#9 Jeffrey Farina
HONORS AND AWARDS:
2014 ACC All-Freshman Team
2014 ACC All-Academic Team
AS A JUNIOR (2016):
• Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll.
• Saw action in 13 matches, starting 12 contests, after returning from a midseason injury.
• Scored one goal and added two assists from the Notre Dame front line.
• Served up the primary assist on the first Irish goal in a win over No. 5 and eventual NCAA champion Stanford.
• Second half goal sparked Notre Dame to a win over Duke in the first round of the ACC Championship.
• Logged the primary assist on a first half Notre Dame goal at No. 4 Louisville during the NCAA Championship.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2015):
• Saw action in all 22 matches, starting 21 contests.
• Scored three goals and added a career-high five assists (11 points) for the Irish.
• Notched first assist of 2015 during a 4-0 rout of UAB to close the Mike Berticelli Memorial Tournament.
• Earned a pair of assists to power Notre Dame past No. 4 Virginia 3-1 at Alumni Stadium.
• Served the primary assist on the final Irish goal in a 4-2 triumph over Marquette.
• Scored the game-winning goal in the 97th minute in a 3-2 ACC win against Duke.
• Chipped in the primary assist on the only Notre Dame goal at No. 2 Wake Forest.
• Contributed an insurance goal during a 5-0 Irish Senior Day win over Pittsburgh.
• Recorded the lone Irish goal in an NCAA Championship Round of 32 match against Tulsa that ended in a 1-1 draw and saw Notre Dame advance 3-0 on penalty kicks.
AS A FRESHMAN (2014):
• Named to the ACC All-Freshman Team.
• All-ACC Men’s Soccer Academic Team selection.
• Appeared in all 21 matches of rookie season, earning two starts.
• Scored two goals and registered a team-high seven assists.
• Attempted 24 shots, with seven shots on goal.
• Provided the primary assist on the game-winning goal in a 4-1 win against Dartmouth.
• Posted two shots (one on goal) in 43 minutes in a 1-1 draw at No. 5 Virginia.
• Connected on first career goal in the 37th minute of a 2-0 win over No. 8 North Carolina at Alumni Stadium.
• Served up primary assist on game-winning goal in the 107th minute of a 1-0 shutout of VCU.
• Drove in the first Notre Dame goal in the 64th minute at Michigan.
• Credited with assists on two Irish goals, including the game-winner, in a 4-1 victory at Duke.
• Secondary assist on the final goal of a 3-1 win versus Virginia Tech.
• Contributed assist on the fourth Irish goal of a 4-1 triumph at Pittsburgh.
• Assisted on the game-winning goal in the 69th minute of a 2-1 win over Ohio State in the second round of the NCAA Championship.
• Monogram winner.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA:
• Ranked 36th nationally in Top Drawer Soccer 2014 Top 150 and was No. 3 in the Midwest Region.
• Top Drawer Soccer ranked him 14th nationally at the forward position.
• 2013 Chicago Fire Academy U18.
• Chicago Fire U20 national playoffs.
• Chicago Fire PDL guest player.
• 2012 Chicago Fire Academy squad finished in first place in the Great Lakes Division.
• Scored five goals in the tournament to help his Fire team win Group 4 at the 2012 U16 Academy Playoffs.
• Named to Top Drawer Soccer 2011-12 Development Academy Playoffs U16 Best XI.
• Competed at the 2012 U16 Academy Nationals in Houston, Texas.
• A starter for FC United (Glenview, Ill.) from 2008-11.
• 2011 FC United U15 Select team ranked #7 in the nation by Got Soccer National Rankings.
• Leading scorer (nine goals) at 2011 Midwest Regionals.
• 2011 Jefferson Cup (Richmond, Va.) champion.
• 2011 FC Delco Players Cup (Philadelphia, Pa.) champion.
• 2011 del Sol Tournament (Phoenix, Ariz.) semifinalist.
• 2009 del Sol Tournament champion.
• Played for Wilmette Wings SC from 2002-08.
• Starting midfielder on 2010 and 2011 Illinois Olympic Development Program (ODP) team.
• Helped his Illinois ODP team finish third in the nation at the 2010 National ODP Championships.
• 2011 ODP regional pool.
• Only sophomore selected to the 2011 Chicago Sun-Times All-Area Team.
• 2011 New Trier MVP.
• 2011 All-Central Suburban League All-Conference.
• 2011 all-sectional.
• 2011 Regional Champions Illinois Youth Soccer Association (IYSA) Class 3A.
• 2011 Sectional Champions IYSA Class 3A.
• 2011 Super-Sectional runner-up.
• 2010 sectional champion.
• Scored 37 goals en route to winning 2009 Kick-it 3v3 national championship.
• Enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business as a finance major.
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