2018 (Freshman): Lone underclassmen to start all 15 games ... attacker registered 30 points on 24 goals and six assists ... ranked third among Bison in goals, fourth in assists and fifth in points ... posted at least one point in all 15 games, with a goal in all but two ... had back-to-back four point outings at Holy Cross (3G, 1A) and against Boston University (4G) ... also netted hat tricks against Mount St. Mary's and Boston University (PL Tournament) ... six multi-goal outings overall ... registered an assist in six games ... took 63 shots and posted a .683 sog% ... collected 14 ground balls, topping out at three at No. 15/16 Penn, at No. 3 Yale and against Boston University (PL Tournament) ... caused three turnovers, with two coming against No. 19 Lehigh.
Before Bucknell: Three-year letterwinner in lacrosse and two-year letterwinner in ice hockey for Conestoga High School ... served as captain in lacrosse and assistant captain in hockey ... in lacrosse, named to the All-State, All-Central and All-Maine Line first teams ... U.S. Lacrosse All-American ... 2017 Daily Local News Player of the Year ... posted 127 points (83g-44a) and 76 ground balls in 2017 ... 2015 District 1 runner-up ... 2016 and 2017 Central League co-champion ... 2017 District 1 champion ... 2017 PIAA State Championship runner-up ... played club lacrosse for NXT Lacrosse Club.
Personal: Edward Thomas Sopko ... born June 10, 1998 in Berwyn, Pa. ... son of Bruce and Karen Sopko ... has two siblings, Chandler and Maddie.