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8 Chris Thorsheim

Finished career with 20 goals, 18 assists, 58 points in 81 games ... ranked 9th on Bucknell's career assists chart ... 2015: Named to 2015 MAC Hermann Trophy Watch List (top 30) ... named to 2015 Preseason All-Patriot League Team and then First Team All-Patriot League honors at season's end ... became Bucknell's first four-time All-Patriot League selection in men's soccer and one of nine in league history from all teams ... also named to the Academic All-Patriot League Team ... Second Team NSCAA All-Mid-Atlantic Region and ECAC Division I All-Star ... at Bucknell Senior Awards Dinner received the Bradley N. Tufts Award, which is given in recognition of exceptional athletic achievement and contribution to Bucknell Athletics ... enjoyed a magnificent senior season, starting all 19 games at center midfield as the team's lone captain ... recorded eight goals and six assists for 22 points ... ranked fourth in the Patriot League in points and fifth in both goals and assists ... scored two goals against Loyola and singles against La Salle, Seton Hall, Boston University, Fairleigh Dickinson, Holy Cross and Howard ... had two assists against both Seton Hall and Army ... goals against Boston University and Holy Cross were on penalty kicks, making him 2-for-2 on the season and 8-for-8 in his career ... 2014: Turned in another all-star campaign, repeating as a First Team All-Patriot League selection ... became Bucknell's sixth three-time All-Patriot League honoree ... also earned First Team All-Mid-Atlantic Region and NSCAA Scholar All-America honors ... ranked second in the Patriot League in assists (7) and eighth in points (15) while also contributing four goals ... two of those assists came in the Patriot League championship match at Boston University, and he also scored in the quarterfinal win at Lehigh ... other goals came against Saint Francis (PK), Howard and Army (PK) ... was limited early in the season by a knee injury suffered on opening night against Binghamton ... prior to the campaign was a Preseason All-Patriot League selection ... 2013: Raised his level of play in year No. 2 and was rewarded with First Team All-Patriot League and Second Team All-Mid-Atlantic Region honors ... tallied eight goals and an assist for 17 points on the season ... ranked fourth in the Patriot League in both goals and points ... scored his first two career goals on opening night against Canisius and logged the team’s first four goals of the season ... scored in both of Bucknell’s 1-0 victories during the final week of the regular season, including the overtime winner at Boston University that secured a home game for the Patriot League Tournament quarterfinals ... he scored again in the 3-1 quarterfinal victory over American ... also found the net against Buffalo, La Salle, Lehigh and Hartwick ... was a perfect 4-for-4 on penalty kicks ... ranked second on the team in minutes played with 1,753 ... 2012: Had an impressive rookie year, starting all 20 games at center midfield and earning Second Team All-Patriot League Honors ... ranked second on the team in minutes played (1,788) ... tied for second on the squad with four assists ... all four assists came in a three-game span, including a two-assist day in a win over Adelphi ... assisted on Josh Butzke’s goal in a 1-0 win over Saint Francis (Pa.) and also set up a goal in a 4-0 blanking of Albany ... played 90+ minutes 13 times ... Personal/H.S.: Born June 30, 1994 in Manalapan, N.J. ... son of Chris and Lori Thorsheim ... has three siblings: Chelsea, Jen and Matt ... Chelsea was on the track and field team at Haverford ... 2012 graduate of Christian Brothers Academy in Lincroft, N.J. ... captained CBA to the 2011 state championship with a perfect 21-0-0 record ... team was ranked No. 1 in the state of New Jersey and No. 4 in the nation by ESPN ... first team all-state selection by both the New Jersey Coaches’ Association and the Newark Star-Ledger ... played for the ODP New Jersey State Team from 2006-11 and captained the team in 2010 and 2011 ... traveled with the Region I Team to Italy and Costa Rica and helped the team to a championship at the Disney Showcase ... also played with the Red Bulls Academy U-18 team in 2011-12 ... in summer 2013 joined classmate Mike Lansing training in Denmark ... in summer of 2014 was teammates with Lansing on the New York Red Bulls U-23 team that captured the National Premier Soccer League title with an unbeaten record ... scored four goals for the Red Bulls ... returned to the Red Bulls U-23 squad again in 2015, and then signed a Homegrown Player contract with the Red Bulls in December 2015 ... was waived by the Red Bulls in the spring and was embarking on a pro career in Denmark as of July 2016  ... majored in accounting and financial management ... member of Patriot League Academic Honor Roll in 2012, 2013 and 2015. 

Position: Midfielder
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 155
Year: Senior
Hometown: Manalapan, N.J.
High School: Christian Brothers Academy
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