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#23 Vincent Foermer
Position: Goalkeeper
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 172
Year: Senior
Hometown: Seevetal, Germany
High School: Gymnasium Meckelfeld
Experience: High School
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Honors & Awards:
2012 Preseason All-CAA Honorable Mention
2011 NSCAA Men's Scholar All-South Region Team
2011 TopDrawerSoccer.com Player to Watch
2011 First Team Academic All-District (District 4)
CAA Men's Soccer Scholar-Athlete
2010 All-CAA Second Team
2009 CAA All-Rookie Team

Foermer in the News:
12/19/11-CAA Announces Fall Sports CAA Scholar-Athlete Award Winners (CAASports.com)
9/30/11-Georgia State's Foermer Is Tops in Soccer (East Atlanta Patch)

CAREER: Vincent Foermer played in 59 career matches and finished his career with 263 saves, a 1.49 goals against average, a .745 save percentage and 12 shutouts. He ranks second all time in career GAA and shutouts and fifth in career saves.

2012: Started 13 matches ... Finished with a 1.73 goals against average ... Made 56 saves and earned a .709 save percentage ... Played in 1,194 minutes ... Notched one shutout, a 3-0 victory vs. Georgia Southern ... A Preseason All-CAA Honorable Mention ... Made a season-high eight saves on Oct. 24 vs. Old Dominion.

2011: Earned an honorable mention on the NSCAA Scholar All-South Atlantic Region Team ... Named the CAA Scholar-Athlete for Men's Soccer ... Earned First Team Academic All-District ... Named a TopDrawerSoccer.com Colonial Athletic Association Player to Watch ... A Preseason All-CAA selection, the only goalkeeper selected ... Started and played in 14 matches and totaled more than 1,262 minutes in net ... Allowed just 16 goals in those matches ... Maintained a 1.14 goals against average ... Made a season-high seven saves twice, once in a 2-0 win at George Mason (Oct. 29) and in a 3-2 loss in overtime at ODU (Oct. 19) ... Posted a 8-6-0 mark with five shutouts ... Helped the team maintain a CAA-best 0.94 GAA and allow a CAA-low 21 goals all season ... Also helped GSU tie a school record with eight shutouts.

2010: Started all 17 games in his second season as the goalkeeper for the Panthers...Was named to the All-CAA second team after posting career highs in multiple categories, including saves (84), saves in a game (10) and shutouts (4)...Posted back-to-back shut outs against Northeastern and UNC Wilmington, making ten saves against the Seahawks in a 0-0 tie in double overtime...Shut out James Madison for the second consecutive year and helped the Panthers defeat Old Dominion for the first time in school history...Stopped a critical penalty kick against ODU to keep the score 4-3 Panthers...Also shut out Presbyterian College and posted a career best 1.47 goals against average for the season...Posted six or more saves five times...Was named to the President's List after a 4.0 GPA during the spring semester.

2009: Starting goalkeeper for 15 games for the Panthers as a freshman...Foermer finished the season making 75 saves, good for fifth best all-time, and posted two shut outs. He was named to the All-CAA rookie team and finished second in the conference in saves (75) and saves per game (5.00) in his first season with the Panthers. Made a season-high nine saves against George Mason...Earned shut outs against James Madison and North Florida while recording a 1.64 goals against average on the season, good for four best all-time.

PREP: Starting in 2002, he played in 20 games for the representative team of lower Saxony. On his U15 team, Vincent won the conference, including half of all representative teams of Germany with that team. In 2004 and 2005 he earned four invitations for the German national team. In the 2006-07 season, Vincent won the regional championship north and so qualified for the National quarterfinals. Vincent's team went on to lose that match by a penalty shootout, although he saved one of four attempts on goal.

PERSONAL: Vincent Magnus Foermer was born on March 5, 1990 in Berlin, Germany...Son of Wilfried and Susanne Foermer...A risk management and insurance major.

 

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