Vu scores lone PSU goal as fifth-seeded Spartans advance to championship game
SoccerSavings.com/Philly Soccer News College Player of the Week (10/30/11) TopDrawerSoccer.com National Team of the Week (9/19/11) Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week (9/12/11)
2011 (Freshman): Started all 22 games for the Nittany Lions in his first campaign, tallying a 9-9-4 record...Posted an .821 save percentage and a 0.60 goals against average, both marks the best in the Big Ten...Ranked ninth nationally in GAA and 20th in save percentage...Produced five or more saves in seven contests, including a career-high six against Michigan State Oct. 9...Earned a conference-best 12 shutouts, shattering the previous school record of 10 whitewashes in a season...Totaled five saves against No. 2 seed Ohio State in the first round of the Big Ten tournament to break the record with his 11th shutout and help upset the Buckeyes...Named Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week Sept. 12 and Soccer Savings.com/Philly Soccer News College Player of the Week Oct. 30, as well as being named to the TopDrawerSoccer.com National Team of the Week Sept. 19...Selected Third Team All-Freshman by College Soccer News...Spectacular freshman season earned him an invitation to the U.S. U-20 Men's National Team winter training camp...named to the Dean's List.
High School/Club/ODP: A four-year starter in goal for St. Pius X Catholic H.S. in Atlanta...Named First Team All-American by ESPN Rise...Led the Golden Lions to AAA state championships in 2009 and 2011...Won AAA Region 5 titles 2009-11...Georgia Gatorade Player of the Year candidate (2010-11)...Team captain (2010-11)...Named a 2010 Spring All-Star by ESPN Rise Magazine...Player club soccer with the Concorde Fire USSD Academy under Gregg Blasingame...Qualified for the academy playoffs in 2010...Selected Southeastern Conference Goalkeeper of the Year (2009-10)...Member of the U-18 National Team, making trips to Argentina/Chile, Portugal, and Israel.
Personal: Andrew Joseph Wolverton was born on June 4, 1993 in Decatur, Ga...Parents are Jay and Ann Wolverton...Ann played college basketball at Tennessee Tech...Has two older sisters, Ashley and Christina.