The Word on the Herd -- Aug. 26, 2016
Kickoff at The Vet scheduled for 4 p.m. Saturday
Marshall places third-most student-athletes on list among league schools
Three Players Score Against Shawnee State
Ties New Mexico at Home
Photos by Rick Haye
2015 (Senior): Games Played/Games Started: 18/9…Recorded an assist against Shawnee State on Oct. 27…Had 17 shots, four on goal…Played 1,074 minutes as key reserve and started the last nine games of the season, providing offensive spark in the midfield and attacking positions...Named to Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.
2014 (Sophomore): Games Played/Started: 18/8...Collected his first regular season assist, with a flick that led to the game-winner against Old Dominion on Oct. 8...Took 17 shots, with two on goal...Played 778 minutes on the season.
Prior to Marshall: Four year starting varsity player for Charleston Catholic High School. 102 career high school goals. 2008 All Kanawha Valley Sports Writers Association- Freshman of the Year. 2009 WV High School Soccer Association-Forward of the Year. Named 2010, 2011 WV High School Soccer Coaches Association- Player of the Year. Selected 3-time First Team WV All-State 2009, 2010, 2011. 3-time high school State Champions- Charleston Catholic High School 2009, 2010, 2011. Two time- Gatorade State Player of the Year 2010 and 2011. Selected for 2011-2012 Region 1 ODP Team. Six time- WV State Champion Team at Club level with WVSC. Selected 2011 NSCAA- HS State Player of Year. Selected 2011 NSCAA- HS All American.
Personal: Son of Frank and Gail Trupo ... Has two siblings, Joey and Stephanie ... Majoring in Biology- Pre-Dentistry