Men's Soccer

Mike Robards
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Hometown:
Leawood, Kan.

High School:
Rockhurst High (Mo.)

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 165

Position:
Back

Birthdate:
05/06/1980

Mike Robards

2002: Robards solidified his role as a scoring midfielder as a senior. He was third on the team in goal scoring with five, trailing forwards Derek Gutierrez and Eric Marshall. Robards put up 36 shots as a senior, directing 11 of those on target. He scored on five of those 11 shots on goal. He scored MU's only goal in a 1-0 win over Saint Louis (Sept. 7) in the C-USA opener. He recorded a goal and an assist against Wright State (Sept. 16). He added goals against TCU (Oct. 5), Charlotte (Oct. 19) and Cincinnati (Nov. 13) in the C-USA Semifinals. He also assisted on both MU goals in a 2-1 win over UAB on Oct. 27. Robards was named second team All-Conference USA at the end of the season.

2001: Robards became an active offensive midfielder in the 2001 season. Always a hard-nosed defensive-minded player, Robards incorporated moving forward into his arsenal of weapons. While he was effective on defense, he also became a distributor, collecting five assists on the year. The total was the second-highest on the team, tying Sean Reti and trailing only Derek Gutierrez. Robards was most potent during a three-match stretch, recording assists in all three contests against Valparaiso (Sept. 7), San Francisco (Sept. 20) and Santa Clara (Sept. 22). Against Louisville (Oct. 6), Robards had his only multi point match of the season, recording both a goal and an assist. He added his final assist against UAB (Nov. 16) in the C-USA semifinals.

2000: Robards scored two goals during the season and added two assists for six points. Scoring is an added benefit when coming from Robards. More an active, hard-working defender, Robards entered the offensive fray more than ever as a sophomore. Robards' increased his shot total to nine after a freshman year when he took just one shot. Robards tallied assists in back-to-back matches against Cal Poly (Sept. 15) and Oakland (Sept. 19). Robards scored his first career goal against Valparaiso (Oct. 8) which proved to be the game-winner in the 2-1 win. Robards other goal came in the season finale, a 4-3 win over DePaul (Nov. 1).

1999: As a freshman, Robards was a consistent defender who started 12 of the 17 matches in which he played at outside defender. He made collegiate debut as a member of the starting lineup in the season-opener at Portland (Sept. 4). A consistent performer who continued to show improvement throughout the season, Robards play continued to improve as the season went on.

At Rockhurst: Robards was named all-state, all-metro and all-district as a senior and All-Sports Connection in 1998. He was an all-district and all-metro second team as a junior. A four-year letterwinner, Robards was team captain in both 1997 and 1998. He was only Hawklets player to win both the Golden Boot (1997) and Solid As A Rock (1998) Awards. He earned "B" Honor Roll status all four years. Robards was also member of Kansas State ODP team from 1995-98 and Region II ODP team in 1998. He helped club team earn the Surf Cup (1994), Tampa Sun Bowl (1997) and Phoenix President's Day Tournament (1999) championships. Current Marquette teammate Matt Darby played with Robards at Rockhurst.

Personal: Born May 6, 1981, Robards is the son of Rick and Susan Robards. He has one younger brother and one younger sister. Robards has not yet declared a major.

Robards' Career Stats

MP-MS G A Pts Sh Shot% YC-RC GW PK-ATT 2002 19-19 5 4 14 36 .139 3-0 1 0-0 2001 19-16 1 5 7 24 .042 5-0 1 0-0 2000 19-16 2 2 6 9 .222 0-0 1 0-0 1999 17-12 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0 0-0 Career 74-63 8 11 27 70 .114 8-0 3 0-0

