Holiday Inn Express BWI All-Tournament Team (Sept. 4, 2012)
NSCAA Third-Team All-Mid Atlantic Region (Dec. 12, 2011)
Patriot League All-Tournament Team (Nov. 15, 2011)
CollegeSoccerNews.com Freshman All-America Team (Jan. 4, 2011)
NSCAA Third-Team All-Mid Atlantic Region (Dec. 13, 2010)
Patriot League Defensive Player of the Week (Sept. 13, 2010)
UMBC/Navy Kick-Off All-Tournament Team (Sept. 7, 2010)
2011 - SOPHOMORE: Sanchez had another strong season, appearing in 18 games (all starts) and scoring one assist with 10 shots ... was named to the NSCAA All-Mid Atlantic Region third team for the second straight year, one of nine freshmen or sophomores named to the team ... last year, he was one of just two freshmen named to the squad ... was also selected as a member of the Patriot League all-Tournament team after a strong performance against American in the semifinals ... recorded his first career point, an assist, on Navy's first goal of the game against Richmond, a tally by Billy Sweetman ... led a strong defensive effort late in the year, as the Midshipmen allowed just two goals in the last five games ... missed the Longwood game with an injury, but has started all 34 games he has played in so far at Navy ... despite missing a game, ranked third on the team in minutes played (1,480) and would have likely led the team if he didn't miss the Longwood contest.
2010 - FRESHMAN: Despite registering no points and just two shots on the season, Sanchez had one of the top freshman seasons in school history, starting all 16 games ... was a dominant force on the Navy defense, helping the Mids rank 22nd nationally, and first in the Patriot League, in goals against average, allowing just 13 goals all season long ... Navy held 12 of its 16 opponents to one or fewer goals, while recording seven shutouts ... was named to the 33-member CollegeSoccerNews.com Freshman All-America Team as a second-team honoree ... was also named to the NSCAA Division I All-Mid-Atlantic Region third team, one of just two freshmen in the region to be named to one of the three squads ... was named to the UMBC / Navy Kick-off All-Tournament team on Sept. 7 ... was selected as the Patriot League Defensive Player of the Week on Sept. 13, after helping hold UMBC scoreless in a 2-0 Navy victory ... the Retrievers had entered the game by scoring 10 goals in three games and finished the year ranked 34th in the country in scoring offense.
PERSONAL: A 2010 graduate of Worcester Prep, Sanchez lettered four times in soccer ... led team to four straight ESIAC title from 2007-10 ... was a two-time team MVP and was the 2009 ESIAC Conference Player of the Year ... led club team to two Maryland State Cup Championships and was the Maryland ODP Player of the Year ... was vice-president on his class for two years and was on the headmasters' list all four years ... born April 8, 1992, in Salisbury, Md. ... son of Martin Sanchez and Denise Vickers ... wanted to attend the Naval Academy since his freshman year of high school ... majoring in oceanography.