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01/13/2017

Aubrey Goes To Toronto FC At '17 MLS SuperDraft

Notre Dame All-America defender selected in first round (21st overall) by 2016 MLS Cup runner-up

12/16/2016

Busy Award Season For The Irish

Notre Dame accolades headlined by Brandon Aubrey on the NSCAA Scholar All-America first team

12/09/2016

Aubrey Honored As NSCAA Third Team All-American

Brandon Aubrey claimed first career All-America scroll, while Jon Gallagher earned all-region honors

11/27/2016

Heartbreaking 3-1 End For #13 Irish At #4 Louisville

Notre Dame run ends in final 16 of the NCAA tournament

11/25/2016

#13 Seed Irish Get Second Shot At #4 Louisville In NCAA Third Round

Notre Dame returns to Louisville for 5 p.m. (ET) Sunday match on ACC Network Extra

01/13/2017

Brandon Aubrey - MLS SuperDraft and Combine (USATSI)

Senior defender was taken 21st overall by Toronto FC.

11/06/2016

ND at Wake Forest, ACC QF (11/6/16)

Photos by Andy Mead

11/29/2015

Notre Dame v. Maryland

Notre Dame v. Maryland, NCAA Men's Soccer Championship Round of 16, November 29, 2015

11/15/2015

Notre Dame vs. Syracuse, ACC Final, 11/15/15

Photos by Marcus Snowden

11/08/2015

Notre Dame vs. Virginia, ACC Quarterfinal, 11/8/15

Photos by Joe Raymond and Marcus Snowden

HONORS AND AWARDS:
2017 MLS SuperDraft First Round Pick (21st overall, Toronto FC)
2016 Notre Dame Monogram Club Most Valuable Player
2016 NSCAA All-America Third Team
2016 College Soccer News All-America Second Team
2016 NSCAA All-South Region First Team
2016 All-ACC First Team
2016 NSCAA Scholar All-America First Team
2015 ACC Championship All-Tournament Team

AS A SENIOR (2016):
•    First round selection (21st overall) of Toronto FC during the 2017 MLS SuperDraft.
•    2016 NSCAA All-America Third-Team choice.
•    Named to the College Soccer News All-America Second Team.
•    Tabbed to the NSCAA Scholar All-America First Team.
•    Member of the NSCAA All-South Region First Team.
•    First team all-ACC.
•    Was selected as the top player in the TopDrawerSoccer Midseason Men’s National Top 100.
•    TopDrawerSoccer Men’s National Team of the Week recipient on both Aug. 30 and Sept. 13.
•    Earned the start in all 21 matches at central defense for Notre Dame, tallying a career-high nine goals and 19 points from the Irish back line.
•    Scored on nine of 13 official shot attempts on goal, and was a perfect 3-for-3 from the penalty spot.
•    One of the defensive stalwarts on a back line that yielded an 0.82 goals against average and nine shutouts.
•    Converted a penalty kick in the 62nd minute of a 4-0 win over UC Irvine in the opening game of the Mike Berticelli Memorial Tournament.
•    Earned tournament most valuable defensive player honors with the game-winning penalty kick in the 41st minute of a clean sheet victory against New Mexico.
•    Drilled the game-winning goal from 30 yards out on an overtime free kick to down eventual NCAA champion No. 4 Stanford at the adidas/IU Credit Union Classic.
•    Notched the first hat trick by a Notre Dame player since Oct. 20, 2012 (Ryan Finley) by scoring in the 16th, 78th and 83rd minutes of a shutout of No. 15 Virginia Tech.
•    Primary assist on the game-winning goal in the 103rd minute against UConn.
•    Scored goals in consecutive starts against No. 6 Indiana and No. 11 Wake Forest.
•    Connected on the opening Notre Dame goal during the first round of the ACC Championship against Duke.

