Duke Men's Soccer BIO
10 Michael Videira
2006: Named a semifinalist for the Hermann Trophy for the second consecutive season ... honored as NSCAA/adidas third team All-America selection ... a College Soccer News All-America choice ... named to Soccer America's most valuable players list for 2006 ... earned Top Drawer Soccer first team of the season honors ... made NSCAA/adidas All-South first team ... started in all 20 games he was available to play in ... was tied for second on the team with eight goals and third with seven assists on the season ... tied for the team lead with five game-winning goals ... took 20 shots on goal and 56 overall ... Top Drawer Soccer's player of the week on 8/28 ... named to Soccer America team of the week on 8/31 and 11/7 ... College Soccer News team of the week choice on 8/28 and 11/4 ... All-ACC first team choice for the third straight season ... voted as ACC Tournament MVP and to All-Tournament team ... named Duke's co-most valuable player ... an ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America third team member and Academic All-District first team selection ... only the third player in school history to be named All-America and Academic All-America ... named to the All-ACC Academic team.
2005: Named a semifinalist for the Hermann Trophy, the National Player of the Year award ... first team All-ACC selection ... tied for the team lead with nine assists ... one of four Duke players to play over 1,500 minutes, starting 19 of 20 games ... recorded at least one point in seven straight games from 9/9 – 9/30 ... helped lead the Blue Devils to a 6-0 victory over No. 11 N.C. State on 10/21 with a goal and two assists ... tallied a goal and an assist in a 3-2 overtime win over the College of Charleston ... scored Duke’s only goal against No. 7 St. John’s on 9/11 ...assisted on the Blue Devil’s goal against No. 11 Creighton in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on 11/22 ... ESPN the Magazine Academic All-District second team choice ... All-ACC Academic pick.
2004: Soccer America’s National Freshman of the Year ... also earned ACC Freshman of the Year honors ... a third-team All-South Region pick ... second in the ACC with 15 assists ... led the team in assists, to go along with four goals, totaling 23 points ... started all 24 games for Duke ... began the season as a defensive midfielder, but moved towards the front later in the year ... named to the National All-Freshman first team by Top Drawer Soccer ... remained in California after the College Cup to train with the United States U-20 National Team ... a first-team Freshman All-America pick by College Soccer News ... had at least two points in each of his first three collegiate matches ... scored Duke’s first goal in the 2-1 win at top-ranked Maryland on 9/25 ... scored the game-winning goal on 10/20 against UNC-Asheville ... had two assists in Duke’s 3-2 win over fifth-ranked Wake Forest on 11/5 ... in the NCAA third-round win over Ohio State, he scored the first goal and assisted on each of the next two ... also assisted on Danny Kramer’s game-winner in the quarterfinal win over Virginia.
Prep: A two-time first team All-State and first team All-ISL honoree at Noble & Greenough School ... named to the Parade and McDonald’s All-America teams as a senior ... won the ISL All-League Award his senior year ... named to the All-New England Senior Prep All-Star Team and was named the Boston Globe/ISL All-Scholastic Defensive Player of the Year as a senior ... the Gatorade State Player of the Year and Boston Globe/ISL All-Scholastic Offensive Player of the Year as a junior, when he led his team to a 14-0-3 record and the ISL championship ... named to the All-New England Prep Team as a junior, when his team finished as New England Class “A” co-champions ... a member of the U.S. U-18 and U-20 National Teams in 2003 ... played with the U.S. U-14 National Team in 1999 ... named to the U-18 NSCAA adidas All-America Team in 2003 and the U-16 NSCAA adidas All-America Team in 2002 ... participated in ODP from 1999-2003 ... played club soccer with the F.C. Greater Boston Bolts ... helped his team win the state championship in 2002, 2003 and 2004 ... advanced to the USYSA National Championships in 2004 ... won the Region 1 Premier League Championship in 2003 ... selected to Who’s Who Among High School Students in 2002-03.
Personal: Son of Amilcar and Connie Videira ... born January 6, 1986 ... has a 24-year-old sister, Melissa.