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Princeton M. Soccer BIO
26 Mark Linnville

2012: Team captain ... completed the amazing feat or earning first-team All-Ivy League honors all four years - is just the 8th player in Ivy League history to do so ... started in all 16 games ... finished third on the team in scoring with two goals and four assists for eight points ... had an assist with his throw-in in a 3-1 win over Rider on Sept. 21 ... had the throw-in that led to the game-tying goal against No. 19 Brown on Oct. 6 ... throw-in was responsible for the first goal against No. 24 Creighton on Oct. 9 ... scored the first goal and  and assisted on the winning goal with a throw-in in a 2-1 win over Harvard on Oct. 20 ... named the GoPrincetonTigers Athlete of the Week on Oct. 21 ... scored the final goal in a 3-0 victory over Penn on Nov. 3 ... had five shots on goal and 12 total shots ... part of the defense that held teams to just 0.96 goals per game.

2011: Team captain ... named first-team All-Ivy for the third straight season ... started in all 17 games at center back ... had one goal and five assists for seven points ... scored in a 2-1 win over Villanova on Sept. 16 converting a penalty kick ... had one assist in a 7-3 victory at Seton Hall on Oct. 4 ... picked up two assists in wins over Lafayette on Oct. 11 and Lehigh on Nov. 1 ... had five shots on goal and 13 total shots.

2010: Named first-team All-Ivy League ... started all 18 games at center back ...  earned an assist against American on Sept. 10 ... named to the Princeton All-Tournament Team ... scored his first career goal against No. 13 Brown on Oct. 9 to help Princeton take a 2-0 lead in a game it would win 3-0 ... earned an assist in a 2-1 win over Yale on Nov. 12 ... part of the defense that has held teams to 1.06 goals per game and allowed just 37.8 percent of shots to make it on goal.

2009: Named first-team All-Ivy League, the only rookie on the first team ... started all 18 games as a defender ... named to the Princeton Invitational All-Tournament team ... earned his first collegiate point in a 3-0 win over Columbia on Oct. 17 with an assist on the team's second goal ... recorded an assist in a 4-0 shutout of Yale on Nov. 13 ... part of the defense that allowed just 4.61 shots and 1.17 goals per game ... named third-team all-freshman by College Soccer News.

Before Princeton: A four-year starter in high school ... played his freshman and sophomore soccer at Watauga High School, helping the team to a 27-19-1 record ... played his junior and senior years at North Carolina School of Science and Math and helped the team to a 36-8-3 mark ... a three-time captain ... scored 38 career goals and 46 career assists ... collected 19 goals and 20 assists as a senior ... NCSSM won the 2007 state championship and were conference runner-up in 2008 ... Watauga was conference runner-up in 2006 ... named the 2008 Conference Player of the Year ... earned All-South honors in 2008 and was a three-time all-state selection ... named MVP in 2007 and 2008 and was the Defensive Player of the Year in 2005 and 2006 ... played four years of club soccer with Greensboro Soccer Club ... Greensboro won the North Carolina Premier League and were state cup semifinalists ... previous club experience with the Charlotte Soccer Club ... a member of the North Carolina ODP team since 2004 ... the team advanced to nationals and finished third.

Personal: Full name is Mark Carideo Linnville ... born April 28, 1991 in Hendersonville, N.C. ... parents are Ric and Barbara Linville ... father ran track at Florida in the 1960s ... has three brothers, Maxwell, Cameron and Collin and one sister, Neta ... majoring in religion.


 Year  GP-GS  G  A  Pts.
 2009  18-18  0  2  2
 2010  18-18  1  2  4
 2011  17-17  1  5  7
 2012  16-16  2  4  8
 Career  69-69  4  13  21

Position: Defender
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 170
Year: Senior
Hometown: Boone, N.C.
High School: North Carolina School of Science and Math
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