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Cochran

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Goalkeeper
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 215
Year: Senior
Hometown: Alpharetta, Ga.
High School: Alpharetta

Bio

Honors & Awards

  • Sun Belt Defensive Player of the Week - Sept. 30
  • 2013 College Sports Madness Independent Player of the Week (Sept. 23)
  • 2011 TopDrawerSoccer.com Midseason Top 100 Freshmen to Watch
  • CAA Rookie of the Week - Oct. 3, 2011
  • CAA Rookie of the Week - Oct. 10, 2011
  • Athletic Director's Honor Roll - 2010 Fall Semester, 2011 Spring Semester, 2011 Fall Semester and 2014 Spring Semester

Records

  • 1st - Career - Goals-against average (1.33)
  • 3rd - Career - Shutouts (11)
  • 6th - Career - Saves (188)
  • 3rd - Season - Goals-against average (1.47, 2014)
  • t-3rd – Season – Shutouts (5, 2014)
  • 4th – Season – Goals-against average (1.51, 2013)
  • t-6th – Season – Shutouts (4, 2011)
  • 8th – Season – Saves (76, 2014)

Cochran in the News:
10/28/11-TopDrawerSoccer.com Midseason Top 100 Freshmen to Watch (TopDrawerSoccer.com)
9/14/11-Alpharetta's Cochran Shines in GSU Career Soccer Debut (Alpharetta-Milton Patch)
6/7/10-Alpharetta's Cochran signs to play soccer at Georgia State (Forsyth Herald)

Career: Cochran played more than 4,345 minutes with a 23-22-2 record, including 11 shutouts, in 48 starts. He holds a 1.33 career goals against average with 188 career saves for a .746 career save percentage.

2014: Started all 18 matches and totaled more than 1,588 minutes in goal as a senior for Georgia State … Recorded eight wins, five shutouts and allowed one goal three times … His five shutouts tied the third highest single-season total in school history, his goals against average was the fourth lowest in a season all-time and his 76 saves was the eighth most by a GSU keeper in a season … In the Sun Belt standings, finished second in the save percentage (.745), third in saves (76), third in saves per game ( and third in goal against average (1.47) … Finished with eight saves against the College of Charleston (9/5) and NJIT (10/11) … Set a career high with 13 saves on the road against Duke (10/28), including one on a penalty kick … Also saved a penalty kick at South Carolina (9/30).

2013: Started 17 matches totaling more than 1,500 minutes ... Posted an 8-8-1 record ... Finished with 67 saves and a 1.51 GAA ... Recorded a shutout win over No. 9 Furman (10/23) ... Allowed one goal and made six saves on 20 shots in a 1-1 draw against No. 6 Washington ... Recorded a season-high nine saves in a 2-1 win on the road at Georgia Southern (10/11) ... In a win over Belmont (11/15), finished with eight saves including five in the second half to protect the team’s lead.

2012: Started the first five games of the season, posting a 2-3 record ... Registered 11 saves with a 1.37 GAA and one shutout ... Allowed just one goal to help GSU defeat North Florida (10/26) to win the Mike Gibbs Memorial Tournament ... Recorded a season-high three saves in a shutout win at Jacksonville (8/24) and on the road at UNCW (10/17).

2011: Named CAA Rookie of the Week twice during the season ... Became first back-to-back CAA Rookie of the Week winner in school history ... Named to TopDrawerSoccer.com 2011 Men’s Freshmen Top 100 List on Oct. 28 ... Went 5-2-1 in eight starts with 34 saves, a 0.61 GAA and four shutouts ... Made 10 saves in his college debut to preserve a 1-1 tie vs. UAB (9/11), which was receiving votes for the NSCAA Top 25 and earned the No. 11 seed in the NCAA tournament ... At one point in the season, ranked sixth in the NCAA in save percentage (.872) and finished 14th in goals against average (0.61).

2010: Played in two exhibition matches as a freshman ... Was the back-up goalie to All-CAA Second Team member Vincent Foermer.

Prep:A skilled goalkeeper coming from Alpharetta, Ga. ... Cochran received multiple awards during his prep time including the 2008-2009 R3PL Most Valuable Player, 2009 Super Y North American Finals All Tournament team, and 2009 Alpharetta HS Most Valuable Player ... Played on multiple championship teams including Super Y South Atlantic Division champs (2005-2009), R3PL champions (2009), and a two-time Norcross Nike Cup champion (2009, 2004) ... Allowed a state-low 11 goals in 2010 and notched a state-best seven shutouts in the spring.

Personal: Carl Howard Cochran Jr. was born Sept. 27, 1991 in Atlanta, Ga. ... Son of Carl and Tina Cochran ... Has one sister Christina ... Enjoys golf, football, and basketball ... His favorite athlete is Calvin Johnson ... Chose Georgia State because of its strong athletics and academics ... A finance major.

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