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Liam

Fitzsimmons

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Defender
Height: 5'9"
Weight: 172
Year: Redshirt Junior
Hometown: Liverpool, England
High School: All Saints Catholic

Bio

Honors & Awards:

2017 All-Sun Belt Second Team
2017 All-Sun Belt Preseason Team

2016 All-Sun Belt Second Team
2016 All-Sun Belt Tournament Team
2015 All-Sun Belt Second Team

Academics:

Spring 2017 Athletic Director's Honor Roll
Spring 2016 Athletic Director's Honor Roll

2016 Sun Belt Academic Honor Roll

2017: Played in 18 matches with 17 starts to accumulate over 1,500 minutes on the field … Led the team in assists with five … Fired 15 shots with five on target … Took a season-high two shots against Coastal Carolina, Jacksonville, and Winthrop … Helped lead the team to seven shutouts and concede 21 goals, four fewer than last season.

2016: Started in 20 games for the Panthers to accumulate nearly 1,800 minutes on the field … Ranked second on the team in assists with five, setting a personal season high … Tied for first in the Sun Belt in assists … Posted 18 shots with ten on goal for a .556 shot on goal percentage … His 18 shots set a career-high for shots in a season … Took a season-high four shots in the 1-0 loss to Coastal Carolina in the Sun Belt Tournament championship round … Helped the team post seven shutouts this season, including four straight to end October play.

2015: Started all 18 matches and played the most minutes on the team (1,463) during his redshirt freshman season...Played all 120 minutes of Georgia State's double OT shootout win over Georgia Southern in the Sun Belt Conference tournament...Played all 90 minutes in nine other matches...Helped GSU post three shutouts and five matches with one goal...Produced 5 points with three assists and a goal...Excellent on corner kicks...Had two assists in the win over UNC Asheville (10/27)...Scored goal at Belmont (10/6) and made assist in win over Appalachian State (10/3)...Had six shots on season and five shots on goal...Voted to the All-Sun Belt second team by league coaches.

2014: Did not appear in any matches this season and will still have four years of eligibility remaining.

Prep: Graduated from All Saints Catholic High School  … Played as a defender for Blackpool F.C. from 2007 to 2011 … While there he helped his team win the Shrewsburg International Cup and the Keele International Cup … Also compete for Fleetwood Town F.C. from 2011 through 2013.

Personal: Liam Joseph Fitzsimmons was born on Sept. 27, 1994 in Liverpool, England … Son of Joanne and Gary Fitzsimmons … Has one older sister named Danielle … When not playing soccer, he enjoys playing tennis and golf …Undecided on major.

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