1 Rafael Pereira
1 Rafael Pereira
Height: 6-0
Weight: 160
Year: So.
Hometown: Lisbon, Portugal
High School: Escola Secundaria Vergilio Ferreira
Position: GK
Major: Marketing
gp 20
gs 20
min 1769:23
ga 14
gaa 0.71
sv 67

2015: Started all 21 games in net as a freshman for the Tigers... Posted the lowest goals against average in the nation at 0.42... Ranked second in the nation with 10 shutouts, a school record... Posted an 18-1-2 record, good enough for third-most wins in the nation... GAA ranks fourth-best in a single season at MCC... Primary factor in the team's school-record scoreless streak of 569:16 that spanned from August 30-Sept. 23... Posted two regular seasons shutouts against Iowa Western CC who was ranked in the top 12 in the nation in each game... Career-high eight saves came in the Region XI Championship game... Named a First-Team NJCAA All-American, the first goalkeeper in MCC history to earn the award and just the second player to earn first-team honors... Also named a First-Team All-Region XI honoree... Earned the NJCAA Exemplary Academic Achievement Award after posting a GPA better than 3.60... Also named to the First-Team Academic All-Region XI team

Before MCC: Attended Escola Secundaria Vergilio Ferreira... Played soccer for Sport Lisboa e Benfica... Three-time state champion

Personal: Born Jan. 29, 1997... Son of Natalia Leite and Rui Pereira... One sibling, Matilde... Marketing major

Recent Games
Oct 15 Iowa Central CC L, 2-0
Oct 18 at Hawkeye CC W, 1-0
Oct 22 at Northeast CC W, 3-0
Oct 26 (7) Dakota County Technical College W, 6-0
Oct 29 vs. #RV (3) Iowa Lakes CC W, 5-1
Oct 30 vs. #3 (1) Iowa Western CC L, 1-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games played 20 16
Games started 20 16
Minutes 1769:23 1454:52
Goals against 14 13
Goals-against average 0.71 0.80
Saves 67 53
Save pct .827 .803
Wins 15 12
Losses 4 3
Ties 1 1
Shutouts 10/1 9/0
Date Opponent Score gs min ga gaa sv sv%
Aug 13 at William Penn   - - - - - -
Aug 18 Grand View JV   - - - - - -
Aug 23 Scott CC W, 7-0 1 90:00 0 0.00 0 -
Aug 27 North Iowa Area CC W, 3-2 1 106:04 2 1.70 2 .500
Aug 31 Carl Sandburg College W, 8-0 1 44:31 0 0.00 0 -
Sep 3 at Indian Hills CC L, 2-1 1 90:00 2 2.00 8 .800
Sep 6 at #15 Iowa Lakes CC W, 3-0 1 90:00 0 0.00 4 1.000
Sep 10 Northeast CC W, 8-0 1 90:00 0 0.00 0 -
Sep 14 at Iowa Central CC W, 2-1 1 90:00 1 1.00 6 .857
Sep 17 #3 Iowa Western CC W, 2-0 1 90:00 0 0.00 7 1.000
Sep 20 Hawkeye CC W, 7-1 1 68:48 1 1.31 0 .000
Sep 24 at North Iowa Area CC W, 1-0 1 90:00 0 0.00 5 1.000
Oct 1 at #4 Iowa Western CC T, 1-1 1 110:00 1 0.82 7 .875
Oct 4 #RV Iowa Lakes CC L, 4-0 1 90:00 4 4.00 3 .429
Oct 8 Indian Hills CC W, 2-0 1 90:00 0 0.00 3 1.000
Oct 12 at Scott CC W, 2-0 1 90:00 0 0.00 2 1.000
Oct 15 Iowa Central CC L, 2-0 1 90:00 2 2.00 3 .600
Oct 18 at Hawkeye CC W, 1-0 1 90:00 0 0.00 1 1.000
Oct 22 at Northeast CC W, 3-0 1 90:00 0 0.00 2 1.000
Oct 26 (7) Dakota County Technical College W, 6-0 1 90:00 0 0.00 1 1.000
Oct 29 vs. #RV (3) Iowa Lakes CC W, 5-1 1 90:00 0 0.00 5 1.000
Oct 30 vs. #3 (1) Iowa Western CC L, 1-0 1 90:00 1 1.00 8 .889
  gp gs min/g ga/g gaa sv/g sv%
2015-16 21 20 91:38 .43 0.42 2.71 .864
2016-17 20 20 88:28 .70 0.71 3.35 .827
Total 41 40 90:05 .56 0.56 3.02 .844
  gp gs min ga gaa sv sv% wins losses ties shutouts
2015-16 21 20 1924:10 9 0.42 57 .864 18 1 2 10/3
2016-17 20 20 1769:23 14 0.71 67 .827 15 4 1 10/1
Total 41 40 3693:33 23 0.56 124 .844 33 5 3 20/4
  gp gs min/g ga/g gaa sv/g sv%
Total 20 20 88:28 .70 0.71 3.35 .827
Conference 16 16 90:56 .81 0.80 3.31 .803
Exhibition - - 0:00 - - - -
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Home 10 10 84:56 .90 0.95 1.90 .679
Away 8 8 92:30 .50 0.49 4.38 .897
Neutral 2 2 90:00 .50 0.50 6.50 .929
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Wins 15 15 86:38 .27 0.28 2.53 .905
Losses 4 4 90:00 2.25 2.25 5.50 .710
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August 3 3 80:12 .67 0.75 .67 .500
September 7 7 86:58 .57 0.59 4.29 .882
October 10 10 92:00 .80 0.78 3.50 .814
  gp gs min ga gaa sv sv% wins losses ties shutouts
Total 20 20 1769:23 14 0.71 67 .827 15 4 1 10/1
Conference 16 16 1454:52 13 0.80 53 .803 12 3 1 9/0
Exhibition - - 0:00 - - - - - - - 0/0
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Home 10 10 849:23 9 0.95 19 .679 8 2 0 5/1
Away 8 8 740:00 4 0.49 35 .897 6 1 1 5/0
Neutral 2 2 180:00 1 0.50 13 .929 1 1 0 0/0
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Wins 15 15 1299:23 4 0.28 38 .905 15 0 0 10/1
Losses 4 4 360:00 9 2.25 22 .710 0 4 0 0/0
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August 3 3 240:35 2 0.75 2 .500 3 0 0 1/1
September 7 7 608:48 4 0.59 30 .882 6 1 0 4/0
October 10 10 920:00 8 0.78 35 .814 6 3 1 5/0