DU Pioneers 2014 Summit League
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Academy on Campus: three feature as DU retain the Summit League

A total of 25 Rapids Academy products are on rosters around the NCAA Division I ranks and Academy on Campus is a recap of their performance.

Read on for individual reports on the Rapids Academy players and their college teams.

Avery Ball - Wright State (12-7-2) - Sophomore midfielder from Fort Collins entered the game as a substitute as his side fell in the Horizon League Final 2-1 to Oakland.

Season Stats: 12 games played, 0 starts, 1 goal, 1 assist

Alex Braman - St. Mary’s College (12-5-2) - Sophomore defender from Niwot played the whole game and recorded 3 shots as the Gaels beat Pacific 2-0 in their last game of the season. This win was St. Mary’s program record 12th win of the season.

Season Stats: 16 games played, 16 starts, 2 goal, 1 assist

Ben Braman - St. Mary’s College (12-5-2) - Sophomore defender from Niwot was injured for most of the season, not having played since a 3-0 loss to Syracuse.

Season Stats: 2 games played, 2 starts, 0 goals, 0 assists

Idrissa Camara – Southern Methodist University (10-6-2) - Junior Forward from Denver had a pair of shots in his team’s loss to Tulsa in the American Athletic Conference Semifinals. The Mustang’s season ended when they were not selected to the NCAA tournament.

Season stats: 18 games played, 18 starts, 7 goals, 1 assist

Josue Chavez - Lipscomb University (12-4-1) - Junior midfielder from Longmont played the full 90 for Lipscomb as his side finished the season on a disappointing note after falling to North Florida in the Atlantic Sun Championship Semifinals.

Season Stats: 16 games played, 15 starts, 4 goals, 3 assists

Jovanni Chavez - Liberty University (11-6-1) - Freshman forward from Longont started in the 4-1 loss to Winthrop. This loss came in the Big South Quarterfinal and marks the end of the season for Liberty.

Season Stats: 18 games played, 13 starts, 2 goals, 2 assists

Andrew Epstein - Stanford University (13-2-3) - Sophomore goalkeeper from Fort Collins recorded 2 saves in his side’s thrilling 3-2 victory after two overtimes over rivals California. This win earned Stanford its first PAC-12 title in 13 years. The Cardinals were given the number 6 overall seed in the NCAA tournament and will face the winner of the UC Irvine and UNLV game on November 23.

Season Stats: 18 games played, 18 starts, 53 saves, 7 shutouts

Kortne Ford - University of Denver (11-7-1) - Freshman defender from Greely played the whole game as Denver beat Western Illinois 3-1 to clinch the Summit League Championship for the second year in a row. The Pioneers travel to Oregon State for the first round of the NCAA tournament on November 20.

Season Stats: 19 games played, 19 starts, 0 goals, 0 assists

Michael Gottlinger - Iona College (9-7-3) - Sophomore defender from Fort Collins did not feature for his side as they ended their season with a 2-1 loss to Monmouth in the MAAC Semifinals.

Season stats: 3 games played, 0 starts, 0 goals, 0 assists

Chris Gurule - University of New Mexico (11-6-1) - Redshirt Sophomore defender from Longmont played 90 minutes for the Lobos in their 2-1 loss to Old Dominion in the first round of the Conference USA tournament.

Season stats: 18 games played, 17 starts, 0 goals, 3 assists

Jacob Hanlin - Portland University (4-11-4) - Freshman forward from Centennial was granted a medical redshirt due to broken skull suffered early in the season.

Season stats: 2 games played, 0 starts, 0 goals, 0 assists

Karsten Hanlin - University of Denver (11-7-1) - Junior midfielder from Centennial played the full 90 as the Pioneers beat Western Illinois 3-1 to win the Summit League Championship. They face Oregon State away in the first game of the NCAA tournament on November 20.

Season stats: 16 games played, 12 starts, 2 goals, 3 assists

Eric Kronenberg - University of Denver (11-7-1) - Sophomore forward from  Boulder (pictured right) scored the second goal of the game in a 3-1 win over Western Illinois on Sunday, as DU retained the Summit League Championship. His efforts this season have helped the Pioneers to an NCAA bid where they face Oregon State on November 20.

Season stats: 19 games played, 0 starts, 7 goals, 1 assist

Joe Kuzminsky - University of Alabama-Birmingham (11-7-1) - Redshirt Freshman goalkeeper from Denver recorded 5 saves in an unfortunate 1-0 loss to South Carolina in the Conference USA Semifinals. UAB will face Furman in the first round of the NCAA tournament on November 20.

Season stats: 19 games played, 19 starts, 67 saves, 3 shutouts

Enda O’Neill - University of Wisconsin (3-12-3) - Freshman defender from Boulder was redshirted for his first season. The Badgers suffered a tough season going 3-12-3 and losing in the first round of the Big Ten tournament to Rutgers.

Season stats: Did not feature

Ricardo Perez - Creighton University (14-3-2) - Sophomore forward from Fort Collins recorded 2 shots in 78 minutes as the Bluejays fell 1-0 to Providence in the Big East Championship semifinal. Creighton will face the winner of the Denver and Oregon State game on November 23.

Season stats: 19 games played, 12 starts, 3 goals, 2 assists

Dakota Peterson - Drexel University (5-10-3) - Freshman midfielder from Denver did not feature for his side as they ended their season with a 3-0 loss to UNC Wilmington.

Season stats: 2 games played, 0 starts, 0 goals, 0 assists

Jason Pillard - Wake Forest University (10-7-1) - Sophomore defender from Niwot has not made an appearance for Wake Forest this season as his team faces University of Maryland, Baltimore County in the first round of the NCAA tournament on November 20.

Season stats: Yet to make an appearance

James Rogers - University of New Mexico (11-6-1) - Senior forward/midfielder from Fort Collins played 79 minutes in his side’s 2-1 loss to Old Dominion in the Conference USA Tournament.

Season Stats: 18 games played, 18 starts, 4 goals, 5 assists

Austin Seifert - Wright State University (12-7-2) - Sophomore forward from Colorado Springs did not feature in his side’s 2-1 loss to Oakland in the Horizon League Final.

Season stats: 8 games played, 0 starts, 1 goals, 0 assists

Matthew Taphorn - Central Arkansas (3-13-1) - Senior defender from Denver did not feature as his side ended their season with a 3-0 loss to Oral Roberts.

Season stats: 10 games played, 10 starts, 0 goals, 0 assists

Cameron Taylor - Cornell University (10-6-1) - Sophomore midfielder from Littleton is out for the season following surgery. Cornell finished their season with a 1-0 win over Columbia in double overtime.

Season stats: Yet to make an appearance

Alex Toderica - University of Denver (11-7-1) - Sophomore forward from Longmont did not feature for his side as they went on to win the Summit League Championship 3-1 over Western Illinois. They face Oregon State in the first round of the NCAA tournament on November 20.

Season stats: 13 games played, 0 starts, 0 goals, 0 assists

Bryan Windsor - Princeton University (11-3-3) - Sophomore midfielder from Boulder did not feature in his side’s 1-0 win over Yale, which earned the Tigers a share of the Ivy League title.

Season stats: 12 games played, 1 game started, 0 goals. 0 assists

Kurtis Young - University of Portland (4-11-4) - Freshman defender from Parker received a medical redshirt for the season.

Season stats: 2 games played, 0 starts, 0 goals, 0 assists

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