Chris Lancos
Chris Lancos

Player Profile


High School:
Middletown, N.J.

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 175



As a Senior in 2005: Skillful attacking right back ... able to help the team push up from the back ... good server of the ball ... made 89 starts in four years at Maryalnd ... All-South Atlantic third team honoree ... helped the Terrapin defense shut down SMU (12/9) and New Mexico (12/11) at the College Cup to help the Terps claim the national title ... made 17 NCAA Tournament starts during his Terrapin career ... corner kick that led to Robbie Rogers' goal vs. Duke (11/11) in the ACC Semifinals ... assisted Jason Garey's bicycle kick against No. 5 Indiana (10/29) ... perfect free kick into the box to Jason Garey against No. 4 Virginia (10/19) ... scored first goal of the year on a blast from 16-yards against No. 10 North Carolina (10/14) ... earned an assist on Robbie Rogers' game-winning goal vs. No. 12 Clemson (9/16) ... helped the team to three-straight shutouts from Sept.11-16 ... nice flick to the outside leading to Stephen King's game-winner against Cal State Fullerton (9/2).

As a Junior in 2004: Talented and smart back ... played at both the right back and center back positions ... one of the team's best long ball passers ... scored three goals and had 10 assists for 16 points ... the 10 assists marked the seventh-highest total in a season at Maryland ... pair of assists, including one on the game-winner, against Hofstra in the NCAA Second Round (11/23) ... All-ACC Tournament team after exploding for one goal and a tournament-tying record four assists ... tried to ignite a Terp rally against UVa in the ACC Finals (11/14) with an assist on a cross to Jason Garey ... played three long balls from just inside the midfield stripe for goals to help the Terps earn a come-from-behind victory against North Carolina in the ACC Semis (11/13) ... also scored on a header ... well-timed ball through traffic for game-winner against UVa (11/5) ... reversed the ball with a long pass to Kevin Reiman to set up a Domenic Mediate goal against VCU (10/23) ... helped the Terps to a shutout against North Carolina (10/10) ... scored on a header against Loyola (9/15) ... tallied the game-winner against Georgetown (9/12) to go along with two assists ... anchored the back line in shutout victories over Long Island (9/3) and Marshall (9/5).

As a Sophomore in 2003: Reliable outside back ... started all but one match this season ... career-high five points on one goal and three assists ... came off the bench to record an assist against Ohio State (11/7) ... assist led to game-winning goal against Virginia (10/31), allowing the Terps to clinch the ACC Tournament top seed ... first goal of the season helped ignite Terp rally over Penn (10/21) ... registered first career assist against Duke (9/21) after feeding the ball in the corner to Abe Thompson.

As a Freshman in 2002: Played in 20 games and started 17, scoring one goal ... missed the season opener vs. Rhode Island because he was with the U.S. U-20 team in Spain and then missed time from Nov. 4-18 to join the U.S. U-20 team again for the World Youth Championships in Charleston, S.C. ... tallied his first career goal against Duke (9/22).

Before Maryland: Tabbed No. 8 among Soccer America's Top 25 recruits, he was a 2002 Parade All-American ... attended Middletown North High School except for his junior year when he was enrolled in the U.S. residency program at Bradenton Academy ... played for the U.S. Under-17 team and was called to camp for the U.S. Under-20 team, but was unable to attend because of a shoulder injury ... earned 20 caps with the Under-17 team, scoring one goal ... international experience was highlighted by the FIFA Under-17 World Championship in 2001 ... scored 25 goals and added 20 assists in two years at Middletown ... a member of the Region I ODP team from 1998-99 and state ODP team from 1997-99, winning the championship in 1997 and '98 ... played for the Middletown New Jersey Vipers Club team for 14 years, leading the team to a state championship ... played on the U.S. Under-17 team.

Personal: Full name is Chris J. Lancos ... born in Glendale, W.Va., he is the son of Stephen and Patty Lancos ... he is one of three children and has two sisters, Allison (18) and Julie (16) ... majoring in business.

Career Statistics
Year    M-S    G    A    Pts    GWG    Sht
2002   20-17   1    0     2      0      9
2003   24-23   1    3     5      0      13
2004   25-25   3    10    16     1      20
2005   24-24   2    5     9      1      19
Totals 93-89   7    18    32     2      61