11  Shane Arikian
Shane Arikian

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
West Islip, N.Y.

High School:
West Islip

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 170

Position:
F

Birthdate:
08/12/1982


2003: Played in 16 games on the season, starting seven . . . finished with four goals and an assist for nine points . . . named to the College Soccer News National Team of the Week for the week ending September 14 after his performance vs. Rider . . . scored a career-high four goals vs. Rider (9/13) . . . tied school record for goals and points in a game . . . assisted on Carlo Santi's game-winning goal vs. St. Francis (N.Y.) (9/10) in the Seawolves' home-opener.

2002: Saw action in 15 games, earning 12 starts . . . scored Stony Brook's first goal of the season in a 2-1 overtime loss to Holy Cross in the home opener (9/7).

2001: Suffered a dislocated foot in the closing seconds against Rider (9/5) and missed the rest of the season . . . scored in the Seawolves' season opener against NYIT (8/31).

2000: Stony Brook's leading scorer with seven goals and six assists (20 points) . . . named Atlantic Soccer Conference Player of the Week twice . . . played all 18 games and started 17 . . . assisted on the gamewinner in his first game, a 1-0 win over Boston College (9/1) . . . tallied gamewinners against St. Peter's (9/6), Lafayette (9/20) and Northeastern (10/4) . . . tallied a goal and an assist in three games ? Philadelphia (9/6), Albany (10/10) and Binghamton (10/20).

High School: As a member of the U-17 West Babylon Panthers, he was named the U-17 Youth National Championship Game MVP after his goal gave the Panthers a 1-0 victory over Chicago . . . leading scorer for West Islip as a sophomore, junior and senior with 52 total goals during his career . . . named All-County his sophomore, junior and senior years . . . also received All-Conference honors all four years . . . also played basketball and lacrosse for two seasons.

Personal: Shane Michael Arikian . . . born Aug. 12, 1982, in West Islip, N.Y. . . son of Marice Herger and Robert Arikian . . . brother of Beth, Benjamin and Courtney . . . sociology major.

Paw Prints: Hobbies include listening to music and playing the guitar . . . favorite sports team is Manchester United . . . greatest moment in sports was winning the U-17 national finals in 2000 . . . favorite food is cold pizza.