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    Brendan King

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Naperville, IL

    High School:
    Edison Academic Center (Fla.)

    Height / Weight:
    6-0 / 160

    Position:
    Midfield


    01/17/2012

    Greg Klazura Selected In MLS Supplemental Draft

    Irish defender goes to Vancouver in the second round.

    01/12/2012

    Aaron Maund And Brendan King Selected In MLS SuperDraft

    Maund goes in first round to Toronto, while King is a second-round pick to Portland.

    12/08/2011

    Brendan King And Aaron Maund Invited To MLS Draft Combine

    Irish duo among 52 seniors invited to January event.

    11/03/2011

    #18 Irish Fall To Villanova, 1-0, In BIG EAST First Round

    Wildcat goal in 35th minute proved to be the game winner.

    10/29/2011

    #14 Notre Dame Falls To #25 West Virginia, 2-0

    Irish now 8-4-4 overall and 4-3-1 in BIG EAST play.

    10/05/2011

    Mens Soccer vs Northwestern 10/5

    The Fighting Irish end in a tie after overtime in their game Wednesday night.

    09/20/2011

    Men's Soccer vs. Michigan

    The Notre Dame Men's Soccer team beat Michigan, 2-1, at Alumni Field on September 16.

    09/11/2011

    Mens Soccer vs Bucknell

    9/11 Men's defeat of Bucknell 2-1 in the Mike Berticelli Memorial Tournament.

    09/09/2011

    9/9 Men's Soccer v Denver

    Men's Soccer tied against the Denver Pioneers after battling through overtime on September 9th.

    Played major minutes during all four seasons in an Irish uniform • competed in 81 career matches, including 39 starts, and earned four monograms • only missed one game during his collegiate career • notched 26 points on six goals and 14 assists • a BIG EAST Academic All-Star • became the program's first early-enrollee as he began his collegiate career and studies in January of 2008 • selected by the Portland Timbers in the second round (27th overall) of the 2012 MLS SuperDraft.

    AS A SENIOR (2011): Played in all 18 games, including 10 starts, and tallied four points on one goal and two assists • selected by the Portland Timbers in the second round (27th overall) of the 2012 MLS SuperDraft • assisted on Notre Dame's second goal in a 2-2 draw with Denver • notched an assist on the second Irish goal in a 3-1 victory at Pittsburgh • put the Fighting Irish up 1-0 in the 10th minute in an eventual 2-1 win at Providence • earned his fourth monogram.

    AS A JUNIOR (2010): Started all 20 matches • posted career-high totals in goals (3), assists (6) and points (12) • tied for first among all Irish players in assists and his point total was tied for second on the team • named to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Scholar All-Region second team • a BIG EAST Academic All-Star • notched a career-high three points on one goal and one assist in a 5-1 win over Cal Poly that clinched the Mike Berticelli Memorial Tournament title for the Irish • assisted on Notre Dame's first goal in the Cal Poly match and then deposited the team's third goal in the 62nd minute • netted the third Irish goal (59th minute) in a 3-1 victory at Seton Hall • tallied the game winner in the 90th minute in a 3-2 triumph of Pittsburgh • registered a career-high three assists in a 3-0 win over Georgetown • named to the College Soccer News National Team of the Week for his performance against the Hoyas • notched two assists in the very next match, a 2-1 win over Marquette in the quarterfinals of the BIG EAST Championship • earned a monogram.

    AS A SOPHOMORE (2009): Played in 22 matches and made nine starts • registered three points on three assists • attempted 24 shots • assisted on the second goal in a 2-0 win at Marquette • collected an assist on Notre Dame's first goal in a 2-1 overtime victory at Georgetown • assisted on the equalizer in a 2-1 overtime win against Connecticut • a BIG EAST Academic All-Star • received a monogram.

    AS A FRESHMAN (2008): Produced a solid freshman campaign • named to College Soccer News `100 freshmen to keep an eye on' list prior to the season • played in all 21 matches and notched seven points on two goals and three assists • collected two assists in a 5-0 win over No. 5 USF to secure the Mike Berticelli Memorial Tournament title • scored a goal (89th minute) in a 4-1 victory against Pittsburgh • assisted on Notre Dame's lone goal in a 3-1 setback at Indiana • scored the game winner in the 61st minute in a 1-0 triumph at West Virginia to lock up the BIG EAST Blue Division championship • named to the Soccer America national team of the week and to the BIG EAST weekly honor roll for his performance against the Mountaineers • a BIG EAST Academic All-Star • received a monogram.

    HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Enrolled at Notre Dame in January of 2008 after graduating from high school early • member of the Chicago Fire Super-20 team that captured the North American National Championship in August of 2008 • member of the 2007 U.S. U-17 World Cup team • also played on the U-17 qualifying team • was member of the U.S. soccer residency program • two-time NSCAA All-American (2006 & 2007) • Parade Magazine All-American • played for the Chicago Magic club • son of Tom and Donna King • graduated from the College of Arts and Letters with degrees in political science and Spanish.

    King's Career Statistics

    YearG-SShGAPtsGW
    2008 21-0 15 2 3 7 1
    2009 22-9 24 0 3 3 0
    2010 20-20 58 3 6 12 1
    2011 18-10 34 1 2 4 0
    Totals 81-39 131 6 14 26 2
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