23 Craig Neal
23 - Craig Neal
Height: 5-10
Year: Sr
Hometown: Auburn, Mich.
High School: Bay City Western HS
Position: MF/F

2013: Played in and started all 20 matches for the Cardinals as a defender...led Saginaw Valley and the GLIAC with 10 assists and was third on the team and ninth in the conference with 16 points on the year...was 10th in the GLIAC with 42 shots and scored three goals on 14 shots on goal during his junior campaign...tallied two game-winning goals against Walsh (9/22 and 11/5), tying for sixth-best in the conference.

2012: Participated in all 25 matches for Saginaw Valley, starting in 22 of them...posted three goals on the year, all of which were game-winners against Ashland and twice against Notre Dame (OH), including the game-winner of the GLIAC Tournament Championship Match...finished second on the team with 52 shots, including 18 on net as a sophomore...named to the GLIAC All-Academic Excellence team.

2011: Competed in all 20 games for the Cardinals, starting in 16 of them...recorded four goals for Saginaw Valley off of 34 shots while also adding three assists on the season.

Prior to SVSU/Personal: Prepped at Bay City High School under the coaching of Jeff Swears…earned four varsity in soccer…2009 and 2010 first team all-valley…elected to be a part of Midland Daily News and Bay City Dream Team in 2010…SVL honorable mention…member of the National Honor Society…honor roll all four years of high school…four-time SVL all-academic team…majoring in criminal justice…son of Dave and Lisa Neal…born 10/29/92.