1  EJ Xikis
EJ Xikis

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Wantagh, N.Y.

High School:
St. John the Baptist HS

Last College:
Oneonta State

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 170

Position:
GK

Birthdate:
06/06/1985

Major:
Sociology


2006:
Recorded first shutout of the season vs. Iona (9/5)... Saved five shots vs. Hofstra (9/3) and Farleigh Dickinson (8/28)...

2005:
Started 14 games in goal... ranked fourth in America East with a 0.90 goals against average and 4.57 saves per game... posted a .831 save percentage... his 0.90 goals against average was good for second all-time in a single season at Stony Brook... made eight stops in a loss to No. 4 UConn in the second round of the NCAA Tournament (11/23)... turned away seven shots vs. Yale in the first round of the NCAA Tournament (11/18)... made four saves and made a huge stop in penalty kicks in America East Championship game (11/12)... turned away four shots in win over Albany (10/15)... made two stops to earn second straight shutout at Boston University (10/8)... turned away four shots in a blanking of New Hampshire (10/5)... made six stops vs. Columbia (9/18)... turned away three shots, combining with Brian Tepfer to shutout Lafayette (9/16)... needed to make just one save in shutout of Howard (9/14)... made six stops in a win over Philadelphia (9/11)... made a season-high 10 saves in a double overtime victory vs. La Salle (9/9)... turned away three shots in at NJIT (9/6).

2004:
Started six games in net, posting two shutouts... posted a goals against average of 1.80 and a save percentage of .791... turned away three shots, combining with John Moschella for the shutout at Rider (10/26)... made five saves vs. Albany (10/23)... named America East Player of the Week for the week ending September 20... posted 11 saves to earn his first career victory and shutout at Hofstra (9/19)... earned first start vs. Canisius (9/11), turning away two shots in the first half.

Before Stony Brook:
Spent one year at Oneonta... redshirted the season.

High School:
A four-year letterwinner in goal at St. John the Baptist High School for head coaches Tom Bouklas and Court Weinstein... posted 15 shutouts as a junior and 10 as a senior... two-time All-Long Island and all-state selection as a senior... helped team capture three state and two league championships... named team captain as a senior and MVP as a junior... five-year starter for New York ODP and two-year member of regional team.

Personal:
Emilio J. Xikis... born June 6, 1985, in Plainview, N.Y... son of Candis and Gus Xikis... brother of Dina.