Robards' Match-by-Match Stats

Date Opponent Score GP-GS G A Pts Sh Shot% YC-RC GW PK-ATT Sep 04, 2002 at Evansville........... 1-2 * * 0 0 0 0 .000 1-0 0 0-0 Sep 07, 2002 SAINT LOUIS............. 1-0 * * 1 0 2 1 1.000 1-0 1 0-0 Sep 11, 2002 OAKLAND................. 0-1 * * 0 0 0 1 .500 0-0 0 0-0 Sep 18, 2002 at Wright State......... 4-2 * * 1 1 3 6 .250 0-0 0 0-0 Sep 22, 2002 at Cincinnati........... 1-2 * * 0 0 0 0 .250 0-0 0 0-0 Sep 27, 2002 at Washington........... 2-3 * * 0 0 0 3 .182 0-0 0 0-0 Sep 29, 2002 vs Portland............. 0-3 * * 0 0 0 1 .167 0-0 0 0-0 Oct 05, 2002 TCU..................... 4-1 * * 1 0 2 2 .214 0-0 0 0-0 Oct 08, 2002 at Wis.-Green Bay....... 3-0 * * 0 0 0 3 .176 0-0 0 0-0 Oct 12, 2002 SOUTH FLORIDA........... 0-1 * * 0 0 0 1 .167 0-0 0 0-0 Oct 15, 2002 LOUISVILLE.............. 2-0 * * 0 1 1 2 .150 0-0 0 0-0 Oct 19, 2002 CHARLOTTE............... 3-1 * * 1 0 2 4 .167 0-0 0 0-0 Oct 22, 2002 at Wis.-Milwaukee....... 0-2 * * 0 0 0 1 .160 0-0 0 0-0 Oct 27, 2002 UAB..................... 2-1 * * 0 2 2 2 .148 0-0 0 0-0 Oct 30, 2002 at Memphis.............. 2-1 * * 0 0 0 0 .148 0-0 0 0-0 Nov 03, 2002 at East Carolina........ 0-0 * * 0 0 0 2 .138 1-0 0 0-0 Nov 06, 2002 at DePaul............... 2-1 * * 0 0 0 0 .138 0-0 0 0-0 Nov 09, 2002 WISCONSIN............... 3-0 * * 0 0 0 2 .129 0-0 0 0-0 Nov 15, 2002 vs Cincinnati........... 1-2 * * 1 0 2 5 .139 0-0 0 0-0

Sep 01, 2001 at Oakland.............. 0-1 * * 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0 0-0 Sep 03, 2001 DEPAUL.................. 4-0 * 0 0 0 0 .000 0-0 0 0-0 Sep 07, 2001 VALPARAISO.............. 4-0 * * 0 1 1 2 .000 0-0 0 0-0 Sep 20, 2001 vs San Francisco........ 3-2 * * 0 1 1 0 .000 0-0 0 0-0 Sep 22, 2001 at Santa Clara.......... 1-0 * * 0 1 1 0 .000 0-0 0 0-0 Sep 28, 2001 at UAB.................. 1-2 * 0 0 0 0 .000 0-0 0 0-0 Oct 03, 2001 WIS.-MILWAUKEE.......... 1-2 * * 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0 0-0 Oct 06, 2001 at Louisville........... 3-0 * * 1 1 3 1 .200 0-0 1 0-0 Oct 11, 2001 EAST CAROLINA........... 0-1 * * 0 0 0 2 .143 1-0 0 0-0 Oct 14, 2001 MEMPHIS................. 2-1 * * 0 0 0 0 .143 0-0 0 0-0 Oct 17, 2001 at Northwestern......... 3-0 * * 0 0 0 1 .125 1-0 0 0-0 Oct 21, 2001 at Charlotte............ 0-1 * * 0 0 0 4 .083 1-0 0 0-0 Oct 26, 2001 at TCU.................. 1-0 * * 0 0 0 3 .067 0-0 0 0-0 Oct 31, 2001 WIS.-GREEN BAY.......... 5-0 * 0 0 0 1 .062 1-0 0 0-0 Nov 03, 2001 at Saint Louis.......... 1-2 * * 0 0 0 2 .056 1-0 0 0-0 Nov 11, 2001 CINCINNATI.............. 3-1 * * 0 0 0 1 .053 0-0 0 0-0 Nov 15, 2001 at South Florida........ 2-1 * * 0 0 0 1 .050 0-0 0 0-0 Nov 16, 2001 vs UAB.................. 4-1 * * 0 1 1 1 .048 0-0 0 0-0 Nov 18, 2001 vs Saint Louis.......... 0-2 * * 0 0 0 3 .042 0-0 0 0-0

