2008-09 Men's Soccer
Joey Sanchez
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Joey Sanchez
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Pos.: GK
Cl.: Jr.
Ht.: 6'0"
Wt.: 190
Hometown (Last School): Houston, Texas (Elkins)
Rosters: 2008-09 Men's Soccer
As a Junior (2007): Started nine games in goal for the Dolphins, compiling a 5-3 record, while recording two shutouts…named Atlantic Sun Defensive “Player of the Week” after making five saves and shutting out the University of Alabama at Birmingham (9/23)…went 3-1 in conference play, picking up wins over Gardner-Webb (9/28), USC Upstate (9/30) and Mercer (10/5)…also made three saves in a 4-0 shutout over Flagler (11/3)…made 31 saves on the season and had a 1.19 goals against average.

As a Sophomore (2006):Appeared in two matches at goalie…notched a save against Georgia State (9/3)…tallied a career-high eight saves in lone start vs. Belmont (10/12).

As a Freshman (2005): Appeared in fives games, including four starts in goal…tallied 15 saves on the season…made a season-high fives saves in first collegiate start against VMI (9/10)…notched three saves in three consecutive games against UNC-Wilmington, Hofstra and Davidson.

Elkins High School: Four-year letterwinner at Elkins High School in Missouri City, Texas under coach Jerry Hurtado…helped the Knights to a second place finish in the district by recording a school-record eight shutouts in his senior year…also earned first team all-district honors as a senior…as a junior, recorded six shutouts and had 27 saves in one game to help his team win the bi-area championship…earned first team all-region and all-conference accolades…played in the Olympic Development Program South for the Texas 87 State team from the 2000-04…helped them to win Eclipse S.C.-Raleigh Shootout Championship in 2003 and Texas Premier-Raleigh Shootout Championship in 2004.

Personal: Born June 21, 1987, in Missouri City, Texas…son of John and Rene Sanchez…has an older sister, Ana; and older brother, John…majoring in business administration.