Highlights from the celebration of the NIU men's soccer team's 1-0 win over Western Michigan
NIU CAREER: Finished his career at NIU with 35 career shutouts, 13th-best in NCAA Division I history. Recorded a .813 save percentage and a school-record 0.80 goals against average as a four-year starter at NIU, finished his career with a 38-25-6 career record.
2012: Earned MAC All-Tournament team honors while playing, and starting, all 20 matches in goals. Recorded nine shutouts and a 1.05 goals against average while posting an .804 save percentage. Made a then career-best eight saves in the season-opener at No. 3 Creighton, surpassing that number with nine in the MAC Tournament Final at Akron. Finished the season with five shutouts in the last seven games, including against Big Ten champion Northwestern and in the MAC Tournament Semifinal vs. West Virginia.
2011: Named to the NSCAA All-Great Lakes Region Third Team, the All-MAC First Team and the All-MAC Tournament Team. Started all 21 matches in goal for NIU, posting a 15-6-0 overall record, setting a new NIU single-season wins record. Posted a 0.70 goals against average and a .800 save percentage. Earned a new NIU single-season record 12 shutouts and allowed a single goal in four additional matches. Recorded three different streaks of three consecutive shutouts. Claimed Michigan Invitational All-Tournament Team and NIU/adidas Invitational All-Tournament Team honors.
2010: Started and played in 15 matches, posting a 7-3-2 record with seven clean sheets. Finished the season with a 0.71 goals against average and a save percentage of .820. Recorded shutouts against Portland, Gonzaga, Bradley, DePaul, Northwestern, Western Michigan and Bowling Green. Made a season-high seven saves in the Lewang Cup victory over Milwaukee. Posted a stretch of 411 consecutive minutes without conceding a goal from the Oregon State match to Hartwick, spanning parts of five matches.
2009: Started in net in all but one game for the Huskies, earning a 10-7-1 record as a freshman. Preserved a MAC second-best seven shutouts, stonewalling Oakland, Lafayette, Oregon State, Seattle, Buffalo, Wisconsin, and Bowling Green. Held opponents to 0.71 goals per match with a MAC best .852 save percentage. Had the conference's second-best goals against. Saved a season-high seven shots in NIU's 3-0 victory over MAC foe Bowling Green. Made six stops on five occasions. Gave up only 13 goals in 18 matches played, with a conference high 75 saves.
High School: Played in 96 career matches for Ocean Springs, totaling 69 goals and 21 assists as a forward... will play goalkeeper, his club position, for the Huskies... as a senior, scored 19 goals and added seven assists, helping his team to a 19-5 record and district championship... as a junior, garnered first-team all-state, all-south, and all-district teams... tallied 25 goals, a school record, and eight assists... team MVP led the Greyhounds to a 21-3 record and state finals... squad won district and south state titles... as a junior, garnered all-district accolades after helping the Greyhounds to a 21-3 mark and the south state championship match... totaled 33 points on 15 goals and three assists... as a freshman, played in all 24 matches for a 17-7 team that won the district championship... scored 15 goals with three assists that season... also lettered in golf and football. Club: Played goalkeeper with the Chicago Fire Academy U-20 National Championship team when he was 18... played with the Mississippi Fire Juniors and Gulf Coast United... is a four-year member of the Mississippi Olympic Developmental Program team.
Personal: Son of Kristen Little and Mike Godsey... born Nov. 26, 1990... member of National Honor Society from 2007-08... enjoys water sports and fishing... grandfather played baseball at Southern Miss... uncle David Hill played football at Auburn... admires Kobe Bryant and Frank Lampard.