Thomas Valikonis - 2012
SOPHOMORE (2011) - Played all 17 matches with starts in the final 15 contests of the season...Took two shots on the season with attempts against Winthrop and Jacksonville...Assisted on a goal in the 3-1 win over Lipscomb (9-11).
FRESHMAN (2010) - Played 14 matches with nine starts in the Eagle defensive third...Posted two assists in season-opening victory over USC Upstate (9-1)...Took 10 total shots during the season with seven on target...Played 964 minutes with eight appearances of 89 or more minutes.
HIGH SCHOOL - Four-year letterman for Coach David Craig at Eastside High School in Taylors, S.C….Earned All-State honors all four years…Was selected to the ESP camp as a junior and was named to the ESPN Rise All-America Team as a senior (Spring 2009)…Team captain as a junior and senior…Played club soccer for the CESA 90 Boys Premier.
PERSONAL - Born Thomas Alexander Valikonis on March 13, 1991 in Greenville, S.C….Son of Richard and Shannon Valikonis…Hobbies include sports…Would want Denzel Washington to play him in a movie…Craziest ambition is to go skydiving…Favorites: Pro team – Fulham; Sports figure – Clint Dempsey; Non-sports figure – his dad; Pre-game ritual – listen to music…Plans to major in sports management with a minor in business.