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#17 Lucky Mkosana
Position: Forward
Height: 5'9"
Weight: 169
Year: Senior
City/State: Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
High School: Kimball Union (NH)
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Senior (2011)
Ivy League Player of the Year
All-Ivy First Team
Ivy League Player of the Week (Sept. 12)
Offensive MVP - Dartmouth Classic
ECAC All-Star Team (First Team
NSCAA All-Northeast Team (Second Team) Men's Soccer Most Valuable Player
Alfred E. Watson Trophy (Dartmouth's Male Athlete of the Year)

Mkosana posted a record-breaking season and became Dartmouth's first Ivy League Player of the Year since the 2008 season ... Became Dartmouth's all-time leading scorer with a goal on Senior Day against Cornell (Nov. 5) ... His 34 goals breaks a record that stood since the 1950s ... Also became Dartmouth's all-time points leader with 70 career points, breaking a record that stood since the 1980s ... Led the Big Green offense with 21 points (10 goals, 1 assist) ... Spent several weeks in the NCAA national rankings in goals per game, total points and points per game ... Sported a four-game scoring streak during the season ... Scored goals in eight of Dartmouth's 17 games, when Mkosana scored Dartmouth owned a 8-1 record ... Posted three-game winners on the season ... Multiple goal game in Dartmouth's 4-1 win over defending Ivy League champions, Princeton ... Top Ivy League Player in the TopDrawerSoccer.com conference rankings ... Finalist for the Soccer News Net College Boot award. 

Junior (2010)
NSCAA All-Northeast Third Team
All-Ivy First Team

For the third consecutive year, Mkosana continued to play at the top level ... Led the team in points with 13 on five goals and three assists ... Helped lead the Big Green to a 4-1 victory on the first game of the regular season with a goal and an assist ... Had goals in consecutive games in a 2-1 victory over Harvard and a 2-1 victory over New Hampshire ... Recorded one game-winning goal in the win over Harvard ... Scored a goal in the 4-0 playoff victory at Monmouth ... Earned first team All-Ivy honors for the third consecutive year and was named to the NSCAA All-Northeast Third Team ... Moved into fifth on the Big Green's all-time goals scored list with 24 and fourth on the all-time points list with 57.

Sophomore (2009)
NSCAA All-Northeast First Team
All-Ivy First Team
Ivy League Player of the Week (10/12)

Picked up where he left off as a freshman, ranking second on the team in scoring with 20 points on eight goals and four assists … Played in all 18 games but did not start the first two while recovering from an off-season injury … Still managed to score a goal in just 20 minutes against St. Peter’s, 9/4 … Had a streak of four straight games with a goal starting against Vermont, 9/30 and continuing against Princeton, 10/3 … Scored both goals in the 2-1 win at Yale, 10/3 and one goal at Penn, 10/18 … Tallied a goal and an assist in the win over Cornell, 11/15 … Assisted on Daniel Keat’s goal in the NCAA Tournament first round loss at BC, 11/19.

 
Freshman (2008)
Ivy League Rookie of the Year (Unanimous)
 All-Ivy First Team (Unanimous)
NSCAA All-Northeast Second Team
Soccer America Freshman All-America First Team
College Soccer News Freshman All-America First Team
Nike/Hyperthern Classic Offensive MVP
Ivy League Player of the Week (Nov. 10)

Ivy League Rookie of the Week (4x)

Had unparalleled success in his freshman season, leading Dartmouth and the Ivy League in overall points with 24 and goals with 11 ... Played in 18 games with 17 starts and was an instant fan favorite at Burnham Field ... Missed the NCAA Sweet 16 matchup at Wake Forest with an injury suffered early in the second round game ... Scored his first collegiate points, a goal and an assist, including the game-winner in the 4-0 upset of #3 Indiana on Sept. 7 ... Earned Offensive MVP honors at the Nike/Hypertherm Classic after scoring three goals in two Dartmouth wins, Sept. 12-14 ... Had his first career hat trick, tearing through the Cornell defense for three goals on Nov. 8.

Before Dartmouth
Led Kimball Union to a 16-2-1 and the New England Class B Championship in 2007 ... Scored 37 goals goals and was named a NEPSAC All-Star ... Awards for his high school play in Zimbabwe, included athlete of the year and most valuable player ... Scored 52 goals 2005 en route to a team championship.

Personal
Cousin, Methembe Ndlovu graduated from Dartmouth in 1997 and was a member of the soccer team.

Mkosana's Career Stats

Year  GP/S   G   A   Pts 
2008 18/17 11 2 24
2009 18/16 8 4 20
2010 20/20 5 3 13
2011 17/17 10 1 21
Totals 73/70 34 10 78

 

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