22 AJ Arnold
22 AJ Arnold
Height: 6-1
Weight: 195
Year: Junior
Hometown: Jackson, Miss.
Position: F
Last School: Jackson Academy
Experience: 2L
Club Team: Central Jackson Soccer Organization

Statistics: 2014 2013

2015: Added his first goal of the season in Belmont's 2-1 loss at Evansville off an assist from Raphael Colmanette (9/6) ... Scored his second goal of the season in Belmont's hard-fought loss to Campbell, tallying in the 85th minute for the Bruins (9/13) ... Tallied his first assist of the season in BU's 3-1 win over Georgia State (10/6) ... Finished the season with two goals, two assists and six points ... Tied for fifth on the squad with 11 shots ... 

2014: Appeared in 17 matches, earning four starting assignments … Made his four starts in consecutive contests against Memphis (9/21/14), Valparaiso (9/26/14), Wright State (10/1/14) and Cleveland State (10/4/14) … Registered a shot on goal in matches against Houston Baptist (9/19/14) and Valparaiso (9/26/14) … Recorded a season-high two shots in Belmont’s 2-1 victory at Green Bay (10/25/14).

2013: CollegeSportsMadness.com All-Independent First Team ... Second on team in goals (4), third in points (9), fourth in shots (28) ... Made 18 match appearances, with 16 starts ... Scored goal at Lipscomb (8/30/13) ... Scored golden goal in 2-1 victory over Missouri State (9/7/13) ... Scored first Bruin goal in 4-0 shutout of Central Arkansas (9/20/13) ... Scored game-tying goal at Cincinnati (10/19/13) ... Assisted on Belmont's game-tying goal vs. Incarnate Word (10/31/13).

Prior to Belmont: As a senior, led Jackson Academy to a 20-7-1 record totaling 28 goals and 9 assists...Led team in goals scored for three consecutive seasons, totaling 75 for his career...Named team MVP...3-time All-Conference and 2-time 1st team All-State selection...Named MVP of the 2012-13 State All-Star Game.

Personal: Son of Al and Tamiko Arnold...Born on November 22, 1994 in Jackson, Mississippi...Majoring in Biology and minoring Chemistry ...Named senior class representative...Earned 2013 Jackson Academy Hall of Fame honors.