As A Junior in 2008:
One of four players to start in all 19 of the Bobcats’ games...Named to the All-NEC Second Team...Tri-Captain...Third on the team in scoring with 11 points on five goals and one assist...Fifth in the NEC with three game-winning goals...Scored first career goal against Iona on Aug. 29, in the 85th minute...Scored Quinnipiac’s second-straight winner with his second goal of the season in the second minute of the home-opener against NJIT on Sept. 3...Recorded first two-goal game of his career with two at Canisius on Sept. 13, including his third game-winning goal of the season in the 73rd minute...Tied the game in the 80th minute at Robert Morris on Oct. 31 with his fifth goal of the season...Recorded lone assist of the year in 3-0 win against Mount St. Mary’s on Nov. 9.
As a Sophomore in 2007:
Started in all of the Bobcats’ 17 games during the season...Recorded one assist for one point...Lone assist came in a 1-1 tie with St. Francis (N.Y.) on Nov. 2.
a Freshman 2006 Highlights:
Appeared in and started all 15 games as a freshman...Helped hold together a strong defense with his consistency...Finished the season with two total shots.
Played four years of soccer at Shelton High...All-American, All-New England, All-State, All-Conference and All-Division selection...Helped the Gaels reach the state semifinals as a senior...Named MVP of 2005 Connecticut High School Coaches Association All Star Soccer Game...Named to the New Haven Register All-Area and All-State Teams in 2004...Named the Greater New Haven Soccer Officials Association Tony DeNegri Award as the Most Outstanding Male Soccer Player of the Year in 2005...Also played basketball for two years...Led his team to a Housatonic Division Championship in 2003.
Born on September 10, 1987...He is the son of Jean Recklet...Has two older siblings Chris and Ashley...Sister swan at the University of Rhode Island...Cousin Sarah Martikainen played soccer at Southern Connecticut State University...Cousin Michael Martikainen played baseball at Southern Connecticut State University.