Talented prospect at midfield ... possesses all of the necessary skills to develop into a good midfielder ... impressed last year's coaching staff with ability to ride and cause turnovers that the staff created a role for him ... part of "Delta Force," along with Vic DeMouth, who entered the game at attack on opposing team's sideline clear to help Army ride ... outstanding speed and desire the chase the ball anywhere on his side of the field ... ability to get to loose balls and pick up ground balls should win many possessions for the Black Knights ... will return to a more "natural" role in the midfield this season ... tireless motor ... excellent work ethic ... will be utilized in some capacity by coaching staff ... one of the better one-on-one defenders in the midfield, who carries a short stick ... improves team's overall speed when on the field ... letterwinner.
2005: Appeared in 10 games ... made collegiate debut with back-to-back appearances versus Rutgers and Lafayette ... consumate team player who will do anything the coaching staff asks ... has earned limited playing time riding opponents on sideline clears ... actually subs into the game at attack in those situations ... playing time increased dramatically over the last half of the season ... gained valuable game experience in his specialty role ... appeared in Army's playoff contests as well.
Prior to West Point: Two-time all-county, team MVP and team captain at Island Trees H.S. ... set school career scoring record ... led Island Trees in scoring and in ground balls his senior year ... also lettered in football.
Personal: Paul Steven Wigdzinski ... born Jan. 31, 1985 in Levittown, N.Y. ... parents are Steven and Marian Wigdzinski ... majoring in Leadership Management.