaches Records..................................53 Career Records.............................................................................54 Season & Match Records..........................................................55 All-Time Honors & Awards...............................................56-59 All-Time Results....................................................................60-64 All-Time Letterwinners......................................................65-66 Postseason History..............................................................67-69 THIS IS UAB..................................................................70-85 Birmingham: The Magic City..................................................70 UAB at a Glance......................................................................71-73 President & Athletic Director.................................................74 Administration..............................................................................75 UAB in the Community.......................................................76-77 Proud Past & Bright Future..............................................78-80 Gene Bartow..................................................................................81 Excellence at the Next Level....................................................82 All-Americans................................................................................83 Blazer Highlights.........................................................................84 Campus Recreation Center......................................................85

Norm Reilly Associate AD/Media Relations Phone: 205-934-0722 E-Mail: nreilly@uab.edu Tray Littlefield Assistant Director of Media Relations Phone: 205-934-0722 E-Mail: trayl@uab.edu Anthony Prisco (Men’s Soccer Contact) Assistant Director of Media Relations Phone: 205-934-0722 Cell: 205-908-7890 E-Mail: avprisco@uab.edu Kristin Watkins Assistant Director of Media Relations Phone: 205-934-0722 E-Mail: kristinw@uab.edu TBA Media Relations Assistant Phone: 205-934-0722

Mailing Address Bartow Arena - Room 105 1720 2nd Ave. South Birmingham, AL 35294-1160

ABOUT OUR NAME

CREDITS

The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) has been an autonomous member of the University of Alabama system since 1969, and has had an intercollegiate athletic program since 1977. The UAB name is often altered by various media, opponents, merchandisers, etc. Please note that there are only two correct versions of our name, the acronym “UAB,” or the full “University of Alabama at Birmingham.” We are:

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The 2013 UAB Men’s Soccer Media Guide was compiled, designed, written, and edited by Anthony Prisco and is the property of the UAB Athletic Media Relations Office. Editorial assistance provided by Mike Getman and Norm Reilly. Photography: Birmingham News; Ashley Fleming; Ron Holt/Atlanta Silverbacks; Brian Kersey/WireImage.com; Dave Klotz; Nik Layman; Los Angeles Blues: Jimmy Mitchell; Craig Mitchelldyer/Portland Timbers; Steve Wood; Hal Yeager. Cover and layout design by Provations Group, Lexington, Ky.

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2013 SCHEDULE & FACTS

Date Opponent

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08/20 08/22 08/24

AUBURN-MONTGOMERY (Ex.) MONTEVALLO (Ex.) JACKSONVILLE (Ex.)

7:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m.

09/06

INDIANA

7:30 p.m.

09/21 09/25 09/29 10/02 10/06 10/12 10/16 10/19 10/25 10/30 11/03 11/08

MERCER BELMONT at Kentucky * at Memphis FLORIDA ATLANTIC * at Old Dominion * FIU * at Tulsa * COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON at New Mexico * SOUTH CAROLINA * at Marshall *

VCU Classic 08/30 at VCU 09/01 vs. High Point

UAB “Soccer For A Cure” Classic 09/13 CHARLOTTE * 09/15 ETSU

2013 C-USA Tournament 11/13-17 2013 C-USA Tournament

6:00 p.m. 3:30 p.m.

7:00 p.m. 2:30 p.m.

7:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. 12:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. 2:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. 5:30 p.m. 8:00 p.m. 2:00 p.m. 6:00 p.m.

The UAB men’s soccer program is considered among many as one of the top soccer programs in the Southeast Region. The following facts support this statement: - The Blazers have been to the NCAA Tournament seven times in the program’s history (1994, 1999, 2001, 2002, 2006, 2011, and 2012). Each appearance has come under head coach Mike Getman’s watch.

- UAB has been ranked nationally in 17 of the past 19 seasons, including a highest ranking of No. 3 in 2003. - Head coach Mike Getman has collected the most wins in Conference USA men’s soccer history (87).

- The Green and Gold have won five conference titles, most recently coming in 2011.

- UAB’s West Campus Field is one of the most imposing home fields in collegiate soccer, as the squad owns a 128-41-13 (.739) mark on its home turf. - Over the past 10 years, UAB has finished among the top-50 in the nation in total attendance three times and average attendance.

- Two seasons ago, a West Campus Field regular-season record crowd of 3,141 fans witnessed UAB defeat ACC power Clemson, 2-1.

Charlotte, N.C. - Getman ranks as one of the top coaches in Division I men’s soccer, as well. In his 26th season overall, 21st at UAB, he * - Conference USA matches owns an overall record of 277-170-43 (.609). He ranks in CAPS indicates home matches at West Campus Field the top-50 in victories and winning percentage among active All times are Central coaches.

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MEDIA INFORMATION MEDIA DIRECTORY PRINT MEDIA THE ASSOCIATED PRESS 201 Monroe Street, Suite 1940 Montgomery, AL 36104 800-821-3737 (In-state only) 334-262-5947 (FAX) 334-265-7177 John Zenor (jzenor@ap.org) AL.COM 2000 4th Ave. N. Birmingham, AL 35203-3840 205-325-2431 (FAX) 305-325-2425 Drew Champlin (Beat Writer) dchamplin@com sports@al.com KALEIDOSCOPE (Student) HUC 135 Birmingham, AL 35294-1150 205-934-3354 (FAX) 205-934-8050 sports@insideuab.com UAB REPORTER (Campus) Birmingham, AL 35294-0113 205-934-2040 (FAX) 205-934-7911 TELEVISION ABC 33/40 800 Concourse Pkwy Birmingham, AL  35244-1874 205-982-3988 (FAX) 205-982-3942 Mike Raita (Sports Director) miker@abc3340.com (Jeff Speegle, Stu McCann)

FOX 6 1720 Valley View Birmingham, AL 35209-1251 205-583-4345 (FAX) 205-583-4356 Rick Karle (Sports Director) GENERAL Location: Birmingham, Ala. Founded: 1969 Enrollment: 17,999 Nickname: Blazers School Colors: Forest Green and Old Gold Facility Name: West Campus Field Capacity: 2,500 Playing Surface: Natural Grass Affiliation: NCAA Division I Conference: Conference USA President: Dr. Ray Watts Athletics Director: Brian Mackin

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sports@wbrc.com (Mike Dubberly, Sheldon Haygood) NBC 13 1732 Valley View Birmingham, AL 35209-1251 205-558-7347 (FAX) 205-323-3314 Don Hawes (Sports Director) dhawes@wvtm.com (Tom Annino, Kyle Burger)

CBS 42 2075 Golden Crest Drive Birmingham, AL 35209 205-322-4200 (FAX) 205-320-2722 Jim Dunaway (Sports Director) jdunaway@cbs42.com (Lauren Sisler, Patrick Claybon)

RADIO WJOX-FM 94.5 (All Sports) 244 Goodwin Crest Drive, Suite 300 Birmingham, Ala. 35209-3700 205-942-6690 (FAX) 205-945-3999

UABSports.com is the most comprehensive sports web site for the Blazers’ athletic programs. The site provides fans with the latest news, results and features on all 18 UAB athletic teams. The site provides fans with a look at student-athlete and coaching staff biographies, all the latest news, game notes/weekly releases, press conference transcripts, rosters, statistics, feature stories, and much more.

Fans can watch all Blazer home matches in 2013 via live video webcasts. Fans can log on and watch the Blazers live by subscribing to Blazers All-Access ($79.95 per year or $9.95 per month). A subscription to Blazers All-Access allows fans to view UAB athletic events that are streamed live, highlights, interviews, press conferences and exclusive subscriber-only features. Follow UAB men’s soccer all year long online at UABSports.com!

UAB BROADCASTING Blazer IMG Sports Network 1530 3rd Ave. South Birmingham, AL 35294 205-996-5812 (FAX) 205-934-7505 George Dennis General Manager George,Dennis@img.com

INTERNET BLAZERSPORTSREPORT.COM Jack Williams (repjack47@aol.com) Larry Powell

QUICK FACTS

SOCIAL MEDIA UAB Athletics Facebook: /UAB.Blazers UAB Athletics Twitter: @UABathletics

Men’s Soccer Facebook: /UAB-Mens-Soccer Men’s Soccer Twitter: @UAB_MensSoccer

HISTORY OF THE PROGRAM First Year: 1979 All-Time Record: 330-270-51 (.546) NCAA Tournament Appearances: 7 Last Appearance: 2012 First Round - 3-2 loss at Charlotte

COACHING STAFF Head Coach: Mike Getman (Indiana ‘82) Overall Record: 277-170-43 (.609); 26 yrs. Record at UAB: 235-144-34, (.610); 21 yrs. Assistant Coaches: Justus Griffin (UAB ‘94) Joel Wallace (MacMurray ‘91) 3

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TEAM FACTS 2012 Record: 10-8-2 2012 Conference USA Record & Finish: 4-4; 6th Letterwinners Returning/Lost: 15/4 Newcomers: 9 Returning Starters: 7 (Moses Adeniran, Fatai Alabi, Karl Chester, Darion Copeland, Norris Howze, Raphael Ville, and Chase Wickham) Starters Lost: 4 (Kofi Gyawu, Mladen Lemez, Reed Matte, and Milan Milinkovic)

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Mic hal Mrav ec

D e jan Jakovi c

Andrew Barsalona (UAB 2008) Eintracht Braunschweig II (Germany)

Reed Matte (UAB 2009-12) Columbus Crew Third round pick

Kofi Gyawu (UAB 2009-12) Edmonton (NASL)

Michal Mravec (UAB 2007-10) MSK Zilina (SPL) FC Emmen (Holland)

Maurice Hughes (UAB 2003-05) Atlanta Silverbacks (USL) Northern Virginia Royals (USL-2)

Kevin Sawchak (UAB 2007-10) FC Kooteepee (Finland) Pepo Lappeenranta (Finland)

Dejan Jakovic (UAB 2004-06) Red Star Belgrade (Serbia 1st Division) D.C. United (MLS)

Babayele Sodade (UAB 2008-11) Seattle Sounders (MLS) Babayele Sodade

Carl Woszczynski (UAB 2007-11) Los Angeles Blues (USL) Chicago Fire (MLS)

Mladen Lemez (UAB 2010-12) FC Slavija (BPL)

MLS DRAFT ONLY K e vi n Sawch ak

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Sandy Gbandi (UAB 2002-06) FC Dallas (MLS) Puerto Rico Islanders (USL-1) Two-Boys Gumede (UAB 2005-06; 08-09) NSC Minnesota Stars (USL-1) River City Rovers (PDL)

J e r s o n Monti er o

William Giummarra (UAB 1994-95) Montreal Impact (A-League) Toronto Lynx (A-League) Toronto Stars (CISL) Harrisburg Heat (NPSL) Justus Griffin (UAB 1992-94) Chattanooga Express (EISL) Anthony King (UAB 2007-10) Blois Foot 41 (France) Erik Kuster (UAB 1996-98) Kansas City Comets (MISL) Croatia Cakonee (European 1st Division)

Clint Baumstark (UAB 2001-02) Dallas Burn (MLS) Colorado Rapids (MLS) Peter Byaruhanga (UAB 1998-99) Kansas City Wizards (MLS) 15th overall pick (1st UAB pick ever) 2000 MLS Championship Team David Clemente (UAB 1997-2000) Toronto Lynx (A-League) Atlanta Silverbacks (A-League) Leandro de Oliveira (UAB 2003-05) New England Revolution (MLS) First round pick (11th overall) Joe Draganic (UAB 1994-97) Toronto Lynx (A-League) Igor Fuentes (UAB 1994-96) Municpal de las Condes (Chile)

Joe Mattacchione (UAB 1994-97) Toronto Lynx (A-League) Jason McLaughlin (UAB 2000-05) Atlanta Silverbacks (USL) 2006 All-Star Portland Timbers (USL-1) Tony McManus (UAB 1999-2003) Chicago Fire (MLS) Sixth round pick (69th overall) Atlanta Silverbacks (USL) Portland Timbers (USL-1) Carolina Railhawks (NASL) Atlanta Silverbacks (USL) Jerson Monteiro (UAB 2003-06) Chicago Fire (MLS) First round pick (8th overall) Flavio Monteiro (UAB 1999-2002) Calgary Storm (A-League)

J ason Mc L au gh l i n Marin Pusek (UAB 2000-03) San Jose Earthquake (MLS) Fourth round pick (46th overall) Brantley Spillman (UAB 1998-2001) Indiana Blast (A-League) Mark Tracy (UAB 1993-96) Tupelo Hound Dogs (EISL) Curtis Ushedo (UAB 2007-10) Chivas USA (MLS) Erik White (UAB 1993-95) Worcester Wildfire (A-League) Chris Wilson (UAB 1991-94) Chattanooga Express (EISL) Danny Ziannis (UAB 1993-96) Toronto Lynx (A-League)

Rumbani Munthali (UAB 1997-2000) Montreal Impact (A-League) Richmond Kickers (A-League) Toronto Lynx (A-League) Nanchang Bayi Football Club (China) Roberto Najarro (UAB 1997-2000) Dallas Burn (MLS) Atlanta Silverbacks (A-League) Rogerio Oliveira (UAB 2001-04) Milwaukee Wave (MISL) Loukas Papaconstantinou (UAB 1993-96) Worcester Wildfire (A-League) Darlington (English Third Division)

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WEST CAMPUS FIELD

THE HOME OF BLAZER SOCCER One of the most imposing home fields in all of college soccer, UAB’s West Campus Field is in its 21st season of service to the Blazers in 2013.

The facility was expanded in 1999 to include a practice field behind the game surface. This, along with other major structural improvements, have given UAB one of the best overall soccer facilities in the nation. Prior to the 1998 season, several improvements were made to the facility, including stadium seating for men’s and women’s soccer. The stadium seating holds 1,500 spectators to push the maximum capacity of West Campus Field to over 2,500. “West Campus Field is a tremendous facility,” UAB head coach Mike Getman said. “The addition of the stadium and the practice field area make it one of the top fields in college soccer. We thank all those who were involved in the effort to make the improvements a reality.” FROM THE NORTH: Take Interstate 65 South to Exit 259B (4th Avenue South). Make the first right immediately after coming off the exit (11th Street South). Cross University, the field is on the right behind the Best Western Medical Center. FROM THE EAST/NORTHEAST/BIRMINGHAM AIRPORT: Take Interstate 20 West/Interstate 59 South to Exit 124A (Interstate 65 South). Follow directions above. FROM THE SOUTHWEST: Take Interstate 20 East/Interstate 59 North to Exit 124A (Interstate 65 South). Follow directions above.

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UAB’s men’s soccer games returned to campus for the 1993 season. Since that time, the Blazers own a record of 128-42-13 (.735) at West Campus Field. UAB posted a school record 25-match unbeaten streak (24-0-1) at home that stretched from Oct. 17, 1993 through Oct. 6, 1996.

The facility has seen championship play as UAB hosted the Elite Eight and first rounds of the NCAA Championship in 1999, 2006, and 2011. The Blazers also hosted the 1999 and 2007 Conference USA Championships and the 1994 Great Midwest Conference Championship. First round games of the Conference USA Championship have also been played at West Campus Field.

The field has also received international attention as the United States National Team trained at West Campus Field and took on the Blazer men’s soccer team in a scrimmage in the spring of 2000. UAB became the first ever collegiate program to scrimmage the full National Team. The Blazers took on the U.S. U-17 squad in an exhibition match in 2004, as well. West Campus Field was also the sight for the U.S. National Team’s training for their 2005 World Cup Qualifier against Guatemala. UAB also hosted the Colorado Rapids in an exhibition game in the spring of 2005. Additionally, the Blazers have been one of the top draws in NCAA men’s soccer. In 2011, a West Campus Field regular-season record crowd of 3,141 fans witnessed UAB defeat ACC powerhouse Clemson, 2-1.

The Blazers set an all-time attendance record on Aug. 22, 2009 when they took on Clemson in an exhibition contest to begin the 2009 season. WCF saw an all-time record of 3,481 fans pack the stadium for the 3-0 victory.

In fact, over the past 10 seasons, the Blazers have finished among the top-50 in the nation in total attendance three times (2003: 25th, 2006: 43rd, 2011: 22nd) and average attendance (2003: 16th, 2006: 31st, 2011: 29th).

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TOP-15 CROWDS AT WEST CAMPUS FIELD

UAB VS. OPPONENTS AT WEST CAMPUS FIELD

3,141...............................................................vs. Clemson (8/27/11) 2,755.....................................................................vs. SMU (10/25/06) 2,402..................................................vs. South Florida (11/12/99) 2,214........................................................vs. Charlotte# (11/20/11) 2,125..........................................................vs. Saint Louis (11/8/03) 2,125............................... vs. Birmingham-Southern (10/28/94) 2,100....................................................... vs. Saint Louis (10/24/01) 2,100....................................................... vs. Saint Louis (10/24/01) 1,700....................................................... vs. Saint Louis (11/14/99) 1,455..........................................................vs. Louisville (10/18/03) 1,365.....................................................................vs. Mercer (9/1/06) 1,327...........................................vs. Gardner-Webb% (11/11/06) 1,302.................................. vs. Birmingham-Southern (9/24/99) 1,264.....................................vs. Birmingham-Southern (9/6/02) 1,235.........................................................vs. Memphis* (10/19/11) # 2011 NCAA Tournament Second Round hosted by UAB % 2006 NCAA Tournament First Round hosted by UAB * Game played at Regions Park in Hoover, Ala.

YEAR-BY-YEAR RECORD AT WEST CAMPUS FIELD 2012.............................. 5-3-1 2011.............................. 7-2-3 2010...................................5-3 2009...................................6-2 2008.............................. 4-5-1 2007.............................. 6-3-1 2006.............................. 5-1-1 2005...................................5-2 2004...................................8-1 2003.............................. 4-2-1 2002.............................. 3-3-1

2001...................................8-2 2000.............................. 6-0-2 1999................................11-3 1998...................................9-2 1997...................................6-4 1996...................................5-2 1995...................................9-0 1994............................10-0-1 1993.............................. 6-2-1 Total..... 128-42-13 (.735) 7

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Opponent.............Record Alabama A&M................9-1 Alabama-Huntsville.....0-1 American..........................1-0 Arkansas-Little Rock...1-0 Belmont............................. 3-0 Birmingham-Southern....5-0 California..........................1-0 Centenary.........................5-0 Charlotte....................... 5-2-1 Cincinnati.................... 3-2-1 Clemson............................1-0 Coastal Carolina............1-0 College of Charleston... 1-0 Dayton...............................2-0 DePaul.......................... 5-0-1 Drake..................................0-1 East Carolina............. 2-0-1 Eastern Illinois.......... 0-0-1 East Tennessee State... 0-0 Evansville.........................1-0 Fairleigh Dickinson.0-0-1 Florida Atlantic.............. 1-0 Florida International... 2-1-1 Furman..............................1-1 Georgia State............. 2-1-1 Georgia Southern..........2-0 Hartford............................1-0 Huntingdon.....................1-0 Illinois Chicago......... 0-1-1 Indiana............................... 0-0 Jacksonville.....................0-1 Kentucky..........................2-3 Lincoln Memorial.........1-0 Lipscomb..........................2-0 Louisville..................... 4-0-1 Marquette........................7-2

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Opponent.............Record Martin Methodist..........1-0 Marshall............................4-0 Massachusetts................1-0 Memphis...........................9-2 Mercer............................ 6-1-1 Milwaukee.......................1-0 North Carolina...............1-0 North Florida..................1-0 Oakland.............................0-1 Oral Roberts....................1-0 Pittsburgh........................1-0 Rhode Island...................0-1 Saint Francis (Pa.)........1-0 Saint Louis.......................5-2 Santa Clara.......................0-1 South Alabama.......... 2-0-1 South Carolina................ 1-3 SMU.....................................1-3 Southwest Missouri.....1-0 SIU-Edwardsville..........2-0 TCU.....................................1-0 Tulsa...................................0-6 UC Irvine...................... 0-0-1 UCF......................................4-0 UMKC.................................1-0 UNC Greensboro...........0-1 USF......................................3-3 Vanderbilt........................3-0 VCU.....................................1-0 Washington.....................1-0 Western Kentucky........2-0 Western Illinois.............0-1 Wright State....................1-0 Italics denote 2013 home opponent

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SOCCER AND BIRMINGHAM For the second consecutive year, the NCAA Division I Men’s Soccer Committee selected the Birmingham-Hoover metropolitan area of Alabama to serve as the host for the NCAA Division I Men’s Soccer Championship. Hosted by UAB, along with the Alabama Sports Foundation, the 2012 NCAA Men’s College Cup was played at Regions Park on Dec. 7 and 9.

In addition to the national tournament semifinals and final, UAB served as the host for the 2012 Conference USA Championship. The conference tournament took place from Nov. 7-11 in Regions Park.

As stated prior, UAB and the Alabama Sports Foundation hosted the 2011 NCAA Men’s College Cup, as well. It marked the first time UAB was named as the host school for an NCAA Division I championship in any sport. Also, it was the first time the state of Alabama hosted the NCAA Division I Men’s Soccer Championship. “We are honored that UAB has the opportunity to serve as the host school for the NCAA Men’s College Cup,” UAB Athletics Director Brian Mackin said at the time of the announcement. “This is the premier event in collegiate soccer and we’re excited to have a national championship coming to the Birmingham-Hoover metropolitan area. The NCAA Men’s College Cup will be a great platform to showcase our community and promote UAB Athletics. We look forward to hosting a first-class event that the NCAA, student-athletes, and soccer fans will be proud of and enjoy.”

“Certainly everyone associated with the UAB soccer program is excited to have the opportunity to host the 2011 NCAA Championship,” UAB head men’s soccer coach Mike Getman said. “I think it will be a big boost in terms of recruiting and fan support in just the amount of publicity this event will generate. It will be a great event for college soccer and we are excited to help this event grow. I think UAB, the Alabama Sports Foundation, and the city of Hoover will do a great job putting on a world class event and make it something special.”

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UAB “SOCCER FOR A CURE” CLASSIC

The 2013 season marks the 16th year of the UAB “Soccer for a Cure” Classic. This year, UAB plays host to Charlotte, East Tennessee State, and Memphis. This marks Charlotte’s fourth appearance in the Classic, while Memphis is playing in their fifth. East Tennessee State will be participating in their first Classic.

This year’s “Soccer For A Cure” Classic will begin on Friday, Sept. 13, when East Tennessee State takes on in-state rival Memphis at 4:30 p.m., followed by UAB hosting Charlotte in the nightcap at 7 p.m. On Sunday, Sept. 15, Charlotte will square off against Memphis 12 p.m. with UAB and East Tennessee State concluding tournament play at 2:30 p.m. The 2013 season marks the sixth straight year that the tournament has been tabbed the “Soccer for a Cure” Classic. When the event first began in 2008, it was the first tournament of its kind in the nation. The event will raise money to help aid cancer victims through the sport of soccer. The money that is raised by the event will remain in Birmingham and be divided among cancer research facilities. Last year, the event raised several hundred dollars for families affected by cancer.

This year’s event should be another exciting tournament, featuring three squads who each have a legitimate chance to earn a spot in this year’s NCAA Tournament field. Charlotte, the 2011 national runner-up, is coming off a 15-4-3 record and trip to the second round of the 2012 NCAA Tournament. The 49ers return seven starters from last season’s Atlantic 10 regular season championship team. East Tennessee State held a 10-6-4 overall record for the 2012 campaign. The team lost in a shootout in the Atlantic Sun Tournament semifinals to eventual NCAA Tournament participant Mercer. The Buccaneers reurn seven starters from 2012. Last season, Memphis owned an 8-7-3 overall record. The Tigers suffered a first-round exit in the 2012 C-USA Tournament. Memphis returns eight starters from last year, including 2012 Conference USA Offensive Player of the Year Mark Sherrod.

UAB captured the tournament title in 2012, marking the ninth time the Blazers have won the event. The Green and Gold has now won Classic titles in 1998, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2007, 2010, 2011, and 2012.

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CLASSIC RECORDS GOALS Individual (Game): 3, 2x Vicente Arze (Mercer) vs. B’Ham-Southern, 2006 David Sarabia (UMKC) vs. Memphis, 2009 Team (Game): 6 Memphis (6) vs. North Florida (0), 2010 Teams Combined (Game): 7, 2x UAB (3) vs. Tulsa (4), 1999 Memphis (4) vs. Drake (3), 2009 Tournament Combined: 18, 2x UAB 6, Memphis 6, Charlotte 5, North Florida 1, 2010 UAB 9, B’Ham-Southern 5, Charlotte 3, Western Kentucky, 1, 2004

ASSISTS Individual (Game): 2, 16x, last Kevin Sawchak (UAB) vs. UNF, 2010 Team (Game): 7 Memphis (7) vs. North Florida (0), 2010 Teams Combined (Game): 7, 3x, last Memphis (7) vs. North Florida (0), 2010 Tournament Comined: 21 South Florida 7, Tulsa 6, Furman, 5, UAB 3, 1999 SHOTS Individual (Game): 10 Eric Lukin (Illinois-Chicago) vs. Charleston, 2010 Team (Game): 33 Illinois-Chicago (33) vs. Charleston, 2010 Teams Combined (Game): 45 UNC Greensboro (26) vs. UAB (19), 2005 Tournament Combined: 141 Charlotte 41, UAB 40, Western Kentucky, 33, B’Ham-Southern 29, 2004 SAVES Individual (Game): 11, 2x, last Bobby Pipech (St. Francis (Pa.)) vs. UAB, 2003 Teams Combined (Game): 20 South Florida vs. Furman, 1999

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UAB “SOCCER FOR A CURE” CLASSIC YEAR-BY-YEAR RESULTS 1998 CHAMPION: UAB Hartford 1, Saint Louis 0 UAB 4, California 2 Saint Louis 2, California 0 UAB 2, Hartford 1

2006 CHAMPION: MERCER Wright State 2, B’ham-Southern 0 Mercer 0, UAB 0 Mercer 3, B’ham-Southern 0 UAB 3, Wright State 2

2000 CHAMPION: UAB North Carolina 4, Illinois-Chicago 1 UAB 3, Charleston 0 Illinois-Chicago 1, Charleston 1 UAB 2, North Carolina 1

2008 CHAMPION: WESTERN ILLINOIS Western Illinois 1, Memphis 0 UAB 2, UC Irvine 2 UC Irvine 3, Memphis 1 Western Illinois 1, UAB 0

1999 CHAMPION: FURMAN Furman 2, South Florida 1 Tulsa 4, UAB 3 South Florida 4, Tulsa 2 Furman 1, UAB 0 (OT)

2001 CHAMPION: UAB Florida Atlantic 2, B’ham-Southern 1 UAB 1, Pitt 0 B’ham-Southern 3, Pitt 2 (OT) UAB 5, Florida Atlantic 0 2002 CHAMPION: CHARLOTTE Charlotte 2, Rhode Island 1 UAB 3, B’ham-Southern 2 Charlotte 4, B’ham-Southern 0 Rhode Island 3, UAB 2 (OT)

2003 CHAMPION: UAB UMass 5, B’ham-Southern 0 UAB 1, St. Francis (Pa.) 0 B’ham-Southern 5, St. Francis (Pa.) 1 UAB 4, UMass 0 2004 CHAMPION: UAB B’ham-Southern 4, Western Ky. 1 UAB 4, Charlotte 1 Charlotte 2, B’ham-Southern 1 UAB 5, Western Kentucky 0

2005 CHAMPION: UNC GREENSBORO B’ham-Southern 4, Evansville 1 UNC Greensboro 3, UAB 1 UNC Greensboro 3, B’ham-Southern 0 UAB 2, Evansville 1

2007 CHAMPION: UAB Mercer 2, Alabama A&M 1 UAB 3, B’ham-Southern 0 Alabama A&M 2, B’ham-Southern 0 UAB 1, Mercer 0 (OT)

2009 CHAMPION: UMKC UMKC 3, Memphis 1 Drake 2, UAB 1 Memphis 4, Drake 3 UAB 2, UMKC 1

2010 CHAMPION: UAB Memphis 6, North Florida 0 UAB 2, Charlotte 1 Charlotte 4, Memphis 0 UAB 4, North Florida 1

2011 CHAMPION: UAB Gardner-Webb 2, Milwaukee 1 UAB 2, VCU 1 (OT) Gardner-Webb 1, VCU 0 UAB 2, Milwaukee 1 (OT)

2012 CHAMPION: UAB Washington 1, Memphis 0 (OT) UAB 2, Fairleigh Dickinson 2 Memphis 1, Fairleigh Dickinson 0 UAB 2, Washington 0

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WHAT IS SOCCER FOR A CURE? The objective of these initiatives are to raise awareness of and donations to cancer related organizations in Georgia, Florida, and Alabama that are helping families in their battle against cancer. It is also a way to build a support group of volunteers across the United States that are willing to reach out and help families dealing with cancer in their community.

“Soccer for a Cure” is a non-profit organization. Its purpose is to serve as a place where all levels of the soccer nation (youth, club, high school, college, adult, and professional) can stand together as a team to help families fight the battle against all types of cancer.

WHY WAS IT STARTED? It was started in January, 2008 by Charlie Corbitt, a cancer survivor and warrior advocate for others affected with cancer. He has been involved in college and high school soccer since 1993 and is currently the manager of the “SIS College Soccer Scoreboard” and the “National High School Soccer Scoreboard”. His hope is that the soccer nation will one day stand together hand in hand as one and become proactive in the fight against cancer. UAB “SOCCER FOR A CURE” CLASSIC The objective is to raise awareness of the battle that families deal with daily when a child has cancer. Additionally, the organization wants to raise as much as possible for the Alabama Children’s Hospital by asking thousands of families in Alabama.

This year’s participating teams include tournament host UAB, Charlotte, East Tennessee State, and Memphis. Prior to the start of the tournament, selected student-athletes and coaches from each participating team will make a visit to the Children’s Hospital on the UAB Campus. The group will spend a day visiting with children, signing autographs and playing games, among other things, with children who may not have a chance to come see any of the weekend soccer action. It is not required, but fans in attendance are asked to make a modest donations (we suggest $5.00) during the UAB “Soccer For A Cure” Classic in September.

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With last year’s invitation to the 2012 NCAA Tournament the UAB men’s soccer team played in consecutive national tournaments for the third time in program history. This season, the Blazers return seven starters and 15 letterwinners and welcome nine newcomers as the team looks to make its third straight trip to the national tournament.

The Blazers will face six teams who were ranked or received votes in the final NSCAA/Continental Tire Poll and seven squads who played in the 2012 national tournament, including 2012 national champion Indiana. The Green and Gold will host the Hoosiers in its first home match of the season on Friday, September 6 at West Campus Field.

Experience and depth will be key factors for the Blazers this upcoming season. More than half of the players on this season’s roster saw action during the 2012 campaign and 12 players earned at least one start. In addition, a handful of players from the incoming class are expected to compete for playing time.

As stated prior, the Blazers will play host to 2012 NCAA champion Indiana. In the team’s very next match, UAB will take on 2011 national runner-up Charlotte at West Campus Field. The Charlotte match will be a part of the 16th annual UAB “Soccer for a Cure” Classic, which will take place from Friday, September 13 through Sunday, September 15. East Tennessee State and Memphis will be the two other participants in this year’s Classic.

“We return the majority of our team from last season,” head coach Mike Getman stated. “We were a little bit unlucky towards the end of the season and lost a tough 3-2 match in the NCAA Tournament, but we are a year older and hopefully a year better. We have some young guys joining our team, who I think will make a big impact on our team. I expect us to be an even better team than last season.”

“We have the talent and depth to make it through a season like this,” Getman commented. “My expectations are very high. I don’t think there is anybody that we need to be afraid of. Any team that takes us lightly is going to pay for it.” UAB will be challenged from the start, playing one of the toughest schedules in the nation this year. 1 1

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“This is, by far, the toughest schedule we have ever had,” Getman added. “This will certainly be one of the most challenging schedules for any team in the country. We’re going to be pushed every single weekend, but I think our team is ready for this challenge. I know our players are excited to compete against the best teams from around the country.”

UAB will host Mercer and Belmont in late September before the start of conference play. Conference USA members Florida Atlantic and FIU will make the trip to Birmingham in early October before the team hosts the College of Charleston on Friday, October 25 in its final non-conference bout of the year. On Sunday, November 3, the squad will wrap up B l a z e r s

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regular season play at West Campus Field against conference foe South Carolina.

On the road, the team will face VCU, Kentucky, Old Dominion, Tulsa, and New Mexico, all of which played in the 2012 national tournament. UAB also will play High Point, Memphis, and Marshall away from home.

“Every coach says that they expect to win every game, win the conference championship, and compete for a national championship,” Getman said. “I think this team can do all of these things. This team has all the pieces you want in order to compete for championships.”

FORWARDS The Blazers return plenty of firepower up front, “We had already scheduled Charlotte and New as three returning forwards combined for nearly a Mexico before they joined Conference USA,” Getman third of the team’s goals last season. stated. “We had planned to play them, now it just happens to those matches will be conference match- “We return all of our forwards except one,” Getman es. It’s going to be a great challenge, one that we are explained. “We graduated Kofi Gyawu, who was our looking forward to.” captain last season, but return a lot of guys who have now gotten some experience and proven they After two straight trips to the NCAA Tournament, can score goals. I expect us to score a lot of goals.” the expectations are high in Birmingham. With a plethora of experience and talent, the Blazers men’s Redshirt sophomore Karl Chester is the team’s leadsoccer team is looking to make 2013 a memorable ing returning scorer and will be one of the team’s year. top offensive threats. Chester recorded five goals and three assists in his first full season as a member of the Blazers. “Karl Chester started for us most of last season and really came on late in the year, showing that he is capable of scoring goals in big games,” Getman commented. “I expect him to have a great sophomore campaign.” Junior Diego Navarrete was one of nine players to play in every game for UAB in 2012. He had six points on the year (2g, 2a), which was tied for seventh on the squad.

“Diego Navarrete struggled through injuries last year, but still was very effective and scored some great goals late in the season for us,” Coach Getman added. “Those two (Chester and Navarrete) both have starting experience and have played in that role for us.”

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Senior Atak Yai spent the spring at the forward position after playing in the midfield his first three years on campus and may see some time up front in the fall. Yai adds great quickness and skill to the forward position. Incoming freshman Rami Dajani will look to compete for playing time right away when the Blazers begin their season. MIDFIELD Undeniably, this year’s squad will rely heavily on its midfield. Every midfielder from last season’s team returns and a group of newcomers have joined to form arguably the team’s best unit.

