COLLEGIATE CAREER: 2007 (Creighton) – Earned second-team all-Missouri Valley Conference and second-team NSCAA All-Midwest Region ... One of six Bluejays to start every match and played at least 90 minutes in four matches ... Led team with 17 points and 60 shots, and tied for the team lead with six goals ... Set Morrison Stadium record with 48 shots at home on the season ... Scored his first two goals as a Bluejay, including the game-winner, in his second game with the Jays against Green Bay (Sept. 2) ... Dished his first CU assist against Washington (Sept. 29) ... Converted CU’s only penalty kick on the year against Western Illinois (Oct. 5) ... Assisted both goals against Bradley (Oct. 10) and established a Morrison Stadium record by launching 10 shots against the Braves ... Had four assists in four matches from Sept. 29 though Oct. 10 ... Scored against Evansville in the MVC Tournament semifinals on Nov. 16 ... Found the back of the net against SMU in the NCAA Tournament (Nov. 28).
2004 (St. John’s) – Played his freshman season with the Red Storm, earning First-Team Freshman All-America honors from College Soccer News and Top Drawer Soccer ... Earned All-Big East Third-Team honors after leading the team with nine goals and 22 points ... Tabbed tournament MVP at the Rutgers Classic and FIU Invitational ... Tallied two hat tricks, including one against Hartwick (Oct. 1) ... Named Big East Offensive Player of the Week after his second hat trick of the year against ninth-ranked South Florida (Oct. 30) ... Scored twice and assisted a goal in 3-1 win over Boston University (Nov. 23) in the second round of the NCAA Tournament ... St. John’s advanced to the Elite Eight and finished 12-6-4 on the season.
PREP CAREER: A 2004 graduate of Woodbury High, where he was a three-time all-conference honoree ... Tabbed all-state twice ... Named the MVP of the state all-star game as a senior ... Scored 11 goals and had seven assists for 29 points as a senior ... Tallied 15 goals and five assists for 35 points as a junior and had 24 points on nine goals and six assists as a sophomore ... Participated with the Minnesota ODP.
PERSONAL: The son of Serguei and Olga Gotsmanov, Andrei was born May 6, 1986, in Minsk, Belarus ... Has an older brother, Sasha (25), who played soccer at Rhode Island ... Sociology major.