DEFENDER NOTRE DAME | PLANO, TX | USA — ROUND ONE / PICK 21
AS A JUNIOR (2015): Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll … selected as the Sept. 1 ACC Defensive Player of the Week and Top Drawer Soccer Men’s Soccer National Player of the Week … started 20 games as a central defender … established a career-high of eight points by scoring three goals and adding two assists … totaled 25 shot attempts, 13 of which were on goal … was an integral member of the defense during nine Irish shutouts … connected on a successful penalty attempt for an insurance goal during a 2-0 win over No. 24 South Florida … contributed the primary assist on the second Notre Dame goal at No. 3 North Carolina … assisted on the lone Irish score during an ACC draw at No. 21 NC State … tallied his second goal of the year in a 5-0 shutout of Pittsburgh on Senior Day – Notre Dame limited the Panthers to only four shots (two shots on goal) … scored the game-winning goal in the 87th minute of 1-0 Irish win over No. 17 Virginia in the quarterfinal round of the ACC Championship – Notre Dame defense held Virginia to four total shots in the ACC Quarterfinal, with only one attempt finding frame.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2014): Started all 21 matches at defender, playing the full 1,995 minutes during the season … scored a career-high three goals for six total points … key component of six team shutouts … attempted 11 shots (eight on goal) over the course of the year … notched a shot on goal and played the full 110 minutes of a 0-0 draw against No. 9 Georgetown at the adidas/IU Credit Union Classic … headed in a free kick in the 75th minute to down No. 20 Syracuse 1-0 … fired two shots on goal in a double overtime win versus VCU … played the full 90 minutes in a 1-0 win over No. 19 Northwestern … finished a corner kick in the 35th minute of Notre Dame’s 3-0 win over No. 15 Virginia … converted a successful penalty kick in the 30th minute of a 2-1 win over Ohio State in the second round of the NCAA Championship at Alumni Stadium … won second career monogram.
AS A FRESHMAN (2013): Appeared in 14 games, including one start, as a central midfielder ... logged 272 minutes on the pitch, which were the most of any Notre Dame freshman during the 2013 season ... made his Irish debut when he came off the bench and played 11 minutes in a 2-1 win over SMU at the adidas/IU Credit Union Classic ... started against Virginia Tech and played a season-high 56 minutes in the 1-0 victory ... picked up his first career point when he assisted on Notre Dame's second goal in a 3-3 draw with Virginia in the semifinals of the ACC Championship ... had a season-high two shots against Northwestern and Pittsburgh ... earned a monogram.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Member of the U18 Dallas Texans United States Soccer Development Academy (USSDA) club team ... rated as the 24th-best recruit in the class of 2013 by College Soccer News ... ranked as the 43rd best player nationally in the class of 2013 according to Top Drawer Soccer ... tapped as the third-best player in the state of Texas and the 20th-best midfielder in the nation by Top Drawer Soccer ... given a four-star ranking (out of five) by Top Drawer Soccer ... USSDA Select Team in 2011-12 and 2012-13 ... in 2011-12, the Texans were the USSDA U15/16 Central Conference champions along with being a USSDA playoffs participant and Dallas Cup Super Group ... two-time U17 Disney Showcase champions ... 2010-11 USSF Academy Playoffs Bracket champions and Finals Week participant ... played his freshman and sophomore seasons at Plano Senior High School ... in 2011, Plano Senior was ranked ninth nationally and the squad captured the District 8-5A title, the Bi-District championship along with being Area champions ... his 13 goals as a sophomore in '11 ranked second on the team ... named first team all-district in '11 ... during his freshman season in `10, Plano Senior was the Bi-District and Area champions in addition to being the District finalist and Regional qualifier ... honorable mention all-district as a freshman ... competed with the Dallas Texans 95 Red club team from 2005-10 and captained the team from 2008-10 ... helped the squad to five State Cup titles and a regional finalist finish in `09 ... the Dallas Texans 95 Red were the `09 and `10 Classic League grand champions and the '09 Premiere League West champions ... the team also took home the '09 Dallas Cup and the Disney Showcase title ... `09 and `10 Manchester United Premier Cup team ... has experience playing overseas ... team was the '08 Gothia Cup (Sweden) grand champions and then finished as semifinalists in '09 ... '09 Tivoli Cup (Denmark) champions and finalists at the '08 Helsinki Cup (Finland) ... hails from the same high school as former Notre Dame All-America soccer player and 2013 graduate Dillon Powers, who currently plays for the Colorado Rapids (MLS) ... son of Jeffery and Donna Aubrey ... brother, Ryan, is a former goalkeeper at the University at Buffalo ... enrolled in the College of Engineering as a computer science major.