“I can’t imagine that there is another team that has a better midfield than what we have,” Getman boasted. “We return every player. We’re experienced, talented, and deep. It’s just a great group of players that I think is going to really control the way most matches are played. The entire starting midfield returns, plus guys off the bench, plus two or three newcomers who I think are going to compete for starting positions. For sure, the midfield is going to be a great strength. I think it will be one of the reasons we are successful.”

sive midfield. Yai has drawn a lot of minutes in the midfield in his first three years at UAB and may split time this season at midfield and forward. Newcomers James Nanje Ngoe and Pachinno Roberts both arrive in Birmingham looking to see immediate action, as well. Redshirt senior Patrick Huang will look to make an impact this year after sitting out last season. Huang transferred to UAB from Louisville in 2012. He is quick, skillful, and is expected to add greatly to the attack.

Redshirt freshman Aaron Getman-Pickering had a very strong spring and showed he is ready to contribute on the defensive or attacking end. True freshmen Evan Scarbrough and Henrique Sposito all will be seeking their first action in the Green and Gold uniform in 2013.

Seniors Moses Adeniran, Fatai Alabi, Norris Howze, and Chase Wickham are the four returning starters in the midfield. The four seniors will look to lead the Blazers in their final year on campus.

“Last year, we started with Fatai Alabi and Norris Howze at defensive midfield,” Getman stated. “Both of them did a great job, starting nearly every match. If they missed a game it was because they were injured.” “At attacking midfield, Chase Wickham and Moses Adeniran played almost every minute of every game,” Coach Getman said. “Chase ended up with five goals and had the numbers, but him and Moses both controlled the way our team played and attacked and did a great job.” Alex Clay, a redshirt junior, played in all but two matches last season in the midfield. Clay played in both the defensive and attacking position. On offense, Clay was second on the team in assists with four helpers on the year.

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DEFENSE Last year’s backline was led by seniors Mladen Lemez, Reed Matte, and Milan Milinkovic. With all three departing the Magic City, junior Darion Copeland will look to steer the Blazer defense.

Copeland is a two-year starter for the Green and Gold on defense and has been recognized as one of the top defenders in the country. In 2011, he became the first Blazer to earn all-region honors as a freshman. In addition, he has earned postseason accolades from the conference in both 2011 and 2012.

camp as the starting goalkeeper. Ville beat out three other keepers in camp and played every minute during the 2012 season. Now, Ville will battle with redshirt freshmen Joe Kuzminsky and Hunter Weber for the starting slot on the 2013 squad.

“Now, we come into the season and you have to say Raphael has the experience and the edge, but there is some really good competition at that spot,” Getman said. “There are two guys that will push for that starting position. He did start and play every “I think he is one of the absolute best defenders in minute last year, but he is going to have to prove it the country,” Getman lauded. “He continues to imagain in the preseason. I think all of them are capaprove every day. He’s big, fast, skillful, and smart. He ble of starting for us.” is a complete player. He will certainly be the anchor of our defense.” Kuzminsky and Weber are both big and athletic. Both saw plenty of action in the spring, as well. After playing most of the 2012 campaign at forward, With three strong keepers in place, this is expected sophomore Ian Svantesson will transition to the to be a position of strength for the Blazers. other end of the pitch. At 6-5, Svantesson will be a large presence in the back line. “He has tremendous size and speed,” Getman commented. “He is 6-5, but he is very fast. He has an unusual combination of great size and speed. He can play, as well. He has great skills and reads the game well.”

Junior Ian Michalak has played in the backline for UAB in the past two seasons and bring experience to this year’s squad. Newcomers Blake Gonzalez, Joe Rund, Chandler Stroupe, and Lars Willemse will all have a chance to see some playing time in their first year on campus, as well. Stewart Abrahart, who has started at defense the past two seasons, will likely miss much of the upcoming campaign as he recovers from injury.

“There are a lot of people that could play in that role,” Getman stated. “We just don’t know who it is going to be yet. We will have to wait and see how it is going to play out in the preseason. We don’t know who will start where just yet, but we know we have good players and a lot of depth. I am very confident in the players that we have got. They can more than do the job.” GOALKEEPER In 2012, Raphael Ville emerged from preseason 1 4

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Name Hunter Weber Joe Kuzminsky Pachinno Roberts Karl Chester Cole Iverson Lars Willemse Freddy Ruiz Patrick Huang Atak Yai Chase Wickham Diego Navarrete Fatai Alabi Alex Clay Stewart Abrahart Norris Howze James Nanje Ngoe Moses Adeniran Henrique Sposito Rami Dajani Ian Svantesson Aaron Getman-Pickering Chandler Stroupe Darion Copeland Ian Michalak Joe Rund Blake Gonzalez Evan Scarbrough Raphael Ville

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Ht. 6-3 6-4 5-11 5-10 5-11 6-3 6-0 5-8 5-8 5-10 5-11 6-2 6-0 6-3 5-11 5-9 5-11 6-1 5-9 6-5 5-8 5-11 6-2 6-3 6-0 6-2 5-10 6-2

Wt. 175 170 170 155 160 180 160 155 130 155 165 160 160 170 160 160 160 160 155 175 150 155 160 165 185 165 165 170

Cl. R-Fr. R-Fr. Jr. R-So. R-So. Fr. So. R-Sr. Sr. R-Sr. Jr. R-Sr. R-Jr. Jr. Sr. Fr. Sr. Fr. Fr. So. R-Fr. Fr. Jr. Jr. Fr. Fr. Fr. Sr.

Head Coach: Mike Getman (Indiana ‘82) Assistant Coaches: Justus Griffin (UAB ‘94), Joel Wallace (MacMurray ‘91)

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Stewart Abrahart Moses Adeniran Fatai Alabi Karl Chester Alex Clay Darion Copeland Rami Dajani Aaron Getman-Pickering Blake Gonzalez Norris Howze

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Hometown/Previous School Little Rock, Ark./Central HS Denver, Colo./D’Evelyn HS Atlanta, Ga./Presbyterian Kathleen, Ga./Perry HS Decatur, Ala./Decatur HS Netherlands/VWO Fort Payne, Ala./Fort Payne HS Huntsville, Ala./Louisville Jackson, Miss./Murrah HS Vancouver, British Columbia/Trinity Western University Santiago, Chile/SSCC Manquehue Houston, Texas/Wallace State CC Huntsville, Ala./Randolph HS Duluth, Ga./Greater Atlanta Christian School Hoover, Ala./Hoover HS England/Dixons City Academy Houston, Texas/Alabama A&M Brazil/Colegio Imaculada Campinas Niles, Ill./Maine East HS Orlando, Fla./Lyman HS New Paltz, N.Y./New Paltz HS Birmingham, Ala./Oak Mountain HS Stockbridge, Ga./Dutchtown HS Collierville, Tenn./St. George’s Independent School St. Louis, Mo./St. Louis University HS St. Louis, Mo./St. Louis University HS Searcy, Ark./Searcy HS Courbevoie, France

Patrick Huang Cole Iverson Joe Kuzminsky Ian Michalak James Nanje Ngoe Diego Navarrete Pachinno Roberts Freddy Ruiz Joe Rund Evan Scarbrough

Stewart Abrahart......................................... ABE-rah-heart Moses Adeniran.........................................Ad-uh-NEER-an Fatai Alabi............................................. Fuh-TIE Ah-LOBBY Rami Dajani........................................ RAH-me Day-JA-nee Norris Howze...................................................................Howz Patrick Huang...............................................................Hwong Joe Kuzminsky............................................ Kuzz-Min-SKEE Ian Michalak.................................................... Muh-HAY-lick James Nanje Ngoe........................................................Un-GO

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Diego Navarrete.........................................Nav-uh-reh-TAY Pachinno Roberts............................................. Pa-CHEE-no Henrique Sposito............................En-REE-kay SPA-zito Chandler Stroupe.........................................................Stroop Ian Svantesson.............................................. SVON-tuh-Son Raphael Ville.........................................................................Vill Lars Wilemse............................................................ Williams Atak Yai................................................................ Ah-TOCK Yie

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Head Coach 22nd Season at UAB 27th Season Overall

Mike Getman has seen his dream of a UAB soccer program that would compete for conference titles and NCAA Tournament berths come true. Getman, now in his 22nd season as UAB’s head coach, has led the Blazers to seven NCAA Tournament appearances, including a spot in the Elite Eight in 1999 and Sweet 16 in 2001. Additionally, he has led UAB teams to six regular season and tournament championships and has been selected the conference coach of the year on three different occasions.

In fact, the 2012 season proved to be another solid campaign, as the Blazers earned an at-large berth in the NCAA Tournament, marking the second straight year the team has played in the national tournament. It marked the third time in program history that the Green and Gold played in the NCAA Tournament in consecutive seasons. The Blazers finished the season with a 10-8-2 mark, the fourth year in-a-row with at least 10 victories.

In all, it is a far cry from when Getman accepted the job of turning the Blazer program around. He inherited a program in 1992 that had just three winning records in its first 13 seasons. Getman set goals for the program and Blazer fans know that many of those original goals have been met or exceeded. Consider the following:

- The Blazers have won 231 matches since 1993 for an average of more than 11 wins per season. - Seven trips to the NCAA Tournament 1994, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2006, 2011 and

2012 (The Elite Eight in - 110 all-conference honorees. `99 and Sweet 16 in `01). - Six conference Newcomer of the Year awards. - Six conference titles, including four regular-sea- - The building of a top-flight soccer facility on campus, son championships West Campus Field. The facility attracts large crowds (C-USA in `95, `99 and for not only UAB matches, but serves as a site for ‘11 and Great Midwest in `94) and two conference THE GETMAN FILE tournament championYr. School Record (Conf.) Highlights ship crowns (C-USA in 1987 Harvard 14-1-3 (6-0-1) Ivy League Champions `99 and Great Midwest NCAA Final Four in `94). 1988 Harvard 8-3-4 (5-1-1) 1989 Harvard 7-8-0 (4-3-0) - The Blazers have been 1990 Harvard 6-7-1 (3-4-0) ranked in the national 1991 Harvard 7-7-1 (3-3-1) poll in 17 of the last 19 1992 UAB 4-15-1 (0-5-0) seasons, including a 1993 UAB 11-7-2 (4-1-1) GMC Coach of the Year highest ranking of No. 1994 UAB 15-4-1 (5-1-0) GMC Champions 3 in 2003 and highest GMC Tournament finish of eighth in 1999. Champions NCAA First Round - Defeated three No. 1995 UAB 15-4-1 (7-0-1) C-USA Champions 1-ranked teams in C-USA Coach of the Year SMU (2006), North 1996 UAB 13-6-1 (5-3-0) Carolina (2000) and 1997 UAB 10-8-1 (4-3-1) UCLA (1997). 1998 UAB 12-6-0 (5-3-0) 1999 UAB 17-6-0 (7-1-0) C-USA Co-Champions - Victories over tradi C-USA Tournament tional national powers Champions and ranked teams, such NCAA Elite Eight as No. 20 Washington in C-USA Coach of the Year 2012; No. 6 UCF and No. 2000 UAB 14-5-2 (5-1-2) NCAA First Round 15 SMU in 2011; No. 10 2001 UAB 15-6-0 (7-3-0) NCAA Sweet Sixteen UIC and No. 13 Kentucky 2002 UAB 9-7-3 (4-4-2) in 2009; No. 3 Indiana 2003 UAB 10-5-5 (4-3-2) in 2007; No. 1 SMU and 2004 UAB 12-7-0 (7-2-0) No. 17 Kentucky in 2006; 2005 UAB 10-7-1 (5-3-1) No. 11 USF in 2004; 2006 UAB 10-6-4 (4-3-1) NCAA First Round No. 3 Saint Louis, No. 2007 UAB 7-11-1 (2-6-0) 9 USF, No. 13 Furman 2008 UAB 6-10-3 (2-5-1) (twice), and No. 20 South 2009 UAB 12-4-2 (5-2-1) Carolina in 2001; No. 1 2010 UAB 10-7-1 (4-4-0) North Carolina and No. 2011 UAB 13-5-3 (6-1-1) C-USA Co-Champions 6 Furman in 2000; No. 2 NCAA Second Round Saint Louis (twice), No. 2012 UAB 10-8-2 (4-4-0) NCAA First Round 5 Southwest Missouri State,  No. 17 SMU, and at Harvard (5) 42-26-9 (21-11-3) No. 18 Santa Clara, all in at UAB (21) 235-144-34 (96-58-14) 1999; and No. 1 UCLA in Overall (26) 277-170-43 (117-69-17) 1997. 1 6

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international soccer events. The Blazers became the first collegiate program to ever compete against the U.S. National Team in March 2000. UAB has won more than 70 percent of all its matches at WCF.

- Getman is the winningest coach in Conference USA  history with a record 87 league wins. - More than 100 conference academic honor roll members over the last 20 years. - Three Academic All-Americans.

With all of those accomplishments, Getman is not satisfied. “We want to be a national contender every year,” he said. “We play in one of the toughest conferences in the nation, Conference USA, and we feel that our schedule helps us to prepare for postseason play.” In 2005, Getman was named the C-USA Coach of the Decade for his accomplishments during his coaching tenure at UAB. Furthermore, Getman has been named conference Coach of the Year three times.

He holds a 277-170-43 (.609) mark in 26 seasons as a head coach and a 235-144-34 (.610) record in 21 seasons at UAB. Even more impressive is the total of 110 all-conference selections he has coached at UAB. From 2008-11, Getman served on the NCAA Men’s Soccer Committee. He also played a large part in bringing the 2011 and 2012 NCAA Men’s College Cup to Birmingham.

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Getman has further improved his already impressive academic standards over the past few years, as three Blazers have been tabbed the C-USA Scholar Athlete of the Year, with all three honorees coming over the last eight seasons (Lukasz Kwapisz in 2004, Jeremy Drake in 2006 and Wes Johnson in 2008).

UAB fans have responded to the program’s winning ways as home attendance average at West Campus Field over the past few years is close to 1,000. In 2003, UAB was 16th in the nation in average attendance (1,077/game) and 25th in the nation in total attendance (7,545). During the 2006 campaign, UAB ranked 31st in average attendance (853/game) and 43rd in total attendance (5,972). In 2009, UAB ranked 48th in total attendance (6,779).

Winningest Active NCAA Division I Coaches (Wins) Name Record Pct. 1. Tom Martin, James Madison 462-181-63 .699 2. Mark Berson, South Carolina 455-198-63 .679 3. Bob Gray, Marshall 422-228-48 .639 4. Ralph Lundy, Coll. of Charleston 419-281-49 .592 5. Bob Warming, Penn State 415-202-72 .655 19. Mike Getman, UAB 277-170-43 .609

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Getman’s players’ successes extend off the field as well. Over 90 percent of student-athletes who have played four years during his tenure as head coach completed their degree requirements. He now boasts more than 100 C-USA honor roll members (3.0 GPA or above), 19 C-USA academic medal of honor recipients (3.75 GPA or above) and three academic All-Americans.

In fact, in 2006, Drake was tabbed the league’s Scholar Athlete of the Year for men’s soccer, while Lukasz Kwapisz earned the post-graduate scholarship award for men’s soccer. The duo were the only UAB student-athletes to earn the prestigious awards in any sport.

Winningest Active NCAA Division I Coaches (Pct.) Name Record Pct. 1. Ray Reid, Connecticut 382-94-53 .772 2. Dave Masur, St. John’s (N.Y.) 367-123-76 .716 3. Jeremy Gunn, Stanford 196-69-32 .714 4. Jamie Clark, Washington 64-24-8 .708 5. Robert McCourt, Monmouth 112-38-30 .706 37. Mike Getman, UAB 277-170-43 .609

Winningest C-USA Coaches by League Wins Name Record Pct. 1. Mike Getman, UAB 87-51-13 .619 2. John Tart, Charlotte 45-36-5 .552 3. Steve Arlard, Marquette 43-39-4 .523 4. Richie Grant, Memphis 46-61-12 .437 5. Tom McIntosh, Tulsa 35-20-10 .615

Furthermore, Getman is ranked among college soccer’s top men’s active coaches (37th in winning percentage and 19th in victories). Getman is among a handful of coaches who both played for and coached a team to the NCAA College Cup, accomplishing the feat twice as a player and once as a coach.

In 2011, the Blazers had three of the top-10 crowds in West Campus Field history. The Blazers opened the 2011 campaign against Clemson in front of an all-time record crowd of 3,141 fans, who witnessed the 2-1 UAB victory. The Green & Gold also played in front of 2,214 fans for the NCAA Tournament second round contest against Charlotte and 1,235 fans to the first-ever soccer match played at Regions Park (Hoover, Ala.) when the Blazers took on Memphis. Those crowds rank third and 10th on the all-time attendance list.

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6-1-1 record and a share of the regular season title. In 2009, a West Campus Field record crowd of 3,481 witnessed UAB’s 3-0 exhibition victory over Clemson. Even though that match did not count in the Blazers’ overall record, it served as a catalyst for the rest of the year and what was to come. Getman guided his 2009 squad to a 12-4-2 overall record, including road victories over No. 10 UIC (3-1) and No. 13 Kentucky (1-0). Despite the disappointment in missing the NCAA Tournament, Getman still managed to reach the 10-win plateau for the 14th time in his 18 seasons as head coach at UAB.

Prior to the 2011 season, the Blazers last reached the NCAA Tournament in 2006, which capped a stretch of four NCAA Tournament appearances over an eight-year span. The campaign was highlighted when previously undefeated and then-No. 1-ranked SMU invaded West Campus Field. In front of a then-record crowd of 2,755 fans, the Blazers stunned the Mustangs, 2-1, to set off an impressive run of 3-0-2 to end the campaign. UAB also defeated No. 10 Notre Dame (1-0), No. 16 South

Carolina (3-2), No. 18 Kentucky (1-0/ ot) and No. 24 UNC Greensboro (3-2) during the season.

In 1999, the Blazers began the most successful three-year stretch in UAB men’s soccer history by advancing to the NCAA quarterfinals. The Blazers won both the Conference USA regular season and tournament championships, finished eighth in the final NSCAA national poll and posted a 17-6 overall record. The Blazers set the school record for wins in a season and had a school record 13-match winning streak.

region hosts South Carolina, 3-2, to earn a trip to the Sweet 16 for the second time in three years. Despite dropping a 3-2 double overtime heartbreaker to Clemson, UAB finished 15-6, runner-up in C-USA, and set a school record with nine players selected to all-conference teams.

Getman came to Birmingham from Harvard, where he was head coach from 1987-91. During his time at the Cambridge, Mass., school, his teams posted a 42-26-9 (.604) record, including a 21-11-3 (.643) mark in Ivy League play. In his first season at Harvard, he led his team to the 1987 NCAA Final Four, as the Crimson went 14-1-3 and captured the Ivy League title. He became In 2000, the Blazers fell to Washingthe youngest coach (28) to lead a team to ton in a four-overtime match that was the Division I Final Four. The following seaarguably the most exciting NCAA Tour- son, Harvard was ranked No. 1 for the first nament match ever played. It was time in the school’s history. While at HarUAB’s first appearance in the tournavard, Getman developed 21 All-Ivy League ment as an at-large team and the first players, nine All-New England performers back-to-back appearance in school and two All-Americans. history. UAB would finish that year 145-2 overall mark and a 5-1-2 record in He started his coaching career at his alma C-USA play. mater, Indiana, where he served as an assistant coach from 1984-86. In those three In 2001, UAB made a third consecutive seasons, the Hoosiers were in the NCAA trip to the NCAAs. The Blazers opened Tournament twice and played in the 1984 tournament play with a 1-0 overtime title game. victory over Furman, then defeated Getman played professionally as a defender for the Detroit Express of the American Soccer League from 1982-83. He was the team’s Rookie of the Year in 1982, as the Express won the ASL championship. A three-year letterwinner at Indiana, he played fullback for the Hoosiers from 1977-81, during which time IU finished as an NCAA Division I national finalist in 1978 and 1980. A native of Bloomington, Ind., he earned his bachelor’s degree in economics from Indiana in 1982 and his master’s in athletic administration from IU in 1987.

Involved in all facets of soccer, Getman has been South Region coach for the U.S. Soccer Festival. He was the chairman of the soccer games committee for the 1996 Birmingham Olympic Soccer Committee. He has also served as a guest columnist on the 1998 World Cup Tournament for the Birmingham Post-Herald. The Getman family (L to R): Ethan, Rena, Nathan, Mike, and Eli 1 8

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JUSTUS GRIFFIN

Assistant Coach 19th Season at UAB 19th Season Overall

Griffin signed a contract to play with the Chattanooga Express of the EISL in 1994. He played one year with the Express before returning to the UAB program at the beginning of the 1995 campaign. Prior to coming to Birmingham, he played one season (1991) at Hinds Community College in Raymond, Miss., where he was selected the team’s Best Defensive Player.

Justus Griffin, who has been a part of the UAB men’s soccer program since Griffin received his United States Soccer Federation (USSF) “B” license and head coach Mike Getman’s first season is a member of the Alabama ODP staff. He resides in Birmingham. back in 1992, begins his 19th season with the Blazers’ staff. He assists with on-the-field coaching and the general administration of the program. “Justus has been with our program as a player and as a coach for over 20 years and he is a big part of our success,” Getman said. “I am very fortunate to have an assistant who understands our team and what we expect so well.”

Griffin is involved in all aspects of the program, including recruiting, scheduling and coordinating travel. During his tenure, UAB has achieved unprecedented success with seven NCAA tournament appearances, including an Elite Eight and two Sweet 16 teams.

Griffin was a three-year letterwinner for the Blazers (1992-94) as a defender. He helped lead the Blazers to the program’s first conference championship and NCAA Tournament in 1994. He finished his playing career having started 59-of-60 matches in his three seasons. He scored one goal and tallied 10 assists and was selected to the Great Midwest All-Newcomer team in 1992. After his career with the Blazers,

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Assistant Coach Fifth Season at UAB 22nd Season Overall

Wallace has compiled a career record of 121-91-17 during his 12-year head coaching career. Joel Wallace, a former UAB assistant who spent 11 years as the head men’s soccer coach at Westminster (Mo.) College, enters his fifth season in his second stint on the Blazers’ staff. Wallace specializes in working with goalkeepers and continues that role in his position with the Blazers. UAB head coach Mike Getman feels Wallace is an excellent asset to his staff and for his players.

“Coach Wallace brings a lot of energy and experience to our team,” Getman said. “I am very excited to have such an outstanding coach in our program. His primary responsibility is coaching our goalkeepers, but he will have a hand in all aspects of UAB Soccer.” Wallace, who boasts more than 20 years of collegiate soccer coaching experience, was the head men’s coach at Westminster from 1998-2008. Additionally, he coached the women’s soccer team from 2005-08. Wallace was an assistant coach at UAB under Getman from 1994-96.

Wallace left the Westminster men’s program as the winningest soccer coach in school history, racking up an 11-year record of 105-85-16. Additionally, he guided the Blue Jays to the school’s first conference title in soccer and its first-ever NCAA tournament appearance in 2002. Including his one year spent as a head coach at his alma mater, MacMurray (Mo.) College,

Prior to becoming a collegiate head coach, Wallace spent five seasons as an assistant coach at MacMurray College (1992-94) and Connecticut (1997), as well as with the Blazers. While at UAB, Wallace also earned his master’s degree in athletic administration. Wallace is a graduate of MacMurray College where he earned first-team all-conference and all-region honors in the net. During his playing days (1988-91), Wallace helped lead MacMurray to the NCAA Division III Sweet 16 (1990) and Elite Eight (1991). He was also tabbed a two-time Prairie College Conference Most Valuable Player (1989 and 1990). He still holds several school records, including most career shutouts (40), most shutouts in a season (18 in 1991) and most consecutive shutouts (7). His 18 shutouts during the 1991 campaign also are an NCAA Division III record. Wallace and his wife Patty Wallace, have two children, a daughter, Ryli (18), and sons Ian (16), Kevin (16). and Elliott (12).

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season in goal and allowed a mere 1.03 goals per game. His 2004 goals allowed average ranks fifth in school history. He had three shutouts in his first three matches as a member of the Green and Gold, including one against eventual national champion Indiana.

A.J. ROBLES Volunteer Assistant Coach First Season

A.J. Robles, a former UAB goalkeep- Prior to his return to UAB, Robles served as a volunteer er, enters his first season as a mem- assistant coach for the University of Arizona women’s ber of the Blazers’ coaching staff. soccer team in 2011.

Robles played for the Green and Gold from 2003-05. In Robles is married to Becky Garcia. his three years in Birmingham, Robles compiled 24 wins, which ranks fourth in school history. He also ranks fifth in program history in shutouts (12) and sixth in saves (218). As a senior, Robles earned All-Conference USA Third Team honors. He owned a 10-7-1 record and 1.35 goals allowed average in 2005. The Tucson, Ariz. native also made 89 saves in his final season on campus.

In 2004, Robles led Conference USA in saves with 92 on the season. On two occasions, he recorded 12 saves. He was responsible for four of UAB’s eight shutouts and partially responsible for another. One of those shutouts came against the nation’s top-scoring team in 2004, Birmingham-Southern.

As a sophomore, Robles turned in one of best seasons by a Blazer goalkeeper. Robles started the first 12 games of

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13 STEWART ABRAHART

6-3 | 170 | Jr. | Defender Duluth, Ga. Greater Atlanta Christian School

CAREER-HIGHS Goals................................................................... N/A Assists............ 1 (2x, last at SMU, 10/26/11) Points............. 1 (2x, last at SMU, 10/26/11)

Sophomore Season (2012) Saw action in 13 matches, starting nine … a member of the starting lineup in the first seven matches of the season, before injuries slowed him down … part of the defense that recorded a clean sheet at Clemson (9/10) … recorded two shots on the year … earned Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll accolades.

Other Soccer Info He played his club soccer for Alpharetta Ambush under head coach David Eristavi ... played alongside a pair of other Blazer signees (Karl Chester and Darion Copeland) ... captained the Ambush to state and regional titles, along with USYSA National Championship in 2010 ... also helped team reach the national finals in 2011 ... was selected to the Chelsea All-Star Team at the 2010 Disney Showcase. Miscellaneous Born Stewart Bradley Abrahart on Sept. 9, 1992 in Dagenham, England ... son of James and Jacqui Abrahart ... one brother, James, and two sisters, Sam and Abbie ... Business major ... favorite television show is Entourage ... favorite movie is 300 ... favorite website is Facebook.com ... his father, James, had the biggest influence on his career ... chose to come to UAB because he “really liked the school and the soccer team.”

Freshman Season (2011) Played in all 21 contests as a true freshman, making 20 starts in the Blazers’ defense ... part of a back line that allowed a goals against average of 1.01 and seven shutouts during the season, both of which led C-USA ... third on the team in total minutes played with 1,814 ... had a pair of assists on the season, which tied for fourth on the team ... recorded seven shots, two of which came on frame ... named to the C-USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll.

High School A four-year starter under head coach Thom Jacquet at Greater Atlanta Christian School ... selected as an ESPN Rise AllState honoree in 2010 ... helped lead team to a state championship in 2011.

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5-11 | 160 | Sr. | Midfielder Houston, Texas Alabama A&M

and vs. then-No. 22 UCF (11/11) ... had 20 shots, seven of which came on frame.

CAREER-HIGHS Goals... 1 (2x, last vs. American, 10/12/11) Assists.....................2 (at Kentucky, 10/8/11) Points..... 2 (2x, last vs. American, 10/12/11)

Junior Season (2012) Played in every match for the Blazers during the 2012 campaign, starting all but four matches … one of nine players to see time in every game for UAB … was a member of the starting lineup for every regular season matchup after the season-opener vs. Mercer (8/24) … named to the “Soccer for a Cure” Classic All-Tournament Team … tallied 17 shots on the year, with four of those coming on goal ... named to the Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll. Sophomore Season (2011) Made an immediate impact during his first season at UAB ... played in all 21 games at the central midfield spot, making 19 starts ... tied for team lead with five assists on the year ... finished the year ranked third on the team with seven points (2g, 5a) ... scored first collegiate goal against Portland (9/23), recording a career-high four shots in the effort ... sealed the 2-0 win vs. American (10/12) with a direct kick goal in the 84th minute from 20 yards out ... recorded a pair of assists in the win at Kentucky (10/8) ... tallied first assist against Oral Roberts (9/9) ... also had assists at Tulsa (11/4)

Alabama A&M Played one season under head coach Salah Yousif at Alabama A&M ... started and played in all but one of the team’s contests on the year ... led the Bulldogs with three assists ... also collected four shots on the year.

Other Soccer Info Competed for Dallas Texan Houston ‘92 Red, coached by Carl Fleming ... helped team to the 2010 Texas state club championship ... also played for his father on the AYSA Flying Eagles ... helped that team to the Arsenal International Soccer Festival championship in 2008. Miscellaneous Born Moses Ayodeji Adeniran on July 9, 1992 in Brooklyn, N.Y. ... son of Adebisi and Bunani Adeniran ... two brothers, Victor and Samuel, and one sister, Victoria ... Exercise Science major ... favorite website is Manutd.com ... favorite television show is Sportscenter ... favorite food is either Chinese or Nigerian ... if he played another sport, it would be basketball ... came to UAB because he “wanted to compete at a higher level.”

CAREER STATISTICS Year GP-GS G A PTS SH SH% SOG 2010* 10-10 0 3 3 4 .000 0 2011 21-19 2 5 9 20 .100 7 2012 20-16 0 0 0 17 .000 4 Totals 51-45 2 8 12 41 .049 11 * at Alabama A&M 2 3

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6-2 | 160 | R-Sr. | Forward Houston, Texas Wallace State CC

Miscellaneous Born Fatai Dayo Alabi on June 15, 1989 in Nigeria ... son of Rashidat Alabi ... one brother, Ibrahim, and two sisters, Abiola and Miriam ... Undecided.

CAREER-HIGHS Goals................................................................... N/A Assists.......1 (at South Carolina, 10/10/12) Points........1 (at South Carolina, 10/10/12)

Junior Season (2012) Recorded time in all but three matches in 2012 and started 17 … named to the 2012 All-Conference USA Third Team … credited with an assist, his first collegiate point, in the 4-3 victory at South Carolina (10/10) … made his Blazer debut in the season-opener vs. Mercer (8/24), tallying two shots on the day … started the first match of his UAB career vs. Georgia Southern (8/26) … registered 16 shots on the year. Wallace State Played at Wallace State Community College under head coach Barry Spitzer ... had a stellar season in his only year with the Lions, leading the squad to a 10-2 overall record ... finished the year with five goals and a team-leading 11 assists for 21 points, despite playing mainly as a defensive midfielder ... tallied three game-winning goals, as well. High School Played at Hastings High School ... earned all-district honors as a senior.

CAREER STATISTICS Year GP-GS G A PTS SH SH% SOG SOG% GW 2012 18-17 0 1 1 16 .000 1 .062 0 Totals 18-17 0 1 1 16 .000 1 .062 0 2 4

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5-10 | 155 | R-So. | Forward Kathleen, Ga. Perry HS

CAREER-HIGHS Goals.................................2 (at UCF, 10/27/12) Assists............... 1 (3x, last vs. UCF, 11/7/12) Points...............................4 (at UCF, 10/27/12)

Freshman Season (2012) Played in all but one game, starting 15 matches, after redshirting his first year on campus … named to the 2012 Conference USA All-Freshman Team … ranked third on the team in scoring with 13 points (5g, 3a) on the season … tied for the teamlead in game-winning goals with two … also was tied for third on the squad in goals and assists … fueled the team to a 4-3 victory at UCF (10/27) behind a career-best four points (2g) … registered his first points at UAB when he collected a goal and assist vs. Farleigh Dickinson (9/14) … recorded the game-winner vs. Marshall (10/20) … scored one of three goals in the final 10 minutes at South Carolina (10/10), helping UAB to a 4-3 win … had one assist vs. Lipscomb (9/22) and in the Conference-USA Tournament vs. UCF (11/7) … made his first start of his collegiate career in the season opener vs. Mercer (8/24) ... tallied 30 shots on the year, 11 coming on goal.

High School A four-year letterwinner under head coach Sam Said at Perry High School ... tabbed an ESPN Rise First Team All-State honoree in 2010 ... finished his senior year with 50 goals, which set the school record for goals scored in a season ... named the Region’s Most Valuable Player in 2011 ... participated in the Georgia state all-star game in 2011 ... selected as team’s most valuable player following his junior season ... also tabbed as a two-time team captain by his teammates and coaches. Other Soccer Info He played his club soccer for Alpharetta Ambush under head coach David Eristavi ... played alongside a pair of other Blazer signees (Stewart Abrahart and Darion Copeland) ... helped lead the team to state and regional titles, along with USYSA National Championship in 2010 ... was voted MVP of National Championship, as he scored seven goals in four games at the National Championship Tournament ... also helped team reach the finals of the 2011 national championship. Miscellaneous Born Karl Luther Chester on Nov. 28, 1992 in Savage, Minn. ... son of Harvee and Gisela Chester ... one sister, Elena ... Radiology major.

Redshirt Season (2011) Saw action in three contests before an injury forced him to take a medical redshirt ... saw first collegiate action against VCU (9/16) ... registered a shot against both Portland (9/23) and Washington (9/25).

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6-0 | 160 | R-Jr. | Midfielder Huntsville, Ala. Randolph HS

... played on the varsity team since eighth grade ... helped lead team to state title in eight and ninth grade ... was named the MVP of the state tournament as a ninth grader ... led team in scoring as a 10th grader with 23 goals.

CAREER-HIGHS Goals.................. 1 (vs. Oral Roberts, 9/9/11) Assists............... 1 (4x, last vs. UCF, 11/7/12) Points................ 2 (vs. Oral Roberts, 9/9/11)

Sophomore Season (2012) Registered time in 18 matches, starting four matches … ranked second on the squad in assists with four on the season … had his first assist as a Blazer vs. Washington (9/16) … tallied an assist in three straight matches (at UCF, 10/27; vs. Memphis, 10/31; vs. UCF, 11/7) … started his first match of his collegiate career in the season-opener vs. Mercer (8/24) … had 15 shots on the year, four coming on goal ... earned Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll accolades.

Other Soccer Info Played his club soccer at Birmingham United Soccer Association under head coach Eric Dade ... led his team in scoring ... helped team to reach the National Playoffs in 2010. Miscellaneous Born Alexander Harris Clay on April 11, 1992 in Huntsville, Ala. ... son of Richard and Susan Clay ... one sister, Ashley ... Undecided ... favorite website is ESPN.com ... favorite movie is Miracle ... favorite food is pasta ... if he played another sport, it would be hockey ... his father, Richard, had the biggest influence of his career ... chose UAB because he wants to “pursue a medical career and play soccer in the state of Alabama.”

Freshman Season (2011) Played in 15 contests during the season ... scored one goal on the season, which came against Oral Roberts (9/9) ... had the best accuracy of anyone on the squad as eight of his 12 shots on the year came on frame ... named to the C-USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll. Kentucky Sat out in his only season at Kentucky due to injury. High School Attended Randolph High School where he was a five-year letterwinner under head coaches Matt Holmes and Sean Cooper

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6-2 | 160 | Jr. | Defender Stockbridge, Ga. Dutchtown HS

the year ranked fifth on the team ... finished the campaign with 11 shots and four shots on goal.

