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J.P. Rafferty
J.P.  Rafferty


Raleigh, N.C.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 177



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Twenty-four Gamecock men's soccer student-athletes garner academic honors from conference.


Men's Soccer Celebrates 2013 Season at Awards Banquet


Men's Soccer Hosts ODU in Regular Season Finale on Saturday

Senior night ceremonies begin just prior to 7 p.m. kickoff.


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South Carolina earns come-from-behind victory on a pair of 85th minute goals.

  • 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 C-USA Academic Honor Roll
  • 2011 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll
  • 2011, 2012, 2013 SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll

2013 (Senior)
Team captain that started all 19 matches of the season...notched his first multi-goal game of his career in a 5-2 win over High Point (Sept. 6), scoring twice in a 15-minute stretch...netted an equalizer in the match at Marshall (Oct. 19) off a free kick from Kurtis Turner to collect a point in the conference race...notched his fourth goal of the season against Tulsa (Nov. 13) in the C-USA Tournament, finding the back of the net with a header in his final match as a Gamecock....named to the C-USA and SEC Academic Honor Roll.

2012 (Junior)
Saw action in 16 contests with 14 starts on the year ... Tallied 12 shots, including six on goal ... Posted a season high three shots vs. No. 25 Northwestern (Sept. 2) ... Posted two shots at SMU (Sept. 24) and at No. 13 Wake Forest (Oct. 27) ... Named to the C-USA Academic Honor Roll and the SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll.

2011 (Sophomore)
Saw action in all 19 games with two starts ... Tallied two goals and one assist for five points ... Posted 13 shots, including seven on goal ... Posted two shots in season opener at College of Charleston (Aug. 28) ... Scored first career goal in 2-2 tie vs. Bradley (Sept. 11), competing at the Dartmouth Classic ... Scored second goal of the season in 2-1 win vs. Tulsa (Sept. 30) in league play ... Tally vs. the Golden Hurricane was from just inside the 18-yard box on a long shot to the far post over the Tulsa goalkeeper ... Earned an assist in 2-0 victory vs. NC State (Oct. 18) ... Tallied two shots in NCAA Tournament match vs. Wake Forest (Nov. 17) ... Named to the SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll and the C-USA Academic Honor Roll.

2010 (Freshman)
Saw action in seven contests, posting five shots and collecting one assist ... Saw action in last six games of the season ... Posted two shots in 2-1 win over SMU (Nov. 12) in Conference USA Tournament semifinals ... Along with Stephen Morrissey, earned assist on game winner vs. Duke in second round of NCAA Tournament ... Named to the C-USA Academic Honor Roll, and the SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll.

All-state as a sophomore, junior and senior ... Named an "Best of North Carolina" as a senior ... Scored 18 goals and collected 26 assists as a senior ... Four-year letterwinner for coach Todd Worley at Sanderson High School ... Named Cap 7 All-Conference and all-region all four years of prep career ... Team MVP ... Earned academic all-conference honors (2006-2009) and was an honor roll student during prep career ... Played club soccer for CASL Chelsea FC Academy and coach Rusty Scarborough ... Club squad team captain (2003-08)

Son of Stephen and Martha Rafferty ... A business major.

J.P. Rafferty

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