UND Roster

2011-12 Men's Soccer Roster

#17 Brendan King

Midfield/Forward


Weight 160 lbs.
Class Freshman
Hometown Naperville, IL
High School Edison Academic Center (Fla.
Bio

Played major minutes during all four seasons in an Irish uniform • competed in 81 career matches, including 39 starts, and earned four monograms • only missed one game during his collegiate career • notched 26 points on six goals and 14 assists • a BIG EAST Academic All-Star • became the program[apos]s first early-enrollee as he began his collegiate career and studies in January of 2008 • selected by the Portland Timbers in the second round (27th overall) of the 2012 MLS SuperDraft.

AS A SENIOR (2011): Played in all 18 games, including 10 starts, and tallied four points on one goal and two assists • selected by the Portland Timbers in the second round (27th overall) of the 2012 MLS SuperDraft • assisted on Notre Dame[apos]s second goal in a 2-2 draw with Denver • notched an assist on the second Irish goal in a 3-1 victory at Pittsburgh • put the Fighting Irish up 1-0 in the 10th minute in an eventual 2-1 win at Providence • earned his fourth monogram.

AS A JUNIOR (2010): Started all 20 matches • posted career-high totals in goals (3), assists (6) and points (12) • tied for first among all Irish players in assists and his point total was tied for second on the team • named to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Scholar All-Region second team • a BIG EAST Academic All-Star • notched a career-high three points on one goal and one assist in a 5-1 win over Cal Poly that clinched the Mike Berticelli Memorial Tournament title for the Irish • assisted on Notre Dame[apos]s first goal in the Cal Poly match and then deposited the team[apos]s third goal in the 62nd minute • netted the third Irish goal (59th minute) in a 3-1 victory at Seton Hall • tallied the game winner in the 90th minute in a 3-2 triumph of Pittsburgh • registered a career-high three assists in a 3-0 win over Georgetown • named to the College Soccer News National Team of the Week for his performance against the Hoyas • notched two assists in the very next match, a 2-1 win over Marquette in the quarterfinals of the BIG EAST Championship • earned a monogram.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2009): Played in 22 matches and made nine starts • registered three points on three assists • attempted 24 shots • assisted on the second goal in a 2-0 win at Marquette • collected an assist on Notre Dame[apos]s first goal in a 2-1 overtime victory at Georgetown • assisted on the equalizer in a 2-1 overtime win against Connecticut • a BIG EAST Academic All-Star • received a monogram.

AS A FRESHMAN (2008): Produced a solid freshman campaign • named to College Soccer News `100 freshmen to keep an eye on[apos] list prior to the season • played in all 21 matches and notched seven points on two goals and three assists • collected two assists in a 5-0 win over No. 5 USF to secure the Mike Berticelli Memorial Tournament title • scored a goal (89th minute) in a 4-1 victory against Pittsburgh • assisted on Notre Dame[apos]s lone goal in a 3-1 setback at Indiana • scored the game winner in the 61st minute in a 1-0 triumph at West Virginia to lock up the BIG EAST Blue Division championship • named to the Soccer America national team of the week and to the BIG EAST weekly honor roll for his performance against the Mountaineers • a BIG EAST Academic All-Star • received a monogram.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Enrolled at Notre Dame in January of 2008 after graduating from high school early • member of the Chicago Fire Super-20 team that captured the North American National Championship in August of 2008 • member of the 2007 U.S. U-17 World Cup team • also played on the U-17 qualifying team • was member of the U.S. soccer residency program • two-time NSCAA All-American (2006 & 2007) • Parade Magazine All-American • played for the Chicago Magic club • son of Tom and Donna King • graduated from the College of Arts and Letters with degrees in political science and Spanish.

King[apos]s Career Statistics

Year G-S Sh G A Pts GW
2008 21-0 15 2 3 7 1
2009 22-9 24 0 3 3 0
2010 20-20 58 3 6 12 1
2011 18-10 34 1 2 4 0
Totals 81-39 131 6 14 26 2