Eight student-athletes were named to the president's list after earning a perfect 4.0 GPA for fall 2012.
Joe Rodriguez gets first goal of career
Rivera's fifth minute goal provides the 1-0 winning margin
Chorak has only Owls' shot on goal
Host UMKC at the FAU Soccer Stadium on Friday
RS Junior (2011): Started nine games and tied for the team lead in assists with three...attempted five shots, with two of those being on goal.
Junior (2010): Played in four games and started in three for the Owls...redshirted this season due to an injury.
Sophomore (2009): Started 15 games in his first season at FAU...scored one goal, the game-winner, off a penalty kick in the victory over Howard (9/11)...also tallied one assist in victory over North Florida (9/27)...took 10 shots, five of them on goal.
Liberty University: Appeared and started in all 18 matches for Liberty...recorded a team-high eight assists and finished second on the team with 19 shots...named to the Top Drawer All-Rookie Second team and the Big South All-Freshman team...finished the year third in the Big South Conference with eight assists and was second in the league and 27th in the nation in assists per game (0.44)...his season assist total ties him with six other players for fourth on the Liberty single season total list...transferred to FAU at the end of the academic year.
High School: Played at Chaminade College Prep in St. Louis...first player in school history to make the varsity roster...appeared in the U-18 National Team camp.
Personal: Electrical Engineering major...son of Richard and Michele Chorak...plays FIFA in spare time...was inducted into Tau Beta Pi, the Engineering Honor Society in December 2010, and is also the Engineering Student Council President...in May 2011 was elected as the Tau Beta Pi FAU Treasurer for Fall 2011-2012...cumulative GPA of a 3.875 through the fall semester of 2010 and has already been accepted to the Electrical Engineering 5-year Masters Program.