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Jimmy Maurer
Jimmy Maurer

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lawrenceville, Ga.

High School:
St. Pius X

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 194

Position:
Goalkeeper

2010
Started all 22 games of the season, playing all but 17 minutes in goal ... 2,028 minutes in goal during senior season marked a career high ... Named to the All-Conference USA Second Team ... C-USA All-Academic Team ... ESPN Academic All-District III First Team ... First-Team ESPN Academic All-American ... NSCAA Third-Team All-South Region ... Three-time C-USA Defensive Player of the Week ... Brown Classic All-Tournament Team ... Helped lead South Carolina to 13 wins, the most since 1998 ... Led C-USA and matched career high with nine shutouts, and led the league with 86 saves ... CollegeSoccerNews.com Team of the Week (Nov. 22) ... Concluded career in the Garnet and Black with a 1.05 career goals against average, 318 saves and 28 shutouts - one shutout shy of matching Charlie Arndt for the most in South Carolina history ... Finished senior campaign with a 1.11 goals against average, allowing 25 goals, while collecting 86 saves ... Tallied the first two assists of his career (vs. UAB (Oct. 2), at SMU (Oct. 6) ... Helped the Gamecocks defeat four ranked opponents in 2010, including No. 5 Tulsa in C-USA regular-season play ... Earned fourth-straight shutout vs. archrival Clemson ... Also earned shutouts vs. Yale (Sept. 12), at Charlotte (Sept. 25), at Wake Forest (Sept. 28), at Tulsa (Oct. 9), vs. NC State (Oct. 12), vs. FIU (Oct. 27), vs. Tulsa (Nov. 14) and vs. Duke (Nov. 21) ... Collected a season-high nine saves in NCAA Tournament play vs. No. 19 Michigan.

2009
Played every minute in net for the Gamecocks, starting all 18 contests in goal ... Named to the preseason All-Conference USA team ... A preseason selection to the Hermann Trophy Watch List ... Named to the All-Conference USA Third Team ... Earned First Team ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District III honors and was named a Second Team ESPN The Magazine Academic All-American ... Selected to the C-USA All-Academic Team ... An All-South Region Second-Team honoree ... Earned a 1.22 goals against average, a .733 save percentage, while allowing 23 goals ... Collected five shutouts on the season, fifth in C-USA statistics ... Tallied a season-high eight saves vs. No. 3 Wake Forest (Oct. 20) ... Collected six saves each in 3-1 win at UCF (Oct. 4) and in 0-0 tie at FIU (Oct. 24) ... Earned first shutout of the season in 1-0 win over archrival Clemson (Sept. 4) ... Named Conference USA Defensive Player of the Week (Sept. 8) for effort in victory vs. Clemson ... Collected three-consecutive shutouts in mid-September, first in 1-0 victory vs. George Mason (Sept. 13) in final match at adidas Gamecock Classic ... Followed with back-to-back shutouts in 0-0 tie vs. No 25 Northwestern (Sept. 18) and in 1-0 win over Northern Illinois (Sept. 20), competing at the Lakeside Classic in Evanston, Ill. ... Named to the Lakeside Classic All-Tournament team ... Averaged 3.0 saves per game during stretch ... Registered final shutout of the season in 0-0 tie at FIU (Oct. 24) ... Named to the C-USA Academic Honor Roll ... Also received the C-USA Commissioner's Academic Medal, which is awarded to student-athletes with a cumulative GPA of 3.75 and above ... Also named to the SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll.

