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Kyle Bekker
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Oakville, Ontario

High School:
Iroquois Ridge

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 165

Position:
M

Previous Team:
Sigma Elite Training Center

11/01/2013

Men's Soccer Hosts Virginia Tech Sunday

Eagles-Hokies kick off at 1 p.m.

10/24/2013

Men's Soccer Faces #14 Clemson Friday Night

Match will be televised on NESN

10/17/2013

Men's Soccer Hosts Duke Friday Night

Eagles-Blue Devils kickoff at 7 p.m.

10/11/2013

Men's Soccer Hosts #12 North Carolina Saturday

Eagles take on Tar Heels at 7 p.m. in Newton

10/07/2013

Men's Soccer Hosts Syracuse On Tuesday

Eagles start four-game home stand

NOTES
Drafted third overall by Toronto FC in the 2013 MLS SupderDraft ... ranks second all-time at Boston College in assists (22), eighth in points (56) and 10th in goals (17) ... led Canada to the semifinal stage of the 2012 CONCACAF Men's Olympic Qualifying tournament in March 2012 ... started two of the three games in group play and started the semifinal match against Mexico.

AS A SENIOR (2012)
Served as one of four team captains ... All-ACC First Team honoree ... also named to the NSCAA All-South Atlantic First Team and the TopDrawerSoccer.com Team of the Season (third team) ... started all 17 matches he appeared in ... tied for the team lead with four assists and ranked fourth with six points ... three of his assists came in ACC action which ranked second in the conference ... assisted on the lone goal scored by Stefan Cater in a 1-0 win at Duke (10/19) ... notched his only goal of the season against Dartmouth (10/10), a header in overtime in the 95th minute that gave BC a 1-0 win ... assisted on Charlie Rugg's goal at No. 15 Wake Forest (10/6) that gave the Eagles a 1-0 triumph ... recorded an assist vs. Rhode Island (9/25) in a 4-2 win ... helped Rugg score another goal at Virginia Tech (9/14) in a match that ended in a 1-1 draw.

AS A JUNIOR (2011)
All-ACC First Team honoree and was also named to the NSCAA All-South Atlantic Third Team ... appeared in 20 games and made 19 starts ... led the Eagles with eight goals, seven assists, 23 points and 61 shots ... ranked fourth in the ACC in game-winners, sixth in assists, eighth in goals and ninth in points ... scored a goal and had four assists in ACC action which ranked third in the conference ... four of his goals came on free kicks ... scored the lone goal against No. 3 North Carolina (11/13) in the ACC Championship game ... assisted on Diego Medina-Mendez's game-winning goal vs. No. 24 Duke (11/11) in the semifinals, sending a corner kick into the box ... notched an assist in a 2-1 win at Virginia (10/29) ... assisted on Charlie Rugg's game-winner in the second overtime against Duke (10/22) ... scored the match's only goal in a 1-0 triumph at Boston University (10/18) ... tallied both goals in a 2-0 win vs. Harvard (10/11) ... scored on a free kick from 30 yards out at NC State (9/30), trying the match in the 29th minute ... had a pair of assists in a 4-3 overtime win against Virginia Tech (9/16) ... also recorded an assist at No. 22 Dartmouth (9/4) ... had a goal and an assist vs. Quinnipiac (9/1) ... scored both goals in a 2-1 win against Fairfield (8/29) in his season debut.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2010)
Played in and started all 20 games in the midfield ... one of three BC players to start every match ... All-ACC Second Team honoree ... member of the All-South Atlantic Region second team ... recorded 13 points on four goals and five assists ... had a goal and an assist in ACC action ... ranked second on the team and seventh in the ACC in assists ... scored the only BC goal in a 2-1 loss at No. 14 Brown (11/18) in the NCAA Tournament ... assisted on Amit Aburmad's goal vs. No. 19 Duke (11/10) in the ACC Tournament ... scored off a free kick at Virginia Tech (11/5) to earn the game-winning goal ... tied the game with a goal in the 62nd minute at Harvard (10/19) in a 2-1 win ... had an assist in consecutive games against Holy Cross (10/12) and at Clemson (10/8) ... the helper against the Tigers forced a 1-1 tie midway through the second half ... also had assists in consecutive matches against Rhode Island (9/21) and Boston University (9/17) ... notched the game-winning goal in a 3-2 victory in the season-opener against Hartford (9/1).

AS A FRESHMAN (2009)
Played in and started all 23 games in the midfield; was the lone BC player to start every match ... earned ACC All-Freshman Team honors ... registered 14 points - four goals and six assists; recorded two assists in eight ACC contests ... finished the season ranked second on the team in assists and tied for second in points ... also concluded the season ranked among BC's statistical leaders in shots (43; second), shots on goal (14; tied-second) and goals (four; fourth) ... tallied five points - two goals and one assist - in three NCAA Tournament games ... netted the tying goal in the 51st minute of BC's 2-1 overtime victory over Dartmouth (11/19) in the first round of the NCAA Tournament in Newton, Mass. ... assisted on Karl Reddick's first-half score - the game's lone goal - in a 1-0 victory at No. 13 St. John's in the second round of the NCAA Tournament in Queens, N.Y. ... tied the score at 4-4 in the 69th minute of the team's 6-4 loss to Drake (11/29) in the NCAA Tournament's Round of 16 in Newton, Mass. ... scored one game-winning goal ... was involved in all three goals in the team's 3-0 home win over Fairfield (9/15); tallied four points - one goal and two assists ... assisted on Charlie Rugg's second goal of the game - the decisive score at 24:15 - in BC's 2-1 win at second-ranked North Carolina (10/17) ... assisted on Charlie Rugg's second-half goal in a 2-0 home win over Clemson (10/9) ... netted his first collegiate goal - the gamewinner - in a 2-0 home win over Bryant(9/4).

CLUB SOCCER
Played the 2007 and 2008 seasons in the Sigma Elite Training Center (ETC) program, playing with the U-18 team ... traveled with Sigma to the Netherlands in March 2007 for eight matches against professional clubs; his stellar play earned him an invitation to return to train at AFC AJAX's famed youth academy ... played the 2006 and 2007 seasons with the Mississauga Dixie Dominators; won the Ontario Cup championship each year and the national championship in 2006 ... earned back-to-back Ontario Cup titles with the Oakville Bluestars (2004 and 2005); also won the national title in 2004 ... was a member of Canada's national soccer program (U-15 to U-17); played with the U-15 National Team in the Kiwi Series (against New Zealand) in Kelowna, B.C. (September 2005).

PERSONAL
Kyle Edward Bekker, born September 2, 1990 ... enrolled in the Carroll School of Management ... Kyle is the youngest of Debbie and Peter Bekker's three children.

BEKKER'S CAREER STATISTICS

Year GP GS Goals Assists Points Shots
2009 23 23 4 6 14 43
2010 20 20 4 5 13 51
2011 20 19 8 7 23 61
2012 17 17 1 4 6 47
Career 80 79 17 22 56 202

BEKKER'S CAREER HIGHS
Goals: 2 (2x) last vs. Harvard (10/11/11)
Assists: 2 (2x) last vs. Virginia Tech (9/16/11)
Points: 4 (3x) last vs. Harvard (10/11/11)

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