Updated: December 5, 2012
2012: Played in 12 games, making seven starts … Scored first career goal on a header versus NJIT … Helped the defense notch shutouts against Richmond, Temple, St. Bonaventure and Longwood … Saw his first game action in the season opener versus SIU-Edwardsville … Received his first career start against Richmond … Took four shots on the year … Logged 791 minutes.
High School: Earned three varsity letters at Hobbs High School in soccer, playing a variety of positions … Named first team All-District, honorable mention All-State and team MVP as a senior in 2011 … A second team All-District pick who earned the team’s Best Offensive Player award as a junior ... Helped his high school team to two district titles and an appearance in the state quarterfinals … Played his club ball with fellow Tech freshman Deven Mason for the New Mexico Rush Nike Argonauts ’94, who earned a highest national ranking of No. 6 … In 2011, the team won the U.S. Youth Soccer Region IV Championship and played in the National Championship tournament in Phoenix, Ariz. … Also was a member of the New Mexico Rush Nike team that captured the New Mexico State Cup title and made a regional semifinal appearance in 2010 … A starter for three years for the ODP New Mexico state team … Attended the ODP regional camp three times, where he earned All-Star honors twice … Also earned a varsity letter in basketball, playing hoops for two years and helping the team to a conference championship in 2009 ... A member of the National Honor Society and earned the highest GPA on the soccer team all four years.
Personal: Born on Feb. 18, 1994 in Paducah, Ky. … Son of Algimantas and Kimberly Jecius … Has one sister, Shelby … Father played soccer at Western Illinois … Plans to major in biological sciences.