Dan Mason named Pitt "Athlete of the Week"
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Career: Has played in 43 career games ... two-time Big East Academic All-Star.
2012: Saw action in 15 games with three starts ... took 11 shots, eight on goal ... scored once against Connecticut (Oct. 20).
2011: Saw action in 15 contests, starting one game against Marquette (Oct. 29) ... scored one goal on the season against Georgetown (Oct. 26) ... recorded three points on the season ... logged in season-high 62 minutes in the season finale against Marquette.
2009:Played in four games as a sophomore...recorded one shot on goal at Buffalo before suffering a season-ending injury and taking a medical redshirt ... named a Big East Academic All-Star.
2008: Saw action in 10 games as a freshman ... recorded a shot at Duquesne...played a season-high 55 minutes at Duquesne.
High School: A 2008 graduate of Bethel Park High School ... scored 37 goals and added 52 assists in his four-year varsity career ... named a Regional All-American following his senior season ... two-time All-State selection ... two-time Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Elite 11 selection ... named to the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Elite 11 as a senior ... two-time All-WPIAL and All-Section honoree ... named the Most Valuable Player at the WPIAL All-Star game ... guided Bethel Park to two WPIAL Class 3A championships as both a senior and junior ... led squad to three Section 4 WPIAL titles (2004, 2005 and 2007) ... played on the Beadling Soccer Club for seven seasons ... team captain for the Beadling Soccer Club ... led team to Pennsylvania West championships in 2003, 2004 and 2005 ... member of the National Honor Society.
Personal: Born on August 16, 1989 ... son of Bill and Jaime Clifford ... has two sisters, Courtney and Jaclyn ... enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences and majoring in Legal Studies.