Three-year starter and anchor of the Lobo defense since 2004...Scored 11 goals and six assists in his three seasons at UNM...Excellent in the air and a very physical player who knew how to use his 6-4 frame to his advantage...Three-time All Far West Region and three-time 1st Team All-MPSF team member...Two-time MPSF Player of the Year...First Lobo to win two conference player of the year honors...Invited to the 2006 MLS combine...Member of the New Zealand full national team in the offseason, traveling on two foreign tours.
2006 - Senior Season
Preseason All-American who lived up to the hype earning a spot on the Hermann Trophy Semi-Finalist list...Scored two goals and three assists in 19 games on the year...Led the Lobo defense to 11 shutouts and a 0.64 g.a.a., both ranking among the best defensive totals in the nation...named the MPSF Player of the Year for the second time in his career...also earned a spot on the All Far West Region 1st Team ...ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District VI.
2005 - Junior Season
Second on the team in scoring with seven goals and three assists...58% of his 29 shots were on-goal...Started every game and led the team in minutes as a central defender...2,172 minutes is a school record...Led UNM to a 0.66 goals-against-average, ranking 11th in the NCAA...13 shutouts in 2005 is a school record...Soccer Times and CollegeSoccerNews.com 2nd Team All-American...NSCAA 3rd Team All-American...2nd Team All-Far West Region...1st Team All-MPSF...NSCAA 1st Team Scholar Athlete...Scored two goals and an assist in the NCAA Tournament, earning a spot on the College Cup All-Tournament Team...ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District VI and Academic All-MPSF...Earned a spot on the Soccer Times and CollegeSoccerNews.com National Teams of the Week on Sept. 12...Honors came after being named Radisson Hotel Classic MVP, scoring a goal and assist in wins over South Florida and West Virginia...Golden Hurricane Classic all-tournament team after wins over SMU and at Tulsa.
2004 - Sophomore Season
Had a tremendous impact on the team in his first year as a Lobo...Was the MPSF co-Player of the Year and the MPSF Newcomer of the Year...Led the team in minutes with 1,865 and led the Lobo defense to a program-low 0.58 goals-against-average, which also ranked sixth in the nation...Also helped led UNM to a then school-record 11 shutouts, which ranked fourth in the NCAA...Scored a pair of goals on 23 shots...Earned 2nd Team All-Far West Region honors.
Member of the Otago University U-20 team that toured Argentina and Chile in 2002.
Played for Dunedin Technical...Named Southern Trust National League Player of the Year in 2003.
Olympic Development Program
Member of the full national team in 2006...Played for the New Zealand U-23 team in 2003...Just missed qualifying for the 2004 Olympics in Athens, Greece after losing to Australia in the Oceanic qualifying finals.
Born Sept. 18, 1983, Andrew is the son of John and Elsie Boyens...He has two brothers, Michael (24) and Richard (18)...Majoring in University Studies.