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Ben Braman
Ben  Braman

RS Senior

Niwot, Colo.

High School:




MSOC | Saint Mary's To Wrap Up Season Against Portland

The Gaels will play their final match of 2017 on Saturday versus the conference-leading Pilots.

AS A REDSHIRT SENIOR (2017): Appeared in 13 contents and made 12 starts for Saint Mary’s … as a defender he led the team to four shutouts against three WCC opponents and Sacramento State … recorded one assist that led the Gaels to a 1-0 victory over Gonzaga … took five shots.

Made nine starts for the Gaels and 11 appearances in total … named to All-West Coast Conference Second Team … helped Saint Mary’s collect three shutouts … scored a goal on a header against Pacific in a 2-1 win … took five shots from the backline.

AS A REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE (2015):  Appeared in 16 matches and started 15 during the season ... scored his only goal of the season against La Salle in Saint Mary's Stadium ... 6 of his 14 shots were on target ... played every minute in eight matches during the sesaon, including all 90 minutes in the two opening matches of the season against Duke and Elon on opening weekend ... part of a defensive unit that registered five shutouts on the season and allowed just four goals in league play ... earned Bronze honors (g.p.a. of 3.00-3.49) on the West Coast Conference Commissioner's Honor Roll. 

AS A SOPHOMORE (2014):  Played in just two matches after suffering an early season injury ... registered 184 total minutes of playing time in season opening matches at Colgate and Syracuse ... earned earned Bronze honors (g.p.a. of 3.00-3.49) on the West Coast Conference Commissioner's Honor Roll.

AS A FRESHMAN (2013):  One of three players (along with brother, Alex, and Bobby Conner) to start all 20 matches during the season ... played the highest number of minutes (1,917) on the team ... provided two assists, one each against LIU Brooklyn and San Diego ... assist against the Toreros was to his brother to tied the game in the 87th minute ... received three yellow card cautions ... attempted 13 shots, seven of which were on frame ... earned Bronze honors (g.p.a. of 3.0-3.49) on the West Coast Conference Commissioner's Honor Roll ... played PDL soccer in summer, 2014 for the Albuquerque Sol.

PRIOR TO SAINT MARY'S:  A 2013 graduate of Niwot (Colo.) High School … lettered for prep varsity team as a freshman and sophomore … led team to prep state title as a freshman in 2009 … scored four goals as a freshman and six as a sophomore … club team in 2009 won state cup … all-league selection as a sophomore … played for the Colorado Rapids Academy youth program for head coach Brian Crookham … selected to Rapids MLS adidas Generation Cup team in 2011 … Rapids finished sixth nationally in USSDA in 2012 … twin brother, Alex, is also a member of the Saint Mary’s men’s soccer team ... father, Mark, lettered three seasons at defensive back and won two Big Ten titles under coach Bo Schembechler for Michigan from 77-79.

Ben Braman Career Statistics

Season   GP-GS Min G A Pts Shot Shot % SOG SOG % GW PK-Att
2013   20-20 1917 0 2 2 13 .000 7 .538 0 0-0
2014   2-2 184 0 0 0 0 .000 0 .000 0 0-0
2015   16-15 1260 1 0 2 14 .071 6 .429 0 0-0
Total   38-37 3361 1 2 4 27 .037 13 .481 0 0-0

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