CAREER-HIGHS Goals.................1 (3x, last at UCF, 10/27/12) Assists................................................................ N/A Points...............2 (3x, last at UCF, 10/27/12)

Sophomore Season (2012) Was one of six Blazers to start every match for the 2012 season … named to the 2012 Conference USA All-Second Team … had two goals for the 2012 campaign, a career-best … scored off a header for the squad’s lone goal vs. Kentucky (10/13) … headed in his second goal of the year at UCF (10/27) in the team’s 4-3 win … was a member of the back line that collected clean sheets at Clemson (9/10), vs. Washington (9/16), and vs. Lipscomb (9/22) … had 12 shots for 2012, with a third of them on frame.

Freshman Season (2011) Had one of the best freshman seasons of any Blazer in recent memory ... became the first true freshman in school history to be selected by the NSCAA as an All-Region honoree, earning third-team accolades ... also earned a spot on the C-USA All-Freshman team ... started and played 20 contests on the year as a central defender ... played a key role for a UAB defensive unit that allowed a league-leading 1.01 goals per game ... lone goal of season was one of the most important tallies of the year for the Blazers, collecting the game-winner in UAB’s 1-0 victory over then-No. 12 SMU (10/26) ... his 1,710 minutes played for

High School A four year letterwinner under head coach Justin Smith at Dutchtown HS ... was tabbed as a two-time county and region player of the year in 2010 and 2011 ... named to the all-region first team in each of his last three seasons ... selected as the team’s MVP in 2009 and 2011 ... also named the freshman offensive player of the year in 2008 ... was team captain as a senior after leading his team and region in scoring as a junior ... honored with the Dutchtown Academic Award as a senior. Other Soccer Info He played his club soccer for Alpharetta Ambush under head coach David Eristavi ... played alongside a pair of other Blazer signees (Karl Chester and Stewart Abrahart) ... named to the national championship’s Best 11 for his performance at the 2011 USYSA National Championship in which his team finished runner-up ... helped lead team to the USYSA National Championship in 2010 ... also helped capture the state and regional titles in back-to-back seasons (2010 and 2011). Miscellaneous Born Darion Christopher Copeland on March 8, 1993 in Brooklyn, N.Y. ... son of Gary and Nicole Copeland ... one brother, Jeremy, and one sister, Ashley ... Business major ... favorite website is Facebook.com, Twitter.com and FoxSports.com ... if he were to play another sport, it would be basketball ... favorite movie is Transformers (all three) and Boyz N The Hood ... chose UAB because “the soccer program is good and UAB is close to home.”

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5-11 | 160 | Sr. | Midfielder Hoover, Ala. Hoover HS

Soccer.com ... earned a spot in the North-South All-Star contest ... helped team to the 2010 state championship game ... was named all-metro and all-state following his senior season.

CAREER-HIGHS Goals........................1 (vs. Belmont, 9/17/10) Assists................................................................ N/A Points......................2 (vs. Belmont, 9/17/10)

Junior Season (2012) Played in all but one match for the Blazers during the 2012 season, starting 18 games … started the first seven matches of the year for UAB … registered eight shots on the year and two on net.

Other Soccer Info Played his club soccer with the Birmingham United Academy Team coached by Eric Dade and Robert Starr ... helped club to the USSDA National Championship. Miscellaneous Born Norris Thurgood Howze II on Sept. 20, 1991 in Hoover, Ala. ... son of Norris Murdine ... one brother, Nic ... Health Relations major ... favorite website is Facebook.com ... favorite movie is Inception, while his favorite actor is Denzel Washington and favorite actress is Angelina Jolie ... if he played another sport, it would be cricket ... most interesting thing about him is he plays the violin and piano ... the biggest influence on his career has been his parents.

Sophomore Season (2011) Saw action in all 21 contests, making 16 starts at the defensive midfield position ... his 1,561 minutes ranked as the seventh-most minutes played on the season ... selected to the UAB “Soccer For A Cure” Classic All-Tournament team for his role in helping the Blazers to the Classic’s championship ... recorded eight shots on the year.

Freshman Season (2010) Saw action in 12 contests ... scored first career goal in the win over Belmont (9/17) ... played a season-best 29 minutes vs. Alabama A&M (9/26) ... recorded three shots on the year. High School Four-year varsity starter at Hoover High School in Birmingham where he was coached by Kris Keplinger ... ranked as the No. 6 player in the South by TopDrawer-

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5-11 | 160 | R-So. | Midfielder Decatur, Ala. Decatur HS in 2009 and 2010.

Miscellaneous Born Cole Davis Iverson on Jan. 6, 1993 in Decatur, Ala. ... son of Jody and Kim Iverson ... four brothers, Phoenix, Noah, Colt, and Deacon ... Accounting major.

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Freshman Season (2012) Saw action in 11 matches for the Blazers, starting one game … started the first game of his collegiate career vs. Marshall (10/20) … named to the Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll.

Redshirt Season (2011) Played in three contests but forced to redshirt the year due to an injury ... had one shot on the year, which came on frame against Oral Roberts (9/9). High School Attended Decatur High School but did not play soccer ... ranked as the No. 4 player in the south region by Top Drawer Soccer ... was a member of the US U17 National Team pool ... was also selected to the Elite Soccer Player Program in 2008 and also was a member of the Academy Select Team in 2009 ... a member of the A/B honor roll all four years.

Other Soccer Info He played his club soccer for Birmingham United Soccer Academy under head coach Oliver Weiss ... helped team to five consecutive Alabama state championships ... was team captain in 2010 and 2011 ... helped lead team to U.S. Academy playoffs

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6-3 | 165 | Jr. | Defender Colliersville, Tenn. St. George’s Independent School

er in 2010 and 2011 ... owns high school record for total points in a season (37), career goals (39) and career points (99) ... was named the 2001 District MVP ... was named the Memphis Commercial Appeal’s Male Scholar Athlete of the Year and is a National Merit finalist ... also awarded the Wendy’s Heisman Trophy ... a member of the National Honor Society and the Cum Laude Society.

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Sophomore Season (2012) Recorded action in eight matches during the 2012 season … registered two shots, one coming on frame, in the squad’s 1-1 tie at Charlotte (8/31) … tallied three shots on the year, one on goal … garnered the Conference USA Commissioner’s Academic Medal, given to student-athletes who earn a cumulative GPA of 3.75 or better … also earned Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll accolades.

Other Soccer Info Played his club ball for the Tennessee Rush under head coach Ross Paule ... helped lead his club team to five consecutive state championships ... a member of the Tennessee Olympic Development Team … was recruited to UAB after his participation in the Mike Getman Soccer Camp. Miscellaneous Born Ian Wetzel Michalak on Aug. 16, 1993 in Dayton, Ohio ... son of Rick and Amy Michalak ... two sisters, Mia and Calla ... Engineering/Pre-Med major.

Freshman Season (2011) Played two games during season ... first collegiate action came against Illinois-Chicago (9/4) ... also saw action against Oral Roberts (9/9) ... earned the Conference USA Academic Medal, given to student-athletes with a cumulative GPA of 3.75 or better ... also named to the C-USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll ... a member of the Blazers 4.0 Club each semester during his freshman year. High School A four-year letterwinner under head coach Tony Whicker at St. George’s Independent School ... helped lead his team to the 2008 state championship and state semifinals in 2009 and 2010 ... was selected as an all-state and all-region perform-

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5-11 | 165 | Jr. | Forward Santiago, Chile SSCC Manquehue

(17) ... recorded a career-high five shots on three separate occasions ... transferred to UAB after one semester at Akron ... came to UAB for the spring, 2011 semester.

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Other Soccer Info One of just three Chilean-born player to play soccer for the Blazers in program history (Jose-Luis Jaramillo, who played at UAB in 1988, and Javier Alvial) ... was teammates with Javier Alvial at the Universidad Catolica in Chile ... had a starring role in leading Catolica to a pair of national championships ... also helped his team capture the Copa Chile Youth Tournament in 2009.

Miscellaneous Born Diego Felipe Navarrete on June 6, 1992 in Chile ... son of Victor Navarrete ... two brothers, Mauricio and Pablo ... Business major ... favorite television show is The Simpsons ... favorite movie is Harry Potter ... favorite food is Pizza ... favorite website is Marca.com ... his family has had the biggest influence in his career ... Sophomore Season (2012) One of nine players to play in every game the reason he came to UAB is for UAB during the 2012 season … started because “of the opportunities five games for the Blazers … had six points for my studies and to become a professional.” on the year (2g, 2a), which ranked seventh on the squad … registered his first goal of the year in the Conference USA Tournament vs. UCF (11/7) … scored the final goal of the Blazers’ 2012 campaign in the NCAA Tournament at Charlotte (11/15) … tallied an assist in the team’s 2-1 victory vs. Georgia Southern (8/26) … recorded his second helper of the season vs. Tulsa (10/16) … totaled 16 shots for the year, eight coming on goal. Goals.................. 2 (vs. Oral Roberts, 9/9/11) Assists............1 (3x, last vs. Tulsa, 11/9/12) Points................ 5 (vs. Oral Roberts, 9/9/11)

Freshman Season (2011) Made an immediate impact for the Blazers, earning a spot on the Conference USA All-Freshman team ... finished tied for second on the team with four goals and was third with nine points (4g, 1a) ... scored a goal in his first game as a Blazer in the 2-1 win over Clemson (8/27) ... recorded a pair of goals and had an assist in the win over Oral Roberts (9/9) ... also converted a penalty kick against Georgia State (9/11) ... was selected as the C-USA Player of the Week for the week of Sept. 12 ... finished the campaign second on the team in both shots (39) and shots on goal

CAREER STATISTICS Year GP-GS G A PTS SH SH% SOG 2011 21-21 4 1 9 39 .103 17 2012 20-5 2 2 6 16 .125 8 Totals 41-26 6 3 15 55 .109 25 3 1

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6 FREDDY RUIZ

6-0 | 160 | So. | Forward Fort Payne, Ala. Fort Payne HS

Other Soccer Info Played his club soccer for Vestavia Soccer Club and coach Rocky Harmon ... helped lead his team to several state championships in the last few years ... recognized as a Boys Soccer State All-Star by ESPN Rise in 2011 … was recruited to UAB after his participation in the Mike Getman Soccer Camp.

CAREER-HIGHS Goals......................2 (vs. Lipscomb, 9/22/12) Assists................................................................ N/A Points....................4 (vs. Lipscomb, 9/22/12)

Miscellaneous Born Freddy Ivan Ruiz on Nov. 11, 1993 in Rome, Ga. ... son of Freddy and Emerensiana Ruiz ... two sisters, Haley and Joselyn ... Exercise Science major.

Freshman Season (2012) Saw action in 13 matches, starting one … tallied three goals on the year, which ranked fifth on the squad … registered two goals, a career-best, in the Blazers’ 3-0 win vs. Lipscomb (9/22) … it marked the second-straight match he recorded at least one goal … tallied his first goal as a member of the UAB team vs. Washington (9/16) … made his Blazer debut in the team’s 2-1 victory against Georgia Southern (8/26) … started his first match as a member of the Green and Gold vs. Marshall (10/20). High School A four-year starter under head coach Tom Shanklin at Fort Payne High School ... was a candidate for Alabama Gatorade Player of the Year ... was voted as the Player of the Year by the Birmingham News after leading his team to the 2011 5A State Championship ... was tabbed the state tournament MVP in 2011 ... finished his junior year with 49 goals, which set a school record ... finished his four-year career with 133 goals which ranks fifth all-time in the state ... carried a 3.7 GPA and was a member of the National Honor Society.

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6-5 | 175 | So. | Defender Orlando, Fla. Lyman HS

a standout in the classroom as a member of Mensa and the National Honor Society.

CAREER-HIGHS Goals.................1 (2x, last at UCF, 10/27/12) Assists..1 (3x, last at So. Carolina, 10/10/12) Points...............2 (2x, last at UCF, 10/27/12)

Other Soccer Info Played his club soccer for Florida Soccer Alliance, coached by Eric Sellick ... an ODP National Youth Player in each of the last two years ... helped his team to a second-place finish at the 2011 Florida State Cup. Miscellaneous Born Ian Niklas Svantesson on Aug. 31, 1993 in Orlando, Fla. ... son of Tobias and Valerie Svantesson ... Biomedical Engineering major.

Freshman Season (2012) One of nine Blazers to participate in every match during the 2012 season … started the final five games for the Green and Gold in his first year on campus … was named to the 2012 Conference USA All-Freshman Team … tied for fifth on the squad in scoring with seven points (2g, 3a) … his three assists ranked third-most among the Blazers … scored the game-winning goal in his collegiate debut vs. Mercer (8/24) … registered a goal in his first start as a member of the Blazers at UCF (10/27) … recorded his first assist of his UAB career vs. Georgia Southern (8/26) … also collected an assist vs. Lipscomb (9/22) and at South Carolina (10/10) … took 16 shots on the year, with six of them being on goal. … named to the Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll. High School A four-year letterwinner at Lyman High School under head coach Steve Lyons ... tabbed to the All-Central Florida First Team as a junior and senior ... played at both the forward and defender positions on his team ... as a senior, he led his squad in scoring with 14 goals and helped Greyhounds finish unbeaten against Seminole County teams in regular season ... as a junior, he earned Defensive MVP honors ...

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30 RAPHAEL VILLE

6-2 | 170 | Sr. | Goalkeeper Courbevoie, France

Miscellaneous Born Raphael Ville on March 16, 1989 in Courbevoie, France ... son of Pierre Ville and Klicia Minervina de Oliveria ... two sisters, Vanessa and Deborah ... Business major.

CAREER-HIGHS Saves..................... 10 (at Charlotte, 8/31/12)

Junior Season (2012) Played every minute in goal for the Blazers during the 2012 season … made 76 saves and held a 1.39 goals against average for the year … recorded three clean sheets on the year, which ranked seventh in Conference USA … ranked third in the conference in saves and sixth in goals against average and save percentage (.724) … named to the 2012 Conference USA All-Tournament Team after an eight save-performance in the semifinals vs. Tulsa (11/9) … recorded a career-best 10 saves in a 1-1 tie at Charlotte (8/31) … registered four saves en route to his first clean sheet as a member of the Green and Gold at Clemson (9/10) … did not surrender a goal in consecutive matches (vs. Washington, 9/16; vs. Lipscomb, 9/22) … made five saves in his first match as a Blazer in the season-opening 2-1 win vs. Mercer (8/24). Other Soccer Info Came to Birmingham after a decorated prep career ... honed his skills in the famous INF Clairefontaine Academy until he was 16 years old ... one of only four goalkeepers in all of France to be invited to the prestigious academy ... played his club ball for the famous Olympique Lyon Academy in France ... helped team to the semifinals of the U-18 French Championship.

CAREER STATISTICS Year GP-GS MIN GA GAA SAV PCT REC 2012 20-20 1874:22 29 1.39 76 .724 10-8-2 Totals 20-20 1874:22 29 1.39 76 .724 10-8-2 3 4

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5-10 | 155 | R-Sr. | Midfielder Vancouver, British Columbia Trinity Western University

the Blazers’ lone goal in the NCAA Tournament loss to Charlotte (11/20) ... also found the back of the net against Oral Roberts (9/9) ... assisted both of UAB’s goals against Portland (9/23) ... his 30 shots ranked fourth on the team while his 14 shots on goal was third-best ... named to the C-USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll.

CAREER-HIGHS Goals..................................2 (vs. UCF, 11/7/12) Assists.....................2 (vs. Portland, 9/23/11) Points................................4 (vs. UCF, 11/7/12)

Junior Season (2012) One of six Blazers to start every game during the 2012 campaign … named to the All-C-USA Third Team … tied for third on the team in scoring with 13 points (5g, 3a) on the year … was third on the squad in goals and assists, as well … shared the team-lead in game-winning goals with two for 2012 … named to the Conference USA All-Tournament Team following a two-goal performance vs. UCF (11/7) … recorded a goal in two straight games (vs. Washington, 9/16; vs. Lipscomb, 9/22) … notched a goal in the Green and Gold’s 2-1 victory at FIU (10/6) … had a hand in the game-winner vs. Marshall (10/20), tallying an assist on Karl Chester’s goal in the 90th minute … registered an assist at South Carolina (10/10) and at Charlotte (11/15) in the NCAA Tournament … had 24 shots on the season, 14 coming on frame … earned Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll accolades. Sophomore Season (2011) Played in all 21 contests making 17 starts during rookie campaign at UAB ... ranked second on the team with 10 points and four assists ... also tallied three goals on the year ... recorded a goal and an assist in the win at Marshall (10/22) ... scored

Trinity Western University Spent one season at Trinity Western University where he scored three goals in 15 contests ... coached by Pat Rohla.

High School Played his prep career at H.J. Cambie Secondary School ... coached by Paul Balbo ... voted as team captain as a senior ... scored a team-leading 22 goals during his senior season ... named the school’s athlete of the year in each of his last three seasons ... also competed in track and field where he was a champion in the 800m, 1500m, and 3000m in 2006, 2007 and 2008 ... an honor roll graduate. Other Soccer Info He played his club soccer for Richmond United under head coaches Doug Long, Roberto Sciascia and Craig Burnham ... helped team to the 2011 Nations Cup Championship ... also a member of the squad that won the 2003 Provincial and Coastal Cup Championship … was recruited to UAB after being seen at the Mike Getman Soccer Camp. Miscellaneous Born Chase Jordan Wickham on Feb. 6, 1991 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada ... son of Casey and Mary-Anne Wickham ... one brother, Clint, and one sister, Desirae ... Business major ... favorite movie is Saving Private Ryan ... favorite actor is Tom Cruise ... favorite musical group is Sevin ... favorite website is rapzilla.com ... the reason he came to UAB is because “I thought it would be the best fit for me.”

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8 ATAK YAI

5-8 | 130 | Sr. | Forward Jackson, Miss. Murrah HS

CAREER-HIGHS Goals................................................................... N/A Assists.. 1 (2x, last vs. Washington, 9/16/12) Points... 1 (2x, last vs. Washington, 9/16/12)

Junior Season (2012) Participated in 10 games for the Blazers … registered one assist on the year … tallied his lone assist of the season in the squad’s 2-0 victory vs. Washington (9/16) … had one shot, which was on goal, on the year.

Other Soccer Info Played for the Chicago Fire Juniors of Mississippi under head coach Kenny White ... was teammates of former Blazers Chase Bullman and Gentry Smith ... helped lead the team to the Premier League Championship and state championship ... earned a spot on the Region III First Team … was recruited to UAB after his participation at the Mike Getman Soccer Camp.

Miscellaneous Born Atak Yai on Dec. 12, 1991 in the country of Sudan ... two brothers, Mabior and Yai ... Undecided ... favorite television show is Hannah Montana ... favorite movie is The Other Guys ... if he played another sport, it would be basketball ... 10 years from now, he would either like to be playing professional soccer or be a doctor.

Sophomore Season (2011) Played in all 21 contests making two starts ... recorded first career point with an assist against UIC (9/4) ... made first career start vs. Kentucky (10/8) ... also received a starting nod against American (10/12) ... finished the year with four shots.

Freshman Season (2010) Saw action in 17 of team’s 18 contests during the season ... tallied two shots on goal ... played a season-best 68 minutes at American (10/26). High School Earned all-state honors while playing under head coach Abraham Rubert-Schewel at Murrah HS ... also earned the team’s most valuable player award following his senior season.

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5-9 | 155 | Fr. | Forward Niles, Ill. Maine East HS

High School Played for coach Vic DiPrizio at Maine East High School … tabbed with all-conference and all-state honors in 2012 … scored a school-record 31 goals during the 2012 season … finished his high school career with 88 goals and led his team in scoring every year he was on the squad … team MVP following his junior and senior seasons … inducted into the Maine East High School Hall of Fame. Other Soccer Info Played club soccer under coach Kevin Francis for JaHbat in Chicago.

Coach Getman on Rami “Rami is a very exciting player. He is quick, skillful and knows where the goal is. I expect him to make an immediate impact.” 

20 AARON GETMAN-PICKERING

5-8 | 150 | R-Fr. | Midfielder New Paltz, N.Y. New Paltz HS

Redshirt Season (2012) Did not see any action in 2012 due to redshirt status … earned the Conference USA Commissioner’s Academic Medal, given to student-athletes who achieve a cumulative GPA of 3.75 or better … named to the Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll.

High School A three-year starter under head coach Stu Robinson at New Paltz High School ... as a senior captain, he helped lead team to a state sectional semifinal in 2011 ... led team in scoring as a junior and a senior ... also topped the squad in points both seasons ... graduated in the top 10-percent of his class after maintaining a 3.96 GPA throughout high school ... a multi-sport athlete in high school ... had a standout prep career playing on both the tennis and ski teams. Other Soccer Info Played club soccer under head coach Chuck Wilder at Middlepath FC ... helped lead team to regional championship ... also reached the quarterfinal of state cup ... nephew of head men’s soccer coach Mike Getman.

Miscellaneous Born Aaron Michael Getman-Pickering on Aug. 27, 1994 in Kingston, N.Y. ... son of Dan Getman and Janice Pickering ... one sister, Zoe ... History major. 3 7

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6-2 | 165 | Fr. | Defender Saint Louis, Mo. St. Louis University HS

High School Played three years for Saint Louis University High School … played with fellow UAB signee Joe Rund.

Other Soccer Info Played club soccer under head coach Tim Regan on the St. Louis Scott Gallagher Academy U16 and U18 teams … helped his team to the Academy Playoff Championship title in 2012 … was a U.S. Soccer Development Academy Finals Week Participant and National Finalist … was the starting defender for the U16 National Finalist Team.

Coach Getman on Blake “Blake is a very smart and skillful defender. He can play anywhere along the back line, and has been coached by some of the best coaches in the United States, which shows in how he plays. I expect Blake to make a big impact on our team.”

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5-8 | 155 | R-Sr. | Midfielder Huntsville, Ala. Louisville

Junior Year (2012) Sat out the 2012 season due to NCAA transfer rules … earned Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll accolades.

Louisville and Virginia Tech Forced to sit out the 2011 season at Louisville with a medical redshirt ... saw action in 14 games during 2010 campaign at Virginia Tech, starting the last five matches ... finished the year with seven points (2g, 3a) ... ranked third on the team in assists ... scored in consecutive games against North Carolina and Duke ... recorded two assists in the 4-1 win over Radford ... had an assist in the ACC Tournament against NC State ... redshirted his first year (2009) at Virginia Tech.

High School Finished three-year career at Virgil I. Grissom High School with most career goals (87) ... named team MVP and Huntsville Times Super All-Metro Player of the Year in 2008 ... tabbed to the Super All-State First Team in 2007 and 2008 ... selected to the AHSAA North-South All-Star game ... earned first-team all-city honors in 2007 ... named MVP of the 2007 Lakeshore Shootout.

Other Soccer Info Played with the Birmingham United Soccer Association ... member of Alabama ‘90 State Team and Region III ODP ‘90 Pool team from 2006-07 ... also won 2010 U19 Georgia State Cup playing with AFC Lightning ‘91 Elite. Miscellaneous Born Patrick Huang on Sept. 27, 1990 in Huntsville, Ala. ... son of Allen and Jeannie Huang ... three sisters, Grace, Stephanie, and Jana ... Exercise Science major. 3 8

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6-4 | 170 | R-Fr. | Goalkeeper Denver, Colo. D’Evelyn HS

Redshirt Season (2012) Did not see any action in his redshirt season.

High School A standout performer at D’Evelyn High School in Littleton, Colo. ... selected as a two-time first-team all-conference performer as a junior and a senior (2010 and 2011) ... as a senior, he maintained a 0.87 goals against average on his way to first-team All-Jefferson County honors ... an honor roll student in each of his four years. Other Soccer Info Played his club soccer for the Colorado Rapids (Major League Soccer) Under 18 Developmental Academy team.

Miscellaneous Born Joseph Ryan Kuzminsky on Jan. 26, 1994 in Denver, Colo. ... son of Jerry and Lyn Kuzminsky ... one brother, Michael, and one sister, Jen ... Computer science major.

15 JAMES NANJE NGOE

5-9 | 160 | Fr. | Midfielder England Dixons City Academy

High School Attended Dixons City Academy in Bradford, England.

Other Soccer Info Played most recently for the Bradford City FC … also played for Huddersfield Town AFC and appeared in many matches in the FA Premier Academy League.

Coach Getman on James “James comes to us with a level of experience that is hard to find. He has played in a very demanding environment that will allow him to make a quick transition to college soccer. He is very quick with great touch and a tenacious attitude. I expect great things from him right away.”

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5-11 | 170 | Jr. | Midfielder Atlanta, Ga. Presbyterian

Presbyterian Appeared in 35 matches in his two years at Presbyterian, starting 32 … played in every game during the Blue Hose’s 2011 campaign, starting all but one match … logged over 2,800 minutes at PC … made his collegiate debut in the 2011 season opener at East Tennessee State (8/27) … took three shots in his Blue Hose career. High School Played four years under Mike Lockridge at McEachern High School … earned All-County Starting 11 honors in 2010 and 2011. Other Soccer Info Was a member of the Cobb FC club team under coach Steve Gummer … named to the All-Region 3 Team in 2008.

Coach Getman on Pachinno “Pachinno has all the tools to make an immediate impact. He is athletic, skillful and works very hard. I expect him to help us right away.”

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6-0 | 185 | Fr. | Defender St. Louis, Mo. Saint Louis University US

High School A three-year starter at Saint Louis University High School where he was teammates with fellow Blazer signee Blake Gonzalez … earned all-state, all-metro, and all-conference honors in his three years at Saint Louis University … was the school’s first-ever junior captain … also was a member of the National Honor Society. Other Soccer Info Played club soccer under head coach Tim Regan for the St. Louis Scott Gallagher Missouri U18 Academy team.

Coach Getman on Joe “Joe is a great leader and a complete player who has developed in one of the best youth systems in the country. He will add needed depth to our defensive line.”

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5-10 | 165 | Fr. | Defender Searcy, Ark. Searcy HS

High School A four-year starter at Searcy High School ... earned All-State and All-Tournament honors during his four year career at Searcy … nominated for the 2013 Arkansas Gatorade Player of the Year Award … as a junior led his team in goals with 21 on the year … named Team Offensive MVP for his efforts during his junior season … was the first-ever junior captain in school history … garnered Team Rookie of the Year accolades after his freshman campaign. Other Soccer Info Was a member of the Arkansas Rush … selected to the National Rush Select Team … led his team to a fifth-place finish in the Region III Premiere League in 2011.

Coach Getman on Evan “Evan has great pace and skill. He can also play anywhere on the field. His athleticism and his versatility make him a very exciting player, and I expect him to compete for playing time right away.”

17 HENRIQUE SPOSITO

6-1 | 160 | Fr. | Midfielder Brazil Colegio Imaculada Campinas

High School Attended Colegio Imaculada Campinas in Brazil.

Other Soccer Info Was a member of America FC … helped the squad to a U20 National Championship in 2011.

Coach Getman on Henrique “Henrique is a very skillful player who brings a typical Brazilian flair to the game. I expect him to play a big role in our team.”

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5-11 | 155 | Fr. | Defender Birmingham, Ala. Oak Mountain HS

High School Played for head coach Ryan Patridge at Oak Mountain High School in Birmingham … was the 2013 Gatorade Alabama Boys Soccer Player of the Year … named all-state, all-metro, and all-county after his junior and senior year … helped his team to the 6A State Championship game in 2011, 2012, and 2013, coming away with the crown in 2011 … a member of the National Honor Society. Other Soccer Info Played for the Vestavia Soccer Club … guided team to the USYS Regional Final in 2011, 2012, and 2013 … led team to the state championship in 2012 and 2013. Coach Getman on Chandler “Chandler has all the tools to become a big-time player. He has size, speed and skills. I expect him to develop into one of our team leaders.”

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6-3 | 175 | R-Fr. | Goalkeeper Little Rock, Ark. Central HS

Redshirt Season (2012) Did not participate in any matches during his redshirt year … earned Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll accolades.

High School A four-year starter at Little Rock Central High School under head coach Nick Harbert ... was a finalist for the Gatorade Player of the Year ... earned all-state accolades in both his junior and senior seasons ... named to the Arkansas High School All-Star team in 2012 ... a three-time all-conference and all-region honoree ... was a team captain as a senior ... led team to state semifinals before falling 1-0, despite making 19 saves in the losing effort ... also performed well in the classroom, earning a spot on his school’s honor roll every semester in high school.

Other Soccer Info Played his club ball for the Arkansas Nike Rush team, helping lead his squad to numerous club championships ... in 2011, he had 10 shutouts and a goals against average of 0.89 ... was selected as a goalkeeper for the Rush’s National Select team … was recruited to UAB after participating in the Mike Getman Soccer Camp. Miscellaneous Born Hunter Hale Weber on Aug. 25, 1994 in Little Rock, Ark. ... son of Blake Weber and Jamai Blivin ... one brother, Paul, and one sister, Jessica ... Engineering major. 4 2

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6-3 | 180 | Fr. | Defender Netherlands VWO

High School Attended VWO for his high school education.

Other Soccer Info Played for the Vitesse FC youth team for the past seven years, one of the top youth academies in Holland.

Coach Getman on Lars “Lars has played in a very demanding environment and been successful at the highest level. He has the versatility to play in several positions. I expect him to fight for a starting position right away.”

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VCU Rams (Richmond, Va.) Head Coach...........................Dave Giffard School Record/Yrs.............31-18-11/3 Overall Record/Yrs......................... Same 2012 Record.....................................12-4-5 Men’s Soccer SID.......... Mitchell Moore Office Phone.................... 804-828-8496 E-Mail.......................mooreml3@vcu.edu Website......................... VCUathletics.com

Indiana Hoosiers (Bloomington, Ind.) Head Coach............................Todd Yeagly School Record/Yrs.............39-17-10/3 Overall Record/Yrs............46-26-12/4 2012 Record.....................................16-5-3 Men’s Soccer SID... Melanie Schneider Office Phone.................... 812-855-9399 E-Mail........................ ms48@indiana.edu Website............................. IUhoosiers.com

ETSU Buccaneers (Johnson City, Tenn.) Head Coach.....................Scott Calabrese School Record/Yrs.............47-38-12/6 Overall Record/Yrs......................... Same 2012 Record.....................................10-6-4 Men’s Soccer SID................ Lane Rinker Office Phone.................... 423-439-5612 E-Mail........................etsusid@gmail.com Website...............................ETSUBucs.com Mercer Bears (Macon, Ga.) Head Coach.............................Brad Ruzzo School Record/Yrs.............49-43-13/5 Overall Record/Yrs......................... Same 2012 Record.....................................11-7-2 Men’s Soccer SID................Andy Stabell Office Phone.................... 478-301-5219 E-Mail..................stabell_al@mercer.edu Website......................... mercerbears.com

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High Point Panthers (High Point, N.C.) Head Coach.......................Dustin Fonder School Record/Yrs.............60-47-13/6 Overall Record/Yrs......................... Same 2012 Record.....................................12-5-3 Men’s Soccer SID..................Joe Arancio Office Phone.................... 336-841-4638 E-Mail.............. jarancio@highpoint.edu Website.............highpointpanthers.com

Charlotte 49ers (Charlotte, N.C.) Head Coach........................ Kevin Langan School Record/Yrs.................. 15-4-3/1 Overall Record/Yrs......................... Same 2012 Record.....................................15-4-3 Men’s Soccer SID..............Brent Stastny Office Phone.................... 704-687-1021 E-Mail...................... bmstastn@uncc.edu Website..................... charlotte49ers.com

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Belmont Bruins (Nashville, Tenn.) Head Coach..................... Earle Davidson School Record/Yrs........91-174-19/16 Overall Record/Yrs......................... Same 2012 Record....................................... 6-8-3 Men’s Soccer SID................. Nick Brown Office Phone.................... 615-460-6698 E-Mail...........nick.brown@belmont.edu Website.................... BelmontBruins.com

Tulsa Golden Hurricane (Tulsa, Okla.) Head Coach.......................Tom McIntosh School Record/Yrs.....198-133-29/18 Overall Record/Yrs......................... Same 2012 Record.....................................14-6-1 Men’s Soccer SID........... Stephanie Hall Office Phone.................... 918-631-2163 E-Mail............stephanie-hall@tulsa.edu Website..................... tulsahurricane.com

Memphis Tigers (Memphis, Tenn.) Head Coach...........................Richie Grant School Record/Yrs.....126-108-21/13 Overall Record/Yrs....179-137-23/17 2012 Record....................................... 8-7-3 Men’s Soccer SID.............Alex Hubbard Office Phone.................... 901-678-3291 E-Mail.....alex.hubbard@memphis.edu Website..............................gotigersgo.com

New Mexico Lobos (Albuquerque, N.M.) Head Coach...................Jeremy Fishbein School Record/Yrs........154-48-26/11 Overall Record/Yrs....249-108-36/20 2012 Record.....................................17-4-1 Men’s Soccer SID...................Matt Ensor Office Phone.................... 505-925-5520 E-Mail.......................... mensor@unm.edu Website..................................GoLobos.com

Kentucky Wildcats (Lexington, Ky.) Head Coach..................Johan Cedergren School Record/Yrs.................. 10-9-2/1 Overall Record/Yrs......................... Same 2012 Record.....................................10-9-2 Men’s Soccer SID..............Brent Ingram Office Phone.................... 859-257-3838 E-Mail.................brent.ingram@uky.edu Website............................UKathletics.com

Florida Atlantic Owls (Boca Raton, Fla.) Head Coach...............................Kos Donev School Record/Yrs.....198-237-25/26 Overall Record/Yrs......................... Same 2012 Record.....................................2-13-1 Men’s Soccer SID........ Jena LaMendola Office Phone.................... 561-297-3163 E-Mail...........jlamendola2012@fau.edu Website.............................. FAUsports.com

Old Dominion Monarchs (Norfolk, Va.) Head Coach......................... Alan Dawson School Record/Yrs........182-98-30/16 Overall Record/Yrs....311-128-35/25 2012 Record.....................................11-3-3 Men’s Soccer SID....... Carol Hudson, Jr. Office Phone.................... 757-683-3395 E-Mail..........................chudson@odu.edu Website...............................odusports.com FIU Panthers (Miami, Fla.) Head Coach...............................Ken Arena School Record/Yrs..................... 8-8-2/1 Overall Record/Yrs......................... Same 2012 Record....................................... 8-8-2 Men’s Soccer SID...............Greg Kincaid Office Phone.................... 305-348-1496 E-Mail............................... gkincai@fiu.edu Website............................... FIUsports.com

