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Iona Men's Soccer BIO
0 Nils Binstock

Fourth-year goalkeeper... Majoring in Journalism...Born 7/2/87.  

AS A SENIOR (2009):
Iona's starting goalkeeper for all 19 games, blocking the net for 1,771 minutes... Set career highs in goals against average (0.66), save percentage (85.5%), saves (73), wins (14), and shutouts (10)... Second Team All-MAAC selection... Four-time MAAC Defensive Player of the Week and was also named ECAC Defensive Player of the Week on Oct. 26... Named to the MAAC All-Academic Team... Selected to the MAAC Men's Soccer Preseason Team.

AS A JUNIOR (2008):
Started all 18 games in goal for the Gaels for a total 1,655 minutes and finishing with a record of 10-6-1...Named to the All-MAAC Second Team...Honorable Mention member of the Jewish Sports Review's 2008 Men's College All-America Soccer Team...Posted a 1.25 GAA and had a .705 save percentage with an Iona record eight shutouts...Recorded four saves in season-opening contest vs. Quinnipiac (Aug. 29)...Recorded five saves vs. Northwestern (Sept. 5)...Recorded first shutout of the season with two saves vs. Temple (Sept. 7)...Recorded a save in shutout vs. CSU Bakersfield (Sept. 12)...Recorded three saves vs. Maine (Sept. 14)...Credited with two saves in shutout victory vs. Sacred Heart (Sept. 17)...Recorded four saves in shutout vs. Drexel (Sept. 21)...Recorded two saves in shutout victory at NJIT (Sept. 27)...Recorded five saves in shutout win vs. Fairfield (Oct. 3)...Recorded three saves in shutout at Manhattan (Oct. 17)...Recorded three saves at Saint Peter's (Oct. 19)...Recorded four saves vs. Loyola (Oct. 24)...Recorded two saves in shutout win vs. Rider (Oct. 26)...Registered seven saves at Canisius (Oct. 31)...Registered three saves vs. Siena (Nov. 7)...Recorded three saves in shutout win vs. Marist (Nov. 9).

AS A SOPHOMORE (2007):
Played in 19 games, making 19 starts for a total of 1,757 minutes and finished with a 7-10-2 record which included two shutouts...Never allowed more than three goals in a single contest, recording a 1.33 goals against average...Made a career-high ten saves in a 1-0 shutout at Rider on Oct. 12.

AS A FRESHMAN (2006):
Tied for first in the Iona record book with five season shutouts in goal... Started all 18 games in front of the net, blocking for 1,705 minutes... Made 59 saves and recorded seven wins... Earned an assist in the team's 6-0 win over Philadephia University Sep. 3... Named MAAC Defensive Player of the Week on Oct. 24 and MAAC Rookie of the Week on Oct. 31.

GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS:
2006
| 2007 | 2008 | 2009

CAREER STATISTICS:
YEAR  GP   MIN  GA   GAA   SV   W  L T SHO
2006  18  1705  25  1.32   58   7  6 5   5
2007  19  1757  26  1.33   71   7 10 2   2
2008  18  1655  23  1.25   55  10  6 1   8
2009 19 1771 13 0.66 73 14 2 3 10
TOTAL 74  6889  87  1.14  258  38 24 11 25

 

Position: Goalkeeper
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 167
Year: Senior
Hometown: Toronto, Ontario
High School: Pearson
Other College: Vermont
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