7 Michael Rakoczy
Meet the Mid Presented by Verizon Wireless ... Michael Rakoczy (Aug. 23, 2011)
Rakoczy Named Second-Team All-Mid Atlantic Region (Dec. 13, 2010)
Rakoczy Named Second-Team All-Patriot League (Nov. 10, 2010)
Rakoczy Named to CollegeSoccerNews.com Team of the Week (Sept. 27, 2010)
Rakoczy Named Patriot League Offensive Player of the Week (Sept. 20, 2010)
2010 - SOPHOMORE: Rakoczy had an excellent sophomore season, starting all 16 games and ranking tied for first on the team in goals (5) and second in points (11) ... was named to the second-team NSCAA All-Mid Atlantic Region as well as second-team All-Patriot League ... tallied Navy's second goal in its 2-0 win over UMBC, then scored a pair of goals, Navy's first two tallies, of a 3-1 win over Delaware ... was named the Patriot League's Offensive Player of the Week on Sept. 20 following his two-goal effort against the Blue Hens ... then scored the game's only goal in the 61st minute against Army to give the Mids the 1-0 Star Game victory ... was selected to the CollegeSoccerNews.com National Team of the Week following the Army game ... netted the first goal of the game in a 1-1 tie at Howard ... dished out a helper on Navy's game-tying goal in the 76th minute of the Mids' 3-2 win over Holy Cross ... enters his junior season as the active career leader in points (19), goals (7) and assists (5).
2009 - FRESHMAN: Rakoczy had a sensational freshman season, ranking tied for the team lead in points (8), goals (2) and assists (4), while playing in 18 games with 12 starts ... missed the Bucknell game with an injury ... his four assists tied for the fourth most by a Navy freshman in school history ... scored his first career goal in remarkable fashion, just 1:26 into his career against Saint Joseph's in the season opener ... added an assist against the Hawks for a three-point game ... scored points in three straight games from Sept. 10 to Sept. 18 ... netted a goal in the win over Mount St. Mary's, then added an assist against Saint Francis (Pa.) ... for his efforts he was named to the UMBC / adidas Kickoff Classic all-tournament team ... then scored in his third straight game with an assist against Temple on Sam Miller's game-tying goal late in the contest ... tallied an assist on Andrew Garcia's game-winning goal in overtime against Lehigh, the Mids' first win over Lehigh in 10 tries ... added 18 shots, including three against Mount St. Mary's and La Salle.
PERSONAL: A four-year letterwinner at Finneytown High School, Rakoczy graduated in 2009 ... led his team to the 2006 district title ... was a four-time first-team Cincinnati Hills League selection ... was a four-time All-Southwest Ohio first-team selection and was the 2009 Player of the Year ... was second-team All-Ohio as a junior and first-team All-Ohio as a senior ... was also first-team All-Region II as a senior and team captain ... member of National Honor Society and the Finneytown Band ... full name is Michael Christian Rakoczy ... born Feb. 7, 1991, in Florida ... son of Daniel and Susan Howett ... originally committed to play for Brandt at Messiah College, but when Brandt was hired at Navy, Rakoczy sought out an appointment ... majoring in mechanical engineering.
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