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Mark Jecewiz

School

Providence

Position
Defender
Major
Masters of Business Administration

Classroom

As an undergraduate, Mark Jecewiz was an accounting major with a finance minor. After graduating in 2016 with a 3.35 cumulative GPA, he went on to the Masters of Business Administration program. He is now working on completing that masters degree. As an undergraduate, he was named to the dean’s list in the fall of 2016 and spring of 2017. Additionally, he was named to the BIG EAST All-Academic team all four years.

Character

Jecewiz is a two-year captain of the men’s soccer team. A leader on and off the field, he was recognized with the captain title for both the 2016 and 2017 seasons. In 2015 he was awarded the John Murphy Team Award at the program banquet.

Community

Jecewiz was a three-year member of the Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) at Providence. During his time with SAAC, he was involved in a community service project where student-athletes purchased Christmas gifts for underprivileged children in the Providence area. Additionally, he was the men’s soccer team coordinator for Relay for Life. He helped organize his teammates to attend the event and donate as well. Finally, he worked with a program called Project Goal. Through this program, he went to help children with their homework and then spent time teaching them how to play soccer.

Competition

As of nomination time Jecewiz had played in 54 games for the Friars, starting 50 of them. In 2014, he played in 10 games and helped the team reach the NCAA College Cup semifinal. In 2015, he started all 18 games for Providence and helped the team earn six shutouts. He also recorded his only career assist. In 2016, he started all 22 games for the Friars. He helped the defensive unit earn eight shutouts and only allow 21 goals all season. He was named to the BIG EAST First Team and to the NSCAA All-Great Lakes Region First Team. Additionally, he earned the Defensive MVP Award at the team banquet. As of nomination time, Jecewiz had started in all four games. Before the season began, he was selected to the Preseason All-BIG EAST First Team.