2013: Second team All-Ivy League selection … Played in all 17 games, accounting for 987 minutes on the field and seven starts … Tied for the team-lead with five goals and finished third in points with 12 … Assisted on the first goal of the season at Creighton (9/6) … Recorded the game-winner at Northeastern (9/21) … Scored the first Columbia goal in a 3-0 shutout of LIU Brooklyn (9/25) … Credited with Columbia’s lone goal at Princeton (10/19) … Tallied the first goal of a 2-0 downing of Dartmouth (10/26) … Earned an assist against Yale (11/2).
2011: Had a tremendous season junior season and was named a third team 2011 NCAA All-Northeast Regional Team selection. The first team All-Ivy League honoree led the Lions with six goals for the season earning him ECAC All-Star honor.. An impressive five of his six goals were game winners, with three of the goals scored in overtime.
2010: Saw increased playing time as the season wore on, starting five of the team's last six contests at forward ... saw action in 14 matches overall ... scored goals in back-to-back games against Delaware and Long Island ... score against the Blackbirds proved to be the lone goal of the match ... assisted on David Najem's goal in 1-0 win at Harvard.
2009: Played in 16 matches primarily as a reserve forward ... saw six starts up top, and ranked second on the team behind Bayo Adafin with 29 shots ... had a goal and an assist on the year ... had game-winning tally in Columbia's 3-1 victory at Long Island ... registered an assist at Adelphi ... had four shots on three occasions (vs. LIU, vs. N.C. State and vs. Bryant) ... started final two matches of the season against Harvard and Cornell.
At The Pingry School: Four-year letterwinner in soccer ... named captain as a senior ... led the Big Blue to No. 1 ranking in the state of New Jersey and No. 7 in the nation by ESPN ... as a senior, team won New Jersey State Championship and the Star Ledger Trophy ... scored 20 goals and recorded 12 assists en route to being named to Star Ledger All-State First Team ... also earned first team All-Somerset County and ESPN Rise Magazine New Jersey All-Area accolades ... named ESPN Rise Magazine National Athlete of the Week in November 2008 after helping team to state championship ... tallied 17 goals and five assists as a junior ... played club soccer at Player Development Academy in New Jersey ... helped squad to Disney Boys College Soccer Showcase Championship ... also lettered in squash.
Personal: Economics and philosophy major ... son of Teresa and Jim Stamatis ... father played soccer at Penn State (1976-79), was a two-time first team All-American and won the Hermann Trophy in 1979 as the top collegiate player in the nation ... brother, John, played four years at Harvard and was a three-time All-Ivy selection ... member of an a cappella group ... enjoys surfing and snowboarding ... b. March 28, 1991 in Union, N.J.