Senior Nick Hagglund
Aug 14, 2013
CINCINNATI - Xavier men's soccer senior Nick Hagglund (Cincinnati, Ohio/Lakota West HS) was named among Top Drawer Soccer's Men's National Top 100 Upperclassmen recently. Hagglund clocked in at the No. 17 spot.
Hagglund enters his senior season on the heels of Atlantic 10 Defensive Player of the Year and A-10 All-Conference first team honors in 2012. Additionally, the defender earned XU's first NSCAA All-American award (Second Team) last season and was a 2012 NSCAA All-America second team selection, a 2012 College Soccer News All-America third team honoree and was named to the 2012 MAC Hermann Trophy Watch List.
As a junior in 2012, the Cincinnati native started all 22 matches for the Blue and White and registered two goals and four assists as Xavier finished the season with a 14-3-5 record, which included the program's first NCAA Tournament at-large bid, tourney victory and third-straight appearance into the 48-team field. He enters his senior season having amassed 61 starts, 5,512 minutes played, four goals and eight assists. XU has recorded 20 shutouts with Hagglund as a member of the backline.
Hagglund and the rest of the 2013 Musketeers hit the pitch on Sunday, Aug. 18 with a home exhibition contest against Belmont at 7 p.m.