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  Keeyan Young
Keeyan Young

Player Profile
Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
North Wales, Pa.

High School:
Haverford School

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 175

Position:
F

Birthdate:
08/22/1984

Experience:
3L

CAREER: Keeyan Young enters the 2006 season ranked among school leaders in career scoring (tied for eighth all-time with 21 goals) and in career assists (tied for 10th place all-time with 11)...Young also moved into eighth place on the all-time career points list with 53...registered seven career game-winning-goals...gained an extra year of eligibility due to an injury suffered last season.

2005: Preseason All-Big East selection...Missed the majority of the season due to an injury suffered against Mount St. Mary's on Sept. 11, but played in the Panthers first three games...scored on a 20-yard game-winning goal against Marshall and notched two goals in the second half vs. Mount. St. Mary's...registered one assist and seven points on eight shots before the injury... ranked second on the team in goals (three).

2004: Named to the NSCAA All-Region Second Team and was selected All-Big East Second Team...tied for the team lead in goals (seven), led the team in both assists (four), and points (18)...started in all 16 games played...fired 26 shots, second most on the team, and had a .269 shooting percentage, the second highest total on the team...tied for Pitt individual game highs in points (4 vs Cleveland State) and goals (2 vs Cleveland State)...scored game winning goal vs. Cleveland State...had a goal and an assist in one game two times (vs. Hofstra, vs. Marshall)...preseason All-Big East selection.

2003: Led the team in goals scored (six), points (15), assists (tied with Brian Madden at three), shots on goal (seven), and game-winning goals (three)...scored game-winning goals vs. Boston College, at Cleveland State, and vs. Niagara...earned All Big East Second Team honors...earned Big East Co-Offensive Player of the Week after totaling three goals and leading Pitt to a 2-0 record with wins over Bucknell and Georgetown...finished second on the team in shots (31)...scored a career-high two goals in a 2-1 victory over Georgetown while registering a team-high of six shots and three shots on goal...appeared and started 17 of 17 games including each of Pittsburgh's 10 Big East games in 2003...registered eight points (three goals and two assists) in league play.

2002: Ranked second on the team in points as a true freshman with 13...two-time Big East Rookie of the Week (Sept. 9 and Oct. 7)...became the first Pittsburgh soccer player to earn two Big East Rookie of the Week honors...ranked second on team in goal production with five as well as second on the squad with two game-winning goals (Niagara, Sept. 4 and Notre Dame, Oct. 4.)...scored goals against Rutgers, Cleveland State and Providence...finished third on team in shots (31) and shooting percentage (.161)...scored first career goal, a game-winner against Niagara...tied for the team lead with three assists...started all 18 games...has five career goals in addition to three assists and 13 points.

HIGH SCHOOL: Competed for Coach Kevin Tryon at the Haverford School...named team captain at Haverford as a senior...member of FC Delco Black III for three seasons...led FC Delco Black III to a 2001 National Finals appearance...named to All-Delco, All Main Line and All InterAc second teams in 2000...member of the 1999 EPYSA State Championship squad.

PERSONAL: Born August 22, 1984...son of James and Pamela Young...has one sister...majors in communication and rhetoric.