23 - Erik Geiger
Erik Geiger
Height: 6-2
Weight: 180
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Chatham, NJ
High School: Delbarton School
Position: GK

2007: Team captain... Honorable mention All-Ivy selection... Named Academic All-Ivy... Finished second in the Ivy League in saves (4.79 per game) and fourth in save percentage (.807) and goals against average (1.10)... Recipient of the Walter Leeman Trophy for senior leadership... Made 12 saves against then sixth-ranked Boston College to help Bulldogs earn a scoreless tie and earn himself Ivy League Player of the Week honors... Also posted shutouts against Army and Dartmouth. 2006: Elected 2007 team captain at the postseason banquet... "Being elected captain is certainly an honor, especially at Yale which has such a storied athletic tradition. In my time here I've played under some great captains - Ryan Raybould, Shannon Brooks and most recently Jordan Rieger. They've left great examples for me to follow, and I'll do my best in the position to help the team prepare for and enjoy a successful season next year. Fortunately my job won't be too difficult because of the talented senior class I will be a part of. We'll all be effective in leading a young team with a lot of potential."... Sixth in Ivy League in saves and seventh in save percentage... Posted a pair of shutouts, including making five saves in a 1-0 victory over a Brown team that went on to the NCAA College Cup...Also blanked Marist in the season opener and made a season-high eight saves against Cornell... Finished the year with a 1.51 goals against average and a .727 save percentage. 2005: Earned honorable mention All-Ivy recognition... Finished fourth in the league in goals against average (0.94), fifth in saves (57) and sixth in save percentage (.803).... First career shutout came when he made five saves in blanking Drake 1-0... Also shutout three Ivy opponents - Cornell, Columbia and Princeton. 2004: Played the second half against Hartford and made two saves in a 1-0 Yale victory. Before Yale: A first team all-conference and all-county selection at the Delbarton School... Second team all-state... Had a 0.38 goals against average with 13 shutouts as a senior... In his final two seasons yielded only nine goals... Delbarton went undefeated in 2003, posting a 23-0-3 record and capturing the Parochial A state championship... Team finished the year ranked No. 2 in New Jersey (all groups)... Made 21 saves in a 1-0 win over national powerhouse St. Benedict's Prep. It was the only loss by St. Benedict's to another New Jersey high school in 15 years. Captained the New York/New Jersey Metrostars under-19 Y-League team that won the New Jersey State under-19 championship and posted a 16-2-2 record and advancing to the Super Y league North American championship game in the summer of 2005... Following summer returned to lead the New York Red Bull Super 20 team to a second straight appearance in the championship game after a 12-2-1 season.

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