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6   Patrick Sopko
Patrick Sopko

Class:
Graduated

Hometown:
Gloucester, Va.

High School:
Mathews

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 174

Position:
Midfielder


2013 Game-by-Game Statistics
2012 Game-by-Game Statistics
2011 Game-by-Game Statistics
2010 Game-by-Game Statistics

ACCOLADES WON:
• 2013 Patriot League Academic Honor Roll
• 2010 Patriot League Rookie of the Week (Sept. 13)
• 2010 Patriot League Rookie of the Week (Sept. 7)

2013 - SENIOR: Saw action in 20 games at the forward position and started once ... had two assists on the season ... had a highlight-reel bicycle-kick assist on Geoff Fries' game-winning goal in the Patriot League Championship ... the play was named the #1 play in the Patriot League's Top 10 plays for all 2013 fall sports ... recorded an assist in Navy's 3-0 win at George Washington on Sept. 21 ... earned the start in Navy's 1-0 win at American on Oct. 9 and played a season-high 45 minutes ... named to the 2013 Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

2012 - JUNIOR: Sopko played in 16 games as a junior, earning the start against Howard late in the season ... scored his only point, an assist on Derek Vogel's game-winning goal right before halftime, in the 4-2 victory over Lafayette ... recorded five shots on the season coming against Richmond, UMBC, Longwood, Holy Cros and Colgate.

2011 - SOPHOMORE: Sopko appeared in 16 games with eight starts and recorded three points (1 g, 1 a) during the season ... his start against UNC Greensboro was the first of his career and he responded with an assist on Navy's game-winning goal in the 82nd minute ... scored one of Navy's biggest goals of the season, an overtime game-winner in the 94th minute of Navy's 2-1 win over Holy Cross which kept Navy's hopes of a Patriot League Tournament appearance alive ... started eight straight games from Sept. 17 against UNC Greensboro to Oct. 14 vs. Lehigh.

2010 - FRESHMAN: Sopko had an outstanding freshman season, appearing in all 16 games while ranking third on the team in points (10) and goals (3) and pacing the squad in assists (4) ... his four assists tied for the fourth most by a Navy freshman in school history ... was a two-time winner of the Patriot League Rookie of the Week accolade ... earned Patriot League Rookie of the Week honors for the first time on Sept. 7, when he scored five points in Navy's first two games of the year ... dished out his first career assist on Navy's third goal of the contest in a 3-1 win over Wofford in the season opener ... followed that performance up with a four-point performance (1 g, 2 a) against VMI in the season's second game of the year ... his assists came on Navy's first and fourth goals of the game and his goal closed out the scoring in Navy's 5-0 win over the Keydets ... then added a goal in the next game, the first goal of the contest, in Navy's 2-0 win over UMBC, earning him Patriot League Rookie of the Week honors for the second straight week ... added an assist in the 4-0 win over George Washington and scored Navy's goal in a 2-1 loss to North Carolina State ... recorded four shots against VMI and three vs. George Washington.

PERSONAL: Sopko lettered four times in soccer, graduating from Mathews High School in 2010 ... also lettered three times in cross country ... led the 2007 soccer team to an 18-2-0 record and a district and regional title .. was a first-team all-region and first-team all-state honoree as a senior ... as a senior, was a first-team all-district and all-region honoree and was the regional and district MVP in cross country ... was a member of the Beta Club ... born in Denbigh, Va. ... son of Ronald and Suzanne Sopko ... brother, James, was on the Navy lightweight rowing team for four years, graduating in 2005 ... majoring in ocean engineering.

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