13 Joel Friesen
13 - Joel Friesen
Height: 6'0''
Weight: 150
Year: Senior
Hometown: Waxhaw, N.C.
High School: Parkwood
Position: M
Major: Community Development (Economics minor)
g 8
a 4
pts 20
gw 3

Honors:

  • USA South Player of the Week (Sept. 1, 2014; Sept. 29, 2014)
  • USA South All-Conference first team (2014)
  • NSCAA All-South Atlantic Region third team (2014)
  • USA South Player of the Week (Sept. 23, 2013)
  • USA South All-Academic (2013-14)

2014 (Senior): Started 22 games on the year and finished tied for second on the team with eight goals, which also established a career high... Also had four assists, which was good for a tie for second on the team... Recorded his first collegiate hat-trick in the first game of the season against Rutgers-Newark (Aug. 29), for which he was named conference player of the week on September 1... Was USA South player of the week again on September 29 when he scored one goal each against Berry (Sept. 23) and Birmingham Southern (Sept. 27)... After the season, was named to the USA South All-Conference first team, as well as the NSCAA All-South Atlantic Region third team

2013 (Junior): Started 19 matches on the year… Tied for the team lead in goals (six) and assists (five)… Was named the USA South Player of the Week on Sept. 23, when he tallied two goals and two assists on the week… Had a goal and two assists against Ferrum (Sept. 21) in a 4-1 win… Notched a goal and an assist in a 2-2 tie against Methodist (Oct. 11)… Scored both goals in a 2-1 win over Emory (Oct. 23)… Earned a spot on the USA South All-Academic team

2012 (Sophomore): Played in 18 matches, starting 10 of those… Had three assists and took nine shots on the season… Each of his three assists came in Covenant victories… Had assists against LaGrange (Sept. 22), Maryville (Oct. 2) and Tennessee Temple (Oct. 6)

2011 (Freshman): Appeared in 11 matches, earning two starts… Started against Cumberland (Tenn.) (Sept. 9) and Oakland City (Nov. 19)… Scored his first collegiate goal in a 4-0 win over Tennessee Temple (Sept. 27)

High School: Attended Parkwood High School… Was co-captain his junior and senior seasons… Named All-Conference and was team MVP his senior year… National Honor Society treasurer (top 5% of class)

Personal: Born May 12, 1993 in Columbia, S.C. … Parents are Bryan and Felicia Friesen… Has two sisters, Anna and Claire, and one brother, Will… Majoring in Community Development with a minor in Economics… Aspires to own a bank… Favorite bible verse is John 3:30… Teaches elementary Sunday school at his home church… Favorite athlete is retired English footballer Paul Scholes… Grew up in the Philippines

Career Single-Match Highs:

Points: 6, vs Rutgers-Newark, Aug 29, 2014
Goals: 3, Rutgers-Newark -- Aug 29, 2014
Assists: 2, Ferrum -- Sep 21, 2013
Shots: 5, Millsaps -- Sep 6, 2014; at Brimingham Southern -- Sep 27, 2014

