24 Team MVP's, Top Athletes and Scholar-Athletes Recognized at 2012 Senior Honors Luncheon
Colonials Post Eight-Match Turnaround, Reach A-10 Championship Match in Coach Lidster's Final Season
Colonials Out-Shot by Musketeers, 4-3, in Penalty Kicks to Decide Conference Title Game
Second-Seeded Colonials Eager to Avenge Earlier Loss to Sixth-Seeded Musketeers for Conference Crown
Berhanu, Abaie Also Collect Soccer America National Accolades in Consecutive Weeks
Second on team with 1,502 minutes in 18 matches with 16 starts ... Played full 90 minutes in midfield in 13 matches ... Recorded two assists, one in victory at Longwood (9/8) and other in victory at Saint Joseph's (11/7).
One of five players to appear in all 18 matches, made eight starts in central midfield ... Logged 1,035 minutes of playing time, most of any GW rookie ... Totaled five points on a goal and three assists ... Scored first collegiate goal in 7-1 rout of UDC (9/8) ... First collegiate assist against Mount St. Mary's (9/26) ... Assist in 2-0 shutout victory over Xavier (10/23) ... Assisted final goal in 3-0 season-ending victory over Massachusetts (11/8).
First team all-state, first team All-Met by The Washington Post and first team All-Gazette in 2008 ... Holds Walkersville records for goals in a career (48) and single season (19) ... Paced Walkersville with 14 goals and three assists as a senior to earn Frederick News-Post Offensive Player of the Year ... 2008 ESPN Rise All-Area Greater DC selection ... 2007 NSCAA/adidas Boys High School Scholar All-America Team member ... played club soccer under former GW assistant coach Bryan Davis at Potomac Academy.
Mattia Melillo ... Born Jan. 24, 1991, in Avellino, Italy ... Son of Giovanni Melillo and Maria-Giovanna Galasso ... Has one brother, Simone, who is a member of the swimming and diving team at Harvard ... International affairs major.
|Goals||1||vs. UDC (9/8/09)|
|Assists||1||at Saint Joseph's (11/7/10) (5x)|
|Points||2||vs. UDC (9/8/09)|
@GWMensSoccer to Visit St. Bonaventure on Wednesday
Colonials Look to Continue Strong A-10 Play
@GWMensSoccer Edged in Overtime
Colonials Fall to Duquesne on the Road
GW Men's Soccer Receives NSCAA Team Academic Award
Colonials Earn Academic Honor for Fourth Straight Year
@GWMensSoccer Battles VCU to Draw
Colonials Net Two Goals on Wednesday
@GWMensSoccer Hosts Saint Joseph's on Saturday
Colonials Begin Alumni Weekend with A-10 Match
@GWMensSoccer's De Thier Named A-10 Co-Offensive Player of the Week
De Thier Scored Gamewinner in Non-Conference Finale
@GWMensSoccer Visits George Mason on Wednesday
Colonials Begin Revolutionary Rivalry Competition
@GWMensSoccer Opens A-10 Play with Clean Sheet
Colonials Play Fordham to Draw on Saturday