19 - Laurent Manuel
Laurent Manuel
Height: 5-9
Weight: 145
Year: Senior
Hometown: New York, NY
High School: The Browning School
Position: D/M
2006: Played in 16 games, started in 12...Had one point on the season after picking up an assist against Harvard...Played an intergral part of Brown's back unit, which allowed just 27 goals and five shutouts.
2005: Played in all 18 games, starting 17...Part of the Brown back unit, which allowed just 12 goals during the regular season, including seven shutouts...Only allowed more than one goal in a game three times...Named to the Coastal Carolina/adidas Invite All-Tournament Team...Had an assist on the game-tying goal against cross-town rival Providence College.
2004: Played in all 17 games, starting 15...Made an immediate impact on the backfield, earning an All-Ivy Honorable Mention at the conclusion of the season...Registered an assist on the game-winning goal against Cornell on 10/23...Named the Ivy League Rookie of the Week and to Soccer America's Team of the Week after leading the defense to back-to-back shutouts over #4 Cal and #5 Stanford.
Before Brown: A graduate of The Browning School in New York, NY where he earned five letters in soccer...Earned ISAL All-League honors as a sophomore, junior and senior...Two-year captain...Received the MVP award for three straight years...Helped lead the team to two ISAL Playoff Championships in 2000 and 2004...Played club soccer for the Yorktown Spirit, which won four consecutive Eastern New York State Cup Championships from 2001-2004...Also were Region 1 Semi-finalists in 2004...Team ranked #1 in the state, #7 in the region and 21st in the nation...Trained with the Olympique de Marseilles (France U-18 Team) in August of 2003...Received numerous certificates of merit in several subjects throughout high school.
Concentration at Brown:Economics
Career Stats: 50 Games, 0 Goals, 3 Assists, 3 Points