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    5  Robert Younger
    Robert Younger

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Hull, England

    High School:
    The Read School

    Height / Weight:
    6-1 / 182

    Position:
    Back

    Club Team:
    Hull City



    Career Statistics

      OFFENSE               GP    G    A  Pts Shots Shot%  SOG  SOG%  GW  PK-Att
      2007................  25    0    5    5    10  .000    2  .200   0   0-0
      2008................  22    0    0    0     5  .000    2  .400   0   0-0
      2009................  12    0    1    1     1  .000    0  .000   0   0-0
      TOTAL...............  59    0    6    6    16  .000    0  .000   0   0-0
    

    2010: Started 13 matches as a co-captain before suffering a season-ending knee ... Scored his first collegiate goal in a 4-0 triumph at Wright State (10/3/11), which turned out to be the game-winner... Attempted a total of four shots on the season, with two of them being on goal ... Scored a total of two points on the season, which was third-best on the team ... Capped off his senior season with a First-Team All-Horizon League honor, and was named to the Great Lakes Region third-team by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA).

    2009:

  • Played in just 12 matches, starting 10, due to knee injuries
  • Part of four clean sheets
  • Came off the bench to assist on UIC's goal against UAB (9/4)

    2008:

  • NSCAA/adidas All-Great Lakes Region Second Team
  • Horizon League Defensive Player of the Year
  • All-Horizon League First Team
  • Started all 22 matches on the backline
  • Led defense that posted 11 shutouts and posted a 0.77 goals-against average
  • Helped the Flames record clean sheets in NCAA Tournament matches against Dayton and No. 4 Michigan State
  • Named ChicagolandSoccerNews.com Player of the Month for September showing in which Flames went unbeaten in eight matches and posted five shutouts

    2007:

  • Appeared in all 25 matches, starting 24
  • Horizon League All-Tournament Team honoree
  • Posted five points during the year, with five assists to his credit
  • Assisted on UIC's game-winning marker against Northwestern in the second round of the NCAA Tournament (11/28)
  • Picked up an assist on the team's first marker in 3-1 win over Green Bay in Horizon League Tournament title match
  • Assisted on Baggio Husidic's game-winning goal at Loyola (11/3)
  • Registered an assist in UIC's quarterfinal victory over Wright State in Horizon League Tournament
  • Recorded first collegiate point with an assist against Milwaukee (10/21)
  • Member of UIC backline that recorded school-record 14 shutouts and finished tops in the Horizon League and 10th in the nation in goals-against average (0.60)

    Prep/Personal:

  • Captain on backline for the Read School in North Lincolnshire, England
  • Captained the Lincolnshire County F.A. U-18 team that reached the final four at the 2006 National Championship
  • Served as captain of the Lincolnshire School Boys County U-18 state team that reached the round of eight in the 2005 National Championship
  • Spent six years playing with the Hull City Academy Youth Team under coach Peter Taylor
  • Competed for England School Boy U-18 squad that won the Centenary Shield and went undefeated in 2005-06
  • Native of Hull, England
  • Born: April 2, 1988
  • Parents: Jane Blackledge and Trevor Younger