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20 Paddy Foss
Paddy  Foss


South Riding, Va.

High School:
U.S. Soccer Residency

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 170



Virginia Surges Past Cornell, 4-0

Cavaliers score three second-half goals in runaway victory


No. 17 Virginia Scores 3-0 Win Over VCU

Cavaliers earn first clean sheet of 2016 as Opoku, Aguilar and Wade score


No. 17 Virginia Tops No. 21 Coastal Carolina, 2-1

Foss and Opoku score as Cavaliers win season opener


No. 12 Virginia Scores Three Unanswered Goals, Downs Pitt 3-1

Wade scores first two goals as Cavaliers come back to win convincingly


No. 10 Virginia Falls at Boston College, 2-1

Cavaliers out-shoot Eagles 12-4 but fall short in road match


Men's Soccer vs. Tulsa (by Kelsey Grant)

Men's Soccer vs. Tulsa (by Kelsey Grant)

• Led team with five assists
• Named to ACC Academic Honor Roll
• Started team's last 17 matches, with 15 coming at left back before starting at right back against Rider and Maryland in NCAA tournament
• Scored both of his 2015 goals off free kicks against Louisville, including incredible game winner from midfield (10/2)
• His game winner against UofL was featured on ESPN's SportsCenter Top Plays
• Recorded assists on all three of UVA's goals against Portland (10/5)
• Named ACC Defensive Player of the Week following the Portland and Louisville performance

• Played in 15 matches at midfield, including one start
• Finished on Virginia's third penalty kick in NCAA championship game against UCLA (12/14)
• Converted on one of UVA's five PKs in NCAA quarterfinal win at Georgetown (12/6)
• Scored in 81st minute to tie match against Wake Forest (10/24)
• Assisted on Darius Madison's game-tying goal against James Madison (9/30)
• Named to ACC Academic Honor Roll

• Appeared in 21 of 24 games, starting 14 matches at left back
• Recorded pair of goals and two assists
• Earned assist after Ryan Zinkhan scored off his cross in NCAA second-round win over St. John's (11/24)
• Sent in free kick that led to Brian James' game-winning goal against Boston College (11/8); first career assist
• Recorded game-tying score in regular-season match against Maryland (10/11)
• Scored first college goal off free kick against Providence (9/24)
• Enrolled for Spring 2013 semester and competed with team during spring season
• Named to Athletic Honor Roll in his first semester

• Full-time member of U.S. U17 National Team in 2010-11
• Joined U.S. during its preparation for 2011 U17 FIFA World Cup
• No. 31 recruit in College Soccer News' rankings
• No. 52 recruit according to Top Drawer Soccer
• Played with DC United Youth Academy and Reserve Team from 2010-12
• Captained DC United's U18 Academy Team and named to U.S. Developmental Academy Best XI Team in 2012
• Earned Golden Boot after scoring four goals in four matches in 2011 Ajax/AEGON Youth Cup in Amsterdam
• Led DC United's U17 Youth Academy squad to 2010 MLS SUM Cup
• Competed and trained for four years with U.S. Olympic Development Program
• Was home schooled by his mother, a 1987 UVa graduate
• Played soccer at Leesburg Christian his freshman year and led team to state championship; led state in scoring (25 goals) and was named MVP of state tournament

• Parents are Michael and Elizabeth Foss
• One of nine siblings; has four brothers: Michael, Christian, Stephen and Nicholas and four sisters: Mary Beth, Katie, Kari and Sarah
• Michael played soccer at George Mason from 2007-10
• Holds a black belt in Tae Kwon Do; former Virginia state champion in both individual sparring and individual forms
• Godfather is John Harkes, a former UVA and U.S. Men's National Team standout



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