Midshipmen to open 25th season of Patriot League play.
Video produced by the Patriot League Network.
Daniel Kwon and Mark Shiiba score first career goals for Navy.
Aubrey Jones scores for the third straight game.
Senior Grant Valenstein earned a 4.0 GPA last fall.
2013 Game-by-Game Statistics
2014 Patriot League Academic Honor Roll
2014 - SOPHOMORE: Saw action in 11 games as a defender ... ... helped Navy post a Patriot League-best 0.65 goals-against average ... saw action in five Navy shutouts ... played a season-high 20 minutes in Navy's 5-0 win over Appalachian State on Sept. 5 ... played 14 minutes in Navy's 2-0 win over Longwood on Sept. 23 ... logged 10 minutes in Navy's 2-0 win over eventual NCAA College Cup participant UMBC on Oct. 21 ... named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.
2013 - FRESHMAN: Played in nine games at the defenseman position ... played a season-high 41 minutes in Navy's 2-1 overtime win over Central Connecticut State (Sept. 7) ... logged 28 minutes in Navy's 1-1 draw with Appalachian State on Sept. 1 ... played 26 minutes against St. Francis Brooklyn (Sept. 5) and 24 against No. 21 UMBC (Sept. 17) ... played a total of 157 minutes.
PERSONAL: A 2013 graduate of Strath Haven High School, Shiiba also competed with the FC Delco Academy outside of Philadelphia ... was a two-time All-Central League selection and competed with the U16 Philadelphia Union Academy ... also helped the Strath Haven football team at the request of a friend, connecting on a 26-yard field goal to beat rival Springfield, 16-14, in what his first career football game ... did not play soccer at Strath Haven High School to focus on playing with FC Delco ... son of Atsushi and Christine Shiiba ... brother, Thomas, is a junior on the Navy soccer team, allowing them to become first set of brothers to play on the same team at Navy since the Copare brothers (Brett and Jason) in 2004 ... also visited Princeton, Delaware, Seton Hall and George Mason. His George Mason visit occurred on the night that Navy defeated the 20th-ranked Patriots, 2-1 ... majoring in economics.
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