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Joey Piatczyc

#15 Joey Piatczyc

MF | Jr. | 5-8 | 150 | Lee's Summit, Mo. | Lee's Summit HS

2015 (Sophomore)

  • Named to the All-MAC Second Team
  • Named the Abel “Shadow” Sebele Players’ Player of the Year by his WVU teammates
  • Played in all 19 matches with 18 starts
  • Had a WVU-record 13 assists, ranking No. 2 in the country
  • Notched a program-record six game-winning assists
  • Posted two multi-assist matches, tied for third-most in a single season in team history
  • Recorded a team record four assists in WVU’s 6-0 win against San Francisco on Aug. 30
  • Added two goals, 26 shots and seven shots on goal in his sophomore season
  • Scored a goal and added an assist on two occasions, in a 3-0 win against Penn State on Oct. 13 and again in WVU’s 3-2 win vs. Northern Illinois on Nov. 6
  • Posted two assists at St. Francis on Oct. 3
  • Recorded at least one assist in eight of WVU’s first 12 games, totaling 12 assists in that span

2014 (Freshman)

  • Named the MAC Freshman of the Year
  • Played in 17 games with 14 starts at midfield
  • Tied for first on the team, ranking second in the MAC and 14th in the nation with eight assists
  • Had one assist in each of the final three games against Buffalo (11/1), Western Michigan (11/8) and Bowling Green (11/14)
  • Took a season-high three shots against Duquesne (10/5)
  • Had one assist in three-straight games against UC Irvine (9/11), James Madison (9/23) and Niagara (9/26)
  • Picked up a pair of assists against Oakland (9/1)

High School

  • Played for coaches Jon Parry and Dave McKay with Sporting KC Academy
  • Played in 24 games, making 23 starts with one goal in 2013-14
  • Member of the 2011 and 2012 Sporting KC Reserve Team
  • 2011 USSDA Winter Showcase Select Team Player
  • 2011 Generation Adidas Team Player
  • Played two seasons for coach Dave Wiebenga at Lee’s Summit High, earning second team all-state honors in 2011
  • Four-star recruit according to TopDrawerSoccer
  • No. 80 on the TopDrawerSoccer IMG Academy 150
  • Ranked No. 1 recruit in the Heartland region by TopDrawerSoccer
  • Ranked No. 24 midfielder by TopDrawerSoccer
  • Ranked No. 109 played in the Class of 2014 by CollegeSoccerNews

Personal

  • Son of Joe and Victoria Piatczyc
  • Has three brothers and three sisters
  • Birthday is Feb. 16
  • Majoring in MDS – Education/Human Services
  • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll
  • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll
SeasonClassGPStartShotsSOGGoalsAssistsYellow
Totals 433157172236
2014Fr1710164083
2015So19142672132
2016Jr77156021

Four Earn All-MAC Honors

By Charlie Healy | November 10, 2016

Four West Virginia University men’s soccer players have been named to the All-Conference Team by the Mid-American Conference. Juniors Jad Arslan and Joey Piatczyc were named to the First Team, while seniors Felix Angerer and Jack Elliott earned Second Team honors.

WVUsportsBuzz: Episode Three

By Scott Bartlett | September 10, 2015

Be sure to watch the third episode of the WVUsportsBuzz, presented by U.S. Cellular.

Piatczyc Named Athlete of the Week

By Athletic Communications | August 31, 2015

WVU men's soccer Joey Piatczyc has been named the WVU Student-Athlete of the Week, presented by University Apartments.