Eliason's two goals, Tombridge's work in net highlights special evening for NU
2007: Second-team All-America pick of NSCAA and College Soccer News ... First-team NSCAA All-Great Lakes Region selection ... Team leader with 19 points (6g, 7a) ... Unanimous first-team All-Big Ten selection ... Scored two goals in a Big Ten tournament win over Wisconsin en route to earning all-tournament team honors ... Tied his own school record with three assists in a win at Ohio State Sept. 23 ... Named most valuable player of the Lakeside Classic ... Second on team with 32 shots, including a team-high 18 on goal ... Selected to all-tournament team at Yale Soccer Classic ... NU's all-time leader with 32 career assists and is third with 70 points ... Academic All-Big Ten.
2006: One of 11 players nationwide named to the 2006 Soccer America Men's College MVP team -- the equivalent of a first-team All-America honor ... A 2006 First-Team All-Big Ten and All-Great Lakes Region selection ... Led the Wildcats with 21 points on eight goals and five assists ... Is Northwestern's all-time assists leader with 25 in only three seasons ... Also led the team with four game-winning goals, none bigger than his goal from 30 yards out in the 1-0 upset win at No. 7 Saint Louis in the second round of the NCAA Tournament in front of his hometown family and friends ... Finished second in the Big Ten in points per game (0.95) and fourth in goals (0.36) and assists per game (0.23) ... His four game-winners were tied for first as Wildcats were a remarkable 10-1 when Roth recorded at least one point in goal or assist fashion ... Named the Big Ten Player of the Week (9/11) after he scored three goals in two games at the Adidas/Baymont Inn Invitational ... Academic All-Big Ten.
2005: Played in all 18 games, starting 17 ... Named second-team All-Big Ten ... Led the Wildcats in assists with six ... Moved into second on NU's all-time assists list (20) ... His six points tied for fifth-best on the team ... Assisted on two game-winning goals at the NIU Invitational, helping Northwestern to a perfect 2-0 in the tournament ... Sent game-winning goal to Brad Napper at 85:55 off of a corner kick versus IUPUI ... Assisted on Brad North's game winner vs. NIU ... Named to the NIU Adidas/Baymont Inn Invitational All-Tournament Team ... Hit Kevin Earnest with game-winning assist at 102:25 versus St. Francis (Pa.), clinching the 2005 Lakeside Classic title ... Sent game-winning assist to Brad North at 87:45 vs. NIU ... Named to the Lakeside Classic All-Tournament Team ... Finished tied for fifth in the Big Ten with six assists.
2004: Started in all 23 games for Northwestern ... Tied Big Ten and set Northwestern single-season assist record with 14 ... His 14 assists were fourth-best in the country for the season ... Also scored five goals, giving him 24 points for the year, second best on the `Cats ... Scored first collegiate goal against Vanderbilt (9/17) ... Honored as a member of the Big Ten All-Freshman team ... Scored two goals in Northwestern's 3-2 defeat at the hands of Creighton in the second round of the NCAA tournament ... Named to Collegesoccernews.com's Freshman All-America second-team ... Top Drawer Soccer Honorable Mention Freshman All-America ... Named to all-tournament team for the North Shore Classic ... Honored as a member of the all-tournament team for the Lakeside Classic ... Netted a goal and tallied two assists for a four-point game against Michigan in the Big Ten Tournament ... Assisted on a goal in Northwestern's 4-1 win over Western Illinois in the first round of the NCAA tournament ... Had a three-assist game against UW-Green Bay on 9/10 ... Shot on goal percentage of .591 was the highest for any Wildcat seeing regular action.
High School: Two-year starter ... As captain, led team to state runner-up finish at 2003 state championships ... First-team all-state and all-Metro in 2003 ... NSCAA All-Midwest (2003) ... Missouri Offensive Player of the Year (2003) ... Named Chaminade's MVP as senior ... Member of 2001 state and national championship team ... Played on state championship team in 2002 ... National Honor Society member ... Four-year honor roll student ... Eight-year member of the Busch Soccer Club ... U.S. Youth Soccer U-18 Boys' national champions in 2004 ... Four-time state champions (2001-04) ... Regional runner-up in 2001-02, and regional semifinalist in 2003 ... Attended the Adidas Elite Soccer Program in 2003 for nation's top 150 players.
Personal: Born David Anthony Roth on 12/4/85 ... Son of James and Peggy Roth ... Chose Northwestern over Michigan ... Major is communication studies.