Duke Men's Soccer BIO
1 Justin Papadakis
2006: Started 20 of Duke's 23 games, playing 1,827:03 minutes ... recorded eight shutouts, including four straight in the postseason, spanning the ACC and NCAA tournaments ... also shutout rival North Carolina for the third time in two seasons ... posted a 0.84 goals against average and a .773 save percentage ... only allowed 17 goals in the 20 games he played in and made 58 saves overall ... named to the All-ACC Academic team.
2005: Stepped in as the starting goalkeeper starting all 20 games and playing 1,867:17 of the team’s 1,876:27 minutes in goal ... recorded 49 saves for a .671 save percentage and allowed 24 goals for a 1.16 goals against average ... tallied seven shutouts, including two against rival North Carolina ... made two saves with the Blue Devils trailing 4-3 heading into the last round of penalty kicks against No. 4 North Carolina in the ACC Championship game as Duke capitalized with two goals to win 5-4 in the shootout ... named to ACC All-Tournament team ... recorded eight games with three or more saves with a season-high seven in a double-overtime 3-2 victory over No. 13 Wake Forest on 9/18 ... tallied five saves in each of the two games against Maryland ... All-ACC Academic selection.
2004: Served as the backup goalkeeper behind Justin Trowbridge, playing in four games with two starts ... allowed only two goals in 233 minutes played while making five saves and picking up two wins, to go along with a shutout.
Prep: Graduated from Marist School in Roswell, Ga. ... helped lead his team to the region championship and the second round of the state playoffs in 2004 ... earned All-State honors as a senior ... spent his junior year of high school in Portugal, where he played with Benfica FC’s juvenile and junior teams ... was named to the 2004 McDonald’s All-America team and the 2003 NSCAA Youth All-America team ... was named an all-star at the adidas Elite Soccer Program in 2003 ... won the Golden Glove award, which is presented to the Most Outstanding Goalkeeper, at the 2002 National Championships while helping lead his Atlanta Fire team to the USYSA National Championships ... has played with the U.S. Under-18 and Under-20 National teams ... named to the United Soccer League (USL) Super-Y Region III ODP team ... at 16, was the youngest player chosen to play on the USL Portugal Tour ... represented his school in six International Model United Nations conferences.
Personal: Son of Alec and Lauren Papadakis ... born October 10, 1985 ... has a 22-year-old sister, Maria.