The two seniors lead a list of seven Wildcats recognized Wednesday live on BTN
High School: Varsity starter as a freshman and sophomore... Helped Saint Paul Academy achieve two section championships...One conference championship...Two Class A State Semi Final Appearances....First Team All-State.....All-Conference......All Conference Honorable Mention as a Freshman....Led the state in goals as a sophomore...18-4 overall record sophomore year...Had to end high school career before junior year to play full-time with US Developmental Academy Minnesota Thunder...Club Team/Academy:Minnesota Thunder Academy member and captain for 3 years......2010 U14 Minnesota State Cup Champions...2009 U13 Minnesota State Cup Champions...U13-U15 MYSA League Champions....2010 U14 MRL Premier League Champions....3 year member of the Minnesota Thunder Developmental Academy....Top 10 leading scorer in the USSDA 2014...Captain all 3 years.
Personal:Born Samuel David Forsgren in Minneapolis...Son of Jennifer and Matthew.... Older Brother Nick attends the University of Vermont....2 younger brothers Isaac and Michael....Isaac also plays in the Minnesota Thunder Developmental Academy....Chose Northwestern over Harvard, Marquette, Cornell, Brown and Washington.... Attended Northwestern's College Soccer Training Center and One Day Prep Camp.
Coach Lenahan on Forsgren: "Sam really caught our eye several years ago at the Academy Showcase in Sarasota, Florida. Over the last two years he has done nothing but confirm our original thoughts and developed into one of the top players in the country. Every time we watch him play he scores goals. He has a grit and bite to him that will make him very effective in a league as demanding as the Big Ten. Sam has a very bright future wherever he plays on the field."