2009: Started all 18 matches for the Patriots... First-Team Lowe's Senior CLASS Award Senior All-America... Second-Team NSCAA All-South Atlantic Region... Second-Team All-CAA selection... Second-Team VaSID All-State... Preseason All-CAA selection at midfield... Named to the adidas Gamecock Classic All-Tournament Team... Recorded two assists... Took a total of 15 shots during the season... CoSIDA/ESPN the Magazine First-Team Academic All-American... CAA Scholar-Athlete of the Year award recipient for the second straight season.
2008: Started all 23 matches for the Patriots... Second-Team All-CAA selection... Named to the CAA All-Tournament Team... Scored two goals and added an assist for a total of five points... Took 18 shots during the season... Recorded two points against both Old Dominion (Nov. 7) and William and Mary (Nov. 14)... Recipient of the CAA Scholar-Athlete Award for men's soccer... Named Second-Team NSCAA/adidas College Scholar All-East Region... Named to the VaSID Academic All-State Team.
2007: Started 17 matches for the Patriots... Netted a goal and recorded an assist in the season opener against Howard on Aug. 31... Took a total of 18 shots on the season... Named to the 2007 adidas D.C. College Cup All-Tournament Team... Earned Third-Team All-CAA honors... George Mason Scholar-Athlete award recipient... Won the Mike Reynolds Alumni Award at the annual men's soccer banquet... CAA Commissioner's Academic Award recipient.
2006: Started every contest for the Patriots... Earned CAA All-Rookie Team honors... Named to the Men's College All-Rookie First Team by Top Drawer Soccer... Netted game-winning goal in first collegiate contest to help Mason to a 1-0 overtime win against Monmouth in Fairfax on Aug. 25... Earned CAA Rookie of the Week honors on Aug. 28... Fired off game-winning shot to help propel the Patriots to a 1-0 victory over Virginia Commonwealth in Richmond on Oct. 20... Recorded a team third-best 13 shots on goal... Earned Dean's List honors during the fall semester... Recipient of the CAA Commissioner's Academic Award.
Prep/Club: Attended Edison Academic Center in Bradenton, Fla. where the learning process was accelerated and graduated after just three years with a 4.0 and was Valedictorian of the 2005 class... Earned individual class awards in math, English, anatomy, guitar and physics at EAC... Has five years of experience playing with national teams as he was a member of the United States U-15 team (2002-03), as well as the U.S. U-17 team from 2003-05.... Participated in the U-17 World Cup qualifying events in Costa Rica and also competed in numerous tournaments internationally for the U.S. team in Northern Ireland, Argentina, Paraguay, France, Brazil and Holland... Selected as team captain for all two and a half years with the U-17 squad... Tabbed as an All-American for three years (2003-05)... Selected to play for numerous regional and state teams since 2000... Also recruited by Princeton, Maryland, Wake Forest, North Carolina, William & Mary, Georgetown and Brown.
Personal: Full name is Richard James Edgar... Born on Feb. 22, 1988... Son of Richard and Cathy Jo Edgar... Has one younger sister, LeAnne... Majoring in psychology.
EDGAR'S CAREER STATISTICS Year GP/GS Goals Assists Points Shots 2006 21/21 2 0 4 29 2007 17/17 1 1 3 18 2008 23/23 2 1 5 18 2009 18/18 0 2 2 15 Totals 79/79 5 4 14 80