17 Andrew Bulls
17 Andrew Bulls
Height: 5-10
Weight: 165
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Baltimore, Md.
High School: McDonogh
Position: F

Accolades: Named to College Soccer News’ 2009 Third Team All-America squad… The 2009 America East Striker of the Year (UMBC’s first-ever) also earned ECAC First Team honors,Goal.com’s Second Team honors and was selected to the 2009 National Soccer Coaches Association of America All-Northeast Region First Team… The NSCAA First -Team recognition was the first for a Retriever since 2001 (Andy Wells)… A First-Team America East All-Conference honoree in ’09… Finished second in the nation in scoring to teammate Levi Houapeu with 2.05 points per game… Earned America East Conference All-Rookie Team honors in 2008 and was selected as the team’s Most Valuable Player.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2009: Recorded 15 goals, tied with teammate Levi Houapeu for the sixth-highest single-season mark in school history and the most since Derek McElligott tallied 15 in 2003… His 11 assists on the campaign is tied for fifth on the all-time list, while his 41 points is tied for sixth… Started the season in brilliant fashion, scoring the game-winning goals in UMBC’s first four contests… After a three-point effort in the opener vs. Virginia Tech on Sept. 1, he tallied three consecutive two-goal games vs. Delaware (Sept. 4), St. Joseph’s (Sept. 6) and St. Francis (Pa.) on Sept. 10… Posted a personal-best six points (2 goals, 2 assists) vs. the Hawks… Earned NCSAA Player of the Week, College Soccer News’ Player and Team of the Week, and America East Conference Player of the Week honors for games played Sept. 1-7… Selected as conference’s Player of the Week for the second consecutive week (games played Sept. 8-14) and was named Most Valuable Player of the adidas Kick-Off Classic… He capped a six-game goal-scoring streak with the lone strike in a 1-0 victory over Towson on Sept. 16… His eight goals scored in the season’s first six games was a new school record… Produced another two-goal effort at La Salle (Sept. 26) and ran his consecutive game scoring streak all the way to 11 when he scored the game’s first goal in a 2-0 win over Stony Brook (Oct. 7)… The 11-game scoring streak tied a school record, set by Guiliano Celenza in 2000… Set a personal mark with three assists in the 5-1 win over Albany on Oct. 24…  Hit the corner kick that Milo Kapor converted for the game-winning goal in the 2-1 America East semifinal victory at UNH on Nov. 11…Recorded 12 multiple-point efforts over the course of the season.

 

 

 

 

2008: His eight goals and 18 points led the team and were the most by a Retriever freshman since Derek McElligott posted 12 and 27 in 2001… Finished fourth in America East in goals per game (0.47) and sixth in points per contest (1.06)… Named the league’s Rookie of the Week on four occasions, capturing the honor on Sept. 2, Sept. 8, Sept. 29 (co-winner) and Oct. 20… Debuted with a goal and an assist in the 4-2 win vs. Saint Mary’s… Scored in the 109th minute to give the Retrievers a 3-2 overtime win over Adelphi in the adidas Kick-Off Classic… Named to the All-Tournament Team… Starting with that score, he netted four consecutive goals for UMBC, including the game-winning goal in a 1-0 victory over La Salle… Gave the visiting Retrievers a 1-0 second-half lead over 2007 national semifinalist Virginia Tech on a header in the 63rd minute… His last five goals of the season put the Retrievers ahead.

 

 

Background: Named to College Soccer News’ list of “100 Freshmen to Keep an Eye On”… The McDonogh standout scored twice in the United States Soccer Academy’s 2008 championship game to lead the Casa Mia Bays to the national title… His 40-yard, tie-breaking goal was voted as US Soccer’s “Best Goal-Academy” for 2008… Can play any midfield position or as a marking back or even forward if necessary… A 2007 NSCAA adidas High School All-American, scoring 18 goals and adding 24 assists for the MIAA champions… Also earned First-Team All-State and All-South honors and was a two-time Baltimore Sun First Team All-Metro selection… A member of the 2006 USYSA national club champion Baltimore Bays… Named Baltimore County Player of the Year in his junior season for the Eagles… Brother, Dan, earned four letters for UMBC and was the captain and "Unsung Hero" of the 2008 squad… Actively recruited by schools in the Atlantic Coast, Big East and Big Ten conferences… Attended Old Mill High School as a freshman and lettered in both soccer (Second-Team All-Metro, The Washington Post) and tennis… Served as president of the McDonogh cricket, scrabble and table tennis clubs… Enjoys the music of Sergio Mendes and can imitate the singing styles of legends such as Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin… Oldest brother, Aaron, competed in soccer at McDaniel (Md.) College… Son of Patricia Anne and Arthur Stanley Bulls… Andrew Sebastian Bulls was born on Oct. 9, 1989.

 

 

 

 

 
 

 

 Year GP/GS Shots G A Pts.
 2008 17/17   47 8 2 18
 2009 20/20   78 15 11 41
 Totals 37/37 125 23 13 59