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College of Charleston Cougars (Charleston, S.C.) Head Coach.......................... Ralph Lundy School Record/Yrs.....288-211-36/26 Overall Record/Yrs....419-282-49/37 2012 Record.....................................8-11-1 Men’s Soccer SID.................Nick Vlattas Office Phone.................... 843-953-5465 E-Mail........................ vlattasan@cofc.edu Website............................. CofCsports.com

South Carolina Gamecocks (Columbia, S.C.) Head Coach..........................Mark Berson School Record/Yrs.....444-193-63/34 Overall Record/Yrs....455-198-63/35 2012 Record.....................................5-11-2 Men’s Soccer SID.......... Megan Hartsell Office Phone.................... 803-777-1516 E-Mail...........mabryml@mailbox.sc.edu Website................gamecocksonline.com

Marshall Thundering Herd (Huntington, W.V.) Head Coach..................................Bob Gray School Record/Yrs.....167-152-23/18 Overall Record/Yrs....422-228-48/36 2012 Record.....................................11-5-1 Men’s Soccer SID.............Andrew Piper Office Phone.................... 304-696-5276 E-Mail...........piper5@live.marshall.edu Website................................ herdzone.com

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Akron (0-1) 9/2/07 L 0-1

N

Alabama A&M (12-13-1) 10/10/79 L 0-8 H 10/26/80 L 0-7 A 1981 L 0-7 H 1982 L 0-10 A 10/24/84 L 0-12 A 10/23/85 L 2-3 H 9/10/88 L 1-2 A 10/4/89 L 0-2 H 10/16/91 L 0-2 H 9/30/92 L 1-6 A 10/13/93 L 2-3 H 10/16/94 L 0-1 A 10/8/95 W 4-3(ot) H 10/6/96 W 3-1 H 9/7/97 W 6-0 H 9/6/97 W 7-1 H 9/26/99 W 8-0 H 11/1/00 W 3-2(2ot) H 10/7/01 W 2-0 H 10/15/03 T 1-1 A 9/29/04 W 1-0 H 9/9/05 W 3-2 N 10/24/07 L 0-1(2ot) A 10/8/08 W 4-1 H 11/1/09 W 1-0 A 9/26/10 W 4-0 N

Appalachian State (0-1) 9/30/84 L 0-12

A H A

Arkansas-Little Rock (1-0) 9/4/95 W 5-0 H Army (1-0) 9/14/03 W 3-0

S O C C E R

ALL-TIME SERIES RECORDS

Alabama-Huntsville (7-4) 9/18/85 L 1-8 H 10/11/87 L 0-1 A 9/28/88 W 3-2 H 10/8/89 W 3-1(ot) A 10/4/90 W 3-1 H 9/15/91 W 3-1(ot) A 10/30/91 W 1-0 H 9/6/92 W 2-1(ot) H 10/3/92 L 1-2 A 9/5/93 W 4-0 A 8/31/97 L 3-4 H

American (1-0-1) 10/26/10 T 0-0 10/12/11 W 2-0

M E N ’ S

N

Auburn-Montgomery (5-6) 1980 W 16-1 H 1981 L 0-2 H 9/7/85 W 1-0 H 9/15/85 L 1-2 A 10/10/86 W 3-1 A 10/21/87 W 7-1 H 9/11/89 L 2-5 A 9/5/90 L 0-3 H 10/5/90 L 1-5 A 11/3/91 W 2-1 H 10/15/92 L 2-4 A

Belhaven (0-3) 1981 L 0-5 1982 L 1-7 10/17/84 L 1-8 Belmont (4-0) 8/29/97 W 10/21/98 W 11/5/99 W 9/17/10 W

3-1 8-0 10-1 4-1

Berry (0-2) 10/20/79 L 2-4 9/8/87 L 0-5

H A A H H H N A A

Birmingham-Southern (17-5-3) 11/3/80 W 12-0 H 1981 T 2-2 H 1981 W 5-1 A 1982 W 2-0 H 1982 W 2-0 A 1983 W 4-0 H 1983 W 3-0 A 9/25/84 T 1-1 H 10/19/84 W 2-0 A 10/25/85 L 2-3 A 11/4/85 W 1-0 H 10/31/86 W 1-0 A 11/1/87 L 1-6 H 9/2/89 L 0-3 A 9/9/90 L 1-4 A 9/28/91 T 0-0 A 10/29/93 W 1-0 A 10/28/94 W 2-0 H 9/15/95 W 3-2 A 9/24/99 W 2-0 H 9/20/00 W 4-1 A 9/6/02 W 3-0 H 10/1/03 L 1-2 A 10/22/04 W 4-0 H 9/14/07 W 3-0 H Bowling Green (0-1) 9/19/93 L 0-1 Bradley (0-1) 8/31/08 L 1-2

Brown (1-0) 9/21/01 W 2-0 Bryan (Ga.) (0-1) 1982 L 0-2 California (1-1) 9/11/98 W 4-2 9/24/05 L 1-3

Coastal Carolina (2-0) 10/2/00 W 3-1 8/31/01 W 2-0

Carson-Newman (1-0) 10/27/89 6-0

Centenary (6-0) 10/18/86 W 2-1(ot) 11/7/99 W 3-0 10/22/03 W 6-1 10/4/06 W 2-1 9/9/07 W 4-0

A

N N A

H N H H A

H H H H H

9/7/09 W 2-0 Central Arkansas (1-0) 9/18/09 W 2-1

Central Michigan (2-0) 10/13/91 W 2-1(ot) 9/17/93 W 5-0

H N N N

Charlotte (9-15-3) 9/11/79 L 0-5 A 11/1/79 L 2-6 N 1980 L 1-6 A 1982 L 1-4 N 9/29/84 L 0-7 A 11/1/84 L 0-5 N 10/11/85 L 1-6 H 10/10/88 L 1-4 H 9/29/90 L 1-6 A 9/17/95 W 1-0 H 11/10/95 L 0-2 N! 10/9/96 L 0-3 A 9/28/97 W 1-0 H 11/9/97 L 0-2 H! 9/26/98 W 2-1 A 10/7/99 W 3-1 A 9/17/00 T 1-1 H 9/30/01 W 2-1(2ot) A 10/5/02 W 4-0 H 10/11/03 T 2-2 A 9/18/04 W 4-1 H 11/13/04 W 1-0(2ot) N! 9/21/08 L 0-1 A 9/10/10 W 2-1(ot) H 11/20/11 L 1-3 H* 8/31/12 T 1-1 A 11/15/12 L 2-3 A* Cincinnati (8-5-2) 9/14/91 T 1-1 11/8/91 L 0-2 10/10/92 L 1-5 10/8/93 W 2-1 9/30/94 W 3-0 9/29/95 W 2-0 9/20/96 W 3-1 10/17/97 W 2-0 10/16/98 L 1-2 10/29/99 W 3-2 10/22/00 T 0-0 10/28/01 L 2-3 11/9/02 L 1-2 11/1/03 W 1-0 10/2/04 W 1-0

H N N A H H A A H A! H A H A H

Clemson (2-1) 11/2/02 L 2-3(2ot) A* 8/27/11 W 2-1 H 9/10/12 W 2-0 A College of Charleston (3-1) 10/27/96 W 4-2 N 10/31/98 W 3-2 A 9/1/00 W 3-0 H 9/15/06 L 2-4 N Columbus (Ga.) (2-0) 10/10/89 W 3-0 10/9/90 W 8-1 4 5

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Davidson (0-2-1) 9/10/79 L 0-1 A 9/12/04 L 0-1 (ot) A 9/19/08 T 2-2 N Dayton (2-0) 9/12/93 W 4-2 10/2/94 W 7-1

DePaul (11-2-1) 10/9/91 L 0-1 9/27/92 L 1-3 9/26/93 T 1-1 9/18/94 W 5-3 10/29/95 W 4-1 9/29/96 W 3-2(ot) 9/19/97 W 4-0 9/18/98 W 2-1(ot) 10/10/99 W 3-0 9/24/00 W 7-0 10/20/01 W 4-0 10/19/02 W 3-2 10/25/03 W 2-0 11/4/04 W 4-0 Drake (0-1) 9/11/09 L 1-2

Duke (0-2) 9/4/94 L 1-4 9/8/95 L 1-4 East Carolina (3-1-1) 11/9/01 L 0-2 9/28/02 T 1-1 9/21/03 W 4-3 10/16/04 W 1-0 10/7/05 W 4-0

H H A N H A H A A H A H A H A H H N A

A H A H H

Eastern Illinois (0-0-1) 10/3/07 T 2-2(2ot) H East Tennessee State (0-1) 9/2/12 L 0-1(2ot) A Emory (1-1) 1981 L 0-2 1982 W 1-0 Evansville (1-0) 9/18/05 W 2-0

A H H

Farleigh Dickinson (1-0) 9/14/12 T 2-2(2ot) H Florida Atlantic (1-1) 9/7/00 L 0-2 9/9/01 W 5-0

A H

Florida International (5-4-1) 10/24/97 L 0-4 A 9/9/00 L 2-3 (ot) A 10/30/05 W 3-0 H 10/28/06 W 2-1 A 10/12/07 L 1-2 (2ot) H 11/1/08 L 1-2 A 10/10/09 W 7-1 H 10/16/10 W 2-0 A 10/29/11 T 0-0 H 10/06/12 W 2-1 A

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Furman (3-2) 9/1/98 L 0-1 A 9/5/99 L 0-1(ot) H 10/8/00 W 2-1(ot) A 10/14/01 W 2-1 H 11/23/01 W 1-0(ot) N* Gardner-Webb (0-0-1) 11/11/06 T 1-1(1-3pk) H* Georgia Southern (2-0-1) 10/27/93 T 2-2 A 9/23/94 W 3-0 H 8/26/12 W 2-1 H Georgia State (8-11-1) 9/28/79 L 1-3 10/21/79 L 0-6 10/1/80 L 2-5 11/6/80 L 1-3 1981 L 0-7 1982 L 0-5 1983 L 0-6 10/26/84 L 0-7 10/27/85 L 0-4 10/18/89 L 0-5 10/2/91 W 2-0 9/29/93 L 1-2 9/21/94 W 8-3 (ot) 10/27/95 W 3-0 9/1/96 W 2-1 10/17/99 W 3-0 10/29/00 W 3-1 11/3/02 W 3-0 9/11/05 W 7-0 9/11/11 T 1-1 Gonzaga (1-0) 9/4/04 W 1-0

N A H A A H A H A H A H A H A A H A N H N

Hartford (1-0) 9/13/98 W 2-1(ot) H Hartwick (0-1) 8/31/07 L 1-3

N

Huntingdon (4-3-1) 9/21/86 T 2-2 9/22/87 W 3-0 9/15/88 W 4-1 9/24/89 L 2-3 9/12/92 L 2-3 10/20/92 L 0-2 10/3/93 W 2-0 9/11/94 W 8-0

N H A H A H H A

Indiana (1-1-2) 9/15/96 T 1-1 8/30/03 T 0-0 8/27/06 L 1-2 9/21/07 W 2-1

N A N A

Houston Baptist (1-0) 9/27/09 W 1-0

Illinois-Chicago (1-1-1) 9/5/08 L 0-1 9/4/09 W 3-1 9/4/11 T 1-1

N

H A H

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IPFW (1-0) 9/14/96 W 8-0

Jacksonville (Fla.) (1-3) 1982 L 0-2 11/6/86 W 1-0 9/17/90 L 0-5 9/23/07 L 0-1

Kentucky (4-5) 10/30/04 L 1-2 10/23/05 L 1-4 10/14/06 W 1-0 (ot) 10/6/07 L 0-1 10/18/08 L 2-1 (ot) 10/4/09 W 1-0 10/9/10 W 2-1 10/8/11 W 3-2 10/13/12 L 1-2 LaGrange (Ga.) (1-0) 10/12/89 W 2-0

A

A N A H H A H A H A H A H H

H A H

Louisville (10-1-3) 11/3/95 W 2-0 A 11/9/95 W 2-0 N 9/22/96 W 2-0 H 10/19/97 T 0-0 A 10/18/98 W 1-0(ot) H 10/3/99 W 2-1 H 11/5/00 W 3-2(ot) A 11/10/00 W 2-0 N! 10/12/01 W 2-1 H 10/12/02 T 0-0 A 11/15/02 L 0-1 N! 10/18/03 T 0-0 H 11/12/03 W 2-1(ot) N! 11/3/04 W 2-1 A Loyola (Md.) (2-0) 9/6/96 W 2-1 10/26/97 W 1-0(ot) Maine (1-0) 9/4/05 W 3-1

S O C C E R

ALL-TIME SERIES RECORDS

Lincoln-Memorial (4-0-1) 10/28/89 T 3-3 A 10/26/90 W 3-1 H 9/25/91 W 4-2 A 10/31/92 W 6-1 H 9/4/93 W 2-0 H Lipscomb (3-0) 9/7/07 W 3-0 9/19/10 W 4-0 9/22/12 W 3-0

M E N ’ S

N N N

Marquette (10-9) 10/10/91 L 0-7 A 9/26/92 L 0-2 A 11/6/92 W 1-0 N 9/24/93 W 3-1 H 9/16/94 L 0-4 A 11/13/94 W 5-1(ot) H! 9/24/95 W 2-1 H 9/27/96 L 0-2 A 11/12/96 L 0-2 H! 9/21/97 L 1-2 A 9/18/98 W 2-1 H 11/8/98 L 1-3(2ot) H! 9/12/99 W 2-1 H 10/27/00 W 2-1(ot) A 9/28/01 W 2-1 H 11/16/01 L 1-4 N! 10/27/02 L 1-2(2ot) A 9/27/03 W 3-2 H 9/25/04 W 2-1 A

Marshall (7-2-1) 9/12/03 W 2-1 N 10/21/05 W 1-0 A 9/23/06 W 2-1 H 10/20/07 L 0-1 A 11/7/08 W 3-0 H 11/7/09 L 2-3 A 11/13/09 T 0-0(3-4 pk) N! 11/3/10 W 2-0 H 10/22/11 W 3-2 A 10/20/12 W 2-1 H Massachussets (1-0) 9/6/03 W 4-0

Martin Methodist (1-0) 9/2/95 W 9-0

H H

Memphis (16-18) 1982 W 3-2 H 1983 L 1-2 A 10/5/84 L 2-3 H 10/4/85 L 0-4 A 10/12/86 L 1-2 H 9/25/87 L 2-3 A 10/19/88 L 0-6 H 9/21/91 L 1-2 A 10/4/92 L 1-4 H 11/7/92 L 0-4 N 10/24/93 W 3-1 A 11/5/93 L 1-2 N 10/23/94 W 3-2 H 11/11/94 W 2-1 H 10/15/95 W 1-0 A 10/20/96 W 3-1 H 10/10/97 W 2-1 H 10/9/98 W 2-0 A 10/14/99 W 5-1 H 10/18/00 W 2-1(2ot) A 10/17/01 L 2-3 H 10/23/02 W 2-1 A 10/8/03 L 0-1 H 10/27/04 L 0-2 A 11/14/04 L 2-3 N! 10/15/05 W 2-1 H 11/9/05 L 1-2 N! 10/11/06 L 2-3 A 11/3/07 W 1-0(2ot) H 9/27/08 W 2-0 A 10/14/09 W 1-0 H 11/5/10 L 0-2 A 10/19/11 W 1-0 H 10/31/12 L 1-3 A Mercer (Atlanta) (2-0) 10/4/80 W 5-0 10/13/80 W 3-1

Mercer (Macon) (12-1-2) 9/27/80 W 7-0 10/15/80 W 13-0 10/28/92 T 1-1 10/31/93 W 3-1 10/30/94 W 4-2 10/1/95 W 2-0 11/3/96 W 1-0 9/5/97 W 5-0 10/3/00 W 3-2 9/1/06 T 0-0 9/16/07 W 1-0(ot) 9/7/08 W 1-0 (ot) 10/6/10 L 0-1 9/1/11 W 2-0 8/24/12 W 2-1 Millsaps (4-0) 1982 W 1-0 1982 W 4-1 9/30/88 W 4-1 10/1/89 W 3-0

A H H A A H A H A H A H H H H A H H A A H

Milwaukee (1-0) 9/18/11 W 2-1(ot) H Missouri State (1-1) 9/14/97 L 1-2(ot) N 11/21/99 W 2-1 H* 4 6

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Mobile College (0-1) 10/7/92 L 0-5

H

Navy (1-0) 9/15/02 W 1-0

N

Morehead State (1-0) 9/15/84 W 4-0 New Mexico (0-1) 9/7/12 L 0-2

New Orleans (7-8-1) 9/15/79 W 3-1 9/16/79 W 4-2 10/27/79 W 2-1 9/1/80 L 1-4 9/4/80 L 4-6 9/28/80 W 2-0 1981 L 0-5 1981 L 1-3 1928 L 0-1 1982 L 2-4 1983 L 2-3 1983 W 2-1 9/21/84 W 1-0 10/21/84 T 4-4 9/27/85 W 1-0 10/20/85 L 2-3 Nicholls State (6-5-1) 1982 W 3-1 1982 W 2-0 1983 L 2-3 1983 W 2-0 9/23/84 L 0-2 9/29/85 L 1-4 11/3/85 L 1-3 9/14/86 T 1-1 11/16/86 W 4-1 9/20/87 W 6-2 10/4/87 L 2-3 9/24/88 W 5-3 North Carolina (1-1) 9/19/99 L 2-5 9/3/00 W 2-1

UNC Greensboro (2-3) 10/25/96 L 3-4(ot) 9/18/99 W 2-1 9/10/04 L 2-4 9/16/05 L 1-3 9/8/06 W 3-2

N

A

H H A A A H A H H A A H A H A H A H A H A A H A H H A H A H N N N H A

N.C. State (1-1) 9/3/94 W 1-0(ot) A 9/10/95 L 1-6 N North Florida (1-0) 9/11/10 W 4-1

H

Northeast Louisiana (0-1-1) 10/9/80 T 2-2 H 1981 L 0-9 A Notre Dame (1-0-1) 8/29/03 T 0-0 N 8/25/06 W 1-0 (2ot) A

B l a z e r s

Oakland (0-1) 9/1/09 L 0-1

H

Old Dominion (0-4) 11/7/85 L 0-4 11/7/86 L 0-2 10/12/90 L 0-2 10/27/91 L 0-3

A N H A

Pittsburgh (1-0) 9/8/01 W 1-0

H

Oglethorpe (3-0-4) 9/18/79 T 1-1 A 10/13/79 T 1-1 H 9/25/80 W 4-2 A 10/11/80 T 1-1 H 10/3/86 W 4-0 A 9/9/89 W 2-1(ot) A 9/21/90 T 2-2 H

Oral Roberts (2-0) 8/29/08 W 2-1 9/9/11 W 6-1 Portland (0-2) 9/6/04 L 0-1 9/23/11 L 2-3

Rhodes (Tenn.) (3-1-1) 11/11/84 W 4-2 10/6/85 L 1-3 10/29/86 T 1-1 9/27/87 W 3-1 10/30/88 W 3-0

N H

A N

H A H A H

Rhode Island (1-1) 9/8/02 L 2-3(2ot) H 9/2/05 W 3-1 A Saint Francis (Pa.) (1-0) 9/5/03 W 1-0 H

Saint Louis (5-11-1) 10/12/91 L 0-1 N 10/11/92 L 0-3 N 10/10/93 L 1-5 A 10/9/94 W 4-0 H 10/20/95 T 0-0 A 10/18/96 W 2-1 H 10/12/97 L 0-3 H 10/11/98 L 0-2 A 10/24/99 W 3-2(2ot) H 11/14/99 W 4-0 H! 9/30/00 L 0-1 A 11/12/00 L 1-2 A! 10/24/01 W 1-0 H 9/21/02 L 0-3 A 11/8/03 L 1-3 H 11/14/03 L 1-5 N! 10/9/04 L 1-2 A

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Samford (10-0) 1982 W 3-2 1982 W 3-2 1982 W 5-1 1983 W 6-1 1983 W 4-1 1983 W 3-0 9/11/84 W 4-2(ot) 10/3/84 W 2-0 9/10/85 W 3-0 10/18/85 W 3-2 San Diego (0-1) 9/2/02 L 1-2

South Alabama (9-14-1) 9/29/79 W 2-1 10/4/79 W 2-0 10/28/79 W 2-1 10/5/80 W 3-2 10/6/80 W 3-1 1981 L 0-8 1981 L 0-5 1981 L 1-7 1982 L 0-1 1983 L 2-4 10/7/84 L 0-2 9/22/85 L 0-5 10/13/85 L 0-3 9/22/86 W 2-1 10/19/87 L 1-4 10/16/88 L 1-6 10/15/89 L 0-15 10/21/90 L 1-2 11/1/91 L 1-4 10/23/92 L 2-4 10/12/94 T 2-2(ot) 11/1/96 W 2-0 10/31/97 W 2-1 9/4/98 W 2-0

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ALL-TIME SERIES RECORDS H A A A H A H A H A N

Santa Clara (0-1) 12/5/99 L 2-3(ot) H* SIU Edwardsville (2-0) 10/17/93 W 2-1 10/25/08 W 1-0

M E N ’ S

H H A H A H H H A N H A H A H A N H A H A A H A H H

South Carolina (4-9-1) 10/22/95 L 0-2 N 11/1/98 L 0-1 N 11/25/01 W 3-2(ot) N* 10/9/05 L 1-2 H 9/27/06 L 2-3 A 11/1/06 W 3-2 N! 9/29/07 L 0-1 H 10/29/08 T 1-1 A 10/28/09 W 3-0 H 10/2/10 L 2-3 A 11/10/10 L 1-2 N! 10/4/11 L 0-1 H 10/10/12 W 4-3 A

SMU (3-6-2) 11/27/99 W 9/30/05 L 10/25/06 W 11/3/06 T 10/17/07 L 10/22/08 L 9/25/09 T 9/24/10 L 10/26/11 W 11/13/11 L 9/29/12 L

2-0 A* 1-2 A 2-1 H 1-1(1-3 pk) N! 1-2 A 0-2 H 1-1 A 2-3 H 1-0 A 0-2 N! 0-1 H

Southwestern (0-2) 9/30/79 L 0-4 1983 L 1-3 Stanford (0-1) 9/25/05 L 0-1 Stetson (1-0) 9/17/06 W 2-0 TCU (2-0) 11/2/01 W 2-1 10/16/02 W 4-0 Tennessee (1-1) 9/12/85 L 1-3 11/2/86 W 1-0

Tennessee Tech (2-0) 10/25/87 W 5-1 10/8/88 W 1-0

N A A

N

H A A H A H

Tennessee Wesleyan (2-1) 9/22/79 L 1-3 A 1982 W 1-0 A 1983 W 2-1 H Tougaloo (Miss.) (1-0) 9/7/86 W 3-0

H

Tulsa (2-10-1) 9/1/99 L 3-4 H 9/23/02 W 2-1 A 10/2/05 T 2-2 A 10/21/06 L 3-4 H 11/9/07 L 0-2 A 11/15/07 L 0-1 N! 10/4/08 L 1-2(ot) H 11/12/08 L 2-4 N! 10/17/09 L 1-5 A 10/23/10 L 0-1(2ot) H 11/4/11 W 2-1 A 10/16/12 L 1-2 H 11/9/12 L 0-1(2ot) N! UC Irvine (0-0-2) 8/31/02 T 1-1 9/12/08 T 2-2

A H

UCF (6-1-1) 10/28/05 W 10/7/06 T 10/27/07 W 10/11/08 L 10/24/09 W 10/29/10 W 10/15/11 W 11/11/12 W 10/27/12 W 11/7/12 W

1-0 2-2 2-1 0-1 2-0 2-1 1-0 1-0 4-3 3-1

H A H A H N! H N! A N!

UMKC (1-0) 9/13/09 W 2-1

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UCLA (1-1) 11/20/94 L 2-3(ot) A* 9/12/97 W 2-0 N

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Two Years In-A-Row For the third time in program history, the Blazers received a bid to the NCAA Tournament in consecutive seasons. UAB was invited into the 48-team field in the 2011 and 2012 tournaments. Cracking Double-Digits UAB recorded 10 victories during the 2012 season. It marked the fourth year in-a-row that the Blazers scored at least 10 wins. The program record is nine consecutive years, as the Green and Gold won at least 10 matches each year from 1993-2001.

Eight Recognized by Conference USA Eight members of the 2012 UAB squad earned Conference USA postseason honors. Mladen Lemez was the team’s lone first-team selection. Kofi Gywau, Darion Copeland, and Reed Matte all were on the second team. Fatai Alabi and Chase Wickham were third-team honorees. Karl Chester and Ian Svantesson garnered All-Freshman accolades, as well.

It matched the second-most individual honors from the conference in school history. The record came in 2001 when nine members of the team were recognized.

for a Cure” Classic title.

With the win, the Blazers have captured the tournament championship nine times in the 15 years they have hosted the event.

All-Tournament Blazers Four UAB men’s soccer players garnered “Soccer for a Cure” Classic All-Tournament honors for their efforts in the event. Defender Mladen Lemez was named the Classic’s Most Valuable Player, while Moses Adeniran, Kofi Gwyau, and Reed Matte were also named to the all-tournament team. Gyawu Named C-USA Offensive POW UAB forward Kofi Gyawu was chosen as the men’s soccer Conference USA Offensive Player of the Week, league officials announced on Aug. 27. It marked the second time Gyawu has earned the honor, and the first since his freshman season in 2009.

Ville, Wickham Named To Conference USA All-Tournament Team Goalkeeper Raphael Ville and midfielder Chase Wickham were both named to the 2012 Conference USA All-Tournament Team, the league announced following the championship match at Regions Park in Hoover, Ala.

For the tournament, Ville recorded 11 saves, including eight in the double-overtime standoff against Tulsa. Wickham netted a pair of first-half goals to lead UAB, the tournament’s sixth seed, past third-seeded UCF, 3-1, in the opening round. UAB In The National Rankings The Blazers have been ranked among the nation’s top-25 teams in 17 of the last 19 seasons. UAB was ranked as high as No. 16 during the 2012 campaign.

“Soccer for a Cure” Champions With a 2-2 tie versus Fairleigh Dickinson and a 2-0 shutout victory against then-No. 20 Washington, the Head coach Mike Getman and the squad with the UAB men’s soccer team claimed the 2012 “Soccer “Soccer for a Cure” Classic trophy. 4 8

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After he battled through several nagging injuries in 2011, Gyawu began his senior year with a bang. In the season-opening match against Mercer, the Lilburn, Ga., native recorded UAB’s first goal of the season and assisted on the game winner in the 2-1 win.

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Matte Named To C-USA All-Academic Team Senior defender Reed Matte was selected to the Conference USA Men’s Soccer All-Academic Team, the league announced this week. As one of the conference’s top defenders, Matte hold a 3.43 GPA He followed that by scoring the game-winner in the in anthropology. The Birmingham, Ala., native 2-1 victory against Georgia Southern, while also was also named UAB Student-Athlete of the Week recording a team-best three shots and two shots on during the 2012 campaign. goal. UAB Soccer Best In C-USA Ville Has Big Night UAB head coach Mike Getman knows a few things Part of the reason that UAB was able to come away about winning games in Conference USA. Since the with a 1-1 tie at then-No. 3 Charlotte was due to league began back in 1995, Getman ranks as the the play of goalkeeper Raphael Ville. The native of conference’s all-time winningest coach, racking up France played a huge role, making 10 saves on the an astounding 87 C-USA victories. night to preserve the point. In addition, UAB is the winningest league team in For the season, Ville recorded three shutouts and conference history with a record of 205-118-30 made 76 saves, while only allowing 1.39 goals per (.623), which leads all league squads in terms of total wins.

UAB Hosts Big Soccer Events The UAB men’s soccer team played host to two major soccer events in 2012. The Blazers hosted the 2012 Conference USA Championship and the 2012 NCAA College Cup, with both events taking place at Regions Park in Hoover, Ala. The Conference USA Championship returned to Birmingham for the first time since the 2007 campaign. The event took place on Nov. 7-11.

UAB, along with the Alabama Sports Foundation, hosted the 2012 NCAA Division I Men’s Soccer College Cup for the second consecutive year. The event will took place December 7 and 9, 2012 at Regions Park in Hoover, Ala.

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2012 STATISTICS AND RESULTS 2012 FINAL STATISTICS RECORD: OVERALL HOME AWAY NEUTRAL All Games 10-8-2 5-3-1 4-4-1 1-1 Conference 4-4 1-3 3-1 0-0 Non-Conference 6-4-2 4-0-1 1-3-1 1-1

# Player GP-GS G A PTS SH SH% SOG SOG% GW PK-ATT 15 GYAWU, Kofi 20-20 6 5 17 54 .111 31 .574 1 0-0 6 LEMEZ, Mladen 20-20 7 0 14 30 .233 16 .533 2 4-4 3 CHESTER, Karl 19-15 5 3 13 30 .167 11 .367 2 0-0 9 WICKHAM, Chase 20-20 5 3 13 24 .208 14 .583 2 0-0 2 MATTE, Reed 20-20 2 3 7 26 .077 7 .269 1 0-0 19 SVANTESSON, Ian 20-5 2 3 7 16 .125 6 .375 1 0-0 18 RUIZ, Freddy 13-1 3 0 6 10 .300 5 .500 1 0-0 10 NAVARRETE, Diego 20-5 2 2 6 16 .125 8 .500 0 0-0 22 COPELAND, Darion 20-20 2 0 4 12 .167 4 .333 0 0-0 12 CLAY, Alex 18-4 0 4 4 15 .000 4 .267 0 0-0 11 ALABI, Fatai 18-17 0 1 1 16 .000 1 .062 0 0-0 5 MILINKOVIC, Milan 16-9 0 1 1 4 .000 2 .500 0 0-0 8 YAI, Atak 10-0 0 1 1 1 .000 1 1.000 0 0-0 16 ADENIRAN, Moses 20-16 0 0 0 17 .000 4 .235 0 0-0 14 HOWZE, Norris 19-18 0 0 0 8 .000 2 .250 0 0-0 23 MICHALAK, Ian 8-0 0 0 0 3 .000 1 .333 0 0-0 13 ABRAHART, Stewart 13-9 0 0 0 2 .000 1 .500 0 0-0 4 IVERSON, Cole 11-1 0 0 0 0 .000 0 .000 0 0-0 Total 20 34 26 94 284 .120 118 .415 10 4-4 Opponents 20 29 24 82 293 .099 108 .369 8 2-2 # Goalkeeper GP-GS MIN GA GAA SAV SAV% W-L-T SHO 1 VILLE, Raphael 20-20 1874:22 29 1.39 76 .724 10-8-2 3.0 TEAM 0:00 0 0.00 3 1.000 0-0-0 0.0 Total 20 1874:22 29 1.39 76 .731 10-8-2 3.0 Opponents 20 1874:22 34 1.63 84 .712 8-10-2 4.0 Bold indicates returning player

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2012 FINAL TEAM STATISTICS

TEAM STATISTICS SHOT STATISTICS Goals-Shot Attempts Goals Scored Per Game Shot Pct. Shots on Goals-Attempts Shots on Goals Pct. Shots/Game CORNER KICKS PENALTY KICKS PENALTIES Yellow Cards Red Cards ATTENDANCE Total Dates/Avg. Per Date Neutral Site Dates/Avg.

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Date Opponent 8/24 MERCER 8/26 GEORGIA SOUTHERN 8/31 at Charlotte 9/2 at East Tennessee State 9/7 at #8 New Mexico 9/10 at Clemson 9/14 FAIRLEIGH DICKINSON 9/16 #20 WASHINGTON 9/22 LIPSCOMB 9/29 SMU * 10/6 at FIU * 10/10 at South Carolina * 10/13 KENTUCKY * 10/16 TULSA * 10/20 MARSHALL * 10/27 at UCF * 10/31 at Memphis * 11/7 vs. UCF ! 11/9 vs. Tulsa ! 11/15 at #23 Charlotte ^

W/L Score Att. W 2-1 803 W 2-1 481 T 1-1 1775 L (2OT) 0-1 410 L 0-2 2935 W 2-0 812 T 2-2 620 W 2-0 489 W 3-0 535 L 0-1 665 W 2-1 359 W 4-3 612 L 1-2 411 L 1-2 713 W 2-1 534 W 4-3 412 L 1-3 187 W 3-1 357 L (2OT) 0-1 440 L 2-3 1062

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2012 CONFERENCE USA IN REVIEW 2012 CONFERENCE USA STANDINGS CONFERENCE OVERALL Team W-L-T Pct. Pts W-L-T Pct. Home Away Neutral SMU ^ 6-2-0 .750 18 10-5-5 .625 6-0 4-2 0-3 Tulsa * 5-2-1 .688 16 14-6-1 .690 7-3 4-2 3-1 UCF 5-3-0 .625 15 8-7-3 .528 3-3 5-3 0-1 Memphis 4-2-2 .625 14 8-7-3 .528 5-2 2-2 1-3 Kentucky 4-3-1 .562 13 10-9-2 .524 3-5 6-2 1-2 UAB 4-4-0 .500 12 10-8-2 .550 5-3 4-4 1-1 Marshall 3-5-0 .375 9 11-5-1 .676 4-2 5-3 2-0 South Carolina 2-5-1 .312 7 5-11-2 .333 3-5 2-5 0-1 FIU 0-7-1 .062 1 8-8-2 .500 2-4 6-3 0-1 ^ - 2012 Conference USA Regular Season Champion * - 2012 Conference USA Tournament Champion

Offensive Player of the Year Mark Sherrod, Memphis

Defensive Player of the Year Jaime Ibarra, SMU Freshman of the Year Cristian Mata, Tulsa Coach of the Year Tim McClements, SMU

All-Conference USA First Team F Deshorn Brown, UCF M Liam Collins, Memphis GK Jaime Ibarra, SMU D Mladen Lemez, UAB M Matt Lodge, Kentucky F Cristian Mata, Tulsa M Omar Mata, Tulsa D Steven Perinovic, Kentucky D Andrew Quintana, UCF F Mark Sherrod, Memphis GK Daniel Withrow, Marshall

All-Conference USA Second Team F Quentin Albrecht, FIU F Bradlee Baladez, South Carolina D Darion Copeland, UAB F Tyler Engel, SMU F Kofi Gyawu, UAB D Ben Hunt, UCF F Tom Jackson, Marshall D Reed Matte, UAB M T.J. Nelson, SMU D Damien Rosales, SMU D Aaron Simmons, SMU

M Braeden Troyer, South Carolina GK Jack Van Arsdale, Kentucky M Cameron Wilder, Kentucky

All-Conference USA Third Team M Fatai Alabi, UAB D Dylan Asher, Kentucky D Joseph Dawkins, FIU M Daniel Gonzalez, FIU D Anthony Hobbs, FIU D Jordan Johnson, Memphis D Mike Mangotic, South Carolina M Andrew Morales, SMU GK Mark Pais, Tulsa M Devin Perkins, Marshall F Tyler Riggs, Kentucky D Tony Rocha, Tulsa M Omar Vallejo, UCF M Chase Wickham, UAB C-USA All-Freshman Team D Bradley Bourgeois, Tulsa F Karl Chester, UAB F Bryce Follensbee, Tulsa M Daniel Gonzalez, FIU D Jack Hopkins, Marshall D Michael King, SMU M John Lujano, SMU F Cristian Mata, Tulsa D Jacob Speed, Kentucky GK Robin Spiegel, FIU F Ian Svantesson, UAB M Quincy Thomas, Memphis

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- Seven C-USA institutions sponsor men’s soccer (Charlotte, FIU, Florida Atlantic, Marshall, Old Dominion, Tulsa, and UAB), while Kentucky, New Mexico, and South Carolina are affiliate members. - Conference USA has produced 40 NCAA Men’s Soccer Championship appearances during its 18-year history, with three teams advancing to the College Cup. - Six C-USA schools (Charlotte, Saint Louis, SMU, Tulsa, UAB and USF) have combined to make eight trips to the quarterfinals of the NCAA Championship. - C-USA has sent multiple teams to the NCAA Tournament in four of the last five seasons.

