Men's Soccer

John Pothast
21

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Lake Zurich, Ill.

High School:
Lake Zurich

Height:
6-1

Position:
D

John Pothast

11/08/2012

Marquette Student-Athletes Collect BIG EAST Men's Soccer Awards

Ciesiulka, Huftalin, Sjoberg, Pothast honored

11/07/2012

Marquette Set For Rematch With Georgetown In BIG EAST Semifinals

Golden Eagles' postseason run continues Friday

10/04/2012

No. 9/7 Marquette Prepares For Clash Saturday With No. 2/2 Connecticut

MU geared up for top-10 showdown at The Valley

09/29/2012

No. 10/7 Marquette Grinds Out 2-0 Victory at Providence

Pair of second-half goals lifts MU over Friars

09/28/2012

No. 10/7 Golden Eagles Open Division Play Saturday at Providence

MU seeks second straight road win over Friars

2013: Has not played this season (expected to redshirt).

2012: BIG EAST All-Academic Team ... Started every match at central defender ... Scored in each of his first two BIG EAST Conference matches, notching his first collegiate goal in a 5-0 win over DePaul (Sept. 22) in the league opener then scoring his first career game-winner in the second half of MU's 2-0 win at Providence (Sept. 29) ... Credited with his first collegiate assist on Axel Sjoberg's game-winning goal in a 2-1 come-from-behind win over Michigan (Sept. 14); his shot in the 63rd minute was deflected in front of the goal and cleaned up by Sjoberg ... Has started every match this season at central defender.

Prior to Marquette: Attended Lake Zurich High School ... Was a three-year starter for the Bears, helping them to a 2009 state runner-up finish ... Received all-area, all-conference and all-sectional selection in 2011 ... Named Team MVP his senior season ... Played for Chicago Sockers F.C. under coach David Richardson ... Named to the U.S. Soccer Development Academy Under-17/18 All-Central Team in 2011 ... Participated in USSDA playoffs, helping Sockers F.C. to the National Finals at the Home Depot Center ... Named to the USSDA Central Conference Starting XI ... Ranked No. 54 prep player in the class of 2012 by College Soccer News... Ranked as the No. 6 player in the Midwest according to TopDrawerSoccer.com.

PersonalBrother of MU defender Eric Pothast ... Born on March 15, 1994 ... Son of Ben and Lori Pothast ... Majoring in education.

CAREER STATISTICS

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