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14 Fabian Herbers
CREIGHTON CAREER - 2014 (Sophomore): Played in all 22 matches, making 21 starts … MAC Hermann Trophy Semifinalist … NSCAA All-America First Team selection … NSCAA All-Great Lakes Region First Team member … Named BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Year … All-BIG EAST First Team pick … BIG EAST All-Tournament Team choice … CoSIDA Academic All-America Third Team … CoSIDA Academic All-District VII First Team … CU Men’s Athlete of the Year … Earned College Soccer News First Team All-America laurel … Claimed Top Drawer Soccer Postseason Best XI First Team honors … Led the BIG EAST with 28 points on 10 goals and eight assists and ranked No. 13 nationally … Totals for goals and assists ranked in a tie for third in the conference … His eight helpers ranked No. 14 in the country … Finished in a tie for second in the league and at No. 24 in the NCAA with four game-winning goals … Launched at least one shot at the net in each game … Registered a point in nine of the Jays’ final dozen matches, totaling five goals and five assists. … Posted game-winning goals against Cincinnati (9/7), UMKC (9/30), at Drake (10/7) and at St. John’s (10/15) … Named BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Week (10/20) after scoring both CU goals during a two-game BIG EAST road trip, converting a long free kick from the left sideline to stun St. John’s (10/15) just inside the final minute of regulation to give the Bluejays a 1-0 victory; later connected on another free kick from just outside the top of the box in the 82nd minute to forge a 1-1 tie at Xavier (10/18) … Also earned a spot on the Top Drawer Soccer Team of the Week for his efforts …  Scored first goal of NCAA Tournament in a 2-1 Third Round victory over Xavier (11/30) to garner second Top Drawer Soccer Team of the Week honor of the season  … Posted four points on a pair of goals in a 3-0 win over Cincinnati (9/7) … Played 79 minutes or more in final nine contests of the season.

2013 (Freshman): BIG EAST All-Rookie Team selection … Played in 17 matches with 13 starts … Finished second on the team with 10 points, including three goals …  Scored a memorable game-winning goal on a free kick in double overtime against No. 7 St. John’s to secure Creighton’s first BIG EAST victory and program win No. 400… As a result of that goal named BIG EAST Rookie of the Week (9/23) and to the Top Drawer Soccer Team of the Week (9/24) … In opening weekend scored game-winner in the opener against No. 14 Tulsa and notched a pair of assists versus Cal Poly (9/1) to make Top Drawer Soccer Team of the Week (9/3).

CLUB/PREP CAREER: Most recently played for the German soccer club VFL Rhede under the guidance of Manuel Jara ... The 6-0 footballer attended Alexander Hegius Gymnasium ... Prior to secondary school, played youth soccer with FC Twente Enschede, playing in several international cup tournaments.

PERSONAL: Son of Dietmar and Gisela Herbers ... Fabian was born on Aug. 17, 1993 ... Has one sister, Kathrin ... Business major.
Position: Midfielder/Forward
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 165
Year: Junior
Hometown: Ahaus, Germany
High School: Alexander Hegius Gymnasium
Club: VFL Rhede
Experience: High School