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19 Andres Rocha
19 Andres Rocha
Birth Date: 01/22/1991
Height: 6-0
Year: Junior
Hometown: West Orange, N.J.
High School: West Orange
Position: MF

AS A JUNIOR … Saw action in 17 matches, earning 10 starts for the Saints in the midfield … Notched one goal on the season, scoring the game-winner in overtime against Johnson & Wales in a 4-3 victory on Sept. 10 … Started the final seven games of the season including a start in the program’s first-ever playoff victory, a 3-2 win over Emerson College on Oct. 30 in the GNAC Quarterfinals … Named to the GNAC Weekly Honor Roll for his play during the week of Sept. 12 … Named to the GNAC Academic All-Conference team.

AS A SOPHOMORE... One of only two sophomores to play in all 18 contests for the Saints, getting the starting nod on 16 occasions ... Finished the campaign with five points on a pair of goals and one helper ... Scored in back-to-back games, netting his first goal of the season on October 5 vs. UMass Dartmouth in a 2-2 tie before scoring again on October 9 vs. Lasell College ... Recorded an assist in the Saints 7-0 victory over Wheelock College on September 22 ... Fired away 10 shots on the year, landing nine on frame for a .900 shots on goal percentage to lead the team among players with multiple attempts ... Named to the GNAC Weekly Honor Roll for his play during the week of October 4-10 ... Named to the GNAC Academic All-Conference team.

AS A FRESHMAN... Enjoyed a solid rookie campaign, playing in 15 contests while getting the starting nod in 14 matches ... Finished the year with six points on two goals and two assists ... Made collegiate debut while also notching first collegiate point with an assist on September 5 vs. Newbury College in the Saints 4-0 victory ... Collected first career multi-point outing, registering his first collegiate goal to go along with an assist in the program's first-ever victory over Johnson & Wales, a 3-0 win on October 10 in which his marker proved to be the game-winner ... Also scored on October 17 in a 2-2 draw vs. Lasell College ... Finished the season with 12 shot attempts, landing seven on frame.

BEFORE EMMANUEL: Four-year player at West Orange High School in West Orange, N.J. ... Three-year starterthat helped lead WOHS to a Group IV State Championship in 2007 ... Named a team captain during senior campaign ... Honored as an All-Area player in 2009.

Major: English Communications / Global Studies & International Affairs

Career Aspirations: Philosopher

Favorite Movie: Oliver and Company

Favorite Book: I Spy

Favorite Pre-game Meal: Bacon double cheeseburger

Most Exciting Athletic Experience: Winning