Sep 01, 2000 at Wis.-Milwaukee....... 5-1 * * 0 0 0 0 .000 0-0 0 0-0 Sep 04, 2000 EVANSVILLE.............. 1-0 * * 0 0 0 0 .000 0-0 0 0-0 Sep 09, 2000 at South Florida........ 4-1 * * 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0 0-0 Sep 12, 2000 NORTHWESTERN............ 1-0 * * 0 0 0 0 .000 0-0 0 0-0 Sep 15, 2000 CAL POLY-SLO............ 3-3 * * 0 1 1 0 .000 0-0 0 0-0 Sep 19, 2000 OAKLAND................. 2-1 * * 0 1 1 1 .000 0-0 0 0-0 Sep 22, 2000 vs Drake................ 3-2 * * 0 0 0 0 .000 0-0 0 0-0 Sep 24, 2000 at Creighton............ 3-1 * * 0 0 0 0 .000 0-0 0 0-0 Sep 27, 2000 at UMKC................. 1-3 * * 0 0 0 0 .000 0-0 0 0-0 Sep 29, 2000 WISCONSIN............... 0-0 * 0 0 0 0 .000 0-0 0 0-0 Oct 01, 2000 CHARLOTTE............... 0-3 * 0 0 0 0 .000 0-0 0 0-0 Oct 04, 2000 LOUISVILLE.............. 0-1 * 0 0 0 0 .000 0-0 0 0-0 Oct 08, 2000 at Valparaiso........... 2-1 * * 1 0 2 2 .250 0-0 1 0-0 Oct 10, 2000 at Wis.-Green Bay....... 3-1 * * 0 0 0 1 .200 0-0 0 0-0 Oct 14, 2000 at Cincinnati........... 0-1 * * 0 0 0 0 .200 0-0 0 0-0 Oct 21, 2000 at Memphis.............. 0-1 * * 0 0 0 0 .200 0-0 0 0-0 Oct 24, 2000 SAINT LOUIS............. 0-1 * * 0 0 0 1 .167 0-0 0 0-0 Oct 27, 2000 UAB..................... 1-2 * * 0 0 0 0 .167 0-0 0 0-0 Nov 01, 2000 at DePaul............... 4-3 * * 1 0 2 3 .222 0-0 0 0-0

Sep 04, 1999 at Portland............. 0-7 * * 0 0 0 0 .222 0-0 0 0-0 Sep 06, 1999 vs Washington........... 0-1 * * 0 0 0 0 .222 0-0 0 0-0 Sep 08, 1999 WIS.-GREEN BAY.......... 1-2 * * 0 0 0 0 .222 0-0 0 0-0 Sep 12, 1999 at UAB.................. 1-2 * 0 0 0 1 .200 0-0 0 0-0 Sep 22, 1999 DEPAUL.................. 2-1 * 0 0 0 0 .200 0-0 0 0-0 Sep 24, 1999 at Drake................ 2-0 * 0 0 0 0 .200 0-0 0 0-0 Sep 26, 1999 at Louisville........... 2-1 * * 0 0 0 0 .200 0-0 0 0-0 Oct 01, 1999 MEMPHIS................. 1-0 * * 0 0 0 0 .200 0-0 0 0-0 Oct 03, 1999 CREIGTON................ 1-0 * * 0 0 0 0 .200 0-0 0 0-0 Oct 06, 1999 at Wisconsin............ 2-1 * * 0 0 0 0 .200 0-0 0 0-0 Oct 10, 1999 at Charlotte............ 1-2 * 0 0 0 0 .200 0-0 0 0-0 Oct 16, 1999 CINCINNATI.............. 2-1 * * 0 0 0 0 .200 0-0 0 0-0 Oct 20, 1999 at Oakland.............. 0-3 * * 0 0 0 0 .200 0-0 0 0-0 Oct 23, 1999 SOUTH FLORIDA........... 3-1 * * 0 0 0 0 .200 0-0 0 0-0 Oct 27, 1999 at Saint Louis.......... 3-4 * * 0 0 0 0 .200 0-0 0 0-0 Nov 01, 1999 UMKC.................... 0-1 * * 0 0 0 0 .200 0-0 0 0-0 Nov 11, 1999 vs Cincinnati........... 1-2 * 0 0 0 0 .200 0-0 0 0-0

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