2012 CONFERENCE USA HONORS Players of the Year Jaime Ibarra, SMU Daniel Withrow, Marshall

C-USA MEN’S SOCCER HISTORY

- In 2012, four C-USA teams earned tournament berths, equaling 1997 and 2010 for the most bids in league history.

- Conference USA has advanced a team to the College Cup three times (SMU in 2005, Saint Louis in 1997, and Charlotte in 1996). - Conference USA head coaches have combined for more than 150 years of experience on the sidelines, with South Carolina’s Mark Berson and Marshall’s Bob Gray leading the group with 71 years between them. - C-USA boasts three of the top-25 winningest active coaches: Mark Berson of South Carolina (2nd), Marshall’s Bob Gray (4th), and Mike Getman of UAB (19th).

- Nine different schools (Charlotte, Cincinnati, Marquette, Memphis, Saint Louis, SMU, Tulsa, UAB and USF) have won at least a share of the regular season championship in the league’s 18 seasons. - Thirty-seven C-USA players have earned All-America honors in the league’s 18 seasons. Twenty-five players have earned Academic All-America honors during that time.

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Conference USA officially gets a new look July 1, 2013, while maintaining the same commitment to excellence, integrity and leadership in athletics, academics and in our communities.

Britton Banowsky

Eight institutions, including the return of charter member Charlotte along with FIU, Florida Atlantic, Louisiana Tech, Middle Tennessee, North Texas, Old Dominion and UTSA, will join with East Carolina, Marshall, Rice, Southern Miss, Tulane, Tulsa, UAB and UTEP.

C-USA Commissioner From its beginning in 1995, Conference USA’s dedication to excellence has been the league’s guiding principle and remains a common thread today and for a promising future. Throughout the changes during the C-USA history, the conference has held onto its strong foundation that reflects the league’s national presence. These 16 schools have compiled numerous athletic and academic achievements. Additionally, the C-USA footprint will grow by nearly 20 percent, while providing the geography that allows for a divisional scheduling model that will be beneficial to the student-athletes, fan-friendly and cost effective. Conference USA sponsors competition in 20 sports - nine for men (baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, soccer, tennis and indoor and outdoor track and field) and 11 for women (basketball, cross country, golf, rowing, softball, soccer, swimming and diving, tennis, indoor and outdoor track and field and volleyball). The league sponsors numerous academic awards, including the Commissioner’s Honor Roll and the Commissioner’s Academic Medal, indicative of outstanding achievement in the classroom, in addition to sport specific All-Academic teams.

C-USA annually awards 12 postgraduate scholarships, along with the Sport Academic Award, Scholar Athletes of the Year and the Institutional Academic Excellence Award. Conference USA also added a Spirit of Service Award, recognizing student-athletes three times a year for a combination of significant community service efforts, good academic standing and participation in their elected sport.

SUCCESS ON THE PLAYING FIELD Conference USA performers have achieved great success in competition, placing the league among the top conferences in the nation.

FOOTBALL - 72 teams have earned bowl bids - Member of the Bowl Championship Series - Bowl tie-ins with the AutoZone Liberty Bowl, Beef ‘O’ Brady’s St. Petersburg Bowl, Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl, Heart of Dallas Bowl, Military Bowl, R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl and Sheraton Hawai’i Bowl MEN’S BASKETBALL - Consistently rated as one of the top basketball leagues in the country - 108 postseason teams (50 NCAA, 42 NIT, 8 CBI, 8 CIT) - One National Championship title game appearance - Three Final Four teams - Seven Elite Eight NCAA Tournament teams - One NIT Champion and four NIT semifinalists - Inaugural CBI Champion - CIT Champion

BASEBALL - 58 NCAA appearances - Six College World Series appearances (2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005 and 2001) - 14 Super Regional appearances - Has produced at least four NCAA teams in nine of the last 12 seasons

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SUCCESS OFF THE FIELD C-USA institutions are among the nation’s best in academic performance among student-athletes, bolstered by the fact that student-athletes at league schools have a higher graduation rate than the general student population. Among C-USA’s 5,000 student-athletes, there are champions off the playing field as well. In 18 years, 176 student-athletes earned national Capital One Academic All-America honors, while 618 were named All-District. In addition, more than 26,000 student-athletes have been named to the Commissioner’s Honor Roll or received the Commissioner’s Academic Medal, indicative of outstanding achievement in the classroom. C-USA ON TV C-USA enjoys significant television exposure through partnerships with FOX Sports Media Group, CBS Sports Network and ESPN. The multi-tiered selection process that is rooted in partnering with all three networks has substantially increased the number of national and regional appearances for football, men’s and women’s basketball, and all other conference sports. As one the largest FBS conferences in 2013, C-USA membership will include institutions in 12 of the Top 65 television markets, eight in the Top 40 and four in the Top 25 media markets according to Nielson. C-USA home markets next year will include more than 14.5 million TV households, a 43 percent increase from a year ago.

C-USA DIGITAL NETWORK The C-USA Digital Network officially launched in August of 2011. Network programming includes live streaming of non-televised events, video on demand, a weekly C-USA studio show, podcasting, regular-season and championship event highlights and conference-produced feature stories. In its first year, 1,164 events were streamed live and 8,126 videos were posted and available on the C-USA Digital Network, and that number just keeps growing. Monthly and yearly subscriptions offer fans access to events offered on all of the C-USA member institution’s athletic websites as well as C-USA network programming.

C-USA IN THE COMMUNITY The conference’s current footprint is concentrated with 16 members in nine states and a combined area population of nearly 17 million. With a commitment to community involvement, the conference developed several initiatives to maintain strong ties in C-USA cities, as well as with fans and alumni across the country. C-USA schools also place a priority on giving back to their communities through volunteer service with local and national organizations. Individually, student-athletes are recognized each season through the Spirit of Service award.

GOVERNANCE Conference USA has significant representation in the NCAA governance structure. The Presidents of the member institutions serve as the league’s Board of Directors. A PROUD HISTORY Conference USA was formed in 1995 and quickly emerged as one of the nation’s top conferences. The conference unveiled its name, logo and commissioner April 24, 1995 in Chicago. The league’s charter members included Charlotte, Cincinnati, DePaul, Houston, Louisville, Marquette, Memphis, Saint Louis, Southern Miss, Tulane, UAB and USF. Eleven of the institutions began athletic participation in 1995, while Houston joined competition in the fall of 1996.

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL - 48 NCAA Tournament appearances - 43 WNIT appearances - One team in the NCAA Sweet 16 - Two WNIT semifinalists - One WBI Champion

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2001 UAB Blazers • NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 Team

2000 UAB Blazers • NCAA Tournament Participant

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RECORD BOOK CAREER SCORING LIST GOALS 57 Dan Gaitan 34 Jerson Monteiro 30 Flavio Monteiro 29 Mats Hagedorn 29 Babayele Sodade 27 Martin Rey 26 Peter Byaruhanga 23 William Giummarra 21 Emmanuel Eloundou 21 Kofi Gyawu 21 Brent O’Keefe

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ASSISTS 25 Brian Corcoran 22 Joe Mattacchione 22 Brent O’Keefe 20 Josh Brinkley 19 Leandro de Oliveira 19 William Giummarra 19 Dan Gaitan 18 Two-Boys Gumede 18 Justin Pratt 17 Andrew Mugalla

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POINTS 133 Dan Gaitan (57g 19a) 84 Jerson Monteiro (34g 16a) 76 Flavio Monteiro (30g 16a) 70 Mats Hagedorn (29g 12a) 69 Martin Rey (27g 15a) 69 Babayele Sodade (29g 11a) 67 Peter Byaruhanga (26g 15a) 65 William Giummarra (23g 19a) 64 Brent O’Keefe (21g 22a) 61 Brian Corcoran (18g 25a)

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POINTS PER GAME (MINIMUM 30 GAMES) 3.09 Dan Gaitan (43 games) 1979-80 1.81 Peter Byaruhanga (37 games) 1998-99 1.71 William Giummarra (38 games) 1994-95 1.69 Flavio Monteiro (45 games) 1999-02 1.32 Mats Hagedorn (53 games) 1993-95

SHOTS ATTEMPTED 169 William Giummarra (23 goals) 162 Jerson Monteiro (34 goals) 158 Babayele Sodade (29 goals) 154 Brian Corcoran (18 goals) 146 Martin Rey (27 goals)

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SOG PER GAME (MINIMUM 30 GAMES) * 1.19 Jerson Monteiro (77 games) 2003-06 1.16 Leandro de Oliveira (49 games) 2003-05 1.11 Babayele Sodade (52 games) 2008-11 1.05 Kofi Gyawu (70 games) 2009-12 0.81 Lukasz Kwapisz (73 games) 2003-06

ASSISTS PER GAME (MINIMUM 30 GAMES) 0.50 William Giummarra (38 games) 1994-95 0.45 Dan Gaitan (42 games) 1979-80 0.41 Peter Byaruhanga (37 games) 1998-99 0.39 Leandro de Oliveira (39 games) 2003-05 0.36 Flavio Monteiro (45 games) 1999-02

SHOTS ON GOAL * 92 Jerson Monteiro (34 goals) 81 Babayele Sodade (29 goals) 74 Kofi Gyawu (21 goals) 59 Lukasz Kwapisz (11 goals) 57 Leandro de Oliveira (13 goals)

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GOALS PER GAME (MINIMUM 30 GAMES) 1.32 Dan Gaitan (43 games) 1979-80 0.70 Peter Byaruhanga (37 games) 1998-99 0.67 Flavio Monteiro (45 games) 1999-02 0.61 William Giummarra (38 games) 1994-95 0.55 Mats Hagedorn (53 games) 1993-95

SHOTS PER GAME (MINIMUM 30 GAMES) 4.45 William Giummarra (38 games) 1994-95 2.97 Peter Byaruhanga (37 games) 1998-99 2.71 Leandro de Oliveira (49 games) 2003-04 2.36 Erik Kuster (56 games) 1996-98 2.32 Frank Matte (34 games) 1983-84

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SAVES 354 Loukas Papaconstantinou (101 GA) 1993-96 303 David Clemente (85 GA) 1997-00 253 Harvey Torman (72 GA) 1983-84,86 244 Carl Woszczynski (63 GA) 2007-11 230 Robert Starr (116 GA) 1988-91 218 A.J. Robles (54 GA) 2003-05 160 Fred LaRoche (0 GA) 1979 158 Clint Baumstark (39 GA) 2001-02 141 Wes Johnson (47 GA) 2006-09 131 Mike Spurlin (29 GA) 1991

SAVES PER GAME (MINIMUM 30 GAMES) 6.17 Harvey Torman (41 games) 1983-84,86 5.61 Robert Starr (41 games) 1988-91 4.66 Loukas Papaconstantinou (76 games) 1993-96 4.27 Clint Baumstark (37 games) 2001-02 4.25 Jeremy Drake (28 games) 2003-06 GOALS AGAINST AVG (MIN. 1000 MINUTES) 0.94 Tim Estepp (11 GA, 1054 min) 1995-97 1.00 Carl Woszczynski (63 GA, 5675 min) 2007-11 1.02 Clint Baumstark (39 GA, 3457 min) 2001-02 1.15 David Clemente (85 GA, 6637 min) 1997-00 1.19 Wes Johnson (47 GA, 352 7min) 2006- 09

MOST WINS 51 Loukas Papaconstantinou (51-20-5) 1993-96 46 David Clemente (46-22-3) 1997-00 35 Carl Woszczynski (35-18-7) 2007-11 24 A.J. Robles (24-15-4) 2003-05 23 Clint Baumstark (23-10-3) 2001-02

MOST TIES 7 Carl Woszczynski (35-18-7) 2007-11 5 Loukas Papaconstantinou (51-20-5) 1993-96 4 Wes Johnson (16-8-4) 2006-09 4 A.J. Robles (24-15-4) 2003-05 4 Jeremy Drake (11-8-4) 2003-06 MOST SHUTOUTS 22 Loukas Papaconstantinou 18 Carl Woszczynski 15 David Clemente 13 Clint Baumstark 12 A.J. Robles

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Points (Match).................. 36 vs. Belmont, 11/5/99 Goals (Match)................................... 16 vs. AUM, 1980 Goals Allowed............. 15 at S. Alabama, 10/15/89 Assists (Match)................. 16 vs. Belmont, 11/5/99 Saves (Match)..................23 at Ala. A&M, 10/24/84 Points (Season)...............................................277, 1998 Goals (Season)....................................................85, 1980 Goals Allowed (Season).................................70, 1984 Assists (Season).................................................78, 1999 Saves (Season).................................................196, 1984 Shutouts (Season).............................................11, 1999 Consecutive Shutouts....................................... 4, 2001 Most Wins..............................................................17, 1999 Most Losses..........................................................17, 1985 Most Ties.................................................................. 5, 2003 Win Streak...........................13 (10/3/99-11/27/99) Home Win Streak.............17 (10/20/94-10/6/96) Road Win Streak................. 5 (10/7/99-11/27/99) ......................................................... 5 (10/3/86-11/6/86) Conference Win Streak..........10 (9/18/94-10/15/95) Unbeaten Streak............. 13-0 (10/3/99-11/27/99) Home Unbeaten........ 24-0-1 (10/17/93-11/27/99) Road Unbeaten................ 5-0 (10/7/99-11/27/99) ..............................................4-0-1 (9/15/95-10/20/95) .....................................................5-0 (10/3/86-11/6/86) Conference Unbeaten..........14-0-1 (9/18/94-9/22/96) Matches Not Shutout............................21 (10/79-10/80)

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RECORD BOOK SINGLE-SEASON RECORDS GOALS 35 Dan Gaitan 22 Dan Gaitan 19 Peter Byaruhanga 18 Bill Carl 14 Jerson Monteiro 14 Martin Rey 14 Flavio Monteiro

ASSISTS 14 Dan Gaitan 11 Brian Corcoran 11 Peter Byaruhanga 10 Andrew Mugalla 10 William Giummarra

POINTS 84 Dan Gaitan (35g 14a) 49 Peter Byaruhanga (19g 11a) 49 Dan Gaitan (22g 5a) 43 Bill Carl (18g, 7a) 36 Flavio Monteiro (14g 8a) 35 Jerson Monteiro (14g 7a)

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POINTS PER GAME (MINIMUM 10 GAMES) 4.00 Dan Gaitan (21 games) 1980 2.45 Peter Byaruhanga (20 games) 1999 2.40 Dan Gaitan (21 games) 1979 2.40 Flavio Monteiro (15 games) 1999 2.15 Bill Carl (20 games) 1980 GOALS PER GAME (MINIMUM 10 GAMES) 1.67 Dan Gaitan (21 games) 1980 1.05 Dan Gaitan (21 games) 1979 0.95 Peter Byaruhanga (20 games) 1999 0.93 Flavio Monteiro (15 games) 1999 0.90 Bill Carl (20 games) 1980

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ASSISTS PER GAME (MINIMUM 10 GAMES) 0.67 Dan Gaitan (21 games) 1980 0.56 Andrew Mugalla (18 games) 1993 0.55 Peter Byaruhanga (20 games) 1999 0.55 Brian Corcoran (20 games) 1994 0.53 Flavio Monteiro (15 games) 1999 0.53 Joe Mattacchione (17 games) 1995 SHOTS ATTEMPTED 87 William Giummarra (12 goals) 82 William Giummarra (11 goals) 71 Peter Byaruhanga (19 goals) 71 Leandro De Oliveira (5 goals) 66 Scott White (10 goals)

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SHOTS ON GOAL 34 Jerson Monteiro (14 goals) 31 Leandro De Oliveira (5 goals) 31 Kofi Gyawu (6 goals) 30 Lukasz Kwapisz (7 goals) 29 Babayele Sodade (13 goals)

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SHOTS PER GAME (MINIMUM 10 GAMES) 4.83 William Giummarra (18 games) 1995 4.50 Eric Lee (14 games) 1983 4.12 Scott White (16 games) 1983 4.10 William Giummarra (20 games) 1994 3.55 Leandro De Oliveira (20 games) 2003

SOG PER GAME (MINIMUM 10 GAMES) 1.70 Jerson Monteiro (20 games) 1.55 Kofi Gyawu (20 games) 1.55 Leandro De Oliveira (20 games) 1.50 Lukasz Kwapisz (20 games) 1.39 Babayele Sodade (18 games)

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SAVES 174 Harvey Torman (52 GA) 174 Mark Costopoulos (43 GA) 160 Fred LaRoche NA 131 Mike Spurlin (29 GA) 117 Joe Wall (35 GA)

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SAVES PER GAME (MINIMUM 10 GAMES) 9.16 Harvey Torman (19 games) 1984 8.70 Mark Costopoulos (20 games) 1980 7.80 Joe Wall (15 games) 1988 7.62 Fred LaRoche (21 games) 1979 6.89 Mike Spurlin (19 games) 1991

GOALS AGAINST AVG (MINIMUM 400 MINUTES) 0.83 Carl Woszczynski (15 GA, 1629 min) 2009 0.96 Clint Baumstark (18 GA, 1692 min) 2001 0.96 David Clemente (23 GA, 2159 min) 2000 0.97 Carl Woszczynski (21 GA, 1940 min) 2011 1.03 A.J. Robles (13 GA, 1134 min) 2003

MOST WINS 17 David Clemente (17-6-0) 1999 15 Loukas Papaconstantinou (15-4-1) 1995 14 Clint Baumstark (14-4-0) 2001 14 David Clemente (14-5-2) 2000 13 Loukas Papaconstantinou (13-3-1) 1994 13 Carl Woszczynski (13-5-3) 2011 MOST TIES 3 Carl Woszczynski (13-5-3) 3 Clint Baumstark (9-6-3) 3 A.J. Robles (6-3-3) 2 Seven Times MOST SHUTOUTS 9 Clint Baumstark 8 Carl Woszczynski 8 Loukas Papaconstantinou 7 Carl Woszczynski 6 Loukas Papaconstantinou

GOALS 7 Dan Gaitan (vs. Valdosta State, 10/20/80) 5 Dan Gaitan (vs. B’ham Southern, 11/13/80) 5 Dan Gaitan (vs. Mercer-Macon, 9/27/80) 5 Dan Gaitan (vs. Auburn, 9/21/80) 3 9x, last Kofi Gyawu (vs. FIU, 10/10/09)

ASSISTS 4 Martin Rey (vs. DePaul, 9/24/00) 4 Dan Gaitan (vs. AUM, 9/21/79) 3 Jason McLaughlin (vs. FIU, 10/30/05) 3 Joseph DiNardo (vs. Belmont, 10/21/98) 3 Brian Rowland (vs. Martin Methodist, 9/2/95) 3 William Giummarra (vs. Alabama A&M, 10/8/95) 3 Dan Gaitan (vs. South Alabama, 10/5/80) POINTS 14 Dan Gaitan (vs. Valdosta State, 10/20/80) 14 Dan Gaitan (vs. AUM, 9/21/80) 12 Dan Gaitan (vs. B’ham Southern, 11/13/80) 10 Dan Gaitan (vs. Mercer-Macon, 9/27/80) 8 Martin Rey (vs. DePaul, 9/24/00) 8 Brent O’Keefe (vs. Memphis, 10/23/94)

SHOTS (SINCE 1999) 11 Lukasz Kwapisz (vs. Gardner-Webb, 11/11/06) 9 Jerson Monteiro (at Memphis, 10/11/06) 8 Leandro de Oliveira (vs. USF, 10/20/04) 7 Leandro de Oliveira (vs. Marshall, 9/12/03) 7 Jermie Frankson (vs. DePaul, 10/19/02) 7 Jose Rayo (vs. B’ham Southern, 9/6/02) SAVES 18 Harvey Torman (at Ala. A&M, 10/24/84) 15 Jeremy Drake (at UCF, 10/7/06) 13 Carl Woszczynski (vs. UIC, 9/4/11) 12 A.J. Robles (vs. Gonzaga, 9/4/04) 12 A.J. Robles (at Portland, 9/6/04) 12 D. Clemente (vs. Washington, 11/17/00) 12 L. Papaconstantinou (at Ala. A&M, 10/16/94)

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NCAA RECORDS Fastest Goal To Start A Match T2. 0:09 – Josh Brinkley vs. Belmont, 11/5/99 Fastest Hat Trick 3. 3:39 – Lane Knight vs. Belmont, 11/5/99

Longest Consecutive Games With At Least One Goal 2. 14 Games - Peter Byaruhanga, 1999 ALL-AMERICANS NSCAA 2009 Two-Boys Gumede.............................. Second Team 2003 Leandro de Oliveira............................ Second Team Tony McManus..........................................Third Team 2000 Rumbani Munthali...................................Third Team Lane Knight........................................ Scholar Athlete 1996 Loukas Papaconstantinou................. Scholar Athlete Soccer America 2003 Leandro de Oliveira............................ Second Team Tony McManus..........................................Third Team 2001 Clint Baumstark...............Freshman All-American 1999 Flavio Monteiro...............Freshman All-American College Soccer News 2002 Marin Pusek.............................. Honorable Mention

National Strength & Conditioning Association 2008 Mark Stachelski......................... Athlete of the Year 2004 Tony McManus........................... Athlete of the Year 2001 Houston Smith........................... Athlete of the Year 1995 Mats Hagedorn........................... Athlete of the Year

Babayele Sodade.................................. Second Team 2009 Two-Boys Gumede................................... First Team Babayele Sodade.................................. Second Team Curtis Ushedo........................................ Second Team Carl Woszczynski................................. Second Team 2008 Two-Boys Gumede................................... First Team 2007 Dejan Jakovic.............................................. First Team 2006 Dejan Jakovic.............................................. First Team Jerson Monteiro.................................... Second Team 2005 Jason McLaughlin.....................................Third Team 2004 Leandro de Oliveira................................. First Team Sandy Gbandi.............................................Third Team 2003 Marin Pusek................................................ First Team Leandro de Oliveira................................. First Team Tony McManus........................................... First Team 2002 Marin Pusek................................................ First Team 2001 Marin Pusek................................................ First Team Brantley Spillman................................ Second Team 2000 Rumbani Munthali.................................... First Team David Clemente..................................... Second Team 1998 Peter Byaruhanga..................................... First Team Martin Rey..................................................Third Team 1996 Loukas Papaconstantinou....................Third Team Essa Tabi......................................................Third Team 1995 Willliam Giumarra.................................... First Team

CONFERENCE USA Player of the Year Peter Byaruhanga................................................. 1999 Freshman of the Year Clint Baumstark..................................................... 2001 Flavio Monteiro..................................................... 1999 Rumbani Munthali................................................ 1997 Erik Kuster............................................................... 1996 Offensive Player of the Year Two-Boys Gumede............................................... 2009 Defensive Player of the Year Tony McManus....................................................... 2003 David Clemente...................................................... 2000 Loukas Papaconstantinou................................. 1995 Most Valuable Forward Peter Byaruhanga................................................. 1999 Most Valuable Defender Ned Crancer............................................................. 1999 Most Valuable Goalkeeper David Clemente...................................................... 1999 Coach of the Year Mike Getman........................................................... 1999 Mike Getman........................................................... 1995 All-Decade Team Peter Byaruhanga

Co-Coach of the Decade Mike Getman

Collegiate Soccer.com 2000 Rumbani Munthali............................... Second Team College Soccer Online 1999 Peter Byaruhanga..................................... First Team

ALL-REGION AWARDS NSCAA 2011 Carl Woszczysnki................................. Second Team Babayele Sodade.................................. Second Team Mladen Lemez....................................... Second Team Darion Copeland............................. Third Team 2010 Curtis Ushedo............................................. First Team

Loukas Papaconstantinou..................... First Team 1994 William Giumarra....................................Third Team 1993 Mats Hagedorn..........................................Third Team Andrew Mugalla.......................................Third Team

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All-Conference 2012 Mladen Lemez............................................ First Team Darion Copeland.......................... Second Team Kofi Gyawu.............................................. Second Team Reed Matte.............................................. Second Team Chase Wickham............................... Third Team Fatai Alabi......................................... Third Team 2011 Babayele Sodade....................................... First Team Carl Woszczynski................................. Second Team Reed Matte.............................................. Second Team Mladen Lemez...........................................Third Team 2010 Curtis Ushedo............................................. First Team Babayele Sodade.................................. Second Team Michael Mravec.........................................Third Team Kofi Gyawu..................................................Third Team Carl Woszczynski.....................................Third Team

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2009 Two-Boys Gumede................................... First Team Carl Woszczynski...................................... First Team Curtis Ushedo........................................ Second Team Babayele Sodade.................................. Second Team Michal Mravec...........................................Third Team 2008 Two-Boys Gumede................................... First Team Trey Gregory..............................................Third Team Dean Sorrell................................................Third Team Michal Mravec...........................................Third Team 2007 Dejan Jakovic.............................................. First Team Trey Gregory.......................................... Second Team 2006 Jerson Monteiro......................................... First Team Dejan Jakovic.............................................. First Team Two-Boys Gumede.............................. Second Team 2005 Sandy Gbandi......................................... Second Team Dejan Jakovic......................................... Second Team Jason McLaughlin................................. Second Team Maurice Hughes........................................Third Team Jerson Monteiro........................................Third Team A.J. Robles....................................................Third Team 2004 Leandro de Oliveira................................. First Team Sandy Gbandi.............................................. First Team Joe Klosterman..........................................Third Team Rogerio Oliveira........................................Third Team 2003 Leandro de Oliveira................................. First Team Marin Pusek................................................ First Team Tony McManus........................................... First Team Jerson Monteiro........................................Third Team Nnamdi Ngwe............................................Third Team 2002 Clint Baumstark......................................... First Team

Tony McManus

Flavio Monteiro......................................... First Team Marin Pusek................................................ First Team Tony McManus..........................................Third Team 2001 Nelson Mata............................................ Second Team Flavio Monteiro.................................... Second Team Marin Pusek........................................... Second Team Martin Rey.............................................. Second Team Brantley Spillman................................ Second Team Clint Baumstark........................................Third Team Bubba Garcia..............................................Third Team 2000 David Clemente.......................................... First Team Rumbani Munthali.................................... First Team Houston Smith..........................................Third Team Roberto Najarro.......................................Third Team 1999 Peter Byaruhanga..................................... First Team Rumbani Munthali.................................... First Team David Clemente..................................... Second Team Flavio Monteiro.................................... Second Team 1998 Peter Byaruhanga................................ Second Team Rumbani Munthali............................... Second Team Chris Howie................................................Third Team Erik Kuster..................................................Third Team 1997 Joe Mattacchione....................................... First Team Brian Corcoran...................................... Second Team Emmanuel Eloundou......................... Second Team Rumbani Munthali............................... Second Team Joe DiNardo................................................Third Team 1996 Emmanuel Eloundou.............................. First Team Joe Mattacchione....................................... First Team Erik Kuster.............................................. Second Team Loukas Papaconstantinou....................Third Team Essa Tabi......................................................Third Team Danny Ziannis............................................Third Team 1995 William Giummarra................................. First Team Loukas Papaconstantinou..................... First Team Brian Corcoran...................................... Second Team Mats Hagedorn...................................... Second Team Joe Mattacchione.................................. Second Team Danny Ziannis........................................ Second Team

All-Freshman Team Karl Chester....................................................2012 Ian Svantesson...............................................2012 Diego Navarrete ...........................................2011 Darion Copeland...........................................2011 Kofi Gyawu............................................................... 2009 Andrew Barsalona ............................................... 2008 Curtis Ushedo......................................................... 2007 Two-Boys Gumede............................................... 2005 Joe Klosterman....................................................... 2004 Jerson Monteiro..................................................... 2003 Clint Baumstark..................................................... 2001 Rogerio Oliveira..................................................... 2001 Marin Pusek............................................................ 2000 Flavio Monteiro..................................................... 1999 Brantley Spillman................................................. 1998 5 7

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All-Newcomer Team Brian Corcoran....................................................... 1994 William Giumarra................................................. 1994 Joe Mattachione..................................................... 1994

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Mats Hagedorn....................................................... 1993 Loukas Papaconstantinou................................. 1993 Danny Ziannis......................................................... 1993 Justus Griffin........................................................... 1992 SUN BELT Coach of the Year Bob Norman............................................................ 1986 All-Conference 1990 Houssam Rafeh..................................... Second Team 1988 Richard Butler....................................... Second Team 1987 Richard Butler....................................... Second Team 1986 Harvey Torman........................ Honorable Mention 1985 Fuad Mohd Rasdl................................. Second Team 1984 Frank Matte............................... Honorable Mention

COLLEGE SOCCER NEWS National Player of the Week 2011 Babayele Sodade................................................Oct. 24

SOCCER AMERICA League Most Valuable Player Peter Byaruhanga................................................. 1999 Freshman Most Valuable Player Flavio Monteiro..................................................... 1999 National Player of the Week 2007 Dejan Jakovic.................................................... Sept. 25 2004 Leandro de Oliveira..........................................Oct. 25 2003 Tony McManus.................................................... Sept. 2 Leandro de Oliveira....................................... Sept. 22 2002 Oswaldo Gallegos............................................ Sept. 30 2001 Martin Rey............................................................Oct. 10 Flavio Monteiro..................................................Oct. 17 Clint Baumstark..................................................Oct. 30 2000 Lane Knight............................................................ Oct. 9 1999 Roberto Najarro.................................................Oct. 26

UMBRO SELECT College All-Star Marin Pusek............................................................ 2003 Tony McManus....................................................... 2003 Brantley Spillman................................................. 2001 David Clemente...................................................... 2000 Rumbani Munthali................................................ 2000 Peter Byaruhanga................................................. 1999 William Giummarra............................................. 1995

ACADEMIC AWARDS NSCAA Scholar Athlete All-America Carl Woszczynski.................................................. 2011 Lane Knight............................................................. 2000 Loukas Papaconstantinou................................. 1996 C-USA Spirit of Service Award Tucker Stone........................................................... 2010 Dean Sorrell............................................................. 2008 C-USA Scholar Athlete of the Year Wes Johnson........................................................... 2008 Jeremy Drake.......................................................... 2006 Lukasz Kwapisz..................................................... 2004

C-USA Post-Graduate Scholarship Lukasz Kwapisz..................................................... 2006 C-USA Academic All-Conference 2012 Reed Matte................................................... First Team 2011 Carl Woszczynski...................................... First Team 2009 Dean Sorrell................................................. First Team Carl Woszczynski...................................... First Team 2008 Dean Sorrell................................................. First Team

Adidas/ISAA Scholar Athlete (South Region) 2000 Lane Knight................................................. First Team Houston Smith...................................... Second Team 1998 Josh Brinkley............................................... First Team 1995

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1994 Brent O’Keefe......................................... Second Team CoSIDA Academic All-America 2006 Lukasz Kwapisz......................................... First Team 2005 Lukasz Kwapisz....................... Honorable Mention

CoSIDA/GTE Academic All-District 2008 Wes Johnson............................................... First Team Dean Sorrell................................................. First Team 2006 Jeremy Drake.............................................. First Team Lukasz Kwapisz......................................... First Team 2001 Flavio Monteiro.................................... Second Team 2000 Houston Smith...................................... Second Team 1995 Brent O’Keefe..................................... Second Team Loukas Papaconstantinou................ Second Team

COMMISSIONER’S HONOR ROLL Conference USA Stewart Abrahart............................. 2011, 2012 Moses Adeniran.............................................2012 Ian Backstrom........................................... 2003, 2004 Andrew Barsalona................................................ 2008 Sam Bierster............................................................ 2008 Michael Biggs.......................................................... 2003 Sam Bierster............................................................ 2008 Owen Blake................................................. 1996, 1997 Josh Brinkley.................... 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999 Darnell Brown........................................... 2006, 2007 Paul Bucherich............................. 1996, 1997, 1998 Carl Bussey.............................................................. 1997 Bobby Chanthongphio........................................ 2004 Alex Clay............................................. 2011, 2012 Michael Coleman .................................................. 2010 Brian Copham............................... 1996, 1997, 1998 Ned Crancer...................... 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999 Jeremy Drake................... 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006 Emmanuel Eloundou.............................. 1997, 1998 Tim Estepp.................................................. 1996, 1997 Jack Falle................................................................... 2011 Randy Fortenberry............................................... 1997 Jermie Frankson.................................................... 1999 Oswaldo Gallegos.................................................. 2002 Mike Garcia.............................................................. 2000 Aaron Getman-Pickering...........................2012 Kyle Gilbreath............................................ 2006, 2007 Ryan Hathcock.......................................... 2004, 2005 Patrick Huang................................................2012 Cole Iverson....................................................2012 Wes Johnson....... 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 Joe Klosterman............................. 2004, 2005, 2006 Drew Knaub............................................... 2006, 2007 Lane Knight................................... 1997, 1999, 2000

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Erik Kuster.................................................. 1996, 1997 Lukasz Kwapisz.............. 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006 Flo Liu........................................................................ 2010 Reed Matte..................................... 2010, 2011, 2012 Jason McLaughlin.................................................. 2004 Tony McManus....................................................... 2003 Ian Michalak...................................... 2011, 2012 Milan Milinkovic....................................... 2011, 2012 Rumbani Munthali................................................ 1997 Zach Musgrave.......................................... 1998, 1999 Amechi Ngwe................... 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003 Brent O’Keefe.......................................................... 1995 Loukas Papaconstantinou.................... 1995, 1996 Justin Pratt.................................................. 1997, 1998 Derick Radcliffe..................................................... 2003 Jesse Roth................................................................. 1998 Ryan Sanz................................................................. 1996 Kevin Sawchak.......................................... 2007, 2008 Carlo Schiavoni...................................................... 2005 Tonny Segero.......................................................... 1998 Houston Smith................ 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000 Dean Sorrell......... 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 Jonah Stewart......................................................... 2009 Tucker Stone....... 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 Ian Svantesson...............................................2012 Ken Tabata..................................... 2007, 2008, 2010 Angelo Thompson....................... 2001, 2002, 2003 Curtis Ushedo......................................................... 2007 Hunter Weber................................................2012 Chase Wickham................................ 2011, 2012 Chris Williams ....................................................... 2010 Carl Woszczynski...........2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 John Ziannis...................... 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999 C-USA Academic Medal of Honor Ian Backstrom........................................... 2003, 2004 Jeremy Drake................... 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006 Aaron Getman-Pickering...........................2012 Drew Knaub............................................... 2006, 2007 Lukasz Kwapisz.............. 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006 Ian Michalak...................................... 2011, 2012 Tucker Stone....... 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 Angelo Thompson.................................... 2001, 2002

Most Valuable Player..................Babayele Sodade Most Improved Player...............Norris Howze Coaches Award......................................Senior Class* 2010 Most Valuable Player........................Curtis Ushedo Most Improved Player.........................Josh Stewart Coaches Award..................................... Tucker Stone 2009 Most Valuable Player..............Two-Boys Gumede Most Improved Player...................... Anthony King Coaches Award....................................... Dean Sorrell 2008 Most Valuable Player.............................. Derek Rios Most Improved Player.....................Michal Mravec Coaches Award................................Mark Stachelski 2007 Most Valuable Player..........................Frank Brown Most Improved Player......................Curtis Ushedo Coaches Award................................. Joe Klosterman 2006 Most Valuable Player................... Jerson Monteiro Most Improved Player....................... Chris Hanson Coaches Award......................................Senior Class* 2005 Most Valuable Player................ Jason McLaughlin Most Improved Player....................... Trey Gregory Coaches Award.................................... Michael Biggs 2004 Most Valuable Players..........Leandro de Oliveira ................................................................... Sandy Gbandi Most Improved Player.......... Robert Sheringham Coaches Award......................................Jarbas Carlos 2003 Most Valuable Player..................... Tony McManus Most Improved Player.............. Jason McLaughlin Coaches Award................................... Nnamdi Ngwe 2002 Most Valuable Player....................Flavio Monteiro

Great Midwest Academic Honor Roll Andrew Louloudiadis.......................................... 1994 Loukas Papaconstantinou................................. 1994 Ola Hansson............................................................ 1993 Cory Turner............................................................. 1993 Jeremy Jowers........................................................ 1992 Jeremy Long............................................................ 1991 Brent O’Keefe................... 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994 Chris Waldrip......................................................... 1991 Great Midwest Academic Medal of Honor Wolf Kirsten............................................................ 1991 BLAZER TEAM AWARDS 2012 Most Valuable Player.......... Darion Copeland Most Improved Player........................Alex Clay Coaches Award.............................. Milan Milinkovic 2011

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*Coaches Award in 1999, 2006 and 2011 went to entire senior class:  1999 - Josh Brinkley, Peter Byaruhanga, Ned Crancer Zach Musgrave, Justin Pratt and John Ziannis. 2006 - Michael Biggs, Jeremy Drake, Sandy Gbandi, Chris Hanson, Lukasz Kwapisz, Jerson Monteiro and Derick Radcliffe. 2011 - Babayele Sodade, Joshua Stewart, Tucker Stone, Ken Tabata, Chris Williams and Carl Woszczynski.