AS A JUNIOR (2015):
•    Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll.
•    Selected as the Sept. 1 ACC Defensive Player of the Week and Top Drawer Soccer Men’s Soccer National Player of the Week.
•    Started 20 games as a central defender.
•    Established a career-high of eight points by scoring three goals and adding two assists.
•    Totaled 25 shot attempts, 13 of which were on goal.
•    Was an integral member of the defense during nine Irish shutouts.
•    Connected on a successful penalty attempt for an insurance goal during a 2-0 win over No. 24 South Florida.
•    Contributed the primary assist on the second Notre Dame goal at No. 3 North Carolina.
•    Assisted on the lone Irish score during an ACC draw at No. 21 NC State.
•    Tallied his second goal of the year in a 5-0 shutout of Pittsburgh on Senior Day – Notre Dame limited the Panthers to only four shots (two shots on goal).
•    Scored the game-winning goal in the 87th minute of 1-0 Irish win over No. 17 Virginia in the quarterfinal round of the ACC Championship – Notre Dame defense held Virginia to four total shots in the ACC Quarterfinal, with only one attempt finding frame.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2014):
•    Started all 21 matches at defender, playing the full 1,995 minutes during the season.
•    Scored a career-high three goals for six total points.
•    Key component of six team shutouts.
•    Attempted 11 shots (eight on goal) over the course of the year.
•    Notched a shot on goal and played the full 110 minutes of a 0-0 draw against No. 9 Georgetown at the adidas/IU Credit Union Classic.
•    Headed in a free kick in the 75th minute to down No. 20 Syracuse 1-0.
•    Fired two shots on goal in a double overtime win versus VCU.
•    Played the full 90 minutes in a 1-0 win over No. 19 Northwestern.
•    Finished a corner kick in the 35th minute of Notre Dame’s 3-0 win over No. 15 Virginia.
•    Converted a successful penalty kick in the 30th minute of a 2-1 win over Ohio State in the second round of the NCAA Championship at Alumni Stadium.
•    Won second career monogram.

AS A FRESHMAN (2013):
•    Appeared in 14 games, including one start, as a central midfielder.
•    Logged 272 minutes on the pitch, which were the most of any Notre Dame freshman during the 2013 season.
•    Made his Irish debut when he came off the bench and played 11 minutes in a 2-1 win over SMU at the adidas/IU Credit Union Classic.
•    Started against Virginia Tech and played a season-high 56 minutes in the 1-0 victory.
•    Picked up his first career point when he assisted on Notre Dame's second goal in a 3-3 draw with Virginia in the semifinals of the ACC Championship.
•    Had a season-high two shots against Northwestern and Pittsburgh.
•    Earned a monogram.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA:
•    Member of the U18 Dallas Texans United States Soccer Development Academy (USSDA) club team.
•    Rated as the 24th-best recruit in the class of 2013 by College Soccer News.
•    Ranked as the 43rd best player nationally in the class of 2013 according to Top Drawer Soccer.
•    Tapped as the third-best player in the state of Texas and the 20th-best midfielder in the nation by Top Drawer Soccer.
•    Given a four-star ranking (out of five) by Top Drawer Soccer.
•    USSDA Select Team in 2011-12 and 2012-13.
•    In 2011-12, the Texans were the USSDA U15/16 Central Conference champions along with being a USSDA playoffs participant and Dallas Cup Super Group.
•    Two-time U17 Disney Showcase champions.
•    2010-11 USSF Academy Playoffs Bracket champions and Finals Week participant.
•    Played his freshman and sophomore seasons at Plano Senior High School.
•    In 2011, Plano Senior was ranked ninth nationally and the squad captured the District 8-5A title, the Bi-District championship along with being Area champions.
•    His 13 goals as a sophomore in '11 ranked second on the team.
•    Named first team all-district in '11.
•    During his freshman season in `10, Plano Senior was the Bi-District and Area champions in addition to being the District finalist and Regional qualifier.
•    Honorable mention all-district as a freshman.
•    Competed with the Dallas Texans 95 Red club team from 2005-10 and captained the team from 2008-10.
•    Helped the squad to five State Cup titles and a regional finalist finish in `09.
•    The Dallas Texans 95 Red were the `09 and `10 Classic League grand champions and the '09 Premiere League West champions.
•    The team also took home the '09 Dallas Cup and the Disney Showcase title.
•    `09 and `10 Manchester United Premier Cup team.
•    Has experience playing overseas.
•    Team was the '08 Gothia Cup (Sweden) grand champions and then finished as semifinalists in '09.
•    '09 Tivoli Cup (Denmark) champions and finalists at the '08 Helsinki Cup (Finland).
•    Hails from the same high school as former Notre Dame All-America soccer player and 2013 graduate Dillon Powers, who currently plays for the Colorado Rapids (MLS).
•    Son of Jeffery and Donna Aubrey.
•    Brother, Ryan, is a former goalkeeper at the University at Buffalo.
•    Graduated from the College of Engineering with a degree in computer science.

Aubrey's Career Statistics

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Brandon Aubrey
Brandon  Aubrey

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Plano, TX

High School:
Plano Senior

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 192

Position:
Defender

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