15 - Scott Caldwell
Scott Caldwell
Height: 5-8
Weight: 145
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Braintree, Mass.
High School: Edison Academic Center [Fla.]
Position: M
Major: Accounting


as a Senior (2012): NSCAA All-America First Team ... NSCAA All-American Scholar Player of the Year ... Hermann Trophy semifinalist ... Mid-American Conference Player of the Year ... Soccer America MVP First Team honoree ... named to Top Drawer Soccer's (TDS) Team of the Season First Team ... rated the No. 6 upperclassman in the nation, accoring to TDS ... named team captain for the second consecutive season ... also one of 10 finalists for the Senior CLASS Award ... named to the CoSIDA Academic All-America First Team for the second straight year with a GPA of 3.94 as an accounting major ... All-MAC First Team ... Academic All-MAC ... started all 22 matches at midfield ... finished with a career-high nine goals and a team-leading 10 assists ... netted game-winning goals against South Florida (Sept. 16), West Virginia (Oct. 20) and Western Michigan (Nov. 3) ... found the net twice against USF ... also assisted game-winners against Northern Illinois (Oct. 13 and Nov. 11), Michgian State (Oct. 31) and Bowling Green (Nov. 9) ... recorded at least one goal in three straight contests from Sept. 16-29 against the South Florida, Bowling Green and Buffalo ... named Top Drawer Soccer National Player of the Week (Nov. 12) after assisting all four Akron goals at the MAC Tournament ... named to College Soccer News National Team of the Week (Sept. 17 ) ... MAC Player of the Week  (Oct. 23).

as a Junior (2011): NSCAA All-America Third Team honoree ... also named to the organization's Academic All-America First Team ... was a CoSIDA Academic All-America Second Team selection as well ... team captain ... First Team All-MAC selection ... Academic All-MAC ... named to All-Ohio team ... enjoyed career highs for goals (6) and assists (11) while starting all 23 games at midfield ... played a part in all four UA goals in a 4-0 win at Saint Louis (Sept. 10) ... scored a goal and assisted three others – including the game-winner – against the Billikens ... also assisted the game winner against Bowling Green (Oct. 26) ... scored a goal and added an assist in wins against Cleveland State (Aug. 27) and Cal State Northridge (Sept. 3) ... his golden goal in the 106th minute against the Matadors was one of two game-winning goals on the year ... also netted the decisive strike against Cal Poly (Sept. 18) ... was named to College Soccer News' National Team of the Week (Sept. 12) ...  Co-MAC Player of the Week (Sept. 13) ... MAC Scholar Athlete of the Week (Sept. 9).

as a Sophomore (2010): Named Most Outstanding Offensive Player at the College Cup ... scored the game-winning goal on a mid-range strike that found the top right corner in the 79th minute of the NCAA championship game against Louisville (Dec. 12) ... Academic All-MAC ... appeared in 24 of 25 games on the year... started the final 15 games of the season and 19 contests overall at right midfield ... scored all five goals of his career during postseason play, including three straight games from Nov. 12-21 ... netted the game-winner in a 3-2 decision over West Virginia in the second round of the NCAA Tournament at Lee R. Jackson Soccer Field (Nov. 21) ... found the net again in a shootout victory against Cal in the NCAA Quarterfinals (Dec. 4) ... recorded the first assist of his career in a 7-1 rout of Michigan (Oct. 19).

as a Freshman (2009): Appeared in 19 games as a true freshman … recorded four shots on the season, one of which was on goal versus Stanford (Nov. 29) ... logged 61 minutes in the national championship game against Virginia (Dec. 13) ... was a perfect 2-for-2 in shootout attempts at the College Cup (Dec. 11-13) ... also played 33 minutes against North Carolina (Dec. 11) in the NCAA semifinals ... College Soccer News Freshman Top 100 list.

Prior to Akron: Member of U-18, U-17, U-15 and U-14 U.S. national youth teams ... ninth-ranked high school prospect in the nation by Top Drawer Soccer ... 2008 Parade All-American ... three-time NSCAA Youth All-American (2006, ’07, ’08) ... part of the No. 1-ranked college recruiting class in the nation, according to ESPN Rise.com ... graduated in the top three of his class at Edison Academic Center in Bradenton, Fla.

Personal: Born March 15, 1991 ... parents are Larry and Ginger Caldwell ... father, Larry, played professional soccer in the NASL with the Hartford Bicentennials ... has an older brother, Keith, and two older sisters, Andrea and Amy ... all three siblings play soccer ... Keith played four years at Brown University and was drafted by the Colorado Rapids of the MLS ... Andrea played four years at Simmons College ... Amy currently plays for Boston College and also has U.S. youth national team experience.