DURHAM, N.H. – Former University of New Hampshire goalkeeper, Brian Levey (Pittsburgh, Pa.), signed a contract with Carolina RailHawks of the United Soccer League First Division on Friday, March 14. Levey will be in competition for the RailHawks starting spot for the 2008 season.
Levey was selected by the Atlanta Silverbacks with the sixth pick overall in the 2007 draft but played the 2007 season with the New Hampshire Phantoms in the USL Second Division. In 16 games with the Phantoms, Levey recorded three shutouts and 70 saves. He also received Goalkeeper of the Week honors during week four of the 2007 season.
Levey holds UNH records in both shutouts and goals against average. From 2003 to 2006 he tallied a 0.74 goals-against-average with 247 saves and 27 shutouts. In 2006, Levey set the single season shutout record for UNH with 10 and a single-season GAA, record with 0.57.
UNH men’s soccer will open up the spring season by hosting UMass-Lowell on Saturday, March 29. Kickoff for the game is set for 6 p.m. on Bremner Field. All spring games are free and open to the public.