27 Billy Knutsen
27 Billy Knutsen
Height: 6-2
Weight: 185
Year: Senior
Hometown: San Francisco, Calif.
High School: St. Ignatius
Position: GK

      

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2013: Drafted in the fourth round of the MLS Superdraft with the 74th pick by the San Francisco Earthquake …Patriot League Goalkeeper of the Week (10/7, 9/30) … appeared in and started 18 games … recorded 74 saves and five shutouts … had a save percentage of .787… tallied an assist on the game-winner vs. Boston University (11/2) … Patriot League Academic Honor Roll selection.

2012: NSCAA All Mid-Atlantic Region Third Team … Patriot League Goalkeeper of the Year… All Patriot League First Team selection … Patriot League Goalkeeper of the week (10/15, 10/22, 10/29) … started all 19 games … recorded 88 saves with an overall save percentage of .830.

2011: Appeared in six matches with four starts, posting a 3-2 record … recorded a 0.88 goals against average … tallied shutout wins, both my 1-0 final scores, against Virginia Tech (9/27) and Lafayette (10/15) … recorded a season-high three saves on three different occasions, which came against Virginia Tech (9/27), Army (10/8), and Lafayette (10/15).

2010: Started two games in goal in his freshman campaign, registering a 0.42 goals against average and a .917 save percentage … in his first appearance as an Eagle, he allowed one goal in 106:33 in AU’s 1-0 double overtime loss at nationally-ranked Penn (10/12) … … made a season-high seven saves against the Quakers … posted his first-career shutout in scoreless draw against UAB (10/26).

High School: Played soccer at St. Ignatius Prep … served as team captain … recorded 35 shutouts in last two years of high school … named all-league and all-state following 2009 season … high school team won WCAL Championships twice in career … also captured CCS title in 2009 … his club team, Bay Oaks Gold, reached the State Cup final in 2009.

Personal: Son of Kathryn Hall and Tom Knutsen … has three siblings, Elizabeth, Johnny and Joanna …  father Tom played soccer at Utah State as well as semi-professional soccer ... uncle Tim Hall played lacrosse at Holy Cross … majoring in political science.

KNUTSEN CAREER STATS

Year

GP-GS

Min

GA

GAA

Saves

Save Pct.

So.

W-L-T

2010

2-2

216:33

1

0.42

11

.917

1

0-1-1

         
2011 6-4 409:38 4 0.88 11 .733 2 3-2-0
                 
201219-191742:55180.9388.830710-6-2
         
201318-181703:41201.0676.79256-8-4
         

Total

45-23

4072:47

43

0.96

176

.804

16

19-17-7