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Donovan

Pines

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Defender
Height: 6'5"
Weight: 195
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Clarksville, Md.
High School: River Hill

Bio

  • 2017 All-Big Ten Second Team
  • Top Drawer Soccer National Team of the Week (9/25/17)
  • 2016 Big Ten All-Freshman Team

As a Sophomore in 2017: Played in 17 games with 14 starts...led a Terps defense that notched nine total shutouts...helped the Terps register consecutive shutouts vs. Cal Poly (9/4), then No. 4-Indiana (9/8), Rutgers (9/12), Penn State (9/17) and then-No. 6 Michigan State (9/22)...his performance against the Spartans earned him Top Drawer Soccer National Team of the Week honors...scored his first career goal at UMBC (9/26)...helped the Terps notched consecutive wins against Northwester (9/29), at UConn (10/2), at Ohio State (10/6) and at Wisconsin (10/13)...started Maryland's Big Ten Quarterfinal against Wisconsin (11/5) and NCAA First Round match.

As a Freshman in 2016: BIg Ten All-Freshman Team...played in 17 matches, earning starts in three and logging important minutes off the bench defensively...notched first career assist on Alex Crognale's equalizing goal at then-No. 4 Indiana (9/9)...Helped match school-record with five consecutive shutouts (9/23-10/10).

Before Maryland: U.S. Soccer Training Center invite and Select Game invite in the winter of 2014…selected to train with Italian Club Internazionale in 2015…played for D.C. United Academy where he was the team captain from 2014-16…River Hill Varsity Athlete Award in 2012.

Personal: Donovan C. Pines was born March 7, 1998…son of Darryll and Sylvia Pines…mother played lacrosse at West Chester University…has one sister, Kalala, who attends the University of Maryland…chose Maryland for the “soccer atmosphere and excellent academics”…would title his autobiography “The Secretary of Defense”…major is biology.

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