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Joey Neilson

Joey Neilson
Class: Graduated in 2006
Number: 9
Position: Forward
Height: 5-10
Weight: 160
Hometown: Boothwyn, Pa.
High School: Strath Haven

Senior Season (2006)

  • Netted the game-winning goal at Albany on Oct. 18
  • Scored the tying goal that forced overtime in the America East semifinals against Boston on Nov. 1
  • Named to the America East All-Tournament Team
  • Named to the America East Honor Roll
  • Inducted into the National College Athlete Honors Society in April 2007

Junior Season (2005)

  • Ranked second on the squad with five goals and 13 total points
  • Tied for third with three assists
  • Had a goal and an assist against Siena on Oct. 11 and against UMBC in the semifinals of the America East Conference Tournament on Nov. 9
  • Also scored against Boston in the America East Conference quarterfinals on Nov. 5
  • Assisted the game-winning goal at Stony Brook on Oct. 19
  • Named to the America East Honor Roll

Sophomore Season (2004)

  • Led the team in assists (six), tied for third with four goals and was third in total points (14)
  • Had a goal and an assist against Philadelphia on Sept. 11
  • Tallied two assists against Niagara on Sept. 18 ... had a career-high two goals against Albany on Nov. 3
  • Assisted on a pair of goals during the America East Tournament
  • Named to the America East Honor Roll

Freshman Season (2003)

  • Tied for second on the team with five goals, tied for first on the team with three assists and was second on the team with 13 total points
  • Scored the winning goal in the Bearcats’ 1-0 upset win over Fairleigh Dickinson in the first round of the NCAA Tournament
  • Netted a goal in each of the first two games of the season (vs. Mt. St. Mary’s on Aug. 31 and against Colgate on Sept. 6)
  • Named to the America East Honor Roll

Before Binghamton

  • Scored 44 goals in his last two seasons at Strath Haven
  • Also had 16 assists his senior season
  • Named all-county and all-league his senior season
  • A member of the DELCO Club Team as well as the Eastern Pennsylvania ODP national championship squad


  • Parents are Donna and Joseph Neilson
  • Majored in human development

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