Hometown: Valrico, FL
Bigger and stronger this season ... Reactions improving ... A great athlete learning to become a great keeper ... Improving his distribution skills and reactions on long shots ... Excellent range.
JUNIOR (2005): Took his game to the next level with a career-best 10-3-1 record ... Picked up 46 saves in 1,336 minutes allowing 15 for a 1.01 goal against average ... Posted a career-high four shutouts ... Saved six of seven shots faced in 1-0 win over Harding on Sept. 16 ... Shutout St. Thomas on Aug. 29 for second straight opening day shutout.
SOPHOMORE (2004): Played in and started 14 games in goal ... Notched an 8-5 record ... Tallied 53 saves in 1,182 minutes in the net, while allowing 30 goals for a 2.28 goals against average ... Picked up a season-high eight saves in a 3-2 double overtime loss to Seattle Pacific ... Notched his first career shutout in a 6-0 thrashing of Alabama-Huntsville to open the season.
FRESHMAN (2003): Started three of the Bucs’ last four games ... Posted 10 saves in 270 minutes ... Finished with a 1-2-0 overall record.
HIGH SCHOOL: Three-year letterman for coach Sam Isaiar at Bloomingdale High in Valrico ... Led the Bulls to a #4 ranking in national poll ... Posted a 0.92 goals against average with three shutouts, making 54 saves ... Added two assists from goal ... Led the Bulls to a 5-1 win over Sarasota High in the state regionals with nine saves ... Led his U-17 Brandon Bandits with a league-best 0.87 goals against average for coach Mauricio Pesaresi.
PERSONAL: Son of Robert and Vicki Rich ... Majoring in sport management ... President of Barry’s Student-Athlete Advisory Committee ... Third straight men’s soccer player to hold the position after Greg Jehs and Mike Lupton.