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    Evan Panken

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Edina, MN

    High School:
    Edina

    Height / Weight:
    5-10 / 150

    Position:
    Midfield


    08/21/2013

    A New Era For Men's Soccer

    Irish move into ACC while looking to replace key departures.

    12/15/2013

    NCAA Final: Notre Dame vs. Maryland (USATSI)

    Goals from Leon Brown and Andrew O'Malley give the Irish a 2-1 win and their first national title.

    12/13/2013

    NCAA Semifinals: Notre Dame vs. New Mexico (USATSI)

    Patrick Hodan scores twice, and Patrick Wall notches a shutout in a 2-0 victory.

    09/07/2012

    Notre Dame Men's Soccer vs Oregon State

    Notre Dame's victory over Oregon State at Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium) W, 1-0 on September 7, 2012.

    HONORS & AWARDS

    ACC All-Academic Team - 2013

    A returning starter in the wide midfield ... a very talented player ... started all 24 games during his sophomore campaign ... 11 points on five goals and one assist ... All-ACC Academic Team ... has earned one monogram.

    AS A SOPHOMORE (2013): One of four Notre Dame players to start all 24 matches ... tallied 11 points on five goals and one assist ... played every minute in seven matches ... All-ACC Academic Team ... made his Fighting Irish debut in the season opener, a scoreless draw with UCLA at the adidas/IU Credit Union Classic ... netted his first career goal in the 3-0 win at Syracuse ... that score put the Irish on the board in the 17th minute ... scored in the next match, a 3-0 victory over Michigan ... that tally gave Notre Dame a 2-0 lead in the 25th minute against the Wolverines ... played a career-high 110 minutes in the 1-1 draw with Maryland ... assisted on the team's goal in a 1-1 tie with Northwestern ... put the Fighting Irish up 1-0 with a goal in the 36th minute of a 3-1 triumph at Wake Forest ... gave the Irish a 3-2 lead with a goal in the 70th minute of the 4-2 win over Wake Forest in the NCAA Round of 16 match ... put Notre Dame on top 1-0 in the 31st minute of the 2-1 victory over Michigan State in the NCAA quarterfinals ... earned his first monogram.

    AS A FRESHMAN (2012): Did not see game action ... a BIG EAST Academic All-Star.

    HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Four-year varsity member and three-time letter winner at Edina High School ... started his sophomore, junior and senior seasons at Edina ... two-time all-conference performer (2010 & 2011) ... 2011 Class "AA" all-state honoree ... 2010 Class "AA" all-state honorable mention ... earned all-Metro second team honors as a senior ... MVP of the Edina squad during his senior campaign ... Edina team won the 2010 Lake Conference title ... started for his Minnesota Olympic Development Program (ODP) squad in 2010 ... plays club for the Minnesota Thunder Academy USDA U18 ... traveled with his club team to train with ABC FC in Natal, Brazil, in 2009 ... son of Eric and Michele Panken ... enrolled in Notre Dame's College of Science as a pre-professional studies (pre-med) major ... also majoring in Spanish ... boasts a 3.795 cumulative GPA ... named to the dean's list for the spring 2013 semester.

    Panken's Career Statistics

    Year GP-GS G A Pts Sh GW
    2012 Did Not Play
    2013 24-24 5 1 11 36 2
    Totals 24-24 5 1 11 36 2

    Panken's Career Bests

    Goals

    Game 1, five times (MR: Michigan State* `13)

    Season 5 (2013)

    Assists

    Game 1 (Northwestern `13)

    Season 1 (2013)

    Points

    Game 2, five times (MR: Michigan State* `13)

    Season 11 (2013)

    * - NCAA Tournament

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