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#4 Riley McGovern
Position: Defender
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 176
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Farmington, N.M.
High School: Farmington HS
Experience: 3 Letters
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2014 - SENIOR SEASON: Played every minute of every game for UNM, one of just two Lobos to do that in 2014 … scored his only goal of the season on Oct. 1 in UNM’s 6-1 win over West Virginia … assisted on Oniel Fisher’s game-winning goal against Missouri State on Oct. 12 … helped the Lobos post eight shutouts and a 0.88 GAA from his right back position … named C-USA Co-Defensive Player of the Week for his performances against FAU and Missouri State … part of a senior class that recorded 60 career wins, one shy of the school record.

2013 – JUNIOR SEASON TopDrawerSoccer National Team of the Week (12-2-13)… Breakout season offensively with four goals and three assists after appearing in all 22 matches for the Lobos… Recorded first career goal and second career assist in season opener versus Villanova (8-30-13)… Scored one of New Mexico’s two goals against Penn State in the Sweet 16…  Tallied four goals on eight total shots for the season… One of twelve Lobos to record at least 1,000 minutes played in the season after playing 276 combined minutes in his previous two seasons… Made first career start against Drake (9-20-13).

2012 - SOPHOMORE SEASON Made six appearances for New Mexico... Recorded first-career point with an assist on Nik Robson's goal in UNM's historic 11-0 victory over UNLV (10-19-12)... Played 61 minutes against the Rebels... Set a career high for minutes played.

2011 - RS-FRESHMAN SEASON Played in six games for the Lobos, took two shots on the season, putting one of them on net... Played 107 minutes, 38 of them coming in the Lobos 5-1 win over Columbia (9-9-2011).

2010 - FRESHMAN SEASON Redshirt season.

HIGH SCHOOL Four-year letterman at Farmington HS in Farmington, N.M. ... New Mexico 4A State Player of the Year in 2009... New Mexico District 1-4A Player of the Year in 2008 and 2009... Helped the Farmington Scorpions to a N.M. 4A State Champonship in 2009... Team was District 1-4A Champs all 4 years (2006-2009)... Played club soccer for Rio Vista FC 92 Boys (N.M. State Cup Champs and West Regional Semifinals in 2009)... Also played for the Fusa Pumas and Rush Nike...Lettered in track and field at Farmington HS... Placed 4th in State 4A 110 hurdles as a sophomore.

PERSONAL Born Oct. 17, 1991 in Bartlesville, Okla., Riley is the son of Robin and Mike McGovern... Has one brother, Chris McGovern (21), who was a pole vaulter at the University of Arizona... Majoring in Civil Engineering.

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