Career: Four-time member of the BIG EAST All-Academic Team... started all but three matches of career (74 starts).
2009: Earned BIG EAST Academic honors... fourth on the team in points with eight... tied for fourth in goals with two and tied for first in assists with four... scored a goal against Buffalo and Notre Dame... had two assists versus UC-Irvine and one each against Green Bay and Georgetown... played in 19 matches with 18 starts.
2008: Earned BIG EAST Academic honors... second on the team with two goals and five points... tallied a goal against Loyola-Chicago and the game-winner against Pittsburgh in BIG EAST Championship First Round... started 18 of 20 matches.
2007: Earned BIG EAST Academic honors... played in and started 19 games... third on the team with 21 shots... tallied at least one attempt in 14 games.
2006: Earned BIG EAST Academic honors... one of six players, and just one of two freshmen, to start and play in all 19 matches... fifth on the team with 15 shots.
High School: Scored 12 goals with 19 assists as a senior at Naperville North... second team All-Area by the Chicago Sun-Times as a senior and special mention All-State honoree by the Chicago Tribune... earned All-Conference and All-Sectional honors... member of the Region 2 ODP pool... named to the Naperville Sun All-Area team... played for Jim Konrad... also played basketball.
Personal: Son of Dale and Nancy Plotkin... has two siblings, Brian and Laura... Brian played for the MLS's Chicago Fire... majoring in Marketing and Management.