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Leon

Maric

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#27

Forward
Height: 6'5"
Weight: 200
Year: Senior
Hometown: Gilbertsville, Pa.
High School: Boyertown Area Senior/University of Virginia

Bio

2019 Atlantic 10 Preseason All-Conference Team Forward
2018 United Soccer Coaches All-Southeast Region Third Team Forward
2018 Atlantic 10 All-Conference First Team Forward
2018 Philadelphia Soccer 6 Chris Jones Player of the Year
2018 Philadelphia Soccer 6 All-Star Team Forward
2018 SJU Offensive Player of the Year Award
Philadelphia Soccer Six Player of the Week (10/22/18)

2018:
Made an immediate impact for the Crimson and Gray, starting all 18 matches as SJU's top forward option... Posted a team-best 25 points on a team-best 12 goals and one helper... Tallied at least one point in 12 matches... Led squad with four match-winning goals... Scored first SJU goal in second SJU match, vs. Saint Peter's... Scored in three consecutive matches, vs. Stony Brook, Sacred Heart, and Navy... Scored the match-winning goal against Navy to help lead SJU to its first win over the Midshipmen in program history... Scored the match-winning goal against VMI... Scored the overtime match-winning goal to upset then-#21 Fordham... Followed that performance by recording at least one point in final six matches of the season, tallying one goal at Davidson, an assist at George Mason, two goals vs. St. Bonaventure, and goals against Drexel, Rhode Island, and Saint Louis.

2017 (Virginia): Appeared in one match, against Hofstra.

2016 (Virginia): Played five matches at forward... Started twice, against Coastal Carolina and James Madison... Scored first career goal off the bench against Xavier in just his second collegiate match.

High School/Personal: Transfer from the University of Virginia... Played with FC Continental Academy... Led team with 18 goals in 2015-16 and won state and regional titles in 2013... Also trained with the Philadelphia Union Academy and Penn Fusion Academy... Was an Honor Roll student at Boyertown Area Senior High School... Volunteer service experience includes helping out at local schools and participating in community clean-up efforts... Born in Ljubuski, Bosnia and Herzegovina... Majoring in communication studies.


Single-Game Career Highs:
(All set with SJU)

Goals:
2 vs. St. Bonaventure (10/20/18) 
Assists:
1 at George Mason (10/17/18)
Points:
4 vs. St. Bonaventure (10/20/18) 
Shots:
5 vs. St. Bonaventure (10/20/18) 
SOG:
3 vs. St. Bonaventure (10/20/18) 
Minutes:
95 vs. Saint Louis (10/31/18)


Virginia Statistics:

YEAR GP-GS G A PTS SHOTS SOG GWG MINUTES
2016 5-2 1 0 2 2 1 0 136
2017 1-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
TOTAL 6-2 1 0 2 2 1 0 143
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Goals of the Week: September 10, 2019
Goals of the Week: November 6, 2018
Goals of the Week: October 23, 2018