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    Brad North
    Brad North

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    The Woodlands, Texas

    High School:
    The Woodlands

    Height / Weight:
    6-1 / 185

    Position:
    F



    2006: Played in all 22 games with 17 starts ... Keyed the Wildcats' run to the NCAA Elite Eight ... Selected in the second round (24th overall) of the 2007 Major League Soccer Superdraft, becoming the first Wildcat to be drafted in the MLS Superdraft -- which consists of the first four rounds -- and the second Wildcat to be drafted in as many seasons ... A first-team All-Big Ten selection, joining former Wildcat Brad Napper as the only two-time first-team honorees in Northwestern's history. ... Led the Wildcats with nine goals and with two assists and finished second with 20 total points ... Had two game-winning goals and took 36 total shots ... His .41 goals-per-game average was good for first in the Big Ten while his 0.91 points per game average was good for third ... Finished his career tied for second on NU's all-time list with 28 goals and third with 62 total points ... Was twice was named the Big Ten's Player of the Week and scored the game-winning goals against Michigan and in the win over No. 24 Northern Illinois in double overtime to end the regular-season ... Named to the National Teams of the Week by College Soccer News, SoccerAmerica.com and TopDrawerSoccer.com after scoring two goals in the win over Ohio State -- the first win over the Buckeyes in 13 years ... Scored two goals in the NCAA Tournament, one in the opening round victory over Cincinnati and one in the loss at UC Santa Barbara, the eventual national champion, in the quarterfinals ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2005: Played in all 18 games, starting 15 of them ... First team All-Big Ten ... Third team NFSCA All-Great Lakes Region ... Finished second in the Big Ten in goals per game (.44), tied for third in goals (8), fifth in game-winning goals (3), seventh in total shots (43), eighth in points per game (.94) and ninth in total points (17) ... His game-winner against Western Kentucky on Sept. 2 gave NU its first victory of the season ... Scored the game-winning goal versus Northern Illinois in NU's first match of the Adidas/Baymont Inn Invitational ... Had three game-winning goals for the Wildcats, tops on the team ... Led Northwestern in shots, shots on goal (22), goals and total points for the season ... Moved into a tie for sixth place on NU's all-time goals-scored list with 19 ... Moved into a tie for eighth place on NU's career points list with 43 ... Named to the Lakeside Classic All-Tournament Team ... Named team's Offensive Most Valuable Player ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2004: Played in all 23 games for the Wildcats, starting 13 of them ... Had two important goals against Western Illinois in Northwestern's first-ever NCAA tournament win ... Scored the 'Cats lone goal in their 1-0 upset of Indiana, the eventual national champion ... Named Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week after his game-winning goal against Indiana ... Had five game-winning goals for the Wildcats throughout the season, tops on the team ... Was named Tournament MVP for Vanderbilt's Puma Soccer Classic after scoring both Wildcat goals against Eastern Illinois ... Netted two goals in the 'Cats 5-0 victory over Michigan in the Big Ten Tournament ... His nine goals were second-best on Northwestern for the season ... Took 42 shots, third-best on the team ... 24 of those shots were on goal, second-best on the 'Cats ... Also tallied five assists, giving him 23 points for the year, third-best on the team ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2003: Appeared in 15 games, including each of the last 14 ... Scored two goals on the season, in back-to-back games against Michigan (10/17) and IPFW (10/19) ... Took six shots.

    High School: Named to the 2003 NSCAA Scholar All-American Central Region team ... High school team ranked in top 10 in state in one of most competitive soccer districts in the state (15-5A) ... Varsity co-captain and three-year letterman in soccer ... Four-time academic letterman at forward, midfielder, stopper and sweeper ... Named first-team all-district 15-5A at midfield as junior ... Named all-district 15-5A MVP at midfield ... Second-team all-district 15-5A at defender as a sophomore ... Played in all 20 varsity games, starting 11 ... Team MVP for offense on freshman team (2000) ... Four-year member of the Texans 84/85 Red team from the Texans Soccer Club, one of the top clubs in the country ... 2002 San Diego Surf Cup U19 Super Group champions ... 2000 Snickers state champion and Region III finalist ... 2000 and 2001 Tampa Bay Sun Bowl finalist ... Member of South Texas ODP team.

    Personal: Born Joseph Bradley North on 1/21/85 ... Son of Dan and Beth North ... Chose Northwestern over Wake Forest ... Radio, Television and Film major.

    North's Stats

    Year G GS Shots G A Pts. GWG
    2003 15 0 6 2 0 4 0
    2004 23 13 42 9 5 23 5
    2005 18 15 43 8 1 17 3
    2006 22 17 36 9 2 20 2
    Totals 78 45 127 28 8 64 10