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2008-09 Men's Soccer
#5
Arjun Jani
Arjun Jani

POS.5-10
HT.165
WT.D
YR.So.
HOMETOWNSarasota, Fla.
PREVIOUS SCHOOLRiverview HS

At A Glance
Graduates as one of the inaugural members of the program … exits among the top 10 in games played (40), games started (33) and minutes played (3150) … a three-time A-Sun All-Academic honoree.

As A Redshirt Junior (2010)
Competed in 10 matches and made nine starts on the year … part of a defensive unit the recorded a program-best nine shutouts on the year, which ranked first in the conference … defense also topped the league in goals allowed (11) and goals against average (0.58) … opened the season with a 2-1 win over No. 13 USF (Sept. 1) and later shutout No. 5 Ohio State (Sept. 18) … helped the squad to a program-best eight-game winning streak that included a stretch of four-consecutive shutouts over A-Sun foes … led FGCU to a perfect 9-0 league record …. outscored league opposition 26-2 … instrumental in securing FGCU’s first A-Sun conference regular season championship … led the Eagles to their first national ranking, landing as high as No. 19 and ending the year No. 20 according to Soccer America … earned A-Sun All-Academic honors.

As A Redshirt Sophomore (2009)
Appeared in 12 matches while starting eight contests ... recorded a shot against Jacksonville (Oct. 4) ... scored the game-winning goal in the 90th minute of the 2-1 match with Lipscomb (Oct. 11) ... played a season-high 95 minutes in the 1-0 victory over USC Upstate (Oct. 18) … part of a defensive line that finished first in the A-Sun in shutouts and second in goals against average (1.21) … assisted the defensive unit in holding six opponents scoreless … assisted a defensive wall in ending Campbell’s 18-game conference unbeaten streak with a 4-0 victory (Oct. 24) ... helped guide the team to the first winning-season in program history, holding an 8-7-1 record and a 6-3-0 conference record.

As A Sophomore (2008)
Utilized medical redshirt … earned A-Sun All-Academic honors.

As A Freshman (2007)
Started 18 games on the year ... finished the season with five shots and one shot on goal ... anchored the defense unit that pitched four shutouts ... recorded two shots in the 1-0 loss against Belmont (Oct. 21) ... had one shot on goal in the 2-1 win over Howard (Nov. 4) ... member of program’s inaugural team … earned A-Sun All-Academic team honors.

High School
Two-time All-County and All-Region selection ... four-year varsity letterwinner ... three-time MVP... member of the 2006 Super-Y North American Championship team ... member of a Sun Bowl Championship team and also a two-time State runner-up team.

Personal
Born September 19, 1988 … health science major ... son of Yogi and Dawn Jani ... has one sister, Preeti.