2008
Shared team captain responsibilities with Jeff Scannella and Mark Wiltse ... Started all 19 games and played every minute in goal during the season ... Earned numerous accolades and awards, including four Conference USA Defensive Player of the Week honors, a selection to the TopDrawerSoccer.com Team of the Week early in the campaign, selection to the All-C-USA Second Team, the C-USA All-Academic Team and the C-USA All-Tournament Team ... Collected NSCAA All-South Region First-Team honors ... Earned First Team ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District III accolades ... Allowed just 16 goals on the year, the fewest allowed by Carolina since the 1998 campaign ... Finished the year with an 0.80 goals against average, 91 saves and a .850 save percentage ... Collected nine shutouts, the most by a Gamecock goalkeeper since Brad Guzan recorded eight during the 2003 campaign ... Earned first shutout of the season in 2-0 win versus archrival Clemson (Aug. 29) in season opener ... Collected a season-high eight saves in 3-1 loss against North Carolina (Sept. 5) competing at the Wake Forest Deacon Classic ... Recorded three-consecutive shutouts - versus Lehigh (Sept. 12), Jacksonville (Sept. 14) and on the road at College of Charleston (Sept. 19) ... Averaged 5.0 saves per game during stretch ... Collected back-to-back shutouts at home, earning 4-0 win versus Davidson (Sept. 27) and 2-0 victory in C-USA season opener against FIU (Oct. 4) ... Collected seven saves in shutout win versus Marshall (Oct. 25) ... Earned eighth shutout of the season in 0-0 tie versus No. 9 Tulsa, preventing the Golden Hurricane's perfect C-USA season ... Recorded final shutout of the season in 3-0 win versus host SMU in opening-round action at the C-USA Tournament ... Named to the C-USA Academic Honor Roll ... Also received the C-USA Commissioner's Academic Medal, which is awarded to student-athletes with a cumulative GPA of 3.75 and above ... Also named to the SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll ... Earned the team's John M. Johnson Memorial Award.

2007
Started all 19 games in goal during rookie campaign ... Named the C-USA Freshman of the Year ... Also garnered All-Conference USA Second-Team honors, as well as being named to the C-USA All-Freshman Team ... On national stage, was named to the TopDrawerSoccer.com All-Freshman Team, and the CollegeSoccerNews.com All-Freshman Third Team ... Allowed 21 goals for a 1.08 goals against average, ranking second among C-USA opponents ... Tallied five shutouts ... Allowed one goal or less in 14 games ... Played all but 31 minutes in goal for the Gamecocks ... Leader of the defensive unit that allowed just 21 goals on the year, including a league-low seven goals during Conference USA play ... Earned first career shutout in season-opening victory against archrival Clemson (Aug. 31) ... Led Carolina to a 2-0 victory against Lipscomb (Sept. 16) to clinch the adidas Gamecock Classic title ... Was named Classic Defensive MVP ... Tallied a career-high 10 saves against No. 9 Duke (Sept. 19) ... Garnered C-USA Defensive Player of the Week honors for his stellar performance in a 1-0 victory over UAB in the C-USA season opener ... Played every minute, including both sudden death overtime sessions, of South Carolina's 1-1 tie against No. 25 Memphis (Oct. 20) and its 0-0 stalemate against UCF (Nov. 4) ... Named to the C-USA Academic Honor Roll ... Also received the C-USA Commissioner's Academic Medal, which is awarded to those student-athletes with a cumulative GPA of 3.75 and above ... Also named to the SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll ... Earned the team's Bill Lauritzen Award.

Pre-College
Gatorade State Player of the Year in Georgia in 2006-07... Member of the United States U-17 National Team pool, 2004-2006 ... Played on the Region III Olympic Development Program (ODP) team, 2003-2006, and the Georgia state team for the past six years ... Listed among Georgia's Best of the Best in 2007 as both a goalkeeper and a forward ... Named to the 1988 (age group) US Youth Soccer All-America team in 2006 ... Member of the Super Y National Elite Team, 2004-06 ... Participated in the adidas Elite Soccer Program (ESP) in 2005 and 2006, playing goalkeeper on the '05 championship team ... Attended St. Pius X Catholic High School in Atlanta where he played for coach Killebrew Bailey ... Garnered Player of the Year honors in 2004 and team MVP honors in 2005 ... Led St. Piux X to the state semifinals twice and the quarterfinals once ... Named all-county and NSCAA All-Region as a forward ... Competed in club soccer for coach Massoud Roushandel and the Atlanta Fire United ... Served as a team captain and helped the squad to state championships four of five seasons ... Team was ranked as high as No. 7 nationally ... Also played basketball for three years in high school ... Awarded the Mary Callahan Academic and Athletic Scholarship ... Elected to the National Congressional Student Leadership Conference in 2005 and 2006 ... Has volunteered for a number of community organizations.

Personal
Played for Chicago Fire PDL squad during summer of 2009 and the Atlanta Blackhawks during the summer of 2010 ... Earned 2009 PDL Goalkeeper of the Year honors ... Played for the Atlanta Silverbacks PDL team during the summer of 2008 ... Parents are T.A. and Betsy Maurer ... Major is finance and marketing.

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