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    Andrew Jean-Baptiste
    5 Andrew Jean-Baptiste
    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Brentwood, N.Y.

    High School:
    Brentwood

    Height / Weight:
    6-2 / 205

    Position:
    Defender

    02/26/2014

    Former UConn Midfielder George Fochive Signs With Portland

    Fochive made 45 starts in two years at Connecticut

    01/13/2014

    Junior Goalkeeper Andre Blake Headed To The MLS

    The May Pen, Jamaica native will join six other Huskies in the professional league

    03/19/2012

    Former Huskies Shining At Start Of MLS Season

    Tony Cascio and Andrew Jean-Baptiste have both scored in the opening weeks of the 2012 MLS season.

    01/17/2012

    Nickardo Blake Taken By Toronto In MLS Supplemental Draft

    Blake is UConn's third player selected in the MLS Draft this season joining Tony Cascio and Andrew Jean-Baptiste.

    01/12/2012

    Jean-Baptiste and CascioTaken In MLS First Round

    Andrew Jean-Baptiste taken No. 8 by Portland Timbers; Tony Cascio selected No. 14 by Colorado Rapids.

    01/12/2012

    2012 MLS SuperDraft

    Andrew Jean-Baptiste was taken No. 8 by Portland. Tony Cascio selected No. 14 by Colorado

    11/20/2011

    UConn vs. Monmouth NCAA Second Round

    UConn defeated Monmouth in the NCAA Second Round, 2-1

    11/07/2011

    UConn defeats Rutgers, 3-1, to move on to the BIG EAST Semifinals

    The Huskies took it to Rutgers to earn a 3-1 victory on the road on Sunday, November 6

    10/12/2011

    UConn Defeats Providence, 2-1

    The Huskies defeated Providence, 2-1

    Jean-Baptiste drafted No. 8 by Portland


    AS A SOPHOMORE (2011): Selected No. 8 by the Portland Timbers as the first defender taken in the 2012 MLS SuperDraft... Started all 25 games and played every minute of every game as a sophomore center back... Led a defense that set a Connecticut record with 16 shutouts on the season... Finished the season with two goals and one assist for five points... Soccer America MVP Second Team... BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Year... Named All-BIG EAST First Team... NSCAA Northeast Region First Team selection... ECAC Division I Defensive Player of the Year... Named to the BIG EAST All-Tournament Team... Notched goals in back-to-back games in the BIG EAST Tournament against DePaul and at Rutgers.

    AS A FRESHMAN (2010): Soccer America First Team Freshman All-American...College Soccer News Second Team All-Freshman honoree... NSCAA All-Northeast Region Second Team...was named to the BIG EAST All-Rookie Team... started in all 20 games for the Huskies...registered one goal and one assist for three points in his rookie season... recorded 10 shots on the year... scored his first career goal in UConn's 6-0 win over Manhattan on Sept. 7... picked up his first collegiate assist in UConn's 4-0 blanking of South Florida on Sept. 24 live on ESPNU.

    PRIOR TO UCONN: Lettered at Brentwood High School... named to the 2009 NSCAA/adidas Boys High School All-America Team... played for the U-20 US National Team... selected as the 2009 New York State Player of the Year and 2009 Long Island Player of the Year... was the 2009 Gatorade Player of the Year... was a 2009 NSCAA/adidas All-State First Team member...made the 2008 USSF Development Academy... earned 2008 and 2009 All-Suffolk County honors...was a 2007 SYL ODP National ID Camp Selected participant...led his team to the Suffolk County titles in 2008 and 2009...2008 USSF Northeastern Conference Champion.

    PERSONAL: An exploratory major... Born June 16, 1992.


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