As a Freshman in 2011: A key midfielder off the bench for head coach Sasho Cirovski...has seen the most minutes of any true freshman on the squad...tallied five shots and helped the defense record eight shutouts in 2011...appeared in 18 matches, earning his first career start at Seton Hall...also started vs. Adelphi (10/11).
Before Maryland: Member of U-18 U.S. National Team...joins fellow classmates Keith Cardona and Kyle Roach as products of the New York Red Bull Academy... TopDrawerSoccer.com No. 14-rated recruit in 2011 and ranked No. 29 by College Soccer News...tabbed an ESPN High School All-American, Parade All-American and First Team A-Central, Group 3, All-County, All-State, All-Shore, and NSCAA All-Region while enrolled at Holmdel...also named Monmouth Player of the Year and Ausbery Park Press Player of the Year...helped Hornets to a Group 3 State Championship and a 22-1 record while registering 16 goals and 16 assists.... U.S. Soccer Development Academy U-16 National Starting XI for 2009-10 season.
Personal: Full name is Daniel James Metzger...son of Roger and Christine Metzger...born on August 6, 1993 ... has two brothers, Mike and Tom...lists his sports hero as Cristiano Ronaldo...chose Maryland because he "loves the sports atmosphere"...undecided on major...Joseph E. and Carolyn Rice Director's Circle Scholarship awardee.
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