Senior defender recognized by United Soccer Coaches
Three Colonials honored by conference Wednesday
Third-seeded Colonials host No. 6 Rams on Saturday
GW beat Saint Joseph's for fourth straight A-10 win
Peirce Williams scored the lone goal against Duquesne
Atlantic 10 All-Conference First Team...United Soccer Coaches All-Midwest Region Second Team...Senior co-captain was one of three Colonials who started all 18 games...His 1,548 minutes were most among field players...Settled in at center back and anchored a defense that earned six clean sheets to get back to the A-10 Championship...Went the distance 13 times, including the final eight games of the season...Tied for sixth on the team with five points via a goal and three assists...Assisted goals in back-to-back games against Navy and UMBC...Provided the helper in GW's A-10 opener at Rhode Island on Sept. 30...Scored first goal of the season in regular season finale, heading in an Oliver Curry corner kick...Put five of 17 shots on goal for the season.
CoSIDA Academic All-District 2 First Team member...Appeared in 16 games for the Colonials, making 12 starts...Ranked fourth on the team with seven points...Each of his goals came in three consecutive matches: at UMBC (Sept. 17), at Longwood (Sept 20) and at Robert Morris (Sept 25)...His goal at Robert Morris was the gamewinner...Took 25 shots on the year to rank second on the team, posting a .400 shot-on-goal percentage...Logged 1,005 minutes.
Atlantic 10 All-Conference Second Team ... Saw action in 16 games and made 14 starts, amassing 1,166 minutes on the pitch ... Ranked second on the team with four goals and 11 points and third with three assists ... Took a team-high 39 shots, including 18 on goal for a .462 shots-on-goal percentage ... Ranked ninth in the A-10 in shots and shots per game (2.44) ... Tied for ninth in the conference with two assists against league opponents ... Also ranked sixth with 23 shots in A-10 games and seventh with 2.88 shots per game ... Tallied an insurance goal against Robert Morris (Sept. 25) ... Scored twice in the second half at Davidson to lift GW to a 2-1 come-from-behind win in the A-10 opener (Oct. 3) ... Earned Atlantic 10 Player of the Week and College Soccer News National Team of the Week honors for his efforts against the Wildcats ... Also netted an insurance marker in a 2-0 win against Longwood (Oct. 13) ... Assisted on GW's second goal against UMBC (Sept. 22) ... Had the primary assist on Eddie Painter's golden goal in the 103rd minute at Saint Joseph's (Oct. 7) ... Also dished out an assist against St. Bonaventure (Oct. 21) ... Took a career-high five shots against Robert Morris and George Mason (Oct. 10) ... Played every minute four times, including a season-high 93 minutes at VCU (Oct. 24) ... Recognized on the GW Athletics Academic Dean's List ... Earned a spot on the Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll for both semesters ... An Emerging Leader in GW's Leadership Academy.
Saw action in all 17 games and made 13 starts in his rookie campaign ... Amassed 1,027 minutes on the pitch, second-most among GW freshmen ... Tied for the team lead with three goals and seven points ... Tallied his first career point, an assist on the game-winning goal in his first career start against Howard at the Kuykenstrong D.C. College Cup (Aug. 31) ... Scored his first career goal in the 87th minute to force overtime in GW's 3-2 victory at Longwood (Sept. 30) ... Scored goals in back-to-back games against Saint Joseph's (Oct. 19) and at St. Bonaventure (Oct. 24) ... His goal against the Hawks was the equalizer in a 1-1 draw while his mark against the Bonnies was the game-winner in a 1-0 victory ... Ranked fourth on the team with 17 shots and third with nine shots on goal for a .529 shots-on-goal percentage ... Took a career-high five shots at St. Bonaventure ... Played all 110 minutes against Saint Joseph's and played all 90 minutes against VCU (Nov. 2) ... Recognized on the Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll for the Spring 2015 semester.
Led Tunbridge Wells Grammar School to back-to-back Kent League and County Cup titles as a junior and senior ... Led the squad in goals both seasons ... His Kent U-18 team won the English Schools Football Association (ESFA) National Cup in 2014.
Christian Jay Tosin Lawal ... Born Aug. 23, 1996, in Maidstone, England ... Son of Melanie Suzanne and Ramon Lawal ... Majoring in business administration.
|Goals||2||at Davidson (10/3/15)|
|Assists||1||8x, Last at Rhode Island (9/30/2017)|
|Points||4||at Davidson (10/3/15)|
|Shots||5||3x, Last vs. George Mason (10/10/15)|
|Minutes||110||2x, Last at Stony Brook (9/26/2017)|
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