Duke Men's Soccer BIO
11 Nick Palodichuk
Career: Played in 68 games with 58 starts … Finished his career with 18 goals and 12 assists for 48 points … Had seven game-winning goals … A four-time ACC Academic Honor Roll member.
2014: Played in 18 games with 13 starting assignments … Scored four goals and two assists for 10 points … Registered the game-winning goal against Boston College … Tallied the tying goal in Duke’s 3-2 comeback victory over NC State in the ACC Championship first round … Also notched goals against Southern Methodist (9/5) and Wake Forest (10/3) … Played 1,018 minutes overall.
2013: Played in 18 games with 14 starts … Ranked third on the team in points with 12 off of four goals and four assists … Tallied the game-winning goal in 1-0 win over Georgia Southern (9/10) … Registered the game-tying score in 3-2 overtime win at Davidson (9/17) … Played a season-high 96 minutes against the Wildcats … Netted the lone goal in crucial 1-0 ACC win at Boston College (10/18) … Posted a season-high three points on a goal and an assist at Pittsburgh (11/2) … Provided the assist on the tying goal in a 2-2 draw with No. 15 Wake Forest (10/25).
2012: Played in 10 games with nine starts before being sidelined with an injury … had two goals, including the game-winning score against Georgia State … also tallied a goal in 2-1 win over Delaware ... ACC Academic Honor Roll.
2011: Started all 22 games ... voted to the All-ACC second team, the lone freshman to be selected to one of the two All-ACC squads ... also selected to the All-ACC Freshman Team ... named to the College Soccer News and Soccer America All-Freshman first teams ... led all ACC freshmen and ranked third on the team in scoring with eight goals and six assists for 22 points ... ranked tied for third among all freshman nationally in overall points (22) and seventh in goals (8) ... played 1,807 minutes, the third most by a freshman ... registered his first career goal against No. 9 UC Santa Barbara ... had a career-high two goals in 4-1 over Presbyterian (Sept. 23) ... posted a four-point outing with a goal and two assists in 5-2 win at Clemson (Sept. 16) ... had the game-winning goals against Clemson (Sept. 16), UNC Wilmington (Sept. 20) and Presbyterian (Sept. 27) ... registered Duke's lone goal at No. 1 New Mexico (Nov. 20) in NCAA Tournament second round ... scored at least one point in 11 contests ... All-ACC Academic Team selection...ACC Academic Honor Roll.
Prep: An ESPN Rise All-American ... Voted to NSCAA All-American team ... Parade Magazine 2010 National Player of the Year ... A member of the United States Under-17 National Team ... Suited up for the U-17 squad at the 2009 CONCACAF U-17 Championship ... Scored two goals to help the U.S. beat Honduras ... Also was a member of the U-17 World Cup team and tallied a goal against Italy ... A part of the United States U-17 residency program, missing his sophomore season of high school soccer ... Trained with the U-18 National Team and is a part of the player pool for the U-20 National Team ... Earned a five-star player rating according to TopDrawerSoccer.com ... Labeled as the nation's No. 2 overall recruit and top product out of the Pacific Northwest region ... Played high school soccer for Camas, leading program to a state title as a freshman and to an undefeated regular season as a junior, scoring 26 goals and 11 assists ... Named Gatorade Washington State Player of the Year as a junior ... Drew attention from international clubs such as Arsenal and West Ham United.