> 2007 BIG EAST Tournament Offensive MVP
> 2007 BIG EAST All-Tournament Team
> Soccer America National POW (11/21/07)
> College Soccer News Team of the Week (11/18/07)
> 2005, 2006 & 2007 BIG EAST Academic All-Star
As a Junior (2007): Played and started in all 24 games in the midfield ... Fueled the Huskies in the postseason, tallying all four career goals in the BIG EAST and NCAA Tournaments ... Scored a career-high two vs. Notre Dame (11/18) in the conference championship and one each against Louisville (11/16) and Vermont (11/28) ... Named BIG EAST Tournament Offensive MVP for his efforts and earned a spot on the Soccer America and College Soccer News teams of the week following the tourney ... Received BIG EAST Academic All-Star recognition for the third straight year.
As a Sophomore (2006): Played in 19 games, starting 17 in the midfield ... Scored lone goal of the season against Rutgers (9/8) ... Tallied 1,210 minutes on the season, averaging 64 minutes per contest ... Earned BIG EAST Academic All-Star recognition.
As a Freshman (2005): Played in 17 games, starting in the last 14 ... Tallied two goals on the year, including one in the third round of the NCAA Tournament against Akron (11/27) ... Also scored against Louisville (9/18), netting the team's only tally of the game ... Finished the year fourth on the team in assists with seven, with a season-high two coming against Sacred Heart ... Saw 1217 minutes of action, averaging 71.6 minutes per game ... Earned BIG EAST Academic All-Star recognition.
Prior to UConn: Captained Israeli youth team ... Strong leadership skills made him excellent addition to the midfield.
Personal: Majoring in nutritional science ... Born September 6, 1982.