2004: One of only five players to appear in all 22 games last season ... A solid and steady player who was a key in the midfield and on defense last season ... A third-team All-BIG EAST selection ... Appeared in 22 games, starting 21 ... Finished third on the team in minutes played (1,744) ... Had a streak of 39-consecutives starts ended when St. John's hosted Notre Dame (10/16) ... Tallied one assist last year, helping Sebastian Alvarado-Ralph score the game-winning goal in a 1-0 victory at Georgetown (9/22).
2003: Started 24 of 26 games for the Red Storm ... Began the season in the midfield, but moved appeared mainly on the defensive end of the field ... Took seven shots.
2002: Carroll appeared in all 21 games of the Red Storm season, finally breaking into the starting line-up to start 15 games towards the end of the season ... Carroll kept the Red Storm season alive in the first round of the College Cup with a game-winning goal in the second overtime against Fairleigh Dickinson ... This was his only goal of the season, as he added two assists earlier in the year.
Off the Field: A member of the St. John's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee ... Participated in Student-Athlete Appreciation Day, which focused on "Rallying for Red while Grilling Up a Storm" ... A member of the St. John's Student-Athlete Honor Roll and the BIG EAST Academic Honor Roll.
Before St. John's: A four-year starter at midfield for West Springfield ... A three-year starter for the Region I Olympic Development Program at midfield.
Personal: Born on January 8, 1984 in Alexandria, Virginia ... The son of Michael and Donna Carroll ...Has two brothers, Brian, who attended Wake Forest and currently plays in the MLS for D.C. United; Pat, a sophomore at West Virginia, and one sister, Sara ... Brian was a member of the United States U-17, U-18 and U-20 National teams ... Plans on majoring in marketing with a hope of working in sales ... Selected St. John's over South Carolina, Old Dominion, George Mason, UNC-Wilmington, American and Loyola.
Carroll's Career Statistics Year G/S Shots Goals Assists Points 2002 21/15 5 1 2 4 2003 26/26 7 0 0 0 2004 22/21 13 0 1 1 Totals 69/62 25 1 3 5
Why did you come to St. John's? It's a fantastic opportunity at a great school, and I liked the team and the coach.
What are your academic and athletic goals at St. John's? To graduate with a degree in marketing, make the United States National Team and to win an NCAA Championship.
What is your best quality as a teammate? I'm a team player who is unselfish with the ball.
What type of preparations have you made to be ready to make an impact this season at St. John's? I've performed my workouts every day.