The Panthers return 18 players from the 2013 squad, including 11 who started at least six games.
2014: Game-by-Game Stats Against Presbyterian, started and tallied first career assist while playing all 90 minutes ... Notched one shot on goal in 90 minutes at Longwood ... Had a shot at #3 North Carolina in 90 minutes of action.
2013: Played in 10 matches this year with seven starts...first career start against Wakeforest (Sep. 21)...contributed to two season shutouts as center back defender... totaled 589 minutes throughout the season.
High School: Three-year varsity starter at Howell High School ... was not eligible to play his senior year because of the newly instated USSF Academy Rules ... during his junior year led team to win the A North Division Shore Conference Championship and reach the quarterfinals of the Shore Conference Tournament and New Jersey Group IV States Playoffs ... named the Howell HS Coaches Award "Unsung Hero," All Shore Conference First Team, All Shore Media's All Division Teams Class A North First Team, Shore Conference Coaches All-Division Team Class A North, All Monmouth County Second Team and All-State Honorable Mention as a junior ... was the only freshman to play varsity ... participated in baseball but quit to focus on soccer ... placed third in New Jersey with Howell United Xtreme (U9-U13) and fifth in New Jersey with Freehold Legacy (U13-U15).
Personal: Son of Robert and Mindy Kolczynski ... has one brother, Bradley ... volunteered for the P.A.L. (Police Athletic League) ... played travel basketball and baseball before entering high school ... intends to major in engineering.