12 - Joe Whittaker
Joe Whittaker
Height: 6-0
Weight: 160
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Dallas, Texas
High School: Jesuit
Position: D

2009: Appeared in 15 games, making 13 starts on defense … Finishe d with three shots, all on-goal … Tallied his first collegiate shot against Central Connecticut (9/12) … Also collected shots against Boston College (10/21) and American (10/31) … Earned his first collegiate start against Central Connecticut (9/12) … Established himself as a starter on defense, starting in the final eight contests.

2008: Made six appearances ... Saw first collegiate action at Sacred Heart (9/9).

BEFORE HOLY CROSS: Two-year member of the Jesuit College Prep varsity soccer team ... Named Defensive Newcomer of the Year in 2007 ... Team was district champions 7-5A in 2007 and 2008 ... Member of the varsity track team for one season ... Named Freshman Newcomer of the Year (2004) ... Member of the Andromeda Dallas club soccer team ... Team captain in 2005 and 2006 ... Received the Rube Goldberg Physics Award and the Scott McWhorter Award in 2007 ... Member of the African American Awareness, Diversity & Service Leader, President Round Table, Interact and Multicultural Student Union committees.

PERSONAL: Son of Robert and Elaine Whittaker ... Has one sister, Olivia.

Whittaker's Career Statistics

Season  GP-GS   G       A       Pts     Shots   GWG
2008    6-0     0       0       0       0       0
2009    15-13   0       0       0       3       0
Career  21-13   0       0       0       3       0