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1979 (9-10-2) Coach: Tim Hamer 9/10 at Davidson L 0-1 9/11 at Charlotte* L 0-5 9/15 NEW ORLEANS* W 3-1 9/16 NEW ORLEANS* W 4-2 9/18 at Oglethorpe T 2OT 1-1 9/21 vs. Wilmington (Ohio) 1 L 0-1 9/22 at Tenn. Wesleyan 1 L 1-3 9/28 vs. Georgia State 2 L 1-3 9/29 at South Alabama 2 W 2-1 9/30 vs. Southwestern 2 L 0-4 10/4 SOUTH ALABAMA* W 2-0 10/6 at Vanderbilt W 2-0 10/7 WAKE FOREST W OT 3-1 10/10 ALABAMA A&M L 0-8 10/13 OGLETHORPE T 2OT 1-1 10/14 VALDOSTA STATE W 5-0 10/20 at Berry L 2-4 10/21 at Georgia State* L 0-6 10/27 at New Orleans* W 2-1 10/28 at South Alabama* W 2-1 11/1 at Charlotte 3 L 2-6 * Sun Belt Conference matches 1 - Superior Soccer Classic (Athens, Tenn.) 2 - Port City Classic (Mobile, Ala.) 3 - Sun Belt Tournament (Atlanta, Ga.)

1980 (12-8-2) Coach: Tim Hamer at Wake Forest L OT 1-3 at Charlotte* L 1-6 WESTERN CAROLINA W 2-0 at New Orleans* L 1-4 at New Orleans* L 4-6 AUM W 16-1 at Oglethorpe W 4-2 9/27 MERCER (Macon) 1 W 7-0 9/28 NEW ORLEANS* 1 W 2-0 10/1 GEORGIA STATE* L 2-5 10/4 at Mercer (Atlanta) W 5-0 10/5 SOUTH ALABAMA* W 3-2 10/6 SOUTH ALABAMA* W 3-1 10/9 NORTHEAST LA. T 2OT 2-2 10/11 OGLETHORPE T 2OT 1-1 MERCER (Atlanta) W 3-1 at Mercer (Macon) W 13-0 VALDOSTA STATE W 14-0 10/26 at Alabama A&M L 0-7 11/3 B’HAM SOUTHERN W 12-0 11/6 at Georgia State* L 1-3 vs. VCU 2 L 0-3 * Sun Belt Conference matches 1 - Magic City Classic (Birmingham, Ala.) 2 - Sun Belt Tournament (Charlotte, N.C.) 1981 (1-11-1) Coach: Bob Norman at New Orleans* L at Northeast Louisiana L ALABAMA A&M L BELHAVEN L NEW ORLEANS L B’HAM-SOUTHERN T AUM L at Emory L at B’Ham-Southern W SOUTH ALABAMA* L at Georgia State* L at South Alabama* L

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1983 (8-8) Coach: Bob Norman at Samford W TENN. WESLEYAN W B’HAM-SOUTHERN W at Memphis L at Southwestern L UNIV. OF THE SOUTH L at New Orleans* L at Nicholls State L SAMFORD W at Georgia State* L NICHOLLS STATE W at B’Ham-Southern W NEW ORLEANS* W at Samford* W at South Alabama* L vs. USF 1 L * Sun Belt Conference matches 1 - Sun Belt Tournament (Norfolk, Va.) 1984 (7-10-2) Coach: Bob Norman 9/11 SAMFORD 9/15 vs. Morehead State 1 9/16 at Western Kentucky 1 9/21 at New Orleans* 9/23 at Nicholls State 9/25 B’HAM-SOUTHERN 9/29 at Charlotte* 9/30 at Applachian State 10/3 at Samford 10/5 MEMPHIS 10/7 SOUTH ALABAMA* 10/10 at Univ. of the South 10/17 at Belhaven 10/19 at B’Ham-Southern 10/21 NEW ORLEANS* 10/24 at Alabama A&M 6 0

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1986 (11-4-3) Coach: Bob Norman 9/7 TOUGALOO (Forfeit) W 3-0 9/14 at Nicholls State T 2OT 1-1 9/21 vs. Huntingdon 1 T 2-2 9/22 at South Alabama 1 W 2-1 9/27 at Western Kentucky 2 L 0-6 9/28 vs. Xavier (Ohio) 2 L 0-3 10/3 at Oglethorpe W 4-0 10/4 WILLIAM CAREY W 3-0 10/10 at AUM W 3-1 10/12 MEMPHIS L 1-2 10/18 CENTENARY W OT 2-1 10/24 at Univ. of the South W 3-2 10/29 RHODES COLLEGE T 2OT 1-1 10/31 at B’Ham-Southern W 1-0 11/2 TENNESSEE W 1-0 11/6 vs. Jacksonville 3 W 1-0 11/7 vs. Old Dominion 3 L 0-2 11/16 NICHOLLS STATE W 4-1 1 - Port City Classic (Mobile, Ala.) 2 - Western Ky. Invit. (Bowling Green, Ky.) 3 - Sun Belt Tournament (Tampa, Fla.) 1987 (6-7-2) Coach: Bob Norman 9/8 at Berry 9/12 WESTERN KENTUCKY* 9/20 NICHOLLS STATE 9/22 HUNTINGDON 9/25 at Memphis 9/27 at Rhodes College 10/2 at William Carey 10/4 at Nicholls State 10/11 at UAH 10/14 UNIV. OF THE SOUTH

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10/18 vs. USF 1 L 1-3 10/19 vs. South Alabama 1 L 1-4 10/21 AUM W 7-1 10/25 at Tennessee Tech W 5-1 11/1 B’HAM-SOUTHERN L 1-6 * Sun Belt Conference match 1 - Sun Belt West Div. Tourn. (Bowling Green, Ky.)

1988 (7-8-1 (1-3/4th)) Coach: Bob Norman 9/10 at Alabama A&M L 1-2 9/13 at Univ. of the South L 0-2 9/15 at Huntingdon W 4-1 9/24 NICHOLLS STATE W 5-3 9/28 UAH W 3-2 9/30 at Millsaps W 4-1 10/2 at Western Kentucky* W OT 1-0 10/8 TENN. TECH (Forfeit) W 1-0 10/10 CHARLOTTE* L 1-4 10/14 USF 1 L 0-4 10/16 SOUTH ALABAMA 1 L 1-6 10/19 MEMPHIS L 0-6 10/21 at William Carey L OT 1-2 10/23 at Vanderbilt T 2 OT 1-1 10/26 at West Florida L 0-2 10/30 RHODES COLLEGE W 3-0 * Sun Belt Conference matches 1 - Sun Belt West Div. Tourn. (Birmingham, Ala.) 1989 (6-10-1 (0-3/4th)) Coach: Bob Norman 9/2 at B’Ham-Southern L 0-3 9/9 at Oglethorpe W OT 2-1 9/11 at AUM L 2-5 9/15 WESTERN KENTUCKY* L 0-7 9/20 WILLIAM CAREY L 0-5 9/24 HUNTINGDON L 2-3 9/26 UNIV. OF THE SOUTH L 1-4 10/1 MILLSAPS W 3-0 10/4 ALABAMA A&M L 0-2 10/8 at UAH W OT 3-1 10/10 COLUMBUS COLLEGE W 3-0 10/12 LaGRANGE COLLEGE W 2-0 10/15 at South Alabama* L 0-15 10/21 vs. USF* 1 L 1-10 10/22 VANDERBILT L 1-2 10/27 at Carson-Newman W 6-0 10/28 at Lincoln Memorial T 2OT 3-3 * Sun Belt Conference matches 1 - at Georgia State (Atlanta, Ga.) 1990 (3-14-1 (0-7/5th)) Coach: Mick Payne 9/5 AUM 9/7 at Western Kentucky* 9/9 at B’Ham-Southern 9/15 at USF* 9/17 at Jacksonville* 9/21 OGLETHORPE 9/26 at Univ. of the South 9/29 at Charlotte* 10/4 UAH 10/5 at AUM 10/9 at Columbus College 10/12 OLD DOMINION* 10/14 VCU* 10/18 GEORGIA STATE 10/19 at William Carey 10/21 SOUTH ALABAMA* 10/26 LINCOLN MEMORIAL

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1992 (4-15-1 (0-5/6th)) Coach: Mike Getman 9/6 UAH W OT 2-1 9/12 at Huntingdon L 2-3 9/16 at William Carey (Forfeit) W 1-0 9/20 VANDERBILT L 1-3 9/26 at Marquette* L 0-2 9/27 vs. DePaul* 1 L 1-3 9/30 at Alabama A&M L 1-6 10/3 at UAH L 1-2 10/4 MEMPHIS* L 1-4 10/7 MOBILE COLLEGE L 0-5 10/10 vs. Cincinnati* 2 L 1-5 10/11 vs. Saint Louis* 2 L 0-3 10/15 at AUM L 2-4 10/20 HUNTINGDON L 0-2 10/23 at South Alabama L 2-4 10/24 at West Florida L OT 2-5 10/28 at Mercer T 2 OT 1-1 10/31 LINCOLN MEMORIAL W 6-1 11/6 vs. Marquette 3 W 1-0 11/7 vs. Memphis 3 L 0-4 * Great Midwest Conference matches 1 - Milwaukee, Wis. 2 - Memphis, Tenn. 3 - Great Midwest Tournament (St. Louis, Mo.) 1993 (11-7-2 (4-1-1/2nd)) Coach: Mike Getman 9/4 LINCOLN MEMORIAL 9/5 at UAH 9/8 at Vanderbilt 9/12 DAYTON* 9/17 vs. Central Michigan 1 9/19 vs. Bowling Green 1 9/24 MARQUETTE* 9/26 DEPAUL* 9/29 GEORGIA STATE 10/3 HUNTINGDON 10/8 at Cincinnati* 10/10 at Saint Louis 10/13 ALABAMA A&M 10/17 SIU-EDWARDSVILLE 6 1

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1994 (15-4-1 (5-1/1st)) Coach: Mike Getman Great Midwest Tournament Champion Great Midwest Regular Season Champions NCAA Participant 9/3 at N.C. State 1 W OT 1-0 9/4 vs. Duke 1 L 1-4 9/11 at Huntingdon W 8-0 9/16 at Marquette* L 0-4 9/18 at DePaul* W 5-3 9/21 at Georgia State W OT 8-3 9/23 GEORGIA SOUTHERN W 3-0 9/30 CINCINNATI* W 3-0 10/2 DAYTON* W 7-1 10/7 VANDERBILT W 1-0 10/9 SAINT LOUIS* W 4-0 10/12 SOUTH ALABAMA T 2 OT 2-2 10/16 at Alabama A&M L 0-1 10/20 WESTERN KENTUCKY W 5-2 10/23 MEMPHIS* W 3-2 10/28 B’HAM-SOUTHERN W 2-0 10/30 at Mercer W 4-2 11/11 MEMPHIS 2 W 2-1 11/13 MARQUETTE 2 W OT 5-1 11/20 at UCLA 3 L OT 2-3 * Great Midwest Conference matches 1 - Wolfpack/adidas Classic (Raleigh, N.C.) 2 - Great Midwest Championship (Birmingham, Ala.) 3 - NCAA Tournament (Los Angeles, Calif.) 1995 (15-4-1 (7-0-1/1st)) Coach: Mike Getman Conference USA Regular Season Champions 9/2 MARTIN METHODIST W 9-0 9/4 ARK.-LITTLE ROCK W 5-0 9/8 at Duke 1 L 1-4 9/10 vs. N.C. State 1 L 1-6 9/15 at B’Ham-Southern W 3-2 9/17 CHARLOTTE* W 1-0 9/24 MARQUETTE* W 2-1 9/29 CINCINNATI* W 2-0 10/1 MERCER W 2-0 10/6 at USF* W 2-1 10/8 ALABAMA A&M W OT 4-3 10/13 at Vanderbilt W 3-2 10/15 at Memphis* W 1-0 10/20 at Saint Louis* 2 T 2OT 0-0 10/22 vs. South Carolina 2 L 0-2 10/27 GEORGIA STATE W 3-0 10/29 DEPAUL* W 4-1 11/3 at Louisville* W 2-0 11/9 vs. Louisville 3 W 2-0 11/10 vs. UNC Charlotte 3 L 0-2 * Conference USA matches 1 - adidas/MetLife Classic (Durham, N.C.) 2 - Umbro Classic (St. Louis, Mo.) 3 - C-USA Championship (Milwaukee, Wis.)

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1996 (13-6-1 (5-3/4th)) Coach: Mike Getman 9/1 at Georgia State W 2-1 9/6 vs. Loyola (Md.) 1 W 2-1 9/8 at Wake Forest 1 L 1-2 9/14 at IUPU-Fort Wayne 2 W 8-0 9/15 vs. Indiana 2 T 2OT 1-1 9/20 at Cincinnati* W 3-1 9/22 LOUISVILLE* W 2-0 9/27 at Marquette* L 0-2 9/29 at DePaul* W OT 3-2 10/4 VANDERBILT W 3-1 10/6 ALABAMA A&M W 3-1 10/9 at Charlotte* L 0-3 10/13 USF* L 1-4 10/18 SAINT LOUIS* W 2-1 10/20 MEMPHIS* W 3-1 10/25 at UNC Greensboro 3 L OT 3-4 10/27 vs. Coll. of Charleston 3 W 4-2 11/1 at South Alabama W 2-0 11/3 at Mercer W 1-0 11/12 MARQUETTE 4 L 0-2 * Conference USA matches 1 - Wake Forest Classic (Winston-Salem, N.C.) 2 - Three Rivers Classic (Fort Wayne, Ind.) 3 - Vanderbilt Puma Cl. (Nashville, Tenn.) 4 - C-USA Championship (Birmingham, Ala.) 1997 (10-8-1 (4-3-1/4th)) Coach: Mike Getman 8/29 BELMONT W 3-1 8/31 UAH L 3-4 9/5 MERCER W 5-0 9/7 ALABAMA A&M W 6-0 9/12 vs. UCLA 1 W 2-0 9/14 vs. Southwest Mo. St. L OT 1-2 9/19 at DePaul* W 4-0 9/21 at Marquette* L 1-2 9/28 CHARLOTTE* W 1-0 10/3 USF* L 1-3 10/10 MEMPHIS* W 2-1 10/12 SAINT LOUIS* L 0-3 10/17 at Cincinnati* W 2-0 10/19 at Louisville* T 2OT 0-0 10/24 at FIU 2 L 0-4 10/26 vs. Loyola (Md.) 2 W OT 1-0 10/31 SOUTH ALABAMA W 2-1 11/2 at Vanderbilt L 1-2 11/9 CHARLOTTE 3 L 0-2 * Conference USA matches 1 - Saint Louis Umbro Cl. (St. Louis, Mo.) 2 - FIU BellSouth Classic (Miami, Fla.) 3 - C-USA Championship (Birmingham, Ala.) 1998 (12-6 (5-3/T-3rd)) Coach: Mike Getman 9/1 at Furman 9/4 SOUTH ALABAMA 1 9/6 ALABAMA A&M 1 9/11 CALIFORNIA 2 9/13 HARTFORD 2 9/18 DEPAUL* 9/20 MARQUETTE* 9/26 at Charlotte* 10/2 at USF* 10/9 at Memphis* 10/11 at Saint Louis* 10/16 CINCINNATI* 10/18 LOUISVILLE* 10/21 BELMONT

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10/25 VANDERBILT W 2-1 10/31 at Coll. of Charleston 3 W 3-2 11/1 vs. South Carolina 3 L 0-1 11/8 MARQUETTE 4 L OT 1-3 * Conference USA matches 1 - Alabama Power Governor’s Cup (Birmingham, Ala.) 2 - UAB Nike Classic (Birmingham, Ala.) 3 - at Nike/Mt. Pleasant Inv. (Charleston, S.C.) 4 - Conference USA Champ. (Birmingham, Ala.) 1999 (17-6 (7-1/T-1st)) Coach: Mike Getman Conference USA Tournament Champions Conference USA Regular Season Champions NCAA Tournament Elite Eight 9/1 Tulsa 1 L 3-4 9/5 FURMAN 1 L OT 0-1 9/9 at Vanderbilt L 0-1 9/12 MARQUETTE W 2-1 9/18 vs. UNC Greensboro 2 W 2-1 9/19 at #24 North Carolina 2 L 2-5 9/24 B’HAM-SOUTHERN W 2-0 9/26 Alabama A&M 3 W 8-0 9/29 at USF* L 2-3 10/3 LOUISVILLE* W 2-1 10/7 at Charlotte* W 3-1 10/10 at DePaul* W 3-0 10/14 Memphis* W 5-1 10/17 at Georgia State W 3-0 10/24 #2 SAINT LOUIS* W OT 3-2 10/29 at #25 Cincinnati* W 3-2 11/5 BELMONT W 10-1 11/7 CENTENARY W 3-0 11/12 USF 4 W 4-0 11/14 #4 SAINT LOUIS 4 W 4-0 11/21 #4 SOUTHWEST MO. ST. 5 W 2-1 11/27 at #17 SMU 6 W 2-0 12/5 #18 Santa Clara 7 L OT 2-3 * Conference USA matches 1 - UAB Nike Classic (Birmingham, Ala.) 2 - UNC Nike Classic (Chapel Hill, N.C.) 3 - Alabama Power Governor’s Cup (Birmingham, Ala.) 4 - C-USA Tournament (Birmingham, Ala.) 5 - NCAA Championship (Birmingham, Ala.) 6 - NCAA Championship (Dallas, Texas) 7 - NCAA Championship (Birmingham, Ala.)

11/17 at Washington 2 L 4OT 0-1 * Conference USA Match 1 - Conference USA Tournament (St. Louis, Mo.) 2 - NCAA Tournament (Seattle, Wash.) 2001 (15-6 (7-3/T-2nd)) Coach: Mike Getman NCAA Tournament Participant 8/31 at Coastal Carolina 1 W 2-0 9/8 PITTSBURGH 1 W 1-0 9/9 FLORIDA ATLANTIC W 5-0 9/21 vs. Brown 2 W 2-0 9/23 at Yale 2 L 2OT 1-2 9/28 MARQUETTE* W 2-1 9/30 at Charlotte* W 2OT 2-1 10/5 at USF* W 3-0 10/7 ALABAMA A&M W 2-0 10/12 LOUISVILLE* W 2-1 10/14 FURMAN W 2-1 10/17 MEMPHIS* L 2-3 10/20 at DePaul* W 4-0 10/24 SAINT LOUIS* W 1-0 10/28 at Cincinnati* L 2-3 11/2 TCU* W 2-1 11/9 at East Carolina* L 0-2 11/16 MARQUETTE 3 L 1-4 11/23 vs. Furman 4 W OT 1-0 11/25 at South Carolina 4 W OT 3-2 12/2 at Clemson 5 L 2OT 2-3 * Conference USA Match 1 - UAB Nike Classic (Birmingham, Ala.) 2 - Yale Classic (New Haven, Conn.) 3 - Conference USA Tournament (St. Louis, Mo.) 4 - NCAA Tournament (Columbia, S.C.) 5 - NCAA Tournament (Clemson, S.C.)

2002 (9-7-3 (4-4-2/6th)) Coach: Mike Getman 8/31 at UC Irvine 1 T 2OT 1-1 9/2 vs. San Diego 1 L 1-2 9/6 B-HAM-SOUTHERN 2 W 3-0 9/8 RHODE ISLAND 2 L 2OT 2-3 9/13 vs. Western Kentucky 3 W 3-2 9/15 vs. Navy 3 W 1-0 9/21 at Saint Louis* L 0-3 9/23 at Tulsa W 2-1 9/28 EAST CAROLINA* T 2OT 1-1 2000 (14-5-2 (5-1-2/2nd)) 10/5 CHARLOTTE* W 4-0 Coach: Mike Getman 10/12 at Louisville* T 2OT 0-0 NCAA Tournament Participant 10/16 at TCU* W 4-0 9/1 COLL. OF CHARLESTON W 3-0 10/19 DEPAUL* W 3-2 9/3 NORTH CAROLINA W 2-1 10/23 at Memphis* W 2-1 9/7 vs. Florida Atlantic L 0-2 10/27 at Marquette* L 2OT 1-2 9/9 at FIU L OT 2-3 11/1 USF* L 2OT 0-1 9/17 CHARLOTTE* T 2OT 1-1 11/4 at Georgia State W 3-0 9/20 at B’ham-Southern W 4-1 11/9 CINCINNATI* L 1-2 9/24 DEPAUL* W 7-0 11/14 vs. Louisville 4 L 0-1 9/30 at Saint Louis* L 0-1 * Conference USA Match 10/2 COASTAL CAROLINA W 3-1 1 - UC-Irvine Tournament (Irvine, Calif.) 10/3 at Mercer W OT 3-2 2 - UAB Nike Classic (Birmingham, Ala.) 10/8 at Furman W OT 2-1 3 - BSC Puma Classic (Birmingham, Ala.) 10/15 USF* W 2-0 4 - Conference USA Tournament (St. Louis, Mo.) 10/18 at Memphis* W 2OT 2-1 10/22 CINCINNATI* T 2OT 0-0 2003 (10-5-5 (4-3-2/T-5th)) 10/27 at Marquette* W 2OT 2-1 Coach: Mike Getman 10/29 GEORGIA STATE W 3-1 8/29 vs. Notre Dame 1 T 2OT 0-0 11/1 at Alabama A&M W 2 OT 3-2 8/31 at Indiana 1 T 2OT 0-0 11/5 at Louisville* W OT 3-2 9/5 ST. FRANCIS (PA.) 2 W 1-0 11/10 vs. Louisville 1 W 2-0 9/6 UMASS 2 W 4-0 11/12 at Saint Louis 1 L 1-2 9/12 vs. Marshall 3 W 2-1 6 2

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9/14 vs. Army 3 W 3-0 9/21 at East Carolina* W 4-3 9/27 MARQUETTE* W 3-2 10/1 at B’ham-Southern L 1-2 10/4 at USF* L 1-2 10/8 MEMPHIS* L 0-1 10/11 at Charlotte* T 2OT 2-2 10/15 at Alabama A&M T 2OT 1-1 10/18 LOUISVILLE* T 2OT 0-0 10/22 CENTENARY W 6-1 10/25 at DePaul* W 2-0 11/1 at Cincinnati* W 1-0 11/8 SAINT LOUIS* L 1-3 11/12 vs. Louisville 4 W OT 2-1 11/13 vs. Saint Louis 4 L 1-5 * Conference USA Match 1 - Indiana Adidas Classic (Bloomington, Ind.) 2 - UAB La Quinta Classic (Birmingham, Ala.) 3 - BSC Puma Classic (Birmingham, Ala.) 4 - Conference USA Tourn. (Memphis, Tenn.) 2004 (12-7 (7-2/2nd)) Coach: Mike Getman 9/4 vs. Gonzaga 1 W 1-0 9/6 at #19 Portland 1 L 0-1 9/12 vs. #7 UNC Greensboro 2 L 2-4 9/12 at Davidson 2 L OT 0-1 9/18 CHARLOTTE* 3 W 4-1 9/19 WESTERN KENT. 3 W 5-0 9/25 at Marquette* W 2-1 9/29 ALABAMA A&M W OT 1-0 10/2 CINCINNATI* W 1-0 10/9 at Saint Louis* L 1-2 10/16 EAST CAROLINA* W 1-0 10/20 #11 USF* W 4-3 10/22 B-HAM-SOUTHERN W 4-0 10/27 at #20 Memphis* L 0-2 10/30 KENTUCKY L 1-2 11/3 at Louisville* W 2-1 11/4 DEPAUL* W 4-0 11/13 vs. Charlotte 4 W 2OT 1-0 11/14 vs. #11 Memphis 4 L 2-3 * Conference USA Match 1 - Portand Invitational (Portlant, Ore.) 2 - Davidson Classic (Davidson, N.C.) 3 - UAB LaQuinta Classic (Birmingham, Ala.) 4 - Conference USA Tourn. (Louisville, Ky.) 2005 (10-7-1 (5-3-1/3rd)) Coach: Mike Getman 9/2 at Rhode Island 1 9/4 vs. Maine 1 9/9 vs. Alabama A&M 2 9/11 vs. Georgia State 2 9/16 UNC GREENSBORO 3 9/18 EVANSVILLE 3 9/24 vs. #5 California 4 9/25 at Stanford 4 9/30 at SMU* 10/2 at #17 Tulsa* 10/7 EAST CAROLINA* 10/9 SOUTH CAROLINA* 10/15 MEMPHIS* 10/21 at Marshall* 10/23 at Kentucky* 10/28 UCF* 10/30 FIU* 11/9 vs. Memphis 5 * Conference USA Match 1 - URI Classic (Kingston, R.I.)

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2 - BSC Fall Classic (Birmingham, Ala.) 3 - UAB Classic (Birmingham, Ala.) 4 - Stanford Classic (Palo Alto, Calif.) 5 - Conference USA Tournament (Dallas, Texas)

2006 (10-6-4 (4-3-1/T-4th)) Coach: Mike Getman NCAA Tournament Participant 8/25 at #10 Notre Dame 1 W 2OT 1-0 8/27 vs. #12 Indiana 1 L 1-2 9/1 MERCER 2 T 2OT 0-0 9/3 WRIGHT STATE 2 W 3-2 9/8 at #24 UNC Greensboro 3 W 3-2 9/10 vs. Elon 3 L 0-2 9/15 vs. Coll. of Charleston 4 L 2-4 9/17 vs. Stetson 4 W 2-0 9/23 MARSHALL* W 2-1 9/27 at #6 South Carolina* L 0-2 10/3 CENTENARY W 2-1 10/7 at UCF* T 2OT 2-2 10/11 at Memphis* L 2-3 10/14 #18 KENTUCKY* W OT 1-0 10/21 TULSA* L 3-4 10/25 #1 SMU* W 2-1 10/28 at FIU* W 2-1 11/1 vs. #16 South Carolina 5 W 3-2 11/3 vs. #2 SMU 5 T 3OT 1-1 11/11 vs. Gardner-Webb 6 T 2OT 1-1 * Conference USA Match 1 - IU Credit Union Classic (Bloomington, Ind.) 2 - UAB Classic (Birmingham, Ala.) 3 - UNC Greensboro Classic (Greensboro, N.C.) 4 - BSC Fall Classic (Birmingham, Ala.) 5 - Conference USA Tournament (Tulsa, Okla.) 6 - NCAA Tournament (Birmingham, Ala.)

2007 (7-11-1 (2-5/T7th)) Coach: Mike Getman 8/31 vs. Hartwick 1 L 1-3 9/2 at Akron 1 L 0-1 9/7 LIPSCOMB W 3-0 9/9 CENTENARY W 4-0 9/14 B’HAM-SOUTHERN 2 W 3-0 9/16 MERCER 2 W OT 1-0 9/21 at #10 Indiana W 2-1 9/23 JACKSONVILLE L 0-1 9/29 SOUTH CAROLINA* L 0-1 10/3 EASTERN ILLINOIS T 2OT 2-2 10/6 at Kentucky* L 0-1 10/13 FIU* L 2OT 1-2 10/17 at #6 SMU* L 1-2 10/20 at Marshall* L 0-1 10/24 at Alabama A&M L 2OT 0-1 10/27 UCF* W 2-1 11/3 MEMPHIS* W 2OT 1-0 11/9 at #7 Tulsa* L 0-2 11/15 vs. #9 Tulsa 3 L 0-1 * Conference USA Match 1 - Westfield Cup (Akron, Ohio) 2 - UAB Classic (Birmingham, Ala.) 3 - Conference USA Tournament (Birmingham, Ala.) 2008 (6-10-3 (2-5-1/8th)) Coach: Mike Getman 8/29 vs. Oral Roberts 1 8/31 vs. #21 Bradley 1 9/5 #16 ILLINOIS-CHICAGO 9/7 MERCER 9/12 UC-IRVINE 2 9/14 WESTERN ILLINOIS 2 6 3

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2010 (10-7-1 (4-4/5th)) Coach: Mike Getman 9/3 at #2 Virginia 1 L 1-2 9/5 vs. Virginia Tech 1 W 3-1 9/10 CHARLOTTE 2 W OT 2-1 9/11 NORTH FLORIDA 2 W 4-1 9/17 vs. Belmont 3 W 4-1 9/19 at Lipscomb 3 W 4-0 9/24 #9 SMU* L 2-3 9/26 ALABAMA A&M W 4-0 10/2 at South Carolina* L 2-3 10/6 MERCER L 0-1 10/9 KENTUCKY* W 2-1 10/16 at FIU* W 2-0 10/23 #17 TULSA* L O2 0-1 10/26 at AMERICAN T O2 0-0 10/29 at #18 UCF* W 2-1 11/3 MARSHALL* W 2-0 11/5 at Memphis* L 0-2 11/10 vs. South Carolina 4 L 1-2 * Conference USA Match 1 - Virginia Classic (Charlottesville, Va.) 2 - UAB Classic (Birmingham, Ala.) 3 - Lipscomb Classic (Nashville, Tenn.) 4 - Conference USA Tournament (Memphis, Tenn.)

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2011 (13-5-3 (6-1-1/T-1st)) Coach: Mike Getman Conference USA Regular Season Champions NCAA Tournament Participant 8/27 CLEMSON W 2-1 9/1 at Mercer W 2-0 9/4 ILLINOIS-CHICAGO T O2 1-1 9/9 ORAL ROBERTS W 6-1 9/11 GEORGIA STATE T O2 1-1 9/16 #20 VCU W OT 2-1 9/18 MILWAUKEE W OT 2-1 9/23 vs. Portland 1 L 2-3 9/25 at Washington 1 L 1-2 10/4 SOUTH CAROLINA* L 0-1 10/8 at Kentucky* W 3-2 10/12 AMERICAN W 2-0 10/15 #6 UCF* W 1-0 10/19 MEMPHIS* W 3-2 10/22 at Marshall* W 2-1 10/26 at #15 SMU* W 1-0 10/29 FIU* T O2 0-0 11/4 at Tulsa* W 2-1 11/11 vs. #22 UCF 2 W 1-0 11/13 vs. SMU 2 L 0-2 11/20 CHARLOTTE 3 L 1-3 * Conference USA Match 1 - Washington Husky Classic (Seattle, Wash.) 2 - Conference USA Tournament (Tulsa, Okla.) 3 - NCAA Second Round (Birmingham, Ala.) 2012 (10-8-2 (4-4/6th)) Coach: Mike Getman NCAA Tournament Participant 8/24 MERCER W 2-1 8/26 GEORGIA SOUTHERN W 2-1 8/31 at Charlotte T O2 1-1 9/2 at East Tennessee State L O2 0-1 9/7 at #8 New Mexico L 0-2 9/10 at Clemson W 2-0 9/14 FAIRLEIGH DICKINSON T O2 2-2 9/16 #20 WASHINGTON W 2-0 9/22 LIPSCOMB W 3-0 9/29 SMU * L 0-1 10/6 at FIU * W 2-1 10/10 at South Carolina * W 4-3 10/13 KENTUCKY * L 1-2 10/16 TULSA * L 1-2 10/20 MARSHALL * W 2-1 10/27 at UCF * W 4-3 10/31 at Memphis * L 1-3 11/7 vs. UCF 1 W 3-1 11/9 vs. Tulsa 1 L O2 0-1 11/15 at #23 Charlotte 2 L 2-3 * Conference USA Match 1 - Conference USA Tournament (Birmingham, Ala.) 2 - NCAA First Round (Charlotte, N.C.)

