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Kevin Boyd
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Del Mar, CA

High School:
Torrey Pines

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 186

Position:
Defense

As a Senior (2000): Named a NSCAA New England Regional second team All-American ? selected to the All-BIG EAST second team ? saw action in 17 games, starting 16 ? one of the team's two captains ? moved to the backfield from the forward lines in spring practices ? provided superior defensive play at center back this season, teaming with Paul Bourke, Martin Cantillo and Kenny Adams to allowed the seventh-best team goals against average in the nations (.81) ? recorded an assist on Casey Schmidt's goal against Notre Dame ? flicked a served corner ball from Bobby Thompson to Schmidt for the game-winning tally in the BIG EAST Semifinals ? was an active force on corners, due to his offensive capabilities and his height (6-3) ... was outstanding on the defensive end of the ball this season, and usually picks up the opposition?s top player ... was able to get a head on most balls that come in the goalbox from the air ... missed the West Virginia game after accumulating five yellow cards ... missed the Boston University game on Sept. 3 with a thigh injury ... was forced to sit out the NCAA first round game against Rhode Island after he received his eighth yellow card of the season in the BIG EAST Championship game.

As a Junior (1999): Saw action in 15 of the Eagles' 17 games, starting all 15 he played in ? tied for third in team scoring with five points (two goals and one assist) ? assisted on the Eagles' lone goal - by Jorgen Lie - against Providence in the team's opening game of the season ? notched the game's opening goal against West Virginia ? closed out the Eagles' scoring against Siena, netting a goal off a pass from Zach Bouchard.

As a Sophomore (1998): Played in and started all 17 matches ? tied for the team scoring lead with eight points ? three goals and two assists ? netted two goals in a 3-0 win over Pittsburgh; the match marked his second collegiate two-goal effort ? scored the team?s first goal in a season-opening, 2-1 win over Hartford ? tallied one assist in each of two matches ? against UMass-Lowell and Connecticut.

As a Freshman (1997): Played in all 16 matches, making 15 starts ... led the team in scoring with 11 points -- five goals and one assist ... scored four of his five goals in BIG EAST action ... two of his goals were gamewinners, while one was the team?s lone goal in a 1-1 tie with Harvard ... netted his first collegiate goal, and added an insurance goal, in a 2-0 home win over Providence ... scored a second-half tally in a 2-0 home win over Syracuse ... had the lone goal in a 1-0 victory at Villanova ... assisted on Mat Dunn?s goal in a 1-0 win over West Virginia.

Before BC: Earned all-city honors as a junior and senior forward at Torrey Pines High School in San Diego ... served as team captain and led his team in scoring as a senior ... led Torrey Pines to the state finals in each of his last two seasons ... played for head coach Brian McManus ... also played for the La Jolla Nomads club team from 1993-97; led La Jolla to state titles from 1993-96 and a regional championship in 1993 ... led the team in scoring in his final season with 21 goals and 17 assists ... was part of an tour of England in 1996, playing nine international friendlies.

Personal: Enrolled as an economics major in the College of Arts & Sciences ... was a member of his high school?s National Honor Society ... Kevin is the oldest of Sandra and James Boyd?s three children ... born December 1, 1978.

Career Statistics

Year GP GS G A Pts. Shots 2000 17 16 0 2 2 13 1999 15 15 2 1 5 23 1998 17 17 3 2 8 37 1997 16 15 5 1 11 34 Totals 65 63 10 6 26 107

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