10 - Bill McGuiness
Bill McGuiness
Height: 5-9
Year: Sr./Jr. (athletic eligibility)
Hometown: Forty Fort, Pa.
High School: Wyoming Valley West
Position: M
Major: Finance

Three-year letterman. ... Has played in 50 matches, including 43 as a starter in the midfield. ... A three-time all-Landmark Conference selection. ... Has 16 goals and 13 assists for 45 career points.

Senior Year (2012): Played in all 22 matches, including 19 as a starter, in the midfield. ... Earned first-team CoSIDA Academic All-America and second-team NSCAA All-America honors, as well as being named Landmark Conference Offensive Player of the Year. ... Finished with 12 goals and seven assists for 31 points. ... Had three goals and an assist in four NCAA Tournament matches. ... Had six game-winning goals. ... Took 113 shots, including 45 on goal. ... Converted both penalty kick opportunities. ... Opened the season with a goal and two assists in a 4-0 win over Farmingdale State on Aug. 31 at Fitzpatrick Field. ... Scored two goals, including the game-winner on a penalty kick, in a 3-0 victory over Marietta (Ohio) on Sept. 7 at Fitzpatrick Field. ... Scored two more goals a day later, including the game-winner, in a 4-2 victory over Ursinus on Sept. 8 at Fitzpatrick Field. ... Scored a goal and added an assist in a 3-1 win at Misericordia on Sept. 19. ... Picked up an assist in a 2-1 victory at Merchant Marine Academy on Sept. 29. ... Scored the game-winning goal in double overtime and added an assist in a 4-3 win over Drew on Oct. 13 at Fitzpatrick Field. ... Scored the game-winning goal and added an assist while taking a team-high 10 shots in a 2-1 win at Moravian on Oct. 17. ... Scored a goal in a 4-1 victory over Juniata in the regular-season finale on Oct. 27 at Fitzpatrick Field. ... Scored twice, including the game-winner 35 seconds into the match, in a 6-0 victory over Elms College in an NCAA Tournament first-round match on Nov. 10 in Babson Park, Mass. ... Scored the match-tying goal on a penalty kick in the 88th minute of a 2-1 victory in overtime against Colorado College in an NCAA Tournament second-round match on Nov. 11 in Babson Park, Mass.

Junior Year (2011): Played in 10 matches, including six as a starter, at his midfield position. ... Earned all-Landmark Conference first-team honors. ... Had two goals and three assists for seven total points. ... Registered 43 shots during the season for a shot percentage of .043. ... Scored the Royals' lone goal in a 1-1 tie with Dickinson on Sept. 3 at Fitzpatrick Field. ... Had an assist and a team-high seven shots in a 4-1 victory over Mt. St. Mary (N.Y.) on Sept. 18 at Fitzpatrick Field. ... Picked up an assist in a 3-1 win over Susquehanna on Oct. 8 at Fitzpatrick Field. ... Also had an assist in a 4-0 victory over Moravian on Oct. 18 at Fitzpatrick Field. ... Scored midway through the second half to help the Royals knock off Juniata, 2-1, on Nov. 1 in Huntingdon, Pa.

Sophomore Year (2010):  Started all 18 matches at midfield...earned second team all-Landmark Conference honors in his first season with the program...finished the season with two goals and three assists for seven total points...scored the first goal of his career in a 4-0 victory over SUNY-Potsdam (Sept. 4) off an assist from freshman forward Luke Flanagan...scored the eventual match-winning goal in a 6-1 victory over Goucher College (Oct. 30) off a free kick from 20 yards out...assisted on sophomore back Kevin Romanauskasís goal in a 3-2 loss to SUNY-Cortland (Sept. 11)...assisted on senior forward Michael Drewís match-winning goal in a 1-0 victory over Ursinus College (Sept. 15) and sophomore Paul Trisuzzi's match-winning goal in a 2-1 victory over Oneonta State (Oct. 26)...finished the season with 70 shots, 28 of which were on goal.
 
High School:  Transfer from Villanova University...lettered in soccer and tennis four times and football twice at Wyoming Valley West High School...finished his soccer career with 46 goals and 52 assists...was named the Times Leader Player of the Year and first-team all-conference his senior year...was named the most valuable player (MVP) of the Adam Rarig Memorial Tournament and Joe Bochicchio Memorial All-Star Game his senior year...member of two Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association (PIAA) District II championship teams and two others that finished runner-up...Best and Brightest finalist for an academic program sponsored by the Times Leader...member of the National Honor Society and graduated with honors with distinction...son of William and Jean McGuiness...his father is a graduate of The Pennsylvania State University and his mother is a graduate of King's College...has two siblings:  Nick and Rob...his brother Nick attended Bloomsburg University and Rob currently attends King's.

Awards and Honors
CoSIDA 1st-team Academic All-American (2012)
D3soccer.com 2nd-team All-American (2012)
Landmark Conference Offensive Player of the Year (2012)
Landmark Conference First-Team Selection (2011, 2012)
Landmark Conference Second-Team Selection (2010)
Landmark Conference Academic Honor Roll (2010, 2011, 2012)
Landmark Conference Fall All-Academic Team (2011, 2012)
Landmark Conference Senior Scholar-Athlete (2012)
Landmark Conference Offensive Player of the Week (Oct. 14, 2012)
NSCAA 2nd-team All-American (2012)
NSCAA 1st-team Scholar All-American (2012)
NSCAA All-Mid-Atlantic Region First Team (2012)
NSCAA All-Mid-Atlantic Region Second Team (2011)
University of Scranton Athlete of the Week (Sept. 9, 2012)
University of Scranton O'Hara Award as outstanding male athlete of the Senior Class (2013)

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