UND Roster

2016-17 Men's Soccer Roster

#15 Evan Panken


Height 5'10''
Class Fifth Year
Weight 150 lbs.
Hometown Edina, MN
High School Edina

2017 NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship Recipient
2016 Notre Dame Tri-Captain
2016 All-ACC Third Team
2016 Notre Dame Rockne Student-Athlete Award
2016 ACC All-Academic Team
2015 ACC All-Academic Team
2014 ACC All-Academic Team
2013 ACC All-Academic Team

•    NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship recipient.
•    ACC All-Academic Team and ACC Academic Honor Roll.
•    Earned All-ACC Third-Team recognition as a Notre Dame tri-captain.
•    Rockne Student-Athlete Award winner.
•    Invited to the 2017 adidas MLS Player Combine.
•    Key starter in the Irish midfield in all 21 games of the 2016 campaign.
•    Scored two goals (both game-winners) and added six assists to reach double-digit points for the fourth straight season (10).
•    Cracked the Notre Dame career top 10 for assists by notching 22 helpers over four seasons.
•    Logged the first Notre Dame goal of 2017 in the 26th minute of a win over UC Irvine during the Mike Berticelli Memorial Tournament.
•    Notched a goal and an assist in a 5-0 clean sheet victory over No. 22 California at the adidas/IU Credit Union Classic.
•    Added an assist in a win against No. 15 Virginia Tech.
•    Primary assist on the tying goal of an eventual last-minute home win versus No. 2 Syracuse.
•    Credited with primary assists in consecutive games against No. 6 Indiana and No. 11 Wake Forest.
•    Assisted on the game-winning goal during the first overtime of a first-round ACC Championship win against Duke.

AS A SENIOR (2015):
•    Selected to the ACC All-Academic Team.
•    Also named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll.
•    Started all 22 games for Notre Dame in the central midfield.
•    Finished the 2015 season with two goals (one game-winning goal) and a career-high assists, totaling 13 points.
•    Notched a pair of assists in shutout wins over UAB (Sept. 6) and No. 9 Clemson.
•    Set up the first Notre Dame goal with a primary assist at No. 3 North Carolina.
•    Scored the game-winning goal in the 78th minute of a 3-1 Irish win over No. 4 Virginia.
•    Picked up the assist on the first Notre Dame goal of a 4-2 victory against Marquette.
•    Secondary assist on the lone Irish score in a draw at No. 21 NC State.
•    Notched assists in three straight matches against Northwestern, No. 2 Wake Forest and Pittsburgh.
•    Added a goal on four shots during the 5-0 defeat of Pittsburgh.
•    Earned the assist on the lone Notre Dame goal against No. 10 Maryland in the NCAA Championship Round of 16.

AS A JUNIOR (2014):
•    Named to the all-ACC Men’s Soccer Academic Team.
•    Started all 21 matches, adding four goals and a career-high six assists and 14 points.
•    Attempted 24 shots, including 10 on goal.
•    Notched the game-winning goal in the 42nd minute and added a second half assist in a 4-1 win over Dartmouth at Alumni Stadium.
•    Season-high four shots (two on goal) against Kentucky.
•    Recorded two shots apiece in consecutive matches against VCU and Boston College.
•    Scored the first Notre Dame goal in the 37th minute of a 4-1 win at Duke in ACC play.
•    Provided the primary assist on the final goal of a 3-1 victory against Virginia Tech.
•    Scored the lone Irish goal during the 56th minute of a 1-1 draw against No. 12 Michigan State.
•    Career-high four points after scoring a goal and adding two assists at Pittsburgh.
•    Provided the assist on the game-winning goal in a 3-0 triumph over No. 15 Virginia in an ACC Championship quarterfinal.
•    Primary assist in the semifinal round of the ACC Championship in a 1-1 draw against No. 14 Clemson.
•    Won second career monogram.

•    One of four Notre Dame players to start all 24 matches.
•    Tallied 11 points on five goals and one assist.
•    Played every minute in seven matches.
•    All-ACC Academic Team.
•    Made his Fighting Irish debut in the season opener, a scoreless draw with UCLA at the adidas/IU Credit Union Classic.
•    Netted his first career goal in the 3-0 win at Syracuse.
•    That score put the Irish on the board in the 17th minute.
•    Scored in the next match, a 3-0 victory over Michigan.
•    That tally gave Notre Dame a 2-0 lead in the 25th minute against the Wolverines.
•    Played a career-high 110 minutes in the 1-1 draw with Maryland.
•    Assisted on the team’s goal in a 1-1 tie with Northwestern.
•    Put the Fighting Irish up 1-0 with a goal in the 36th minute of a 3-1 triumph at Wake Forest.
•    Gave the Irish a 3-2 lead with a goal in the 70th minute of the 4-2 win over Wake Forest in the NCAA Round of 16 match.
•    Put Notre Dame on top 1-0 in the 31st minute of the 2-1 victory over Michigan State in the NCAA quarterfinals.
•    Earned his first monogram.

•    Did not see game action.
•    A BIG EAST Academic All-Star.

•    Four-year varsity member and three-time letter winner at Edina High School.
•    Started his sophomore, junior and senior seasons at Edina.
•    Two-time all-conference performer (2010 & 2011).
•    2011 Class “AA” all-state honoree.
•    2010 Class “AA” all-state honorable mention.
•    Earned all-Metro second team honors as a senior.
•    MVP of the Edina squad during his senior campaign.
•    Edina team won the 2010 Lake Conference title.
•    Started for his Minnesota Olympic Development Program (ODP) squad in 2010.
•    Played club for the Minnesota Thunder Academy USDA U18.
•    Traveled with his club team to train with ABC FC in Natal, Brazil, in 2009.
•    Son of Eric and Michele Panken.
•    Graduated from Notre Dame’s College of Science with a degree in pre-professional studies (pre-med) major and Spanish.

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