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A Stewart Abrahart................... 2011-pr. Casey Adams ......................................... 1982 Moses Adeniran...................... 2011-pr. Javier Alvial............................................ 2011 David Anderson ................................... 1982 Fatai Alabi................................ 2012-pr. Logan Alexander........................... 2005-08 Jody Aloia ............................................... 1987 Afshin Arjomand ................................. 1979 Christian Awogbade........................... 1993 Greg Ayanwale ..................................... 1980 Joe Ayema ....................................... 1991-93

B Ian Backstrom................................ 2003-04 Derek Barry ........................................... 1986 Andrew Barsalona............................... 2008 Raymond Bates .................................... 1984 Clint Baumstark............................. 2001-02 Peter Beattie .................................. 1983-85 Michael Biggs.................................. 2003-06 Jarrod Blake........................................... 1998 Owen Blake .................................... 1996-98 Brannon Boegner ................................ 1992 Keith Borgner........................................ 2002 Rolando Bogran ................................... 1979 Keith Bose ....................................... 1979-80 David Bradley ....................................... 1990 Josh Brinkley................................... 1995-99 Paul Britton .................................... 1986-88 Michael Brody................................ 2010-11 Alandus Brooks........................2005-06, ‘08-09 Alan Brouillette ................................... 1988 Darnell Brown....................................... 2007 Frank Brown................................... 2007-08 Jack Brymer .................................... 1978-80 Paul Bucherich............................... 1995-99 Gerald Buchwald ................................. 1982 Carl Bussey............................................. 1997 Richard Butler ............................... 1987-90 Peter Byaruhanga......................... 1998-99 C Juan Camacho ....................................... 1979 William Carl .......................................... 1980 Jarbas Carlos .................................. 2001-04 Scott Carlson .................................. 1983-84 Todd Carroll.................................... 1995-97 Shawn Casey .................................. 1984-87 Bobby Chanthongphio................ 2004-07 Karl Chester............................. 2012-pr. Frank Cicio ............................................. 1984 Charlie Clanton ............................. 1989-90 Roger Clark ..................................... 1982-85 Andy Clarke ........................................... 1984 Alex Clay................................... 2011-pr. David Clemente.........................1997-2000 Michael Coleman.................................. 2010 Tom Condone ....................................... 1989 Darion Copeland.................... 2011-pr. Brian Copham................................. 1997-98 Chip Corbitt ........................................... 1992

Brian Corcoran............................... 1994-97 Mark Costopoulos ............................... 1980 Tommy Cox ........................................... 1979 Ned Crancer ................................... 1996-99 Marshall Croy ....................................... 1988

D David Daigle........................................... 1998 George Dakooh...................................... 1994 Don Dishen ............................................ 1979 Doug Dearien ................................. 1984-85 Roger Decoud........................................ 1999 David Denise .................................. 1989-92 Juan Carlos Deras.....................1998-2001 Joe DiNardo..................................... 1997-98 Jimmy Dobbs ..................................1982,84 Garry Dodson ................................ 1987-88 Matt Domenick...................................... 2000 Denis Donovan ..................................... 1986 Joe Draganic.................................... 1994-97 Jeremy Drake.................................. 2003-06 Lestley Drake ........................................ 1989 E Emmanuel Eloundou................... 1996-98 Shane Elsner................................... 2004-08 Tim Estepp ..................................... 1995-97

F Rich Feinberg ................................ 1982-83 Scott Finkernagel ................................ 1980 Randy Fortenberry.............................. 1998 Jermie Frankson.......................1999-2002 Igor Fuentes.................................... 1994-96

G Daniel Gaitan ................................. 1978-80 Oswaldo Gallegos.......................... 2000-03 Brian Garcia............................................ 2005 Bubba Garcia..............................1999-2002 Mike Garcia.................................2000-2001 Jafar Gavdari ......................................... 1980 Sandy Gbandi.................................. 2003-06 Ken Gentle .............................................. 1982 Kyle Gilbreath........................................ 2007 William Giummarra..................... 1994-95 Omer Glkturk ........................................ 1980 Hunter Gray .............................1989-90,92 Trey Gregory................................... 2005-08 Justus Griffin .................................. 1992-94 Stephen Grooms................................... 2007 Roy Grund .............................................. 1980 Two-Boys Gumede............................2005-06, 08-09 Kofi Gyawu....................................... 2009-12 H Jim Haberstroh...................................... 1981 Mats Hagedorn............................... 1993-95 Ola Hansson.................................... 1993-94 Roger Harris ................................... 1978-79 John Hashemi ....................................... 1992 Mike Hastings ....................................... 1988 Ryan Hathcock............................... 2004-05 6 5

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J Steve Jacobson ..................................... 1979 Dejan Jakovic.................................. 2005-07 Melford James................................ 2003-05 Jose-Luis Jaramillo ............................. 1988 Hudson Jetton........................................ 2010 Curt Johnson .................................. 1978-79 Wes Johnson................................... 2006-09 Joe Joiner ................................................ 1985 Sam Jones......................................... 2001-02 Jason Jowers ................................... 1992-94 Jeremy Jowers ...................................... 1992

K J.R. Kenny......................................... 2001-02 Jon Kimerling ........................................ 1983 Anthony King.................................. 2007-10 Wolf Kirsten ................................... 1989-91 Joe Klosterman............................... 2004-07 Drew Knaub........................................... 2007 Lane Knight................................1997-2000 Ben Knox......................................1999-2001 Adeniyi Koiki ........................................ 1984 Mike Kpadeh ......................................... 1980 Lukasz Kwapisz............................. 2003-06 Dave Kudlak .......................................... 1980 Erik Kuster ...................................... 1996-98 L Fred LaRoche ........................................ 1979 Eric Lee ......................................1982-84,86 Tony Lees ........................................ 1978-79 Mladen Lemez................................ 2010-12 Henry Lemos ........................................ 1980 Jobell Lima....................................... 2002-04 John Linn ......................................... 1978-81 Flo Liu....................................................... 2010 Robert Loboda .............................. 1991-92 Jeremy Long .......................................... 1992 Andrew Louloudiadis.................. 1994-95 Jason Lynn............................................... 1995

M Chris MacMillan ............................ 1984-85 Sibusiso Macwele.......................... 2007-09 John Markey.................................... 2007-09 Eric Marsalis ......................................... 1991 John Martin ................................1999-2000 Nelson Mata..................................... 2000-01 Joe Mattacchione........................... 1994-97

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Frank Matte .................................... 1983-84 Reed Matte....................................... 2009-12 Eric McCurdy ................................. 1991-93 Peter McDonald ................................... 1985 Sam McDonald ........................1982,84-86 Robert McGrath ................................... 1990 Loyd McIntosh .............................. 1990-91 Jeremy McLane.............................. 2003-05 Jason McLaughlin...................2000, 02-05 Tony McManus............................... 1999-03 Kevin McNamara ..........................1980,84 Anoshirvan Mehrabi .......................... 1979 Ian Michalak............................ 2012-pr. Milan Milinkovic............................ 2011-12 Flavio Monteiro............................. 1999-02 Jerson Monteiro............................. 2003-06 Kareem Morgan............................. 2000-03 Dan Morriss ..............................1980,82-83 Michal Mravec................................ 2007-10 Matt Mueller ......................................... 1984 Andrew Mugalla ........................... 1990-93 Rumbani Munthali...................1997-2000 Zach Musgrave........................1995-96, 99 N Roberto Najarro.......................1997-2000 Diego Navarrete..................... 2011-pr. Amechi Ngwe.................................. 2000-03 Nnamdi Ngwe................................. 2000-03 David Nowak ........................................ 1982 O Trey O’Banion ...................................... 1989 Declan O’Beirne ............................ 1986-89 Ronan O’Beirne ............................. 1986-89 Brent O’Keefe ..........................1991,93-95 Chris O’Neal..................................... 2001-03 Martin O’Rourke .................................. 1986 Leandro de Oliveira..................... 2003-05 Rogerio Oliveira............................. 2001-04 Tony Oliver ............................................ 1983 P Steve Pachan ..................................1980, 82 Ricky Page .............................................. 1979 Barry Palmertree ......................... 1991-92 Loukas Papaconstantinou......... 1993-96 Clarence Pate ..................................1984,89 Gianluca Piatti ...................................... 1991 Ivan Piola ......................................... 1978-79 Frank Pitt ........................................ 1989-92 Tony Plunkett ................................ 1985-86 Justin Pratt....................................... 1995-99 Ryan Pratt........................................ 1993-96 Marin Pusek.................................... 2000-03 R Derick Radcliffe............................. 2003-06 Houssam Rafeh ............................. 1989-90 Daniel Ramirez ............................. 1985-87 Alec Ramonell ...................................... 1989 Mohd Fuad Rasdl ......................... 1984-85 Jose Rayo.......................................... 2000-03

Mick Reavey ................................... 1987-88 Martin Rey..................................1998-2001 Mark Riemer .................................. 1985-88 Derek Rios........................................ 2005-08 Juan Rivera ..................................... 1991-93 Ken Roberts ........................................... 1989 Alberto (A.J.) Robles.................... 2003-05 Jesse Roth....................................1998-2001 Brian Rowland ........................1992,94-96 Freddy Ruiz.............................. 2012-pr. Mike Russell .......................................... 1992 S Victor Sambade.............................. 2009-10 Sterling Samudio .......................... 1986-87 Kevin Sawchak............................... 2007-10 Carlo Schiavoni.............................. 2005-08 Chris Schmidt ................................ 1979-81 Stuart Schulman ........................... 1983-85 John Sheringham........................... 1993-96 Robert Sheringham...................... 2002-05 Tonny Segero......................................... 1998 Chris Seymour ...................................... 1992 Greg Sfakianos....................................... 1994 Ahmad Sleiman ............................. 1979-80 Gentry Smith.......................................... 2010 Houston Smith..........................1997-2000 Chris Smithson ..................................... 1991 Babayele Sodade........................... 2008-11 Dean Sorrell..................................... 2006-09 Manny Soutullo .................................... 1987 Brantley Spillman....................1998-2001 Micheal Spitzer.............................. 2000-03 Mike Spurlin .......................................... 1991 Mark Stachelski............................. 2005-08 Scott Stachelski.........................1997-2001 Robert Starr ................................... 1988-91 Jonah Stewart................................. 2006-09 Joshua Stewart............................... 2010-11 Matt Stewart .................................. 1991-92 Garrick Stone ................................. 1987-90 Tucker Stone................................... 2008-11 Mike Stuckel .......................................... 1982 Ian Svantesson........................ 2012-pr. T Ken Tabata....................................... 2008-11 Essa Tabi........................................... 1995-96 Angelo Thompson......................... 2001-03 Chip Thornton................................ 1994-95 Dale Toney ............................................. 1980 Harvey Torman ......................1982-84,86 George Turley ................................ 1982-85 Bert Turner............................................. 1994 Cory Turner..................................... 1993-94 Mark Tracy...................................... 1993-96 U Dennis Umanzor................................... 2002 Curtis Ushedo................................. 2007-10

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UAB IN THE NCAA TOURNAMENT 1994 UAB went into its first postseason match in Los Angeles with a mark of 15-3-1 record. UCLA hled a 15-4 record and ranked seventh in the nation, earning an at-large bid.

UAB struck first at the 37:59 mark on a rebound shot goal by Mats Hagedorn. UCLA answered with a goal less than five minutes later by Robbie LaBelle. The Bruins took at 2-1 lead in the second half when Tahj Jakins poked a shot in at the 64:42 mark. Just two minutes later, Mark Tracy scored on a breakaway to tie the game. The score stayed that way until the 115th minute of the game, when Ante Razov took a cross pass and put it in for the Bruins win. 1994 NCAA Championship – First Round 1 2 OT O2 F UAB 1 1 0 0 2 UCLA 1 1 0 1 3 Nov. 20, 1994, Los Angeles, Calif.

1999 NCAA Championship – First Round 1 2 F Southwest Missouri 1 0 1 UAB 1 1 2 Nov. 21, 1999, Birmingham, Ala. SCORING SUMMARY: 4:03 SMSU Lwali (Williams, Watson) 11:47 UAB Monteiro (Byaruhanga, Deras) 50:53 UAB Byaruhanga (Smith) Shots: SMSU 25, UAB 12 Saves: SMSU 2 (Modersohn 2), UAB 4 (Clemente 4) 1999 NCAA Championship – Second Round 1 2 F UAB 1 1 2 SMU 0 0 0 Nov. 27, 1999, Dallas, Texas SCORING SUMMARY: 7:30 UAB Monteiro (Pratt, Brinkley) 89:54 UAB Brinkley (unassisted) Shots: UAB 11, SMU 24 Saves: UAB 9 (Clemente 9 ), SMU 4 (Foss 4)

SCORING SUMMARY: 37:59 UAB Hagedorn (Corcoran) 42:25 UCLA LaBelle (Frye) 64:42 UCLA Jenkins (Lewis, Frye) 66:45 UAB Tracy (O’Keefe) 114:22 UCLA  Razov Shots: UAB 15, UCLA 19 Saves: UAB 6 (Papaconstantinou 6), UCLA 4 (Snitko 4)

1999 NCAA Championship – Third Round 1 2 OT F Santa Clara 1 1 1 3 UAB 0 2 0 2 Dec. 5, 1999, Birmingham, Ala.

1999

It had been five years since the Blazers’ first trip to the NCAA Tournament. This time UAB had won the title of a different league, Conference USA. The Blazers went 15-5 and won the C-USA regular season and tournament titles.

UAB hosted its first NCAA match, against Southwest Missouri, a team with a 20-game unbeaten streak and a 17-0-3 record. UAB extended its streak to 12 straight wins, however, as C-USA Player of the Year Peter Byarahunga and Flavio Monteiro scored, leading the Blazers to a 2-1 victory. UAB then knocked off SMU on the road in the second round. Monteiro and Josh Brinkley scored in the 2-0 win.

The Blazers’ run ended on their home field as Santa Clara’s Michael Goehring scored his second goal of the match in the 103rd minute to lift the Broncos to a 3-2 win over UAB and advance to the Men’s College Cup in Charlotte, N.C. Monteiro and Byarahunga scored for the Blazers.

SCORING SUMMARY: 41:55 SCU Davis (Percell) 61:57 UAB Monteiro (unassisted) 78:56 SCU Goehring (Callahan) 88:33 UAB Byaruhanga (unassisted) 102:22 SCU Goehring (Canel) Shots: SCU 21, UAB 13 Saves: SCU 2 (Johnson 2), UAB 6 (Clemente 6)

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UAB and Washington battled in what may have been the most exciting NCAA Tournament game ever, a four-overtime thriller won by the Huskies. Washington defender Bryn Ritchie scored at the 141:57 mark to give the Huskies the win. The goal came off a corner kick from Mark Hogenhout. The Blazers were making their first ever appearance as an at-large team in the tournament. 2000 NCAA Championship - First Round 1 2 OT O2 O3 O4 F UAB 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Washington 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 Nov 17, 2000, Seattle, Wash. SCORING SUMMARY: 141:57 WASH Ritchie (Hogenhout) Shots: UAB 16, Washington 34 Saves: UAB 12 (Clemente 12), Washington 6 (Olsen 6)

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For the third consecutive year, the UAB men’s soccer team appeared in the NCAA Tournament. The Blazers opened tournament play in Columbia, S.C., against Furman. C-USA Freshman of the Year Clint Baumstark stole the show, making six saves on his way to a school-record ninth shutout of the season. Martin Rey converted a penalty kick 13 minutes into the first overtime to give UAB the win.

For the fourth time in the eight years, the UAB men’s soccer team made an appearance in the NCAA Men’s Soccer Tournament. The Blazers also hosted an NCAA Tournament game for just the third time in program history. Unfortunately, the appearance was a short one as the No. 23-ranked UAB men’s soccer team played to a 1-1 tie with Gardner-Webb. However the Bulldogs advanced to the next round after out-shooting the Blazers, 3-1, on penalty kicks.

The Blazers then played region host South Carolina. Rey scored two goals and Flavio Monteiro scored seven minutes into overtime to send UAB to its second Sweet 16 in three years. UAB moved on to play No. 5 overall seed Clemson in Clemson, S.C. Monteiro and Rey scored in the 40th and 50th minute, respectively, to give UAB a two-goal lead. Clemson scored its first goal of the game with 10:06 remaining and tied the game

with 1:38 left in regulation. Clemson All-American Oguchi Onyewu scored his second goal of the match two minutes into the second overtime to give the Tigers the 3-2 win. 2001 NCAA Championship – First Round 1 2 OT F UAB 0 0 1 1 Furman 0 0 0 0 Nov. 23, 2001, Columbia, S.C.

UAB redshirt-freshman goalkeeper Wes Johnson gave up an early goal before going on to shut down the Bulldogs throughout the rest of the contest. Junior forward Shane Elsner scored UAB’s only goal of the game off an assist from senior forward Jersen Monteiro. The Blazers led Gardner-Webb, 23-11, in shots with senior forward/midfielder Lukasz Kwapisz getting most of the looks with 11 shots, five of which were on goal. Sophomore midfielder Two-Boys Gumede had three shots for the game. 2006 NCAA Championship – First Round 1 2 OT O2 F Gardner-Webb 1 0 0 0 1 (PK 3-1) UAB 1 0 0 0 1 Nov. 11, 2006, Birmingham, Ala. SCORING SUMMARY: 2:46 GW Godfrey (Salvaggione, Pinzon) 39:48 UAB Elsner (Monteiro) Shots: UAB 23, Gardner-Webb 11 Saves: UAB 4 (Johnson 3), Gardner-Webb 9 (Kettering 9)

SCORING SUMMARY: 102:30 UAB Rey (Penalty Kick) Shots: UAB 11, Furman 17 Saves: UAB 6 (Baumstark 6), Furman 5 (Blount 5) 2001 NCAA Championship – Second Round 1 2 OT F UAB 1 1 1 3 South Carolina 0 2 0 2 Nov. 25, 2001, Columbia, S.C.

SCORING SUMMARY: 11:09 UAB Rey (Unassisted) 48:16 USC Daley (Penalty Kick) 75:07 UAB Rey (Unassisted) 76:01 USC Quinn (Barber) 96:47 UAB Monteiro (Off corner kick) Shots: UAB 10, USC 15 Saves: UAB 3 (Baumstark 3), USC 4 (Bachmeyer 4)

2001 NCAA Championship - Third Round 1 2 OT O2 F UAB 1 1 0 0 2 Clemson 0 2 0 1 3 Dec. 2, 2001, Clemson, S.C. SCORING SUMMARY: 39:59 UAB Monteiro (Mata) 49:06 UAB Rey (Garcia) 79:54 CLEM Rivera (Hilgenbrinck, Branan) 88:22 CLEM Onyewu (Gibson, Souders) 106:55 CLEM Onyewu (Bringsved) Shots: UAB 5, CLEM 23 Saves: UAB 9 (Baumstark 8), CLEM 2 (Warren 2)

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For the fifth time in the last 13 years, the UAB men’s soccer team received a bid to the NCAA Men’s Soccer Tournament. The Blazers earned the No. 11 overall seed in the event, which guaranteed a bye into the second round of the 48-team field. It marked just the fourth time in program history UAB hosted a men’s soccer NCAA Tournament game.

For the second straight year, the UAB men’s soccer team qualified for the NCAA Tournament. The Blazers faced Charlotte, the 2011 national runner-up, and suffered a 3-2 setback in the first round of the tournament.

Unfortunately, the UAB men’s soccer team dropped a 3-1 decision to eventual NCAA runner-up Charlotte. The contest was played in front of 2,214 fans, the third-largest crowd in program history.

Charlotte wasted no time getting on the board first when it scored only 43 seconds into the contest. It was the same exact scenario for the 49ers to begin the second half. This time, the goal was scored just 1:16 into the second stanza. Just over three minutes later, at the 49:24 mark, the 49ers extended their lead to a three-goal advantage. The Blazers would not go down without a fight. UAB answered just under a minute later, at the 50:36 mark, when junior Kofi Gyawu sent a long cross to the back post that found a wide open Chase Wickham. The Vancouver, B.C. native then snapped a header into the right side of the net to cut the Charlotte lead to 3-1.

UAB had another couple solid scoring opportunities in the 64th minute and the 70th minute. However, two different Charlotte defenders each made a team save with its goalkeeper out of position in both instances, keeping the 49er lead at two goals. 2011 NCAA Championship – Second Round 1 2 F Charlotte 1 2 3 UAB 0 1 1 Nov. 11, 2011, Birmingham, Ala.

SCORING SUMMARY: 00:43 CHA Evans (Gentile) 46:16 CHA Rex (Beaulieu) 49:24 CHA Beaulieu (Caughran) 50:36 UAB Wickham (Gyawu) Shots: UAB 10, Charlottte 10 Saves: UAB 3 (Woszczynski 3), Charlotte 5 (Davis 3, Team 2)

Both of Charlotte’s first half goals came from Jennings Rex, the first in the 7th minute and the second in the 29th, both off corner kicks.

Senior defender Mladen Lemez gave UAB its first goal of the game in the 50th minute when Charlotte was called for a handball in the box and the Belgrade, Serbia native sent a penalty kick into the back of the net. The 49ers extended their lead to 3-1 in the 52nd minute when sophomore forward Giuseppe Gentile scored a goal from 10 yards out on the right side.

Sophomore forward Diego Navarrete cut the lead to one in the 85th minute when he took a feed from junior midfielder Chase Wickham and sent the ball straight on into the back of the net for his second goal of the season. 2012 NCAA Championship – First Round 1 2 F UAB 0 2 2 Charlotte 2 1 3 Nov. 15, 2012, Charlotte, N.C.

SCORING SUMMARY: 6:07 CHA Rex (Gibson) 28:36 CHA Rex (Smith) 49:25 UAB Lemez (Penalty kick) 51:18 CHA Gentile (Darby) 84:56 UAB Navarrete (Wickham) Shots: UAB 10, Charlotte 10 Saves: UAB 3 (Ville 3), Charlotte 3 (Davis 3)

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BIRMINGHAM The Magic City

The statue of Vulcan — Roman God of Fire and Iron — is the symbol of the city of Birmingham.

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ith a population of more than 230,000 (more than one million in the metropolitan area), Birmingham has a strong, diverse, service-oriented economy and is recognized as a Southeast leader. Founded shortly after the Civil War, Birmingham rapidly became known as “The Magic City” because of its phenomenal rate of industrial growth in its beginning. Its mountainous strata and forest surrounding the city

are rich with ore deposits, and it was that natural wealth that quickly transformed young Birmingham into a bustling steel metropolis. Today, Birmingham continues to earn the distinction, “The Magic City,” but this tribute is due to the city’s economic competitiveness, technological advancements and quality of life — offerings which are sought after by professionals with an eye toward the future. Birmingham has been recognized as one of America’s “Most Livable Cities” by the U.S. Conference of Mayors — as recently as 1993. Birmingham’s strategic location and diverse economy position the city as one of tremendous opportunity and growth. Centrally located and the largest municipality in Alabama, the city is home to a number of renowned individuals who have made an impression on the nation and the world in music and entertainment, education, medicine and sports, to name a few. There is never a lack of cultural entertainment in “The Magic City”. Dozens of neighborhood and city-wide festivals, museums, parks, sports competitions and much more provide unlimited activity and amusement. Residents and visitors to Birmingham enjoy the city’s recreational and historical attractions such as the Birmingham Zoo, Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Vulcan Park, Sloss Furnaces, Southern Museum of Flight and the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame.

Sports enthusiasts will never be at a loss for activity at the heart of the “Football Capital of the South.” UAB plays all of its home football games at historic Legion Field, which also was the site of preliminary round soccer matches at the 1996 Summer Olympic Games. Professional athletic teams in the area include the Class-AA Birmingham Barons (baseball). Several annual fests are held in Birmingham. The biggest is City Stages, held each spring in the downtown City Center. City Stages attracts nearly a quarter of a million people for a threeday weekend of unlimited music. All of this and more makes Birmingham “The Magic City” to residents and visitors yearround.

The Birmingham Civil Rights Museum stands as a reminder of the past and a beacon of hope for the future.

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UAB AT A GLANCE UAB is a young, dynamic university that has, over four decades, won international renown for its leading-edge research, medical care and academic programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Home to more than 17,500 students and 2,000 faculty members, UAB impacts every facet of the Birmingham community, improving the lives of residents through innovative health care, education, and active service and engagement. On a campus encompassing 86 city blocks, breakthroughs are made daily in the arts and sciences, business, dentistry, education, engineering, health professions, medicine, nursing, optometry and public health.

Bharat Soni, one of America’s top computing experts and a UAB engineering professor, has created a high-performance virtual reality lab on campus. In more than 80 interdisciplinary research centers all over campus, faculty and students are pushing the envelope in science and medicine, developing new treatments and cures for conditions ranging from cancer to Alzheimer’s to heart disease. UAB’s physician-researchers, and the facilities in which they work, are recognized as among the best in the nation. UAB’s impact on its community and state is tremendous, and is seen not only in improved education and health care, but in a stronger economy. As Alabama’s largest single employer, UAB has some 18,000 employees and is responsible for more than 61,000 jobs statewide (that’s one of every 33 jobs), and has an annual economic impact of $4.6 billion. One of every 25 dollars in the state’s budget is generated by UAB.

A University Forging the Future • UAB has seen record overall enrollment for three consecutive years. In fall 2011, UAB welcomed 17,575 students and its largest freshman class ever (over 1,600), with two-thirds of those freshmen living on campus. • Forbes lists UAB among the top 20% of all U.S. undergraduate institutions and The Princeton Review has ranked the university in the top 10 nationally for student diversity for three consecutive years (currently 5th). • An exciting nexus of the sciences, business and education, and the arts and humanities, UAB is forging the ideas and technologies of tomorrow with intensely collaborative research and scholarship. It’s where creativity and innovation are campus traditions—and where successful futures begin.

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UAB enriches Birmingham’s cultural landscape through a diversity of people and activities such as athletics, performing arts, theatre, social service, and much more.

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Health Care • UAB Hospital is the largest in the state and among the largest and most complex in the nation (1,146 beds), and the only Alabama hospital listed for 22 straight years in the U.S. News & World Report “Best Hospitals” issue, which lists only 3 percent of hospitals nationwide. In the current issue, UAB has six medical specialties in the top 25. • UAB is the largest academic medical center in Alabama and one of the top four largest academic medical centers in the United States, treating 1,187,230 patients last year. • UAB provides vital resources and services that are offered nowhere else in Alabama, such as an adult level 1 trauma center, a burn center, and a Level III (highest level) regional neonatal intensive care unit. • UAB’s Comprehensive Cancer Center was one of the nation’s first such centers designated by the National Cancer Institute and remains the only one in Alabama and a six-state region. • The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has designated UAB as one of only six Diabetes Research and Training Centers in the country, putting the university at the forefront in development of new methods to treat, prevent and, ultimately, cure diabetes.

• The UAB School of Health Professions provides advanced opportunities and is one of the largest schools of its type in the nation, with 21 innovative programs at the baccalaureate, masters and doctoral degree levels within six departments: Critical Care, Diagnostic and Therapeautic Sciences; Health Services Administration; Nutrition Sciences; Occupational Therapy; and Physical Therapy. U.S. News & World Report ranks several SHP programs among the nation’s top 25. • UAB Kirklin Clinic is a state-of-the-art, full-service clinic that furnishes a full range of adult outpatient care. Housing more than 25 specialties and more than 700 specialists under one roof, UAB Kirklin Clinic conveniently provides in-house diagnostic testing, surgery services, a pharmacy and educational seminars. • Several graduate programs at UAB have been recognized for excellence nationally. In the most recent ranking by U.S. News & World Report of graduate programs, the School of Nursing ranks 26th overall, with the School of Medicine being 27th and the School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics 58th. Individual programs also have been cited, with the AIDS program within the School of Medicine ranked 5th and the School of Health Profession’s health administration program ranked 7th.

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• UAB is ranked 31st nationally for federal research and development funding, attracting over $460 million in 2010, and is 21st in funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). • UAB is among a handful of universities classified by the Carnegie Foundation for both “high research activity” and “community engagement,” which suggests how effectively the university harnesses that research to benefit the community—in terms of the economy, education, better health, and quality of life. • Recent breakthroughs include a novel bio-coating for cardiac stents that significantly reduces the need for follow-up surgery; using remote satellite imaging to discover ancient ruins in Egypt, featured in a recent BBC documentary; a new collaboration with HudsonAlpha (Huntsville) investigating the genetic roots of Parkinson’s disease; the opening the Materials Processing and Application Development (MPAD) facility, the largest academic research facility of its kind in the nation, offering the rare capability of developing both metals and composites under one roof. 7 2

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• Innovation Depot, in which UAB is a founding partner, was recently named the Top High-Tech Business Incubator in the nation by the National Business Incubation Association. As the largest incubator in the Southeast, the Depot was responsible for 75 tenant companies and $274 million in sales impact in 2010 (and $1.4 billion in sales impact over the past five years). • Physician-researchers are at the top of their fields, serving as editors-inchief of 25 peer-reviewed scientific and medical journals, and in high-level national posts—UAB faculty are currently serving as President of the American Cancer Society and President-elect of the American Heart Association, and an alumna, Dr. Regina Benjamin, is U.S. Surgeon General. B l a z e r s

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• UAB is one of only two academic institutions available nationwide receiving requests for Crew Robotics and Vehicle Equipment (CRAVE) for NASA’s International Space Station, space shuttles, and beyond. Lee Moradi, CRAVE program manager in the Center for Biophysical Science and Engineering, says UAB will design, test, and manufacture high-precision research instruments and thermal carriers, he also foresees additional work to develop extravehicular activity and robotics equipment, crew health and conditioning systems, and environmental control and life-support technology.

Academic Programs • UAB offers one-of-a-kind programs, such as the only undergraduate biomedical engineering degree, the only industrial distribution degree in the Southeast, and one of only four forensic accounting and IT concentrations in the nation. • UAB also offers unrivaled research and scholarship opportunities for students at all levels, ranking 1st among all public universities in federal research funding per incoming freshman. Of the 138 undergraduates enrolled in the Science and Technology Honors Program (part of the acclaimed UAB Honors Academy) in 2010-11, 35 were published in peer-reviewed scientific journals. • In the U.S. News & World Report rankings of graduate programs, UAB has 13 programs in the top 25 and five in the top 10: Master’s in health administration, 5th; School of Medicine’s AIDS program, 6th; Medicine’s primary care, 10th; nurse practitioner (adult), 10th; nursing service administration, 10th. • The Scientist ranked UAB 22nd nationally (and 6th among public universities) in its “Best Places to Work as a Postdoctoral Fellow” issue. • UAB’s Alys Stephens Center is celebrating its 15th anniversary as Birmingham’s “home for the performing arts,” housing a 1,330-seat concert hall, intimate recital hall and state-of-the-art theatres. With 24 Steinway pianos in its music department, UAB is Alabama’s first “All-Steinway School” and one of only 125 in the world. • The School of Nursing is designated as a World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Center for International Nursing, one of only 10 such centers in the U.S. and 45 in the world.

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• Former UAB men’s golfer Graeme McDowell (right) won the U.S. Open in 2010. At UAB, he was the nation’s No. 1-ranked collegiate golfer in 2002. • In 34 seasons of competition, the Blazer men’s basketball team has enjoyed 29 winning seasons, has made 25 trips to postseason tournaments (14 NCAA, 11 NIT), and has won eight conference championships. With the 2011 NCAA berth, the Blazers have reached postseason play in eight of the past nine years (4 NCAA, 4 NIT). UAB advanced to the NCAA Sweet 16 in 2004, knocking off tournament No. 1 seed Kentucky in the second round.

• Just in the past three years, UAB students earned 8 Goldwater Scholarships, 7 Fulbright scholarships, 3 Phi Kappa Phi Fellowships and an NIH-Oxford-Cambridge Scholarship (one of only 15 in the nation).

• Blazer football earned its first postseason bowl appearance with a berth in the 2004 Sheraton Hawaii Bowl. The Blazers have finished as Conference USA runner-up three times since they became a football-playing member of the league. • The men’s soccer team advanced to the NCAA Championships for the sixth time overall in 2011. The team won the 1999 C-USA Championship and advanced to the NCAA Final 8. • The UAB women’s soccer team has won the C-USA Tournament title twice (2004 and 2006), earning NCAA trips both years. In 2003, the UAB women captured the C-USA regular season title.

• The UAB softball team made its first NCAA tournament appearance in 2010 and made a return trips in 2011 and 2012. The Blazers defeated Florida State in the first round of the 2011 Athens Regional for their first ever NCAA tourney win.

• The Blazers field 17 intercollegiate teams as a Division I member of the NCAA and a founding member of Conference USA.

• The Blazer volleyball team has made two NCAA tournament appearances in the past six years (2006 and 2008). The program earned its first NCAA tournament victory in 2008 with a firstround win over Missouri State.

• Vonetta Flowers, a former UAB track & field All-American, made history in February of 2002 when she won a Gold Medal at the Winter Olympic Games in Salt Lake City. Flowers became the first Winter Olympics Gold Medalist ever from Alabama when she teamed with Jill Bakken to capture the twowoman bobsled competition.

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Ray L. Watts, M.D., UAB’s seventh president, has demonstrated visionary leadership in education, research and clinical care throughout his career.

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A Birmingham native and graduate of West End High School, Dr. Watts earned a bachelor’s degree in engineering at UAB in 1976. The collaborations he had with biomedical engineering students as an undergraduate inspired him to expand his career horizons and, four years later, he graduated from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis as valedictorian of his class. Dr. Watts completed a neurology residency, medical internship, and clinical fellowships at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital, followed by a two-year medical staff fellowship at the National Institutes of Health. Before returning to UAB in 2003, he was part of a team that helped to create an internationally renowned

research and clinical center for Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders at Emory University in Atlanta.

At UAB, Dr. Watts served as the John N. Whitaker Professor and Chairman of the Department of Neurology. There he led the development of an interdisciplinary research program aimed at translating scientific breakthroughs into promising new therapies for neurodegenerative diseases and played a key role in the establishment of the UAB Comprehensive Neuroscience Center. He also was named president of the University of Alabama Health Services Foundation.

In 2010, Dr. Watts accepted the position of Senior Vice President and Dean of the School of Medicine at UAB, and later was named to the James C. Lee Jr. Endowed Chair. As dean, Dr. Watts – in partnership with UAB Health System and Health Services Foundation leaders – initiated the AMC21 comprehensive strategic plan, encompassing education, research, clinical care and primary care. AMC21 aims to make UAB “the preferred academic medical center of the 21st century,” and has led to

the recruitment of outstanding faculty, the launch of programs to accelerate research and drug discovery, and the development of a third regional medical campus in Montgomery, among other successes. He has been tireless in his efforts to enhance medical student training—from increasing available scholarships to supporting Equal Access Birmingham, a volunteer organization in which students provide care to underserved patients— and to foster stronger relationships with medical alumni throughout the state. “People want to invest in the future—in solutions that will have a real impact on our health, education and our economy,” Dr. Watts has said. “So the state and community want us to develop our ideas and capitalize on opportunities to lead. UAB can be one of the most dymanic and productive universities of the 21st century, and that is our vision.” Dr. Watts and his wife Nancy, who just retired as a nurse at UAB, have five grown children.

