Experienced goalkeeper who served a reserve role behind Adam Fullerton last season ... positional goalie with good instincts ... steady and consistent performer for Black Knights ... will push Fullerton for starting role again in 2006 ... should see more time this spring, spelling Fullerton ... great potential in the cage ... provides coaching staff with depth and another option in goal ... needs to develop stick-handling and improve his clearing game ... two-year letterwinner ... member of Patriot League honor roll ... owns highest grade-point average on varsity squad ... member of the Dean's List every semester at the Academy.
2005: Appeared in four games ... registered a career-high seven saves in win over Lafayette ... played the majority of the contest after relieving starter Adam Fullerton in second quarter ... scooped career-high three ground balls in that tilt ... faced 26 shots ... posted .643 save percentage and 6.96 goals-against average ... played in last three minutes opposite Duke ... did not face a shot in that contest ... saw action in NCAA Tournament first round tilt at Georgetown ... did not register a save in that game.
2004: Appeared in two games ... made collegiate debut opposite Holy Cross ... made an appearance in three straight contests against Navy, Lafayette and Marist ... picked up first career saves opposite the Crusaders ... made career-high two saves versus Holy Cross ... only ground ball of the season picked up against Lafayette ... longest action of the season came in Lafayette game (7:57).
Prior to West Point: Team captain and a first team all-league selection for Ron Doctor's Skaneateles H.S. squad ... won team leadership award on lacrosse squad in 2002 ... voted defensive team MVP his senior year ... member of National Honor Society and Dean's List at USMAPS ... lettered in hockey two years while in high school ... also a first team all-league selection as member of Skaneateles' football squad in 2001 ... recipient of "Unsung Hero" award in high school.
Personal: Edward Augustine Clark IV ... born Feb. 20, 1984, in Tampa, Fla. ... parents are Ed and Diane Clark ... father was an All-American football player at Univ. of Delaware and a member of the school's 1972 Division I-AA national championship squad ... majoring in Mechanical Aerospace Engineering.