Men's Soccer

Bryan Ciesiulka
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Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Naperville, Ill.

High School:
Neuqua Valley

Height:
5-4

Position:
MF

Bryan Ciesiulka

01/21/2014

Ciesiulka Selected by Chicago Fire in MLS SuperDraft

Former Marquette midfielder taken in fourth round by hometown club

12/13/2013

Ciesiulka Named Senior CLASS Award First Team All-American

Marquette midfielder one of five NCAA Div. I men's soccer players selected

12/01/2013

NCAA Tourney: Short-handed Virginia Defeats MU 3-1

Ninth-seeded Golden Eagles finish season with 13-6-2 overall mark

11/26/2013

Lyon Named First Team Academic All-American

Marquette goalkeeper one of 11 student-athletes honored

11/15/2013

Marquette Tops Butler 1-0 in BIG EAST Semifinal

Golden Eagles advance to Sunday's final on Lysak's golden goal

01/20/2013

Marquette Turns Hunger Into Hope

For Marquette men's soccer player Bryan Ciesiulka, the packaging of 100,000 meals was the culmination of a lengthy effort to raise funds to help others - meals will be delivered to wherever they are needed throughout the world by Feed My Starving Children.

10/28/2012

No. 5/3 Golden Eagles draw with No. 8/7 Notre Dame, 1-1, at Valley Fields

10/10/2012

Highlights of MU's 1-0 shutout over NIU

09/29/2012

Sjoberg and John Pothast score in 2-0 shutout at Providence

09/16/2012

Highlights of MU's 2-1 double-overtime win at Michigan State

2013: Finalist for the Senior CLASS Award ... Named to Academic All-District 6 team for second time in his career and is on the Academic All-America ballot ... Tied for first among active MU players with 16 career assists and ranks second points (34) ... Credited with an assist that led to the game-winning goal vs. nationally ranked Butler (10/9) ... Missed six matches due to a head injury suffered late in MU's season opener at Milwaukee (8/30); made his return to the pitch in BIG EAST opener vs. Xavier (9/28) ... Three-year MU co-captain ... 2013 Soccer America Men's Preseason All-America Team ... 2013 Preseason All-BIG EAST selection ... Ranked No. 20 on the Men's National Top 100 list by TopDrawerSoccer.com ... TopDrawerSoccer.com's 2013 "Preseason Best XI" Third Team selection 2013 College Sports Madness Preseason All-America Second Team ... Active team leader in career points (33) and assists (15).

2012: Member of Chi Alpha Sigma (National Collegiate Athlete Honor Society) ... BIG EAST All-Academic Team ... Marquette co-captain ... Recorded an assist in four consecutive games, including the game-winning assist to Andy Huftalin in a 2-1 double-overtime win over Wisconsin (Sept. 26) ... Assisted Axel Sjoberg on the game-winner goal at Michigan State (Sept. 16) with his corner-kick serve to the middle of the box in the 108th minute ... Missed the first game since his freshman season against Western Illinois (Sept. 8) with an ankle injury ... Scored MU's second goal in a 2-0 win at Drake (Sept. 2) on a penalty kick ... Served up the game-winning assist off a corner kick, finding Eric Pothast near post in the 40th minute of MU's 1-0 win vs. UIC (Aug. 31) ... Scored his first goal of the season on a penalty kick in the second half of MU's 3-2 win over Milwaukee (Sept. 24) in the season opener ... Named to the USL Premier Development League All-Central Conference Team as a member of the Chicago Fire PDL squad ... Featured all season by TopDrawerSoccer.com among other college upperclassmen as MLS home-grown players to watch in 2012.

2011: BIG EAST All-Academic Team ... One of two MU players to start and play in all 19 games for the Golden Eagles ... Recorded five assists, which was tied for 10th in the BIG EAST, and scored one goal during his sophomore campaign ... His lone goal of the season was the game-winner in MU's 2-0 shutout over Rutgers (Oct. 1) ... Had the first multi-assist game of his collegiate career with two assists in a 3-2 double-overtime win vs. Western Michigan (Sept. 2) and was named to the Milwaukee Panther Invitational All-Tournament Team ... Assisted the game-winning goal in a 1-0 win over Pittsburgh (Oct. 29) which clinched MU's first-ever BIG EAST division championship ... Logged nearly 1,800 minutes of playing time in 2011 ... Played for the Chicago Fire PDL team during the summer along with MU teammate Calum Mallace.

2010: Was one of four freshmen to find the net in 2010 ... Finished season with 1,084 minutes, the second highest for the freshmen class ... Ended the season third on the team with seven points and three goals, and his 23 shots placed him fourth ... Scored in two of the last three games ... Netted MU's equalizer in BIG EAST Championship action against Notre Dame (Nov. 6) ... Scored game-winner in 97th minute to lift MU to 3-2 overtime victory over Seton Hall (Oct. 30) ... Led MU with two shots on goal in 1-0 double-overtime loss to Providence (Oct. 20) ... Tallied his first collegiate assist and first collegiate goal at Pittsburgh (Oct. 9) ... Assisted TeeJay East in the 57th minute then scored the equalizer in the 69th minute as MU came back to draw with the Panthers, 2-2 ... Named among "100 Freshmen From Coast To Coast To Keep Your Eye On In 2010" by College Soccer News ... Was on injured list through first four games of regular season ... Played in his first collegiate match vs. Michigan State (Sept. 17). ... Earned his first collegiate start vs. Rutgers (Sept. 24).

Prior to Marquette: Selected as a NSCAA/adidas All-American and was named Gatorade Illinois Boys Soccer Player of the Year as a senior ...A two-time all-region and all-state honoree ... Finished as Neuqua Valley High School's all-time leader in assists and ranks second all-time in points ... Helped lead the Wildcats to two state tournament appearances under head coach Tony Kees ... Helpedteam to a perfect regular-season record as a high school senior... Chicago Fire Academy Team Captain ... Ledthe Fire Academy in assists under player development director Larry Sunderland ... Previously helped the Chicago Magic US to the Club National Championship and Youth Club National Championship.

Personal: Pronounced Sha-SHULL-kah ... Born October 10, 1991 ... Son of Philip Ciesiulka and Nancy Ciesiulka... Majoring in education and math.

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