Brian Mackin, Athletics Director

Brian Mackin was named UAB’s Director of Athletics on February 14, 2007. He moved into the position after spending five years as senior associate athletic director for external affairs for the Blazers.

A former UAB baseball letterman, Mackin has a deep-rooted passion for the University and its athletics program. With an eye on the future, his commitment to continue to grow the program has been clear in the time since he became athletics director. Mackin’s desire to see UAB excel both on and off the playing field was never more apparent than this past academic year when the Blazers turned in their highest finish in the Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup standings in 12 years.

He has made success in the classroom and improving athletic facilities two of his top priorities. Mackin was able to secure the first-ever naming rights for the athletics program with the generous gift from Don and Marsha Hire for the Hoke Hire Student-Athlete Academic Center. With the opening of the Academic Center, an abundance of new computer equipment has been added. Mackin has also strengthened the academic area by creating additional staff positions. Under Mackin’s watch, the Academic Reform Group (ARG) was initiated. This group is made up of athletics staff members and academic support staff. With its mission to create an environment of academic excellence in the department, the group addresses every aspect of a student-athlete’s experience while at UAB.

Mackin has also demonstrated his commitment to academic success by initiating a penalty structure for student-athletes and making them accountable

if they miss classes or tutorial sessions.

Mackin’s priority on academics has paid dividends as the Blazers’ Academic Progress Rates (APR) scores have improved each year under his tenure as AD. The most recent APR report released in June showed that all but three of UAB’s teams have a multi-year rate of 950 or better. Since Mackin became athletics director, a new 10,000-square foot weight room has opened. A new, spacious, state-of the-art athletic training facility opened in the fall of 2008. With the renovation of the Ullman Building, the Blazers’ Olympic sports coaches have been able to relocate into brand new offices. Other facilities improvements have included the resurfacing of the track for the Blazers’ track and field team. The first phase of the new, on-campus UAB softball facility was completed prior to the start of the 2010 season. This past February, the Don and Alicia Huey Softball Hitting Facility was dedicated.

The upgrades and progress of the program under Mackin have not been limited to facilities and academics. In the last two years, the athletics program entered an agreement with Nike that provides apparel and equipment for all of UAB’s athletics teams.

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Athletic Development Directors. Under Mackin’s leadership, contributions to UAB athletics nearly tripled from $1.3 million in 2001 to about $3.7 million in 2006. Additionally, he has been responsible for the creation of several affinity groups including the Athletic Investors Group, the Champion Club, and the Blazer Club, which brought together the two annual funds supporting football and men’s basketball.

Prior to joining UAB, Mackin served as Manager of Corporate Business Development at Vulcan Materials, where he was responsible for examining potential new markets for business development and locating growth opportunities in the industry. Mackin earned his bachelor’s degree in finance from UAB in 1983. He was a member of the Blazer baseball team four seasons and then moved into the Houston Astros baseball organization where he spent one season.

Mackin then joined Vulcan Materials, where he held management positions in sales and market analysis. In 1990, he joined Southern Ready Mix as sales manager before joining Dunn Construction in 1993 where he rose to vice president in 1999. His responsibilities included business development, sales and project management. Mackin’s community activities include the Birmingham Tip-Off Club, which hosts the State High School Final Four, the Monday Morning Quarterback Club and the Birmingham Rotary Club. He has served as the president of the Birmingham Tip-Off Club.

In addition, Mackin is a member of the Public Athletic, Cultural and Entertainment Facilities Board of the City of Birmingham (PACE).

Mackin and his wife, Sally, have five children: Ragland (24), Brian Jr. (22), Ferrell (19), Mary Aileen (18), and Ella (16).

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Dr. Frank Messina, Faculty Athletics Representative Dr. Frank Messina has served as UAB’s faculty athletics representative (FAR) since 2008. In addition to his duties as faculty athletics representative, Dr. Messina is professor of Accounting & Finance at the University of Alabama at Birmingham where he has been on the faculty since 1993.

Dr. Messina received his doctorate in business administration (D.B.A.) from Mississippi State University in 1993, a master’s in professional accountancy at MSU in 1990, and a bachelor’s degree in business administration at the University of West Alabama in 1986. He has four times been awarded for UAB Excellence in Classroom Teaching; has received the UAB President’s Excellence in Teaching Award; twice received the Loudell Robinson Excellence in Accounting Teaching Award, the

NSAC Silver Pen Research Award and the El Paso Energy Foundation Faculty Achievement Award, along with several other teaching and research honors. Dr. Messina has published extensively in tax, accounting, and cooperative journals and has presented a variety of seminars around the country over the past several years.

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dren’s Hospital during the spring. Every week, several players and coaches spend quality time with patients and families at the Children’s Hospital. Other community service ventures recently had included UAB’s Classroom Connection, volunteering at the Ronald McDonald House and joining with local radio station 95.7 to help clean up a Birmingham-area elementary school.

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Proud Past Bright Future Summer, 1977: Coach Gene Bartow is hired as UAB’s first intercollegiate Athletics Director and head basketball coach. Preparations begin for the hiring of coaches and support staff, recruitment of student-athletes, establishment of the Golden 100 scholarship foundation, scheduling, etc. Fall, 1978: UAB athletic teams begin intercollegiate competition for the first time; the university begins an 11-year association with the Sun Belt Conference. Nov. 24, 1978: The UAB men’s basketball team plays its first game, a 66-54 loss to Nebraska before a crowd of 14,800 at the Birmingham-Jefferson Civic Center; UAB has gone on to win 20 or more games 15 times, appear in 11 NCAA Tournaments and eight NITs. March, 1981: The Blazer men’s basketball team defeats Kentucky in the NCAA Mideast Regional, and reaches the NCAA “Sweet 16.” This appearance marks the beginning of a streak of seven consecutive NCAA Tournaments for UAB (1981-87). March, 1982: UAB adds to its amazing basketball success story, defeating Indiana and Virginia in the Southeast Regional, and reaching the NCAA “Elite Eight.” The Southeast Regional in Birmingham is the first of five NCAA Tournament events to be hosted by UAB (’82, ’84, ’85, ’87, ’88). March, 1989: Blazer basketball reaches the NIT Final Four, defeating Michigan State for third place at Madison Square Garden. Fall, 1989: The UAB club football team is organized; the team goes 0-6 in its first season. 1990-91: The Blazer baseball team wins its first Sun Belt Conference Championship and becomes the first UAB team other than men’s basketball to participate in the NCAA Tournament. Men’s tennis wins the first of five consecutive conference championships in the Sun Belt and Great Midwest Conferences. Volleyball wins the first of three consecutive championships in the Sun Belt and Great Midwest conferences and makes its first of four consecutive post-season appearances. 1991-92: UAB begins competition in the Great Midwest Conference. The UAB football team begins its first season of varsity play at the Division III level. Blazer volleyball and baseball win the first Great Midwest Championship. UAB places its first men’s tennis players, Frank Schaffner and Karl Steffen, in NCAA Tournament play. 1992-93: Men’s basketball reaches the NIT Final Four, defeating Alabama, Clemson, Southwest Missouri State and Providence. The nationally-ranked UAB men’s tennis team participates in the NCAA Tournament for the first time. Blazer volleyball, cross country and tennis teams all win Great Midwest Conference championships. January, 1993: UAB announces that its football program will compete at the NCAA I-AA level, beginning with the 1993 season. 1993-94: Blazer teams win six league championships, and UAB wins the Great Midwest Conference Commissioner’s Cup, awarded to the university with the most successful overall athletics program. The Blazer basketball team goes 14-0 vs. GMW opponents and makes its first appearance in the NCAA Tournament. Men’s basketball is nationally-ranked and participates in the NCAA Tournament. August, 1994: UAB announces that its football program will compete at the NCAA I-A level and that the school will field a women’s soccer team beginning with the 1996 season. 1994-95: UAB soccer wins the Great Midwest Conference championship and participates in the NCAA Tournament. UAB wins GMW championship in men’s and women’s tennis, women’s indoor track & field, women’s outdoor track & field and men’s golf. April 24, 1995: UAB becomes a charter member of Conference USA. March 26, 1996: One era ends and another begins as coach Gene Bartow steps down as head men’s basketball coach. November 14, 1996: Conference USA announces that UAB has been admitted as a football-playing member; the Blazers will begin C-USA play in 1999. 1997-98: UAB freshman Mirela Vladulescu takes the women’s collegiate tennis world by storm, winning both the ITA Clay Court National Championship and Riviera Women’s All-America Championship; she is the first UAB tennis player to win a collegiate grand slam 7 8

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event. Vladulescu will later be the top-ranked player in the NCAA rankings for much of the 1997-98 season. The men’s golf team receives a bid to the NCAA Tournament for the first time in school history. 1998-99: The men’s basketball team makes its 10th appearance in the NCAA Tournament. Mirela Vladulescu returns to the NCAA Tournament for the second consecutive year, despite an injury-plagued season. 1999-00: UAB athletics has arguably its best season to date. The UAB football team becomes an official member of Conference USA and goes 4-2 in conference play during its inaugural season. The UAB men’s soccer team wins the Conference USA Championship and reaches the NCAA “Elite Eight”. Synchronized swimming finishes fourth in the country at the U.S. Collegiate Championships in its inaugural season. Women’s basketball reaches the “Sweet 16,” the men’s tennis team makes its fifth NCAA Tournament appearance and men’s golf makes its second NCAA Tournament appearance in three years. July 10, 2000: Gene Bartow announces his retirement as athletics director after 23 years of service to the university. August 22, 2000: Herman Frazier is named UAB’s second athletics director. Sept. 23, 2000: In what was arguably the greatest win in UAB football history, the Blazers go to Baton Rouge, La. and upset SEC foe LSU, 13-10, on a game-winning field goal by Rhett Gallego in the waining seconds. 2000-01: Led by sophomore All-American Graeme McDowell, the men’s golf team finished ninth in the NCAA Tournament and advanced to its first NCAA Championship at Duke University, where it garnered a tie for 12th place. Senior women’s tennis player Mirela Vladulescu finished off a four-year career as one of the most successful athletes in UAB history. The men’s soccer team made it to the NCAA Tournament for the second straight year. The football team finished 7-4 overall, becoming the first “bowl-eligible” Blazer squad since UAB moved to the NCAA I-A level in 1996. The women’s basketball team, led by junior All-American Deanna Jackson, finished the season 20-11 and advanced to the WNIT. In just its second season, the synchronized swimming team placed fourth at the U.S. Collegiate Championships and eighth at the U.S. Nationals. 2001-02: Led by All-American Graeme McDowell, who was the No. 1-ranked golfer in the nation, the UAB men made their third consecutive appearance (fourth overall) in the NCAA Tournament. The Blazer football squad again boasted another “bowl eligible” season, as the team went 6-5 in 2001. The men’s soccer team made its third consecutive trip (fourth overall) to the NCAA Tournament, advancing to the “Sweet 16.” The UAB softball team had its best season to date, advancing to the C-USA Championship game and boasting a 39-22 overall record. Denise Peters and Lisa Nowoslawski of the women’s soccer team were both named Verizon Academic All-Americans. In addition, Peters was named the C-USA Women’s Soccer Scholar Athlete of the Year. Synchronized swimming earned its highest finish to date at the U.S. Collegiate Championships, taking third. Four swimmers received Academic All-America honors and three swimmers were named All-Americans by the U.S. Synchronized Swimming Coaches Committee. April 4, 2002: Athletics Director Herman Frazier and UAB President Ann Reynolds announce the hiring of Mike Anderson as UAB’s third men’s basketball coach. November 21, 2002: Watson Brown is named UAB‘s third athletics director. 2002-03: In his first season at the helm of the men’s basketball program, Mike Anderson guided the Blazers to a 21-win season and a quarterfinal finish in the NIT. Lisa Nowoslawski capped off her career for the women’s soccer program by earning several prestigious academic awards, including an NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship, the C-USA Postseason Scholarship Award and first-team Verizon / CoSIDA Academic All-America honors for the second straight year. The synchronized swimming team posted its second straight third-place finish at the U.S. Collegiate Championships and recorded a fourth place finish, its highest to date, at the U.S. National Championships. Six swimmers received Academic All-America honors and three swimmers were named All-Americans by the U.S. Synchronized Swimming Coaches Committee. Sept. 4, 2003: The UAB football team plays host to Southern Miss in front of the biggest crown in UAB history, and the most people ever to watch a Conference USA football game when 44,669 people flocked to Legion Field. October 31, 2003: With a dominating 2-0 win on the road against USF, the UAB women’s soccer team earned its first Conference USA Championship and set the school record for shutouts in a season with nine. The Blazers’ Tara Kidwell and Jill Knottek each scored second half goals to lead UAB to its momentous victory. March, 2004: The UAB men’s basketball team shocks the college basketball world with its 76-75 upset over top-seeded Kentucky to advance to the “Sweet 16” of the NCAA Tournament. The Blazers would finish the season with a 22-10 overall record and ranked No. 23 in the country. Also, the Blazers’ 12-4 record in Conference USA earned them a share of the first C-USA regular season championship. Head coach Mike Anderson was also named the 2004 Conference USA Coach of the Year. Spring, 2004: The synchronized swimming team posted is third straight third-place finish at the U.S. Collegiate Championships and recorded a fifth-place finish at the U.S. National Championships. Fall, 2004: The UAB women’s soccer team claimed the C-USA Tournament title with a thrilling 2-1 victory over host and regular-season champion Saint Louis in St. Louis, Mo., to earn its first NCAA Tournament berth in school history. The UAB football team made its

The final score read 13-10 as the UAB football program earned its signature victory at LSU on Sept. 23, 2000.

Mirela Vladulesu took the collegiate tennis world by storm and was the top-ranked women’s tennis player in the country for much of the 1997-98 season.

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The 2006 UAB volleyball team won the C-USA Tournament title and competed in the program’s first-ever NCAA Division I Tournament.

In 2011, the UAB men’s basketball team secured the program’s first outright Conference USA regular season championship.

2004 Sheraton Hawai’i Bowl. The Blazers fell to the Warriors, 59-40, on Christmas Eve in Honolulu, Hawai’i.

Spring, 2008: UAB men’s golf team captures the program’s first-ever Conference USA Championship. The Blazers went on to make the program’s seventh NCAA Regional and third NCAA National Championship appearances. Zack Sucher was tabbed second-team All-America and captured four individual titles during the 2007-08 men’s golf season. May 21, 2008: The UAB baseball team made history by recording the program’s first-ever win over the then-No. 5 Rice Owls, 8-2, in the opening round of the Conference USA Tournament. Not only did the Blazers defeat the Owls for the first time in 10 tries, but it also was the secondhighest ranked opponent the baseball team has defeated in program history. The Blazers would go on to match their best-ever result in the C-USA Tournament, making it to the semifinals. 2009-10: The softball team capped arguably the most successful season in program history with 37 wins and its first ever NCAA tournament berth. The men’s basketball team also Participated in the postseason, advancing to the NIT quarterfinals and hosting defending national champion North Carolina at Bartow Arena. Individually, football’s Joe Webb and men’s soccer’s Two-Boys Gumede were selected as C-USA Offensive Players of the Year for their sports. Jala Harris became the first C-USA women’s basketball player ever to earn Freshman and Sixth Player of the Year honors in the same season. Feb. 23, 2010: The UAB softball team opened its new, on-campus facility, drawing a school-record crowd of 1,323 to its contest with Alabama. Spring, 2011: The UAB men’s basketball team captured the program’s first-ever outright Conference USA regular season championship. The Blazers were also selected to the NCAA Tournament, marking their first NCAA tournament appearance since 2006 and the program’s 14th NCAA selection in its 32-year history. The softball team earned its second NCAA berth in as many seasons as well. Furthermore, women’s tennis standout Jenny Cape became the first Academic AllAmerican for her sport,

Spring, 2006: The UAB men’s basketball team earned its third consecutive trip to the NCAA Tournament after finishing as Conference USA regular season and tournament runner-up. The synchronized swimming team took fourth place at the U.S. Collegiate Nationals. The Blazer softball team turned in one of its finest seasons in program history as the team won 31 games during the season to finish as the C-USA runner-up. Head coach Marla Townsend was named the C-USA Coach-of-the-Year. April 7, 2006: Mike Davis named as the fourth head basketball coach in program history. Fall, 2006: UAB’s fall sports teams made three NCAA Tournament appearances, claimed three C-USA titles and beat the No. 1 team in the country. The UAB cross country team won the conference championship and head coach Ray Stanfield was named C-USA Coach of the Year. The women’s soccer team ran through the C-USA Tournament, and earned a berth in the NCAA Tournament. UAB’s men’s soccer team beat the No. 1 team in the country during the regular season and hosted a first-round NCAA Tournament game. To conclude the fall sports season, the Blazer volleyball squad won its first-ever Conference USA Tournament title and made its first appearance in the NCAA Tournament. December 17, 2006: Former Georgia offensive coordinator Neil Callaway was chosen to lead the UAB football team, becoming the third coach in the program’s history, and the second coach to lead the Blazers since becoming a Division I program in 1996. Spring, 2007: Zack Sucher matched UAB’s highest finish ever at the NCAA Men’s Golf Champion- s h i p s , closing the tournament tied for fourth place with a five-under 275 during four rounds of play. Sucher became just the fourth UAB men’s golfer in program history to earn AllAmerican status, nabbing a spot on the honorable mention All-America team. In addition, the men’s golf team made its fifth NCAA Regional appearance in the past eight years. February 14, 2007: Former UAB baseball player and alumnus Brian Mackin was selected as the program’s fourth full-time Athletics Director.

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The 2012 UAB baseball team claimed the program’s first-ever Conference USA Tournament title. while track and field also received its first Academic All-America selections, as Nora Mehl and Rhiannon Johns received the nod. Dec. 5, 2011: UAB’s Director of Athletics Brian Mackin introduced new football head coach Garrick McGee in front of a standing room only crowd in the Green and Gold room inside Bartow Arena. McGee becomes the fourth head coach in Blazer football history. March 27, 2012: Jerod Haase was introduced as the new UAB men’s basketball coach by Athletic Director Brian Mackin. Haase, who spent the previous nine seasons at North Carolina, helping the Tar Heels to a pair of national championships (2005 and 2011), becomes the fifth head coach in the program’s 34-year history. May 27, 2012: The UAB baseball team celebrated the program’s first-ever C-USA Tournament title with a 5-0 victory over Memphis in the championship game. As a result, the Blazers reached the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 1991 and just the second time in program history. Spring, 2012: Three UAB spring sports reached the NCAA Tournament. Following the baseball team’s C-USA Championship dramatics, the Blazers were selected to compete at the Florida State regional. Meanwhile, the softball team made their third consecutive NCAA at-large appearance when UAB travelled to compete at the Tennessee Regional. Furthermore, the men’s golf team finished third at the NCAA Stanford Regional to the program’s fourth NCAA Championship appearance.

Gene Bartow Alabama Sports Hall Of Fame ’89 National College Basketball Hall Of Fame ’09

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ne of the most respected figures in intercollegiate athletics, Gene Bartow, forged the UAB athletic program into a well-rounded organization with outstanding teams in several sports. Bartow, considered the “founding father” of UAB athletics, grew the intercollegiate sports program there from its infancy into one that featured 17 sports and an annual operating budget of more than $8 million by the time he retired from the position in 2000. Bartow, who passed away Jan. 3, 2012 after a nearly three-year battle with cancer, guided the program through three conference changes, grew the football team from a club sport into a Division I-A program, and added several women’s sports to the university’s athletics roster. Bartow was at the helm of the UAB men’s basketball program for 18 seasons, compiling a record of 366-203 (.643) during his tenure. He led the Blazers to the NIT in the program’s second year of existence, and followed that up with seven straight NCAA Tournament appearances, including trips to the Sweet 16 in 1981 and the Elite Eight in 1982. In all, he led UAB to 14 postseason appearances, nine of which were NCAA Tournaments. In addition to his time at UAB, Bartow is one of the top college basketball coaches of all time. By the time he retired from collegiate coaching in 1996, he had led teams for 34 years at six universities (Central Missouri State, Valparaiso, Memphis State, Illinois, UCLA and UAB), compiling 647 wins, 15 NCAA Tournament appearances, two Final Four appearances, one national title game appearance and one national Coach of the Year Award (both with Memphis State in 1973), and no probation problems with the NCAA. In 2009, Bartow received the ultimate honor as he was inducted into the National College Basketball Hall of Fame. He entered the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame in 1989 and is also a member of both the Missouri Basketball Hall of Fame and the Northeast Missouri Athletic Hall of Fame. The Browning, Mo. native coached 34 years at six universities. He coached at Central Missouri State University from 1961-64, Valparaiso University from 1964-1970, Memphis State University from 1970-74, and he led the Tigers to the ‘73 NCAA national championship game and consecutive Missouri Valley Conference titles in the ‘71-’72 and ‘72-’73 seasons. In 1974 Bartow accepted the head coaching position at the University of Illinois. Illinois finished 8-18 in his only season coaching the Fighting Illini, and Bartow left his position to succeed John Wooden as the head coach of UCLA. Bartow coached at UCLA from 1975 to 1977, guiding them to a 52-9 record, including a berth in the 1976 Final Four. Bartow left UCLA after the 1977 season to take over the job of creating an athletic program at UAB. Bartow retired from coaching in 1996, and in 1997, UAB renamed its basketball venue, Bartow Arena, in his honor. The Birmingham News has voted him one of the top 10 most influential figures in Alabama sports for the past century. Bartow is survived by his wife, the former Ruth Huffine, and three children, Mark, Beth and Murry, who is the head men’s basketball coach at East Tennessee State. 8 1

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“Founding Father” of UAB Athletics • UAB head basketball coach (1977-96) • UAB’s first Athletics Director (1977-2000) • Nine NCAA Tournament appearances at UAB • 14 postseason appearances during 18year coaching career at UAB • 11 20-win seasons during UAB coaching career tenure • 647 career coaching victories • 366 victories at UAB • Led UAB to NCAA Sweet 16 in 1981 and Elite Eight appearance in 1982 • Voted by the Birmingham News as one of the top-10 influential figures in Alabama sports over the past century

Excellence At The Next Level

the 2002 closing ceremonies • Honored as the 2002 USOC Team of the Year with teammate Jill Bakken • All-American in track & field at UAB, where she still holds numerous school records Deanna Jackson Years At UAB: 1998-2002

Graeme McDowell Years At UAB: 1999-2002

• Captured the 2010 U.S. Open Championship – the first major title by a former UAB golfer and the first U.S. Open win by a European player in nearly 40 years • Has won eight professional tournaments, six of which have come on the European Tour • A member of Europe’s Ryder Cup Team in 2008 and helped lift his team to the trophy in 2010 • Named 2010 ASWA Professional Athlete of the Year and GWAA Golfer of the Year • Ranked as high as No. 4 in the world golf rankings • First-team All-America selection and C-USA Golfer of the Year in 2001 and 2002 • Winner of the 2002 Fred Haskins Award, given annually to the nation’s top collegiate golfer Roddy White Years At UAB: 2001-04

• Drafted No. 27 overall by the Atlanta Falcons in 2005 • Was named as an NFL All-Pro wide receiver in 2010 • Became the first UAB alum to earn an invitation to the NFL Pro Bowl, receiving the nod in four consecutive seasons (2008-2011) • First Falcon ever to have 80 catches and 1,100-plus yards in four straight seasons (2007-10) • Collected 71 receptions for an NCAAleading and C-USA-record 1,452 yards and a C-USA-record 14 touchdowns as a senior in 2004 • Ranks second in the UAB record books in career receptions (163), receiving yards (3,112) and receiving touchdowns (26)

• First and only UAB player selected in the WNBA Draft, chosen eighth overall by the Cleveland Rockers in 2002 • Competed with USA Basketball on the 2000 Jones Cup Team that won the Gold in Taipei • Only women’s basketball player in C-USA and UAB history to record more than 2,000 career points and 1,000 career rebounds • Two-time C-USA Player of the Year (2000-01, 200102) and the league’s Freshman of the Year in 1999 • UAB career leader in rebounds (1,118) and ranks second in school history in points (2,144) Bryan Thomas Years At UAB: 1998-2001

• Selected No. 22 overall by the New York Jets in 2002, becoming the Blazers’ highest-ever NFL draft pick • Entering his 11th year as a Jet with 145 career games played, compiling 91 starts, 404 tackles, 31 sacks, seven forced fumbles and five fumble recoveries • Ranks as UAB’s all-time leader in career sacks (36) and tackles for loss (56) • Led the “Steel Shield” defense in 2001, which topped the nation in rushing defense (57.3 yards per game) and was ranked No. 5 in the nation in total defense (265.9 yards per game) Dejan Jakovic Years At UAB: 2005-07

• A starting defender for D.C. United in Major League Soccer • Formerly played for Red Star Belgrade in Serbia’s First Division • Has made 16 international appearances for the Canadian National Team • A three-time all-conference selection at UAB • Twice earned first-team all-region honors Chris Hammond

Vonetta (Jeffrey) Flowers Years At UAB: 1992-95

• Inducted into the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame in 2010 • Made history at the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, becoming the first and only former UAB athlete to earn an Olympic Gold Medal • Captured the Gold in the bobsled as the first black athlete (male or female in any country) to win a gold medal at the Winter Olympics • Selected to carry the American flag in 8 2

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• Drafted in 1986 by Cincinnati Reds and made major league debut in 1990 • Pitched 14 seasons in the major leagues, including four with the Reds and five with the Florida Marlins, finishing his career with an overall record of 66-62 and a 4.14 ERA • Pitched in the 2003 World Series with the New York Yankees • Known more as a hitter at UAB, posting a .275 average with 32 runs scored and 16 RBI in 1985

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All-Americans Men’s Basketball Aaron Johnson Jerome Mincy Steve Mitchell Oliver Robinson Football Rodregis Brooks Cedrick Buchannon Josh Evans Kerry Frazier Robert Leslie Derrick Ingram John Whitcomb Roddy White Women’s Basketball Carmen Guzman Wanda Hightower Deanna Jackson Diamond Rogers Baseball Shayne Carnes Jay Cole Mitch Jones Ryan Keedy Men’s Soccer Clint Baumstark Peter Byaruhanga Leandro de Oliveira Tony McManus Flavio Monteiro Rumbani Munthali Marin Pusek Houston Smith

Track/ Cross Country Elizabeth Ambrus Vonetta Flowers Rhiannon Johns Angela King Men’s Golf Paul Dickinson Graeme McDowell Garrett Osborn Zack Sucher Synchronized Swimming Morgan Clarke Meryl Grandia Amanda Haeuser Stephanie Jackson Stacey Jackson Margareta Jakovac Stacy Leiker Sara Petrov Hallie Todd Bogdana Zareva

Academic All-Americans Baseball

Men’s Soccer

Brent Laircey

Lane Knight Lukasz Kwapisz Loucas Papaconstantinou Carl Woszczynski

Men’s Basketball Carter Long

Football

Women’s Soccer

Johnny Rea

Danielle Blair Brianna McCarty Lisa Nowoslawski Denise Peters Jill Porto Vanessa Woodward

Volleyball Suzie Johnson Patti Schroder

Men’s Tennis Sebastian Falk Frank Schaffner Martin Woisetschläger

Women’s Tennis Jenny Cape

Synchronized Swimming Vanessa Dash Andrea Dash Kelli Dickerson Amanda Haeuser Frances Halloran Stacey Jackson

Volleyball Ivana Bozic Sam Serley Nevena Stefanov

Flavio Monteiro

Women’s Soccer Tara Kidwell Men’s Tennis Gerd Albiez Mike Kirsten Paul Rosner Frank Schaffner Vaughn Snyman Martin Woisetschläger

Steve Mitchell

Women’s Tennis Mirela Vladulescu

Elizabeth Ambrus

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Stephanie Jackson Rebecca Johnson Kristen Kramer Stacy Leiker Karen Meyer Sara Petrov Sarah Pikal Moraine Ruddick Hallie Todd

Softball Amanda Byrne Allison Davis Amanda Ellis Candice Hithe Kris Lara Emily Scarbrough Megan Stephenson

Track/Cross Country Rhiannon Johns Nora Mehl

Ryan Keedy

Men’s Basketball • 14 NCAA Tournament and 11 NIT appearances • Eight conference championships • 28 winning seasons in 34 years • 21 20-win seasons in 34 years • Three Sweet 16 appearances • Four All-Americans Football • First bowl game appearance in 2004 (7-5 record) • First “bowl-eligible” season with 7-4 overall record in 2000 • Played first season at Division I-A level in 1996; now competes as a member of Conference USA • Roddy White selected in first round of 2005 NFL draft (No. 27 overall) • Bryan Thomas selected in first round of 2002 NFL draft (No. 22 overall) • Eight All-Americans Men’s Soccer • NCAA Tournament participant (1994, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2006, 2011) • 1999 NCAA Tournament Elite Eight and 2001 NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 • Four conference championships (1994, 1995, 1999, 2011) • Nine All-Americans

Men’s Tennis • Six All-Americans • Three Academic All-Americans • Five NCAA Tournament appearances (1993, 1995, 1996, 1997, 2000) • Top-30 ranking from 19932000 • Five conference championships (1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995) Women’s Tennis • Four conference championships (1993, 1994, 1995, 1996) • Six national rankings (1994, 1996, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001) • Top-ranked singles player in nation (Mirela Vladulescu-1997-98) • One All-American Volleyball • Two-time NCAA Tournament participant (2006 and 2008) • Four conference championships (1990, 1991, 1992, 2006) • Five WIVC postseason appearances (1989, 1990, 1991, 1992) • Two Academic All-Americans • Three AVCA All-America honorable mention honorees

Women’s Basketball • 2000 NCAA Sweet 16 participant • Four conference championships (1990, 1991, 1992, 1994) • NCAA Tournament participant (1994, 2000) • Four-time WNIT participant (1990, 1991, 2001, 2007) • 2011 WBI Champions • Four All-Americans

Men’s Golf • 2001, 2002, 2008 and 2012 NCAA Championship Participant • NCAA Regional Participants 1998, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2012 • 2008 Conference USA Champions • 1995 Great Midwest Conference Champions • No. 1-ranked golfer and Fred Haskings Award winner (Graeme McDowell) • Six All-Americans

Baseball • Three conference championships (1991, 1992, 1994) • 2012 C-USA Tournament Championship • NCAA Tournament participant (1991 and 2012) • Shayne Carnes (1998) and Ryan Keedy (2008) named All-Americans by multiple publications • Four All-Americans

Track & Field/ Cross Country • 2002 Cross Country NCAA All-Academic Team • 1995 Great Midwest Conference Women’s Indoor & Outdoor Champions • Three All-Americans • 1992 Women’s Great Midwest Conference Cross Country Champions • Two Olympic Trials Qualifiers

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• Cross Country conference champions, 2006 • 2005 Individual Cross Country C-USA Champion • Eight-time USTFCCCA All-Academic Team Softball • Three-time NCAA Tournament participant (2010, 2011 and 2012) • 18 NFCA All-American Scholar Athletes • Seven athletes named Louisville Slugger/NFCA Division I All-Region Rifle • One C-USA Shootout third place finisher • 1997-98 Individual fifth place finisher at C-USA Championship Women’s Golf • Seven All-Conference USA Selections • C-USA Freshman of the Year (Heather Lourie, 1999) • Three Scholar-Athletes of the Year Women’s Soccer • UAB Academic Award (1997, 1998, 2000) • Five All-Americans • Three conference championships (2003, 2004, 2006) • Two NCAA Tournament appearances (2004, 2006) Bowling • Competed in first-ever tournament on Oct. 22, 2011 • Captured first tournament win at the Bulldog Roundup (2/7/12) – one of two tournament wins in its inaugural season Sand Volleyball • Began competition with the first-ever NCAA sanctioned collegiate sand volleyball match on March 3, 2012 vs. Florida State • Captured first program win against Tulane (3/10/12) • The tandem of Heather Thomas and Kirsten Gallagher selected to compete in the first-ever AVCA Sand Championships (2012).

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he state-of-the-art, $25 million Campus Recreation Center has covered all the bases. It boasts 18,000 square feet of weight and fitness space outfitted with all-new equiptment and a one-eighth-mile oval running track that juts out of the building, curving toward University Boulevard and 15th Street South to provide panoramic views of the campus. And just to make sure no one gets bored, planners added a five-story, rock-climbing wall. The facility features four basketball courts, five racquetball courts, one of which converts to a squash court and a multi-purpose court that can be used for indoor soccer, volleyball, floor hockey or badminton. There are also four aerobic rooms and a swimming pool with four lap lanes and leisure and physical rehabilitation areas. The handicap-accessible pool has many special features. A continuous current in the “lazy river” carries swimmers around the outer edge of the pool in inner tubes – the ride ends under a waterfall – or individuals can walk against the flow as a part of a physical rehabilitation program. For more intense resistance training, center members can use the “vortex,” a circular area within

the pool with forceful water jets. One of the four aerobics rooms is dedicated to spinning; the others host Pilates, general aerobics, yoga, step, and kickboxing classes along with other specialty offerings. The facility also includes the Kids Zone, a supervised area – equipped with toys, books, and movies – where parents can drop off children while they work out. The center also has a juice bar, wire-

less internet access, and an Outdoor Pursuits Center that rents camping gear and leads backpacking, rafting, and skiing trips to desitnations around the United States. The first floor houses a wellness center that coordinates with UAB groups to offer nutritional counseling, body-fat measurements, personal training, and general fitness assessments.

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2013 UAB Men’s Soccer Schedule Date Opponent

Location

Time

08/20 08/22 08/24

AUBURN-MONTGOMERY (Ex.) MONTEVALLO (Ex.) JACKSONVILLE (Ex.)

West Campus Field West Campus Field West Campus Field

7:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m.

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West Campus Field

7:30 p.m.

09/21 09/25 09/29 10/02 10/06 10/12 10/16 10/19 10/25 10/30 11/03 11/08

MERCER BELMONT at Kentucky * at Memphis FLORIDA ATLANTIC * at Old Dominion * FIU * at Tulsa * COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON at New Mexico * SOUTH CAROLINA * at Marshall *

VCU Classic 08/30 at VCU 09/01 vs. High Point

UAB “Soccer For A Cure” Classic 09/13 CHARLOTTE * 09/15 ETSU

2013 C-USA Tournament 11/13-17 2013 C-USA Tournament

Richmond, Va. Richmond, Va.

West Campus Field West Campus Field

West Campus Field West Campus Field Lexington, Ky. Memphis, Tenn. West Campus Field Norfolk, Va. West Campus Field Tulsa, Okla. West Campus Field Albuquerque, N.M. West Campus Field Huntington, W.V. Charlotte, N.C.

* - Conference USA matches CAPS indicates home matches at West Campus Field All times are Central

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