Jason Garey
Jason Garey

Player Profile

Gonzales, La.

High School:
St. Amant




As a Senior in 2005:One of the top players in Maryland history ... became the first player in Maryland history to win the Hermann Trophy ... All-ACC selection ... two-time Sports Illustrated On Campus Player of the Year for men's soccer ... ESPN The Magazine's CoSIDA Academic All-American of the Year ... scored 22 goals and seven assists for 51 points ... Maryland's all-time leading goal-scorer (60) ... all-time leader in career points (140) ... team went 13-1-1 in games in which he scores a goal in 2005 ... set an NCAA Tournament record with two goals in 15 seconds against SMU (12/11) at the College Cup ... was named the College Cup offensive MVP ... assist in NCAA Tournament win over St. John's (11/27) ... helped spark Terp rally against Duke (11/11) with first goal of the game ... game-winner on first shot of the game vs. Wake Forest (11/9) ... two assists, including one on the game-winner, against Virginia Tech (11/4) ... two goals against No. 5 Indiana (10/29), including a bicycle kick for the game's first goal ... registered an assist against NJIT (10/26) ... scored the game-winner against Boston College (10/22) after taking a feed from Maurice Edu ... also added a PK later in the game against the Eagles ... headed in a Chris Lancos free kick for Maryland's third goal to bury No. 4 Virginia (10/19) ... highlight-reel goal against No. 10 North Carolina (10/14) helped seal the victory ... helped set the tone early with a goal against Georgetown (10/11) ... also added an assist against the Hoyas ... game-winning score against No. 8 Duke (10/7) ... also added an assist on Aki Kadotani's goal for his record-breaking 113th career point ... netted a pair of goals in upset win over No. 14 Wake Forest (9/30) ... scored the game-winner against William & Mary (9/27), snapping Maryland's two-game losing skid ... the goal also was the 46th of his career, moving him into first on Maryland's all-time list ... registered second career hat trick against St. Bonaventure (9/18) ... notched a score against No. 12 Virginia Commonwealth (9/11) ... scored a pair of goals -- including one in the game's second minunte -- to lead Maryland to a win over No. 5 Santa Clara (9/9) ... named Maryland/adidas Classic Offensive MVP for his performance against the Broncos and Rams ... also named ACC and Player of the Week (9/12) ... three points on a goal and assist in season-opening win over Cal State Fullerton (9/2).

As a Junior in 2004: Hard-working forward who proved to be a pure goal scorer ... explosive scorer who can change the game at any time ... NSCAA third team All-America and College Soccer News second team honoree ... Sports Illustrated On Campus Player of the Year ... All-ACC first team ... MAC Hermann Trophy Semifinalist ... CoSIDA District II Academic All-America ... one of 11 player to be named MVP by Soccer America ... gave Maryland an early lead against Indiana in the national semifinals (12/10) by re-directing Abe Thompson's pass into the net ... All-College Cup team ... tacked on a late goal against Hofstra (11/23) in the NCAA Tournament ... All-ACC Tournament team selection after scoring four goals in the tournament ... tallied Maryland's lone score in the loss to UVa in the ACC Finals (11/14) ... notched a pair of goals in the Terps' come-from-behind victory over UNC in the semifinals ... added a late goal to seal the win in opening-round win over Clemson (11/10) ... was named ACC Player of the Week (11/1/04) after scoring two goals against Clemson (10/31) and Bucknell ... was also named to the Soccer America Team of the Week (11/2/04) ... scored three points on a goal and an assist against VCU (10/23) ... gave the Terps the early lead by finishing a scramble in front of the net to help snap a three-game losing streak against Villanova (10/6) ... also recorded the game-winning assist against the Wildcats ... recorded an assist against Wake Forest (10/2) ... game-tying goal against NC State (9/19) ... tied a Ludwig Field record with three assists against Loyola (9/15) ... also scored a goal in that game ... scored a pair of goals in the 4-2 win over Georgetown (9/12) ... set a Ludwig Field record with seven points against No. 2 St. John's (9/10) ... scored first career hat trick against the Red Storm ... named ACC Player of the Week as well as national Player of the Week and the Soccer America team of the week (9/13) for his performance against St. John's and Georgetown ... named co-MVP of the Maryland/adidas Classic ... five-point performance against Marshall (9/5) with two goals and one assist ... goal and an assist in a 5-0 win over Long Island (9/3) ... named to the Virginia/Nike Classic all-tournament team.

As a Sophomore in 2003: Solid finisher who was able to make things happen up front ... team-high 29 points and 13 goals ... tacked on insurance goal to ice NCAA quarterfinal game against Saint Louis (12/7) ... scored the game-winner against Akron (11/30) ... went far post for match's first score against Old Dominion in NCAA Tournament (11/26) ... forced a turnover and scored Maryland's first goal against NC State (11/14) in the ACC Tournament ... ACC All-Tournament Team ... tacked on two goals, including the decisive goal, to help propel Maryland to a convincing win over Ohio State (11/7) ... scored three points against Penn (10/21), including game-winner ... got three shots on goal against Penn State (10/16), forcing a save that led to the game-winning corner kick and header ... contributed five points with two goals and an assist against UConn (10/12) ... started against George Mason (9/24) and scored game-winner and an assist ... beat keeper to a ball for score against Loyola (9/10) ... scored a goal and assisted on game-winner against American (9/5).

As a Freshman in 2002: Saw action in every game ... finished season with seven points (three goals and one assist) ... 19 of Garey's 26 shots were on goal ... scored first career goal and first career assist against Rhode Island (8/30) ... found the back of the net against Manhattan (9/25) and NC State (11/14) at ACC Tournament ... all four of shots against Manhattan (9/25) were on goal.

Before Maryland: A graduate of St. Amant High School, his team set the Louisiana state record for goals in a season (73) and the third highest in the nation in 2001 ... was named all-state in 2000, '01, and '02 and awarded MVP honors his final season ... tabbed All-Metro his sophomore, junior and senior years and grabbed MVP recognition his final two seasons ... a four-year all-district team honoree, he was the MVP his final three years at St. Amant ... he captained the team his final three seasons ... scored a state-record 170 career goals and added 52 career assists ... was part of the Region III ODP pool from 2000-02 ... also ran track in high school.

Personal: Full name is Jason Robert Garey ... the son of Rick and Kathleen Garey, he was born in Baton Rouge, La. ... has one brother, Ricardo, and two sisters, Melissa and Zulay ... was named Mr. St. Amant ... majoring in finance.

Career Statistics
Year    M-S    G    A    Pts    GWG    Sht
2002   25-1    3    1     7      0      26
2003   23-17  13    3     29     5      85
2004   25-25  22    9     53     2      82
2005   25-25  22    7     51     7      108
Totals 98-68  60    20    140    14    311