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1 Connor Behrend

Career: Behrend finished his soccer career as the best goal keeper in the Division I era and one of the top goal keepers of all eras... Played in 48 games playing 4052:10 minutes, allowing 1.24 goals against, recorded 204 saves with a .785 save percentage... The .785 save percentage is the third best save percentage in the history of the Big South... Recorded 10 shutouts all in the last two seasons.

2017: Starting goalkeeper on PC's first ever Big South Championship team... Named to the Big South All-Tournament Team... Finished season with a 0.94 goals allowed average, six shutouts and a .806 save percentage... Named Big South Defensive Player of the Week (9/11) for his performances versus Nationally Ranked Duke and UNCG, he recorded eight saves while allowing only one goal in the 1-1 tie at Duke and recorded a shutout of UNCG with six saves... In three Big South Tournament games he recorded 16 saves with one goal allowed... Recorded eight saves as he led the Blue Hose to overtime against the Seahawks in their first NCAA Tournament game.

2016: Named to the Big South Conference Honorable Mention and All-Academic Teams…Earned Big South Defensive Player of the Week twice. The junior recorded 15 saves and allowed one goal in wins over Mercer (9/21) and High Point on (9/24), then picked up the distinction again after an 11-save shutout win against Longwood (10/15). The 11 saves tied him for most saves in a game by a Big South player this season…Appeared in 18 games and made 17 starts for 1,696 minutes…Totaled four shutouts…Allowed 21 goals for a 1.11 goals allowed average and tallied 88 saves for a .807 save percentage.

2015: Played in five games, started in two ... Logged 233 minutes in goal ... Recorded 15 saves and eight goals against with a .652 save percentage ... Generated seven saves in 71 minutes against Georgia State (9/22) ... Played a full 90 minutes and made three saes at Mercer (9/18).

2014: Played in seven games, earning four starts... Logged 399 minutes in goal... Recorded 26 saves for a save percentage of .743... Made 11 saves in the game against Liberty (11/1). 

High School: Helped Glynn Academy to a 63-3 record through his career, including four straight region championships... Behrend became the first freshman to start at goal in the school’s history and was named All-Region in 2011, 2012 and 2013 in addition to Region 2 Goalkeeper of the Year Honors... Posted 291 saves with only 36 goals against and even tallied two assists... Also played five years as the Concorde Fire club team’s sole keeper—guiding the team to numerous league and state championships—while playing for four years as the Olympic Development Program’s goalkeeper.

Personal: Connor David Behrend was born on September 1, 1995, in Scranton, Pa…. Son of Meg and Dave Behrend… Chose PC for its academic reputation and the team’s coaches and players… Plans to major in pre-law and aspires to become a lawyer… Cites his father as his biggest athletic influence.

Position: Goal Keeper
Height: 6'5"
Weight: 195
Year: Senior
Hometown: St. Simons Island, Ga.
High School: Glynn Academy