9 - Aaron Adkins
Aaron Adkins
Height: 6-0
Weight: 160
Year: Senior
Hometown: Bay Village, Ohio
High School: Bay Village
Position: F

2011 - JUNIOR SEASON

First Team All-Horizon League selection...led the team and was second in the league with nine goals - four of which were game-winners...scored his first goal of the year in a 2-0 victory at San Jose State on Sept. 9...tallied the first goal of the match in a 3-2 road win against Milwaukee on Oct. 1...netted his first career hat trick in a 4-0 win over Loyola on Oct. 8, a performance that earned him Horizon League `Player of the Week' honors for the first time in his career...put Cleveland State ahead 1-0 in an eventual 2-1 win over UIC on Oct. 14...scored the deciding goal in the 65th minute of a 2-1 win over Butler in Indianapolis on Oct. 26...recorded CSU's only two goals in a 2-1 win over Canisius on Oct. 30...named the league's `Player of the Week' for the second time on Oct. 31 after scoring three goals in two matches, a pair of 2-1 victories over Butler and Canisius...assisted on Jordan Hart's goal against Green Bay (Oct. 22)...finished the year with 19 points - tied with Admir Suljevic for tops on the team and second in the Horizon League...led the league with 13 points in conference matches and his six goals against league opponents led the way...the Vikings won all six games in which he scored...one of six Vikings to appear in all 19 matches, he was in the starting lineup 16 times.

2010 - SOPHOMORE SEASON

Scored three goals and added two assists to finish tied for third on the team in points with eight...played in 16 games, earning the starting nod in nine...all three of his goals were game-winners, as he led Cleveland State to victories over UIC (Sept. 24), Green Bay (Oct. 1) and Wright State (Oct. 23)...fed in the ball on the score that beat Akron (Oct. 30), making Cleveland State the only team to beat the eventual national champion Zips in 2010...also tallied an assist on the game-winning shot against Valparaiso (Oct. 9)...finished with the most shots on the team (25) despite missing four games due to injury...led the Vikings with 16 shots on goal.

2009 - FRESHMAN SEASON

Named to the Horizon League All-Newcomer Team...integral part of the Viking offense playing in 19 matches, starting 12 at forward...was third on the team with four goals and tied for fourth on the club with two assists...scored his first collegiate goal in his first career start against St. Bonaventure (Sept. 1)...recorded the game winning goal in the 1-0 overtime victory against SIU Edwardsville (Oct. 11)...had a career high two assists against Detroit (Oct. 18).

HIGH SCHOOL

Earned Adidas All-American honors after scoring 17 goals with 17 assists as a senior, playing for Bob Dougherty...first team all-region selection...named the Greater Cleveland Player of the Year by the GCSASA and was selected for the Plain Dealer All-Star team following his senior season...named to the Division II All-State team following his junior year...led team to regional titles as a senior and junior...helped team become league champions and state runner-up his freshman season...ended his prep career with 60 goals and 28 assists.

PERSONAL

Born May 10, 1991, in Bay Village, Ohio...son of Rick and Holly Adkins...earned academic honor roll accolades in high school...civil engineering major.

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