2014 Patriot League Academic Honor Roll
2013 Patriot League Academic Honor Roll
2014 - SOPHOMORE: Played in 19 games and made nine starts at a holding midfielder position ... scored his lone goal of the season in the 16th minute in Navy's 3-1 win over Central Connecticut State on Sept. 13 ... earned the start against CCSU and played 60 minutes ... helped Navy's defense post nine shutouts with a Patriot League-best 0.65 goals-against average from his holding midfielder position ... earned the start in Navy's 2-1 win over #10 Maryland on Sept. 8 ... started eight-straight games from Aug. 31 to Sept. 27 ... earned the start in Navy's 1-0 win over Lafayette on Oct. 4 ... started and played a season-high 65 minutes against Boston U. on Sept. 27 ... started and logged 60 minutes in Navy's 2-0 win over Longwood on Sept. 23 ... named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.
2013 - FRESHMAN: Played in 14 games at the midfield position ... played a season-high 41 minutes in Navy's 3-0 win over George Washington (Sept. 21) ... played 28 minutes in Navy's 2-0 win at Virginia Tech (Sept. 24) ... logged 26 minutes in Navy's 3-1 win over NJIT on Oct. 22 ... recoded two shots on the season with one coming against George Washington and the other being at High Point on Sept. 14 ... played a total of 199 minutes ... named to the 2013 Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.
PERSONAL: A 2013 graduate of Lawrence High School, Saunders had a sensational high school career, lettering four times in soccer and three times in basketball ... as a senior, Saunders was named Maine's Gatorade Player of the Year, a scholar All-American by NSCAA, All-New England, all-state, all-conference, the Kennebuc Valley Conference Player of the Year and the Morning Sentinel Player of the Year ... tallied 43 points (19 g, 5 a) in just 16 games, leading his team to the Eastern Maine Class A Quarterfinals ... led his club soccer team. Seacoast United, to five straight Maine State Championships (2009-13) while serving as the team captain three times ... also earned all-conference as a freshman, sophomore and junior and all-state as a junior ... tallied 50 goals during his high school career ... on the hardwood, Saunders was a KVAC All-Defense Team honoree and an Academic All-State selection ... was the Class Historian, a member of National Honors Society, earned High Honors for all 16 quarters of his high school career, a Big Brother Big Sister Volunteer and volunteered at the Waterville Humane Society ... born in Waterville, Maine ... son of Nathan and Cordelia Saunders ... brother, Josh, rank track and cross country at Cedarville University ... majoring in systems engineering.