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#28 Andrew Ribeiro
Position: Midfielder/Forward
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 180
Year: Senior
Hometown: Green Bay, Wis.
High School: Notre Dame Academy

CREIGHTON CAREER: 2011 (Junior) - Named to CoSIDA Academic All-District VII First Team and Missouri Valley Conference Scholar-Athlete Honorable Mention ... Earned NSCAA Men’s Collegiate Scholar All-North/Central Region Second-Team ...  Tabbed an All-MVC honorable-mention midfielder  ... Started all 24 games of the season, logging a career-high 1,843 minutes ... Tied for third on the team with four goals on the season, each of which was a game-winner ... Scored his first goal of the fall in the 3-0 win over Drexel (Sept. 4) ... Netted the first goal in the 2-0 win over No. 22 Kentucky (Sept. 21) ... Propelled Creighton to a 1-0 win over MVC foe Bradley in the regular-season meeting, scoring in the 36th minute with a header (Oct. 22) ... Scored the second goal of the game, the match-winner, to send Creighton to the NCAA quarterfinals with a 2-1 win over UC Santa Barbara (Nov. 27) ... Named to the College Soccer News National Team of the Week, the Top Drawer Soccer National Team of the Week and the MVC Scholar-Athlete of the Week following his match-winning goal against No. 13 UC Santa Barbara ... His lone assist of the season came in the 97th minute of the 1-0 quarterfinal win over South Florida to send Creighton to the College Cup (Dec. 4) ... Played a season-high 98 minutes in the 0-0 tie against Charlotte in the College Cup match (Dec. 9).


2010 (Sophomore) – Named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District VII First Team and MVC Scholar-Athlete Honorable Mention team ...  MVC All-Tournament Team honoree ... Started six matches, after playing in only four as a rookie ... Scored his first career goal against No. 18 SMU on Sept. 17 at The Hotels at Grand Prairie Classic in Peoria, Ill. ... Earned his first career start against Eastern Illinois (Oct. 1) ... Second goal came against No. 5 Tulsa (Oct. 5) ... Scored goal in regulation of 2-1 Bluejay overtime win at Evansville (Oct. 16) ... Notched an assist at Drake (Oct. 20) ... Injury prevented him from playing in Creighton’s two NCAA Tournament matches ... Played PDL soccer for the Chicago Fire Premier in the summer of 2011.


2009 (Freshman) – Appeared in four matches off the bench as a rookie ... Made his collegiate debut and played a season-high 26 minutes against No. 23 Cal Poly (Sept. 5) ... Other three appearances were in MVC contests – vs. Missouri State (Sept. 19), vs. Eastern Illinois (Oct. 11) and at Bradley (Oct. 21) ... Had two assists and a goal in preseason action.


PREP CAREER:  Named team MVP as a junior and senior, leading his team to the state championship in both seasons ... Team posted a combined 44-9-4 record over his final two prep campaigns ... Named the Green Bay Press Gazette’s Player of the Year and tabbed second-team all-state as a senior, after totalling 64 points on 26 goals and 12 assists ... Two-time First Team all-conference pick, earning second-team as a sophomore ... Participated in the Masonic All-Star Game as a senior ... Had 19 goals, six assists and 44 points as a junior ... Four-year letter winner in soccer, also earning one letter in tennis ... Olympic Development Program Super Y National Team Selection in 2008.


PERSONAL:  The son of Fernando Ribeiro and Karen VanGemert, Andrew was born October 22, 1990 in Green Bay, Wis. ... Has three brothers, Philip (29), Nick (27) and Alexander (20) ... Nursing major.