Recent Games
Oct 25 William Peace W, 9-1
Oct 28 at Piedmont W, 4-1
Nov 1 Piedmont W, 1-0
Nov 7 vs. N.C. Wesleyan W, 2-1
Nov 8 vs. Maryville W, 2-0
Nov 14 vs. Whitworth L, 1-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 22 10
Games started 22 10
Goals 8 2
Assists 4 2
Points 20 6
Shots 45 16
Shot Pct .178 .125
Penalty kicks 0-0 0-0
Game-winning goals 3 1
Date Opponent Score gs g a pts sh pct pk gw
Aug 29 vs. Rutgers-Newark W, 3-1 1 3 0 6 4 .750 0-0 1
Aug 30 vs. Centre   - - - - - - - -
Sep 5 Wilmington (Ohio) L, 2-1 1 0 0 0 2 .000 0-0 0
Sep 6 Millsaps W, 3-2 1 0 1 1 5 .000 0-0 0
Sep 10 at Emory L, 2-1 1 0 0 0 2 .000 0-0 0
Sep 12 at Sewanee W, 4-0 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Sep 16 Oglethorpe T, 1-1 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Sep 19 Greensboro W, 2-1 1 0 0 0 3 .000 0-0 0
Sep 20 Ferrum W, 1-0 1 0 1 1 2 .000 0-0 0
Sep 23 Berry W, 2-0 1 1 0 2 3 .333 0-0 1
Sep 27 at Birmingham Southern L, 2-1 1 1 0 2 5 .200 0-0 0
Sep 30 at Maryville T, 0-0 1 0 0 0 2 .000 0-0 0
Oct 4 LaGrange W, 5-0 1 1 0 2 1 1.000 0-0 0
Oct 10 at Methodist L, 1-0 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Oct 11 at N.C. Wesleyan W, 4-1 1 0 0 0 3 .000 0-0 0
Oct 15 Huntingdon W, 4-0 1 1 1 3 3 .333 0-0 1
Oct 24 Averett W, 1-0 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Oct 25 William Peace W, 9-1 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 28 at Piedmont W, 4-1 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Nov 1 Piedmont W, 1-0 1 0 1 1 1 .000 0-0 0
Nov 7 vs. N.C. Wesleyan W, 2-1 1 0 0 0 2 .000 0-0 0
Nov 8 vs. Maryville W, 2-0 1 1 0 2 2 .500 0-0 0
Nov 14 vs. Whitworth L, 1-0 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
2011-12 4 - .00 .00 .00 .75 .000 .25 .333
2012-13 18 10 .00 .17 .17 .50 .000 .17 .333
2013-14 19 19 .32 .26 .89 1.42 .222 .84 .593
2014-15 22 22 .36 .18 .91 2.05 .178 .95 .467
Total 63 51 .22 .19 .63 1.33 .167 .65 .488
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
2011-12 4 - 0 0 0 3 .000 1 .333 0 0 0-0 0
2012-13 18 10 0 3 3 9 .000 3 .333 0 0 0-0 0
2013-14 19 19 6 5 17 27 .222 16 .593 1 0 0-0 2
2014-15 22 22 8 4 20 45 .178 21 .467 1 0 0-0 3
Total 63 51 14 12 40 84 .167 41 .488 2 0 0-0 5
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
Total 22 22 .36 .18 .91 2.05 .178 .95 .467
Conference 10 10 .20 .20 .60 1.60 .125 .60 .375
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
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Home 11 11 .27 .36 .91 2.00 .136 .73 .364
Away 7 7 .14 .00 .29 2.00 .071 1.00 .500
Neutral 4 4 1.00 .00 2.00 2.25 .444 1.50 .667
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Wins 15 15 .47 .27 1.20 2.07 .226 1.00 .484
Losses 5 5 .20 .00 .40 2.20 .091 1.00 .455
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August 1 1 3.00 .00 6.00 4.00 .750 3.00 .750
September 10 10 .20 .20 .60 2.60 .077 .90 .346
October 7 7 .29 .14 .71 1.29 .222 .71 .556
November 4 4 .25 .25 .75 1.50 .167 1.00 .667
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
Total 22 22 8 4 20 45 .178 21 .467 1 0 0-0 3
Conference 10 10 2 2 6 16 .125 6 .375 0 0 0-0 1
Exhibition - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0 -
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Home 11 11 3 4 10 22 .136 8 .364 0 0 0-0 2
Away 7 7 1 0 2 14 .071 7 .500 0 0 0-0 0
Neutral 4 4 4 0 8 9 .444 6 .667 1 0 0-0 1
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Wins 15 15 7 4 18 31 .226 15 .484 1 0 0-0 3
Losses 5 5 1 0 2 11 .091 5 .455 0 0 0-0 0
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August 1 1 3 0 6 4 .750 3 .750 0 0 0-0 1
September 10 10 2 2 6 26 .077 9 .346 0 0 0-0 1
October 7 7 2 1 5 9 .222 5 .556 0 0 0-0 1
November 4 4 1 1 3 6 .167 4 .667 1 0 0-0 0