Phil Towler also was named to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll.
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Obando among 52 college seniors selected and one of four goalkeepers.
2011: Started all 20 games and posted an 11-8-1 record and seven shutouts ... Recorded four consecutive shutouts and had a shutout streak of 429:01(8/29 - 9/17) ... Made a season-high seven saves at No. 1 Connecticut (10/26) ... Recorded five saves in a win at No. 19 Georgetown ... Earned his seventh shutout by making two saves in a NCAA Tournament First Round win over Dartmouth (11/17) ... Named BIG EAST Goalkeeper of the Week (9/5) ... Also named to the Soccer America Team of the Week (9/7).
2010: Started every game in net for the Friars and finished the season with an overall record of 13-6-3, including six shutouts ... Made a career-high 12 saves in a 1-1 double overtime tie against Louisville in the BIG EAST Championship final on 11/14 ... Named to the BIG EAST All-Tournament Team ... Recorded 10 saves in a 1-0 victory over Northeastern (9/21) ... Notched seven saves in a 1-0 shutout against Marquette (10/20) ... In BIG EAST Tournament play, Obando yielded just three goals in four games and notched 29 saves, including a shutout against Villanova ... Named to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll two times (10/25, 11/1) after leading the Friars to a pair of wins those two weeks.
2009: Played in two games as a junior, including one start ... Did not allow one goal in two games ... Made his first career start (10/13) against Yale ... Also made his collegiate debut at Connecticut (10/6)
2008: Missed the 2008 season because of injury. 2007: Did not play during his freshman season.
BEFORE PROVIDENCE: Played at Freedom High School and captained the team during his last three seasons ... Had a goals against average of 0.93 or lower in the last three years ... Posted an eight-game shutout streak in 2006 ... Led Freedom to the Metro title, the District Championship and the Regional semifinals in 2005 and 2006 ... Allowed just two goals during the 2006 playoffs ... Also played club soccer for CFU Strikers and led the team to the state title in 2005 and the Regional Quarterfinals.
PERSONAL: Son of Miguel and Rosmira Obando .. Has one younger brother, Darwin, and one older sister, Aylin ... Favorite athletes are Iker Casillas, Gianluigi Buffon and Kaká ... Health Policy and Management major.
Obando's Career Statistics
Year GP/GS MNS GA/GAA SVS/SV% W-L-T 2011 20/20 1770:25 26/1.32 65/.714 11-8-1 2010 22/22 2042:04 24/1.06 100/.806 13-6-3 2009 2/1 90:24 0/0.00 2/1.000 0-0-0 2008 0 - - - - 2007 0 - - - - Total 44/42 3902:53 50/1.15 167/.770 24-14-3
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