20 Wilder Arboleda
    Wilder Arboleda

    Class:
    RS Senior

    Hometown:
    Pawtucket, R.I.

    High School:
    Tolman

    Height / Weight:
    6-0 / 175

    Position:
    M/F


    01/27/2014

    Men's Soccer Hosts Annual Season-Ending Banquet

    The team's four graduating players were honored for their dedication and commitment to the program.

    11/27/2013

    Men's Soccer Season Recap

    The Friars made it to the BIG EAST Championship Game and the NCAA Championship Second Round.

    11/27/2013

    Men's Soccer To Send Four To NEISL All-Star Team

    The NEISL All-Star Game will at Harvard Stadium on Sunday, Dec. 1.

    11/17/2013

    Men's Soccer Topped By Marquette in BIG EAST Final, 3-2

    The Friars comeback bid fell just short as Marquette held on to claim the BIG EAST Championship.

    11/12/2013

    Machado's Strike Sends Men's Soccer To BIG EAST Semifinals

    Wilder Arboleda tallied four points in the Friars' 2-1 victory over Creighton.

    2012: Started 15 of Providence's 16 games and led the Friars in goals (six), points (13), game-winning goals (two) and shots (39) ... Named a 2012 NCAA Division I Men's All-Northeast Region Third Team honoree by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (12/10) and an All-BIG EAST Third Team selection ... His two game-winning goals came in overtime ... He broke a 0-0 tie at Bryant when his header found the back of the net with 53 seconds to play in double overtime (8/31) ... His other overtime game winner came in PC's 3-2 come-from-behind win over Pittsburgh when he finished off Pittsburgh by completing a hat trick at 93:12 to give the Friars the win (10/13) ... Arboleda added goals versus Boston University (Sept. 7) and at Columbia (Oct. 9) ... Notched an assist against Holy Cross (Sept. 12) ... The Friars were 3-0-2 when Arboleda registered a point during the 2012 season ... He was also named to the 2012 Ocean State Classic All-Tournament Team ... Named to the 2012-13 BIG EAST All-Academic Team.

    2011: Played in 18 games (12 starts) and finished tied for third on the team with three goals (all match winners) and fourth with six points ... Also finished tied for the team lead with three match winners ... Scored one goal in wins against Quinnipiac (8/29), Rhode Island (9/5) and Sacred Heart (9/10) ... Named BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Week (9/12) ... Named Ocean State Soccer Classic Tournament MVP.

    2010: Played in all 22 games and started 11 ... Finished second on the team with five goals and third with 13 points ... Made his first collegiate start against Sacred Heart (9/15) and totaled four points on two goals ... Netted the decisive penalty kick in a shootout to help Providence capture the Ocean State Soccer Classic at Brown (9/6) ... Scored the game winner against Quinnipiac (9/18) ... Had three assists on the season, including one at Villanova (11/3) in the BIG EAST Championship First Round ... Tallied four points on two goals against Saint Peter's in NCAA Championship First Round on 11/18 ... 2009: Did not play during his freshman season at Providence.

    BEFORE PROVIDENCE: Started all four years during his career at Tolman High School ... Named to the All-Division First Team for three consecutive seasons ... Captained his team during his senior season ... Received Futsal Regional All-Tournament honors in 2006 and 2007 ... Also was on the Futsal National All-Tournament Team in 2008 ... Nominated for the Rhode Island Cox Sportsmanship Award in his senior season ... Graduated in the top-five percent of his class ... Earned high honors during his four years at Tolman ... Member of the National Honor Society.

    PERSONAL: Son of Wilman Arboleda and Niyereth Espinal ... Has one younger brother, Kevin and one older sister, Meagen ... Favorite athlete is Lionel Messi ... Political Science major.

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