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9 Matt Thorsheim

2017: Third Team All-Patriot League and United Soccer Coaches Third Team All-Northeast Region selection ... one of just five freshmen named to the All-Region squad ... led the team in scoring with 14 points on five goals and four assists ... started the first 16 matches of the season, but missed the final three due to injury ... named Patriot League Rookie of the Week on Sept. 18 after assisting on Nick King's 85th-minute equalizer in a 1-1 draw at Robert Morris ... first collegiate goal came one game earlier against Duquesne at home ... earned another Rookie of the Week honor on Oct. 30 after scoring twice in a 2-1 win at Lehigh ... also produced goals against American and Binghamton ... scored in the 8th minute to send the Bison on the way to a 2-1 win over American ... ranked eighth in the Patriot League in goals and 10th in assists and points ... earned a spot on the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

Personal/H.S.: Born November 27, 1998 … son of Chris and Lori Thorsheim … brother, Chris Thorsheim '16, was a four-time All-Patriot League selection and key member of Bucknell's run to the Patriot League title in 2014 ... sister, Jenny, was a goalkeeper at Susquehanna University ... oldest sibling, Chelsea, graduated from Haverford College and earned 12 varsity letters in cross country and track and field ... four-year varsity starter at Christian Brothers Academy … All-USA selection ... two-time NSCAA High School All-American … First-Team  All-Region and All-State honoree … two-time Shore Conference  Player of the Year … played in the High School All-American game,  scoring on a free kick … led  team to a Shore Conference A North Championship, Shore Conference Tournament Championship, Non-Public A North Championship and New Jersey State Championship in  2016 … posted career with 33 goals and 47 assists … played for the New York Red Bulls Academy before switching to Match Fit Academy in 2016 ... undeclared major within the Freeman College of Management. 

Position: Midfielder
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 154
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Manalapan, N.J.
High School: Christian Brothers Academy
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