Duke Men's Soccer BIO
22 Brendan Fitzgerald
2008: Started and played in 18 games in net for the Blue Devils ... named ACC Player of the Week on Oct. 28 after posting consecutive shutouts ... allowed 19 goals while stopping 60 shots ... had a 1.05 goals against average and a .759 save percentage ... registered seven shutouts on the year, including two 1-0 wins for the Blue Devils...finished career with 76 saves and nine shutouts.
2007: Played in six games, making four starts in net for the Blue Devils ... allowed five goals on the season while coming up with 10 stops (.667) ... record of 2-2 in net ... notched a pair of shutouts ... part of Duke goaltending unit that allowed just 23 goals in 20 games.
2006: Started the St. Francis, Harvard, and North Florida games, going 3-0 in those contests ... made six saves while allowing just two goals for a 0.69 goals against average ... shared a shutout with Scott Siegel against North Florida on 10/24.
2005: Redshirted his freshman season with the Blue Devils.
Prep: Ranked a top-10 goalkeeper recruit by rivals.com ... Named to the NSCAA All-New England Region team ... an All-State honoree in 2003 and 2004 ... captained Groton to the New England Class C Championship for the first time in school history ... was the MVP of FC United team that won the Massachusetts State Cup Championship in 2004 ... led his team to the USYSA Region I Championships in the summer of 2004 ... that squad also went to the semifinals of the Tampa Bay Sun Bowl in 2003 and 2004 and won the Jefferson Cup in 2005 ... also lettered three years in hockey ... was an honor roll student.
Personal: Born Brendan James Fitzgerald on September 7, 1986 in Boston ... son of Dan and Mary Fitzgerald ... has two sisters, Meg (23) and Lauren (14) ... uncle played basketball at Holy Cross.