Annual Commencement on National Mall Highlights Weeklong Activities
Colonials Host La Salle on Sunday in Regular-Season Finale
Colonials Host Saint Joseph's, La Salle in Key A-10 Matches
Freshman Valencia Scores First Collegiate Goal in 2-1 Loss
Forrest, Summerlin Net Goals for Colonials
Saw action in 16 games and started 12, ranking third on the team with 1,172 minutes of playing time ... Played all 90 minutes six times and also played every minute of double-overtime contests at Dayton (10/11) and Rhode Island (10/25) ... Led GW and ranked 10th in the A-10 with two assists in conference play ... Credited with a helper on the game-winning goal in a 2-0 victory over Fordham (10/20) ... Also had an assist two games later on an early goal at Massachusetts (10/27) ... Took six shots on the season, including four on goal.
Started all 11 games in which he played ... Amassed 821 minutes of playing time, including all 90 minutes four times.
Saw action in 16 games and made seven starts on defense ... Recorded first career point, an assist against Temple (10/9).
Amassed 775 minutes of action in 13 matches with 10 starts as holding midfielder ... Played offseason with Northern Virginia Royals of US Premier Development League.
Helped Stone Bridge to 17-4 overall mark, Virginia High School League (VHSL) AAA Northern Region championship and state championship game appearance in Spring 2010 season. Had eight goals and two assists in 21 matches ... 2010 First Team All-Met selection by The Washington Post ... Stone Bridge ranked 12th in ESPN Rise Spring Fab 50 rankings ... Honorable mention All-Met by The Washington Post, All-Liberty District, All-Loudon County and All-Northern Virginia Region as a junior in 2009 ... Helped Bulldogs to Northern Virginia regional championship and earned Second Team All-District honors as a sophomore in 2008 ... Member of three-time Virginia State Cup champion McLean Hurricanes club team ... Two-year Virginia ODP selection ... Also two-year placekicker for Stone Bridge football team. Helped Bulldogs to state title in 2008 and set VHSL state record for consecutive PAT conversions ... Older brother, Ronnie, is two-year starting defender for Columbia University men's soccer.
Abdul Samir Shaban ... Born Sept. 13, 1992 in Fairfax, VA ... Son of Samir and Karen Shaban ... Has two older brothers, Hussein and Ronnie, and younger sister, Alieh ... Majoring in economics.
|Assists||1||3x, Last at Massachusetts (10/27/13)|
|Points||1||3x, Last at Massachusetts (10/27/13)|
|Shots||2||2x, Last at Dayton (10/11/13)|
|Minutes||110||at Dayton (10/11/13)|
Men's Soccer Returns to the Vern to Face UMBC
George Washington men's soccer continues its nonconference slate Saturday, welcoming UMBC to GW Soccer Field on the Mount Vernon Campus at 2 p.m.
Men's Soccer Surges Back to Drop Navy
Oscar Haynes Brown and Brady O’Connor scored second-half goals 17 seconds apart as George Washington came from behind to beat Navy, 3-1, on Wednesday...
Men's Soccer Back in Action at Navy
George Washington men's soccer makes the short trip to Navy on Wednesday night. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. at Glenn Warner Soccer Facility in Annapolis, Md.
Men's Soccer Drops Home Opener
Oscar Haynes Brown’s first career goal wasn’t enough for George Washington men’s soccer in a 2-1 loss to William & Mary on Tuesday...
Busy Summer has Höfs in Midseason Form
Life is good for Thor Arne Höfs in his hometown of Fehmarn, Germany.
Men's Soccer Can't Complete Comeback in NYC
Dylan Lightbourn scored his first goal of the season, but George Washington men’s soccer came up short in a 3-1 loss to St. Francis Brooklyn on Friday ...
Men's Soccer Visits Saint Francis Brooklyn
George Washington men's soccer heads to St. Francis Brooklyn on Friday for its third consecutive road game to begin the season. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. at ...
Colonial of the Week: Men's Soccer's Brady O'Connor
O’Connor made a quick impact on his first weekend as a Colonial. The freshman midfielder/forward tallied the lone goal in Sunday’s 1-0 win at...