2005: Knoelke scored one goal and added an assist as a junior. He was one of five players to have multiple point scoring efforts during the 2005 season. He scored his lone career goal against Drake (Sept. 9). He scored his assist in the previous match, a 1-0 win over Penn State (Sept. 4). Knoelke finished his career at Marquette with one goal, three assists and six points.
2004: The sophomore saw action in every match and started in 12 of the 18 matches. Knoelke assisted on the game winning goal at No. 11 USF (Oct. 23). He also recorded assists against Louisville (Sept. 29) and Wis.-Green Bay (Oct. 6). The midfielder attempted 19 shots -- five on goal -- during the season.
2003: Knoelke joined several high school teammates in his first year, playing with three other St. Thomas Aquinas grads. Like his comrades, Knoelke was active in the offense. He took three shots on the season. Knoelke made his collegiate debut against UIC (Sept. 3) and launched a pair of shots.
At St. Thomas Aquinas: Knoelke was part of a St. Thomas Aquinas squad that was a state runner up twice in his four years. As a senior, he scored 14 goals and seven assists, earning first-team all-state honors. Additionally, he was an academic all-state selection, first-team all-league and first-team all-county. After a seven goal, two assist junior year, he was named second-team all-league and was voted his team's most improved player. He finished his career amongst the top-15 all-time goal scorers and points leaders. He was a member of the Kansas State ODP team from 1999-2002 and played club soccer with the KCFC Alliance. He was team captain for his club, leading them in scoring in 2001 and 2002. He was a member of the National Honor Society and was on the honor roll.
Personal: Patrick Michael Knoelke was born on December 11, 1984, in Winfield, Ill. His parents are Michael and Cindy Knoelke; he has a younger brother, Timothy. He is a business administration major.
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