UND Roster

2016-17 Men's Soccer Roster

#10 Brandon Aubrey


Height 6'3''
Weight 192 lbs.
Class Senior
Hometown Plano, TX
High School Plano Senior

2017 MLS SuperDraft First Round Pick (21st overall, Toronto FC)
2016 Notre Dame Monogram Club Most Valuable Player
2016 NSCAA All-America Third Team
2016 College Soccer News All-America Second Team
2016 NSCAA All-South Region First Team
2016 All-ACC First Team
2016 NSCAA Scholar All-America First Team
2015 ACC Championship All-Tournament Team

AS A SENIOR (2016):
•    First round selection (21st overall) of Toronto FC during the 2017 MLS SuperDraft.
•    2016 NSCAA All-America Third-Team choice.
•    Named to the College Soccer News All-America Second Team.
•    Tabbed to the NSCAA Scholar All-America First Team.
•    Member of the NSCAA All-South Region First Team.
•    First team all-ACC.
•    Was selected as the top player in the TopDrawerSoccer Midseason Men’s National Top 100.
•    TopDrawerSoccer Men’s National Team of the Week recipient on both Aug. 30 and Sept. 13.
•    Earned the start in all 21 matches at central defense for Notre Dame, tallying a career-high nine goals and 19 points from the Irish back line.
•    Scored on nine of 13 official shot attempts on goal, and was a perfect 3-for-3 from the penalty spot.
•    One of the defensive stalwarts on a back line that yielded an 0.82 goals against average and nine shutouts.
•    Converted a penalty kick in the 62nd minute of a 4-0 win over UC Irvine in the opening game of the Mike Berticelli Memorial Tournament.
•    Earned tournament most valuable defensive player honors with the game-winning penalty kick in the 41st minute of a clean sheet victory against New Mexico.
•    Drilled the game-winning goal from 30 yards out on an overtime free kick to down eventual NCAA champion No. 4 Stanford at the adidas/IU Credit Union Classic.
•    Notched the first hat trick by a Notre Dame player since Oct. 20, 2012 (Ryan Finley) by scoring in the 16th, 78th and 83rd minutes of a shutout of No. 15 Virginia Tech.
•    Primary assist on the game-winning goal in the 103rd minute against UConn.
•    Scored goals in consecutive starts against No. 6 Indiana and No. 11 Wake Forest.
•    Connected on the opening Notre Dame goal during the first round of the ACC Championship against Duke.

AS A JUNIOR (2015):
•    Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll.
•    Selected as the Sept. 1 ACC Defensive Player of the Week and Top Drawer Soccer Men’s Soccer National Player of the Week.
•    Started 20 games as a central defender.
•    Established a career-high of eight points by scoring three goals and adding two assists.
•    Totaled 25 shot attempts, 13 of which were on goal.
•    Was an integral member of the defense during nine Irish shutouts.
•    Connected on a successful penalty attempt for an insurance goal during a 2-0 win over No. 24 South Florida.
•    Contributed the primary assist on the second Notre Dame goal at No. 3 North Carolina.
•    Assisted on the lone Irish score during an ACC draw at No. 21 NC State.
•    Tallied his second goal of the year in a 5-0 shutout of Pittsburgh on Senior Day – Notre Dame limited the Panthers to only four shots (two shots on goal).
•    Scored the game-winning goal in the 87th minute of 1-0 Irish win over No. 17 Virginia in the quarterfinal round of the ACC Championship – Notre Dame defense held Virginia to four total shots in the ACC Quarterfinal, with only one attempt finding frame.

•    Started all 21 matches at defender, playing the full 1,995 minutes during the season.
•    Scored a career-high three goals for six total points.
•    Key component of six team shutouts.
•    Attempted 11 shots (eight on goal) over the course of the year.
•    Notched a shot on goal and played the full 110 minutes of a 0-0 draw against No. 9 Georgetown at the adidas/IU Credit Union Classic.
•    Headed in a free kick in the 75th minute to down No. 20 Syracuse 1-0.
•    Fired two shots on goal in a double overtime win versus VCU.
•    Played the full 90 minutes in a 1-0 win over No. 19 Northwestern.
•    Finished a corner kick in the 35th minute of Notre Dame’s 3-0 win over No. 15 Virginia.
•    Converted a successful penalty kick in the 30th minute of a 2-1 win over Ohio State in the second round of the NCAA Championship at Alumni Stadium.
•    Won second career monogram.

•    Appeared in 14 games, including one start, as a central midfielder.
•    Logged 272 minutes on the pitch, which were the most of any Notre Dame freshman during the 2013 season.
•    Made his Irish debut when he came off the bench and played 11 minutes in a 2-1 win over SMU at the adidas/IU Credit Union Classic.
•    Started against Virginia Tech and played a season-high 56 minutes in the 1-0 victory.
•    Picked up his first career point when he assisted on Notre Dame’s second goal in a 3-3 draw with Virginia in the semifinals of the ACC Championship.
•    Had a season-high two shots against Northwestern and Pittsburgh.
•    Earned a monogram.

•    Member of the U18 Dallas Texans United States Soccer Development Academy (USSDA) club team.
•    Rated as the 24th-best recruit in the class of 2013 by College Soccer News.
•    Ranked as the 43rd best player nationally in the class of 2013 according to Top Drawer Soccer.
•    Tapped as the third-best player in the state of Texas and the 20th-best midfielder in the nation by Top Drawer Soccer.
•    Given a four-star ranking (out of five) by Top Drawer Soccer.
•    USSDA Select Team in 2011-12 and 2012-13.
•    In 2011-12, the Texans were the USSDA U15/16 Central Conference champions along with being a USSDA playoffs participant and Dallas Cup Super Group.
•    Two-time U17 Disney Showcase champions.
•    2010-11 USSF Academy Playoffs Bracket champions and Finals Week participant.
•    Played his freshman and sophomore seasons at Plano Senior High School.
•    In 2011, Plano Senior was ranked ninth nationally and the squad captured the District 8-5A title, the Bi-District championship along with being Area champions.
•    His 13 goals as a sophomore in ’11 ranked second on the team.
•    Named first team all-district in ’11.
•    During his freshman season in `10, Plano Senior was the Bi-District and Area champions in addition to being the District finalist and Regional qualifier.
•    Honorable mention all-district as a freshman.
•    Competed with the Dallas Texans 95 Red club team from 2005-10 and captained the team from 2008-10.
•    Helped the squad to five State Cup titles and a regional finalist finish in `09.
•    The Dallas Texans 95 Red were the `09 and `10 Classic League grand champions and the ’09 Premiere League West champions.
•    The team also took home the ’09 Dallas Cup and the Disney Showcase title.
•    `09 and `10 Manchester United Premier Cup team.
•    Has experience playing overseas.
•    Team was the ’08 Gothia Cup (Sweden) grand champions and then finished as semifinalists in ’09.
•    ’09 Tivoli Cup (Denmark) champions and finalists at the ’08 Helsinki Cup (Finland).
•    Hails from the same high school as former Notre Dame All-America soccer player and 2013 graduate Dillon Powers, who currently plays for the Colorado Rapids (MLS).
•    Son of Jeffery and Donna Aubrey.
•    Brother, Ryan, is a former goalkeeper at the University at Buffalo.
•    Graduated from the College of Engineering with a degree in computer science.

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