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Marcus Salandy-Defour
Marcus Salandy-Defour

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Kensington, Md.

High School:
Georgetown Prep

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 160

Position:
F/MF



2013
• Played in 21 games, with 19 starts
• Named to ACC All-Tournament Team
• Scored UVa's second goal in ACC tournament against Notre Dame; also assisted on Nico Corriveau's tying score and recorded winning penalty kick in shootout
• Set up UVa's game-winning penalty kick in overtime against Wake Forest in ACC quarterfinals with great through-ball to Jordan Allen, who then was fouled in box
• Recorded UVa's second goal against Maryland (10/11)
• Scored on penalty kick against NC State (9/20)
• Also picked up three assists in 2013 (Providence, Syracuse, Pitt)
• Missed three matches with groin injury

2012
• Named to 2012 All-ACC Freshman Team
• Started all 21 games and logged third-most minutes on team (1,883) and most of UVa's midfielders
• Ranked fourth on team with seven points (two goals, three assists)
• Assisted on Eric Bird's goal in ACC quarters at Wake (11/6)
• Scored first UVa goal in 70th minute to help Cavaliers rally from 2-0 deficit in 3-2 OT win over Virginia Tech (10/19)
• Scored first career goal in Wright State match (10/16); also recorded an assist
• Recorded game-winning assist on Will Bates' goal in win over Duke (9/7)

HIGH SCHOOL
• Ranked No. 25 on ESPNHS Class of 2012 150 College Prospects list
• Tabbed No. 18 on College Soccer News Top 150 Recruits list
• Four caps with U-18 Men's National Team
• Member of MLS SUM Cup championship team
• U.S. Development Academy select team
• Four-year starter at Georgetown Prep
• Three-time IAC first team
• Two-time First-Team All-Gazette
• All-Met honorable mention
• Three-year member of Maryland ODP Team
• Two-time Region I team
• Played four years with DC United Academy

PERSONAL
• Parents are Ricardo and Kim Salandy-Defour
• Has one brother, Scott, who graduated from Maryland

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