AS A SENIOR: One of the top attacking defensive players in the nation has the ability to shut down opposing players defensively and contribute to the Irish offensive attack an exciting player with tremendous passing range has a strong left foot and is an option in the Irish set piece attack has consistently improved all aspects of his game will serve as an assistant captain for the Irish in 2004.
AS A JUNIOR: Developed into one of the best defenders in the BIG EAST Conference and Great Lakes Region during the 2003 season started all 23 games all-BIG EAST second team selection adidas/NSCAA all-Great Lakes Region second team pick personal highlight of the season came in the second overtime vs. eventual National Champion Indiana at Alumni Field redirected Chad Riley's free kick from the top of the penalty box for the game-winning goal in Notre Dame's 1-0 victory ended up leading the team in assists with nine totaled 11 points during the `03 season (one goal, nine assists) named to College Soccer News' Team of the Week on Sept. 22 also was named the BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Week on Sept. 22 served as a catalyst for the Notre Dame offense on the left side assisted Devon Prescod's game-winning goal in overtime vs. #11 California at the adidas/IU Credit Union Classic notched an assist on Justin Detter's game-winning goal (3:21) at Pittsburgh (2-0 Irish victory) helped another early-game goal at Providence, aiding Greg Martin's game-winning goal at 1:40 (2-0 Irish victory) assisted on Justin Detter's first goal at #9 Virginia Tech, a game the Irish eventually won in overtime 2-1 one of two players with an assist on Devon Prescod's game-winning goal vs. #25 Connecticut in the quarterfinals of the BIG EAST Championship at Alumni Field assisted on yet another game-winning goal in the BIG EAST semifinal match vs. Providence, as Justin Detter headed in a free kick at 66:48 nabbed two assists in the 4-1 victory over UW-Milwaukee in the second round of the NCAA Championship.
AS A SOPHOMORE: A starter in all 21 of Notre Dame's contests during the 2002 season credited with a goal and seven assists scored the game-tying goal in 2-1 come-from-behind victory over Virginia Tech at the 80:05 mark of the contest off an assist from Chad Riley assisted on Greg Martin's game-winning goal in 1-0 victory over Loyola as he scored in the 79th minute of the contest dished off two assists for the second time against Villanova as he assisted on goals by Justin Detter and Erich Braun had his first multiple-assist game of the season against Seton Hall, assisting on goals by Rafael Garcia and Justin Detter in 4-0 victory provided one of the assists on the first of Erich's Braun's two goals which came 17 seconds into the contest against the Bears assisted on Notre Dame's second goal in 2-0 win over Michigan State which was scored by Devon Prescod at the 64:40 mark of the contest named to the all-tournament team at the Mike Berticelli Memorial Soccer Tournament selected as the BIG EAST co-Defensive Player of the Week for the week of September 9 named to College Soccer News' Team of the Week for the week of November 4.
AS A FRESHMAN: Played in all 19 games and started the final nine contests of the season ranked among the team's top scorers and best among all rookies as he scored four goals and dished off five assists (13 points) finished the season tied for third in scoring netted a goal in three of Notre Dame's last five games provided game-winning score 3:38 into the game off an assist from Andreas Forstner in 2-1 victory over Syracuse one of four Irish goal scorers in win against IUPUI as he tallied an unassisted goal at the 56:14 mark of the contest and also dished off an assist on Griffin Howard's first goal of the season at the 63:42 mark of the contest tallied Notre Dame's first goal of the game off an assist from Kevin Richards at the 58:01 mark in 2-0 win at Providence scored the first Irish goal of the season (and first of his career) in the season-opening 5-0 win over Villanova came off the bench and tallied his first collegiate goal on his first shot attempt at the 41:46 mark of the contest credited with an assist on Erich Braun's goal which put the Irish up 2-1 against Bradley at the 54:05 mark dished off his second assist of the season on the first of Braun's two scores at the 42:27 mark in 3-1 win over Georgetown dished off the assist to Braun on his goal with two seconds remaining in regulation against Virginia Tech along with Devon Prescod, assisted on Braun's game-winning goal in 1-0 win at sixth-ranked Indiana named BIG EAST Rookie of the Week for the week of Nov. 5 after scoring two goals and dishing off an assist in wins over IUPUI and Syracuse.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Finished his career at Christian Brothers as one of the school's top players enjoyed a record-setting career there helping his team to the Sierra Valley Conference crown as a senior a three-time all-conference honoree and twice earned all-city honors member of the Region IV Olympic Development Team helped that squad to Region IV championship in the summer of 2000, as well as a runner-up finish at the national tournament captained both his high school team and San Juan Lightning registered 21 goals and 28 assists as a senior concluded his high school career with 53 goals and 72 assists led the San Juan Lightning to the semifinals of the Under-17 national youth championships in the summer of 2000 three-year letterwinner in high school who also earned letters in football and golf born Dec. 9, 1982 son of Tim and Nancy Goldthwaite enrolled as an accounting major in the Mendoza College of Business.