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1 James Knoebel

Class: Senior Position: GK Height: 5-11 Weight: 170 Previous School: Old Dominion Hometown: Warrenton, Va.

2017 (So.)
• Started all 17 games
• Posted a 10-6-1 mark with a 1.10 goals-against average
• Compiled a .762 save percentage and collected seven shutouts
• Made a season-high eight saves at USC Upstate (Sept. 2)
• Stopped five shots in a 1-0 win over host Dayton at the Dayton Tournament (Sept. 10)
• Recorded four saves in a 2-1 victory over Longwood (Oct. 3)
• Made three saves in 1-0 win over Winthrop (Oct. 28)
• Member of Big South Presidential Honor Roll

2016 (Fr.)
• Selected to Big South All-Freshman team
• Named Big South Defensive Player of the Week for Sept. 4-11
• Started 16 games
• Posted a 7-7-2 record with a 1.63 goals-against average
• Had a .703 save percentage and three shutouts
• Recorded a 2-0 shutout over Howard in his first Liberty start (Aug. 26)
• Made five saves in a 1-0 shutout at USC Upstate (Sept. 6)
• Recorded a season-high 10 saves in 1-1 tie with American (Sept. 16)
• Made five saves in a 2-0 shutout of Campbell (Oct. 14)
• Earned inclusion on the Big South Presidential Honor Roll

Previous School
• Attended Old Dominion
• Received a redshirt
• Member of DC United U23 team

Prep
• Homeschooled
• Listed in the pool of the top 150 players in the country by Top Drawer Soccer
• Starting goalkeeper for DC United U18
• Received call ups from DC United to train with its first team and has participated in reserve matches as an academy player
• Member of the 2012 ODP Region 1 pool
• Played on both Region 1 trips, which included interregional tournament in Bradenton, Fla., and an international trip to Italy

Personal
• Son of Robert and Dawn Knoebel
• His sister, Jennifer, played for the Liberty women's soccer team from (2014-18)
• Birthday is June 